Poonam Singh

National Crush Rashmika Mandanna has beaten Tollywood biggies like Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Allu Arjun, Vijay Deverakonda, Prabhas and Kannada Superstar Yash to top the most influential South actors list by Forbes India on the photo-sharing site, Instagram.

It is no surprise that Rashmika grabbed that top spot as she is the most followed South India actor with over 22 million followers on Instagram.

With a 9.88 'Qoruz Score', Rashmika topped the chart which is calculated on the basis of average likes, average comments, engagement rate, average video views and the follower count on the social media profiles of celebrities.

Rashmika's co-star and close friend Vijay Deverakonda followed her at second place on the list. KGF fame Kannad star Yash placed at the third place while the fourth place was taken by South Diva Samantha Ruth Prabhu who is recently in the news for her divorce from her husband Naga Chaitanya. 

Telugu Superstar and Rashoo's co-star in Pushpa, Allu Arjun bagged the fifth place. Malayalam star Dulquer Salmaan occupied the sixth place on the chart followed by Radhe Shyam co-star Pooja Hegde and Prabhas at numbers 7 and 8 respectively. Tamil Star Suriya occupied the 9th spot on the list. Last but not the least, actress Tamannaah takes the tenth spot on the list

Here is the 'Qoruz Score' Of Top South Indian Actors:

1. Rashmika Mandanna – 9.88

2. Vijay Deverakonda – 9.67

3. Yash – 9.54

4. Samantha Ruth Prabhu – 9.49

5. Allu Arjun – 9.46

6. Dulquer Salmaan – 9.42

7. Pooja Hegde – 9.41

8. Prabhas – 9.40

9. Suriya – 9.37

10. Tamannaah – 9.36

On the work front, Rashmika has several projects in her kitty with the much anticipated Pushpa -The Rise opposite Allu Arjun. 

Apart from 'Pushpa', she also has two Bollywood films lined up- 'Mission Majnu' with Sidharth Malhotra and 'Good Bye', which is in the pipeline and features Amitabh Bachchan.

(Edited By Pradeep Singh)