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South Indian actors' fame spans across the nation. Wikimedia common

The South Indian film industry is huge, it includes, Tollywood (Telugu film industry), Kollywood (Tamil film industry), Mollywood (Malayalam film industry)and Sandalwood (Kannada film industry). There are a plethora of critically acclaimed films being made every year in the the South Indian Film Industry.

The Industry has been growing to a point where its individual sections have started to compare with Bollywood, with their action and comedy flicks.


One thing South Indian film industry is extremely famous is for the way the south Indians deify their heroes. From making temples to literally treating them like gods, south Indian heroes are demigods in their own right.

South Indian heroes are charming, talented and extra-ordinarily superhero-like on screen. They can hit bulls-eye with an eye closed, they can dance, and sometimes they can do both at the same time.

Here is the list of 7 South Indian actors who are not only popular in Southern part of the country but have also spread their charm all over the India.

Rajinikanth


Rajinikanth is undoubtedly one of the biggest superstars of India. Wikimedia Common

Megastar Rajinikanth needs no introduction. He is one of the highest paid actor in the whole of India. He has worked in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and English language films. He has a very humble and simple persona, however, this simple man changes into an action hero on screen. Rajinikanth has struggled a lot while he worked as a bus conductor before he finally took the South Indian film Industry by a storm.

Rajinikanth has temples made in his name in Chennai, where people worship him like a god. People in other parts of India, or the world may not be this fanatic about him, but they do enjoy his movies with the same amount same jest and excitement. Rajinikanth has been a recipient of various national and international awards, Padma Vibhushan being one of them.

Some of the Rajnikath’s most famous movies include: Robot, Linda, Kabali, etc.

Kamal Haasan


Kamal Haasan is a multi-talented man, whose fame spans over the world. Wikimedia common

Kamal Haasan is one of the biggest action heroes of the South Indian film industry. He started as a child artist in the Tamil film industry, and became a household name all over India, after his critically acclaimed film, ‘Chachi 420.’ This movie also established him successfully in the field of comedy. Kamal Haasan has had a reputation for delivering continuous hits and is one of the biggest names in the Film Industry, his fame spanning over many countries.

Not only is Kamal Haasan an established actor, but also a very talented screenwriter and producer. Kamal Haasan has been awarded the Kalaimamani award in 1979, the Padma Shri in 1990, the Padma Bhushan in 2014 and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Chevalier) in 2016.

Some of his famous movies include: HeyRam, Virumaandi, Vishwaroopam and Dasavathaaram

Mahesh Babu


Mahesh has been cited as one of the most attractive male celebrities in India. Wikimedia common

Mahesh Babu, popularly known as the Prince of Tollywood, is one of the most stylish actors in the industry. He is one of the most charming and attractive celebrities of India, and was the Most Desirable man of 2013, in a survey conducted by Times of India. He is the youngest son of superstar Krishana, and entered Tollywood as a child artist. He started his career as an actor with the film Raja Kumarudu in 1999. He has won more than 25 awards and in his span of more than 30 films. He is not only a very talented actor but is also known well for his charities and efforts towards disadvantaged. Many of his movies have also been dubbed in Hindi, expanding his fame to all over India.

Some of his well-known movies are: Srimanthudu, Arjun, Nijam, etc.

Prabhas


Prabhas at Bahubali Press meet. Wikimedia common

Prabhas is the nephew of Telugu actor Krishnam Raju. He is known as one of the most stylish actors in the industry, he started his career with the movie Eshwar in 2002. In 2015, Prabhas became a household name all over the India and acquired international fame, when he bagged the lead role in super hit movie “Bahubali the Beginning”. The sequel of Bahubali released in 2017, only increased his popularity. He is the first Tollywood actor who has his statue at Madam Tussauds in Bangkok. Till now Prabhas has acted in more than 20 movies, incuding Bollywood movie ‘Action Jackson’ directed by Prabhudeva.

Some of his famous movies include : Bahubali, Bahubali 2, Mirchi, etc.

Rana Daggubati


In 2010, Rana made his acting debut with the Telugu blockbuster,Leader, and won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. Wikimedia common

Rana Daggubati has worked in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi cinema. His paternal grandfather, D. Ramanaidu was a famous producer. Rana has acquired a great fame and has made a name for himself in the South film industry with his talent and good looks. Rana made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ in 2011. HE was voted ‘The Most Promising Newcomer of 2011’ in a poll by Times India. He further rose to fame when he appeared as the antagonist of the Bahubali series, making him a household name in the whole of India. He also appeared in acclaimed movie, ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ is a cameo.

Some of his famous films include: Department, Naa Ishtam, Bahubali series, etc.

