Top South Indian actresses of of 80s and 90s

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Sridevi
Sridevi was born on August 13, 1963 in her father's hometown of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. Her mother was from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. So Sridevi grew up speaking Telugu and Tamil. She has a sister named Srilatha and a stepbrother named Satish. Her dad passed away during the year 1991, while her mom died during 1997...
 
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Revathy
Actress, 2 States
 
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Jaya Prada
Actress, Khakee
Jayaprada was born as Lalita Rani in a middle class household to Krishna and Neelavani in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh on April 3, 1962. She was a small town girl with dreams of becoming a doctor. Her mother enrolled her in dance and music classes when she was seven years old, in addition to going to a regular school...
 
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Bhanupriya
Actress, 3
Manga was born on January 15, 1957 in the Bhama, a Telegu-speaking family in Southern India. She has an older sister, Shantipriya, who is a dancer and actress. When she started acting she changed her name to Bhanu Priya, and became a sensation virtually overnight with the unprecedented success of Sitara, a Telegu movie directed by Vamshi...
 
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Gautami
Actress, Papanasam
 
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Ambika
Actress, Jigarthanda
 
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Geetha
Actress, Kuruthipunal
 
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Madhavi
Actress, Agneepath
Madhavi was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. She grew up with a brother and a sister. She started dancing when she was eight years old. She became a well-known Bharat Natyam dancer and has given more than a thousand performances. She had also appeared in small roles in films as a child actress...
 
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Urvashi
Actress, Bharatham
 
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Archana
Actress, Piravi
 
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Amala Akkineni
Actress, Shiva
She was one of India's darling film stars--pretty, vivacious and a stunning dancer. She is a strong promoter of vegetarianism and an Animal Rights Activist who is actively involved with The Blue Cross. Amala was born in Bengal to an Irish Mother and Bengali Father. She has an elder brother and sister...
 
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Rohini
Actress, 3
Rohini is an Indian actress, lyricist, screenwriter, voice actor and director. She has mainly acted in south Indian, notably Malayalam and Tamil films. Having started her acting career at five, she has about 130 south Indian films to her credit. She received National Award of Special mention and Andhra Pradesh State Award for Best Female Actor in 1996 for the film Sthree...
 
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Menaka
Actress, Oppol
 
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Lizy
Actress, Boeing Boeing
 
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Karthika
Actress, Nayakan
 
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Vijayshanti
Actress, Karthavyam
She is a darling to Telugu movie audiences. She acted in 175 movies in total--121 Telugu, 39 Tamil, 6 Hindi, 5 Kannada and 4 Malayalam movies. She started her career when she was 13. Her first movie was 'Kallukkul Earam' (Tamil, 1979) was directed by Bharti Raja. In her first Telugu movie Khiladi Krishnudu she acted with superstar 'Krishna'...
 
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Jayasudha
Jayasudha was born on December 17, 1958 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. She was initially named Subadra, but her family soon changed it to Sujatha, because they felt that it was a more contemporary name. Her mother had appeared in small film roles as a child but lost interest in films and gave it up. Her father also wasn't involved in films...