Many come many go, only few enter our hearts. The same with Telugu actresses, only few have managed to stay in our hearts.
When ever a poll is conducted to know who among the south Indian actresses is the best. There is always an unanimous pick of the legendary actress Savitri. Actress Savitri literally ruled the Telugu and Tamil film industry in her rein. Not one person could pin point a flaw in her acting. The golden life of the actress might have ended in a tragedy, but she will remain the golden star in our hearts for eternity.
There are many other actresses like Jamuna, Bhanmati, Anjali Devi, Vanisri, Jayasudha, Jayapradha, Sarada, Kanchana, Lakshmi and the next generation actresses like Nirosha, Radhika, Radha, Bhanupriya, Suhasini, Sridevi, Shobhana, Madhavi and many. The following generation of actresses Meena, Vijayshanti, Radhika, Roja, Amala, Aamani, Rambha, Soundharya to Simran, Trisha, Shriya, Ileana, Tamannah, Kajal Agarwal, Samantha, Anushka Shetty, Genelia D'Souza and the list goes on.
Though the list of actresses had their reign in Tollywood, only few make it to the top 10 list. Here are the actresses who have made place in our hearts forever.
Savitri, born in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh is the Queen of Telugu Films. Her films like Missamma, Mayabazaar, Raktha Sambhandam, Gundamma Katha shall always remind us of her timeless beauty which will stay alive for eternity.
Jamuna has acted in films like Dorikite Dongalu, Moogamanasulu, Ramudu Bheemudu and Illarikam.
Anjali Devi, who acted as Sita in the film Lava Kusha, was so convincing and natural that people would cry for her in theaters. Her other films like Anarkali was immensely appreciated.
Prem Nagar, Rangula Ratnam, Bhakta Kannappa, Iddaru Ammayilu, Ganga Manga, Chilipi Krishnudu and many more show this very talented actress in varied roles.
Three times national award winning actress Sharada acted in films like Nimajjanam, Aathmabhanduvu, Thobuttuvulu and many more brilliant films.
Jayasudha's films like Gruhapravesham, Naa Mogudu Naake Sontham, Premabhishekam Gopal Rao Gari Ammayi and many more mark this actress as one of the best actress in Telugu film industry.
Her films Anthuleni Katha, Saagara Sangamam, Adavi Ramudu, Sita Kalyanam and many more are some of her best films in her early career.
The eternal beauty of Telugu film industry, Sridevi can never be replaced or duplicated. She has acted with almost all good actors in Tollywood. Be it NTR, ANR, Krishna, Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna, Venkatesh or Nagarjuna.
Meena, the quintessential-girl-next-door, will never be forgotten. Her films Sita Ramayyagari Manavaralu, Chanti mark her as one of the most talented actresses in Tollywood.
Soundarya, the flawless actress, who ruled the south Indian film industry, especially the Telugu film industry, can never be forgotten and can never be replaced by any other.