Joseph Vijay


Vijay is referred to by the media as Thalapathy (Commander). Wikimedia common

Also known as just, Vijay, Joseph Vijay Chandrasekhar is one of the most popular actors in Tollywood. Vijay’s father is the famous film producer and Director S. A. Chandrasekhar and his mother is the famous playback singer Shobha Chandrasekhar. The actor is deemed as one of the most beautiful actors in the country. He has acted in more than 50 films. He made his debut in “Naalya Theerpu” in 1992 , he has also worked earlier as a child artist in his father’s movies. He has been nominated for 44 awards out of which he won 28. He is not only famous in South Indian Film Industry, but also internationally. He was also seen as cameo appearance in Akshay Kumar’s ‘Rowdy Rathore.’

Some of his famous movies are: Poove Unakkaga, Thirumalai, Velayudham, etc.

Ram Charan


Ram Charan is also a cousin to famous actor Allu Arjun. Wikimedia common

Ram Charan has been dubbed as one of the most, popular and fabulous actor in Indian cinema. His works in Tollywood has been widely appreciated and had worked in some Bollywood projects too. His father is the megastar Chiranjeevi. He is one of the most fittest and handsome actor in South Indian cinema. His debut movie “Chirutha” won “Special Jury Nandi Award”. Ram Charan is also a playback singer. He owns an airline named “TRUJET”. He is also one of the highest paid actors of Tollywood. He has also been a recipient of National Award. He also has his own production house called Konidela Production Company. His fame spans across nations.

His famous movies include : Magadheera, Racha, Orange, etc.


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Upcoming medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be named after saints and sages

The new medical colleges being opened in Uttar Pradesh will be named after saints and sages.

The state government has issued an order naming four district hospitals that are being converted into medical colleges.

These district hospitals are in Bijnor, Fatehpur, Chandauli, and Siddharth Nagar.

The Bijnor medical college has been named after Mahatma Vidur, a philosopher during the Mahabharata era and uncle of the Pandavas and Kauravas.

The Chandauli medical college has been named after Baba Keenaram, said to be the founder of the Aghori sect.

The Siddharth Nagar district hospital will be called Madhav Prasad Tripathi Medical College after the BJP politician from the region. Tripathi, popularly known as Madhav Babu, was also the first Uttar Pradesh BJP chief. He was elected MP from Domariyaganj in 1977, besides being two times Jan Sangh MLA and also a member of the UP legislative council.

The Fatehpur hospital has been named Amar Shaheed Jodha Singh Ataiya Thakur Dariyawn Singh Medical College, after the freedom fighter of 1857.

It is said that he was among the first to use Guerrilla warfare against the British, as taught by freedom fighter Tatya Tope.

Meanwhile, according to official sources, the medical college in Deoria will be named after Maharishi Devraha Baba and the medical college of Ghazipur in the name of Maharishi Vishwamitra.

The medical college of Mirzapur will be in the name of Maa Vindhyavasini, the medical college of Pratapgarh in the name of Dr. Sonelal Patel and the medical college of Etah will be named after Veerangana Avantibai Lodhi. (IANS/JB)

Keywords: Medical Colleges, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, India, Politics


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Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has picked India as the favourite to win the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Oman and United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Inzamam feels that the Virat Kohli-led India have a greater chance of winning the trophy as the conditions in the Gulf nations are similar to the subcontinent, which makes India the most dangerous side in the event, according to Inzamam.

"In any tournament, it cannot be said for certain that a particular team will win' It's all about how much chance do they have of winning it. In my opinion, India have a greater chance than any other team of winning this tournament, especially in conditions like these. They have experienced T20 players as well," said Inzamam on his YouTube channel.

He said more than the Indian batters, the bowlers have a lot of experience of playing in the conditions. The Indian Premier League (IPL) was played recently in UAE and most of the Indian bowlers did well in that leg.

Inzy heaped praises on the Men in Blue for the confident manner in which they chased the target against Australia on a challenging track without needing Kohli's batting prowess.

"India played their warm-up fixture against Australia rather comfortably. On subcontinent pitches like these, India are the most dangerous T20 side in the world. Even today, if we see the 155 runs they chased down, they did not even need Virat Kohli to do so," he added.

Though he did not pick any favourite, Inzamam termed the India-Pakistan clash in the Super 12 on October 24 as the 'final before the final' and said the team winning it will go into the remaining matches high on morale,

"The match between India and Pakistan in the Super 12s is the final before the final. No match will be hyped as much as this one. Even in the 2017 Champions Trophy, India and Pakistan started and finished the tournament by facing each other, and both the matches felt like finals. The team winning that match will have their morale boosted and will also have 50 percent of pressure released from them," Inzamam added. (IANS/JB)

Keywords: India, Pakistan, Sports, ICC T20 World Cup, UAE.


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Skin problems like itchiness, dryness and flakiness can occur anytime if you're not moisturising your body enough.

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Take a look at the ideal times to moisturise your body shared by Kimi Jain, Head of Retail, KIMRICA.

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man in white crew neck t-shirt Moisturising the body in the morning sets your skin up to face countless irritants and environmental factors during the day. | Photo by The Creative Exchange on Unsplash

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