Allu Arjun to Naga Chaitanya; 9 South Indian actors whose wives grab the spotlight
First Published Dec 17, 2020, 10:01 AM IST
If you think Bollywood had its share of crazy fans, then you should take a look at the south movie industry because they are obsessed. More than give them celeb status, they worship their idols religiously. South Indian cinema refers collectively to the five different film industries of South India: Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Tulu film industries, as a single entity.
Here is a list of 9 handsome south actors whose beautiful wives have grabbed the spotlight.
Allu Arjun – Sneha Reddy
Allu Arjun, also known as Bunny, is an actor, producer, dancer, and playback singer who primarily works in Telugu cinema. He is one of the highest-paid actors of Tollywood.
On March 6, 2011, the actor married Sneha Reddy. Sneha is the daughter of Kancharla Chandrasekhar Reddy, a famous businessman. The duo has a son, Allu Ayaan, and a daughter, Allu Arha.
Suriya – Jyothika
Singham actor Suriya is a known name in Kollywood, the Tamil film industry. He is the eldest son of Tamil film and television actor Sivakumar and his younger brother Karthi is also an actor.
Suriya tied the knot with Jyothika in 2006. The beautiful couple has a daughter, Diya Sivakumar, and a son, Dev Sivakumar.
Yash – Radhika Pandit
Yash is a Sandalwood actor who is best known for his work in the superhit movie KGF. After his films Moggina Manasu and Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari, it was speculated that Yash was in a relationship with actress Radhika Pandit. Soon after this, their engagement took place in Goa, and the couple married on December 9, 2016.
Dulquer Salmaan – Amal Sufiya
Dulquer Salmaan is an actor who performs predominantly in Malayalam films, also known as Mollywood. Salmaan was the second child of actor Mammootty and his wife Sulfath.
On December 22, 2011, Dulquer Salmaan married architect Amal Sufiya in an arranged marriage. On 5 May 2017, the couple had a beautiful daughter Maryam Ameerah Salmaan.
Naga Chaitanya – Samantha Ruth Prabhu
Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is a well-known actor in Tollywood. The actor was born on November 23, 1986, to actor Akkineni Nagarjuna and his ex-wife Lakshmi Ramanaidu Daggubati.
On 29 January 2017. Naga Chaitanya got engaged to actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and the cutest couple tied the knot in Goa on October 7, 2017.
Upendra Rao – Priyanka Upendra
Actor, director, producer, and politician Upendra Rao is a famous personality in the Sandalwood film industry. He hails from a low-income family and began his career writing dialogues and lyrics for songs in Kannada films.
On December 14, 2003, the actor married Bengali actress Priyanka. The couple had a son, Ayush Upendra, in 2007 and Aishwarya Upendra in November 2008.
Dileep – Kavya Madhavan
Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai, aka Dileep, is a Mollywood actor, mimicry artist, producer, assistant director, and businessman. He is famous for his slapstick comedy roles in Malayalam films.
On 20 October 1998, Dileep married actress Manju Warrier. The couple had a daughter Meenakshi in 2000. Later, in July 2014, Dileep filed for the divorce, which was granted on 31 January 2015. On 25 November 2016, Dileep married actress Kavya Madhavan at Vedanta Hotel, Kochi.
Ajith Kumar – Shalini Kumar
Ajith Kumar is an actor who primarily works in Kollywood movies.
In 1999, during the shoot of his movie Saran’s Amarkalam, Ajith began to date his co-star Shalini. On April 24, 2000 the couple tied the knot. They have a daughter, Anoushka, and a son, Aadvik.
Jayam Ravi – Aarthi
Ravi Mohan, better known as Jayam Ravi, is a Kollywood actor. The actor made his debut in the Blockbuster film Jayam in 2003.
On June 4, 2009, Jayam Ravi tied the knot with Aarthi in a grand ceremony. The couple has two sons, Aarav Ravi and Ayaan Ravi.
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