Odishatv Bureau

They are all actors par excellence in southern film industry and many of them have also made a mark in other industries. Unlike many Bollywood actors and actresses, most southern industry actresses have taken academics as much seriously as their work in films. These actresses have all carved a niche in the film industry and also been good at academics completing courses like MBA and engineering. Some have gone to very famous colleges to complete their education.

Nayanthara: Nayanthara being one of the top South Indian actresses today has done a B.A in English literature before taking the southern film industry by storm.

Anushka Shetty: The 'Baahubali' star is a Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A) degree holder.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu: Samantha reportedly is a Bachelor in Commerce degree holder.

Rakul Preet Singh: The star actress who has worked both in Hindi and Telugu film industries holds a Bachelor degree in Mass Media.

Tamannaah Bhatia: The 'Baahubali' actress has completed her Bachelor in Arts (B.A) from National College, Mumbai.