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Anushka Shetty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top 40 South Indian Actresses of 2012
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Sweety Shetty, known by her stagename Anushka Shetty, is an Indian film actress, who works mainly in the Telugu and Tamil film industries. Born in Mangalore, Anushka started her career as a Yoga instructor. It was while teaching Yoga, she got an offer to act in films. She thus made her acting debut through the 2005 Telugu film Super. She went on to star in a number of Telugu films such as Vikramarkudu, Arundhati and Vedam. After starring in a series of high-budget productions, she established herself as one of the leading actresses in Telugu cinema. She received critical acclaim for her portrayal of the titular character in Arundhati, and as Saroja in Vedam, which fetched her two Filmfare, ...more on Wikipedia

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Kajal Aggarwal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top 40 South Indian Actresses of 2012
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Kajal Aggarwal is an Indian actress, who predominantly appears in Telugu and Tamil films. Through her successful film career, Kajal has become one of the most popular celebrities in South India. In addition to her acting career, Kajal participates in stage shows and is a prominent celebrity endorser for brands and products. Kajal made her film debut in the 2004 Bollywood film Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na and entered the Telugu film industry through the film Lakshmi Kalyanam. She had her first commercial success with Chandamama and rose to prominence after her performance in Magadheera, which remains her biggest commercial success in Telugu cinema and fetched her a nomination for the Filmfare Award ...more on Wikipedia

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Nayanthara is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top 40 South Indian Actresses of 2012
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Nayantara is an Indian film actress from Kerala, who appears in South Indian films. She made her acting debut in the 2003 Malayalam film Manassinakkare and followed with Vismayathumbathu before foraying into Tamil and Telugu cinema. She made her debut in Tamil cinema in 2005 with Ayya and a year later in Telugu with Lakshmi, after which she was the female lead in numerous commercially successful Tamil and Telugu films, making her one of the most sought after actresses in South Indian cinema. Her portrayal of Sita in Sri Rama Rajyam earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress and Nandi Award for Best Actress. She also won Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actress for her performance in ...more on Wikipedia

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Tamannaah Bhatia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top 40 South Indian Actresses of 2012
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Tamannaah Bhatia is an Indian film actress and model, who performs under the mononym Tamannaah and predominantly appears in South Indian cinema. In 2005, she made her acting debut in the Bollywood film, Chand Sa Roshan Chehra and appeared in Abhijeet Sawant album song "Lafzon main" from the album Aapka Abhijeet which was also released in the year 2005, before working in the major South Indian film industries. In same year Tamannaah made her Telugu film debut in Sri, and in the following next year she appeared in her first Tamil film, Kedi. In 2007, she starred in two college-life-based drama films, Happy Days in Telugu and Kalloori in Tamil. Her projects include the Tamil films Ayan, Paiyaa ...more on Wikipedia

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