Top 10 Most Followed South Indian Actresses On Instagram In Jan 2024!

Social Media Stars!

Instagram is a platform that most celebrities use to connect with their audience and to let them know about their most recent films. Now, having a good Instagram follower count has become quite important for Actors as that has become a basis to judge the fame and popularity of the actors. Across South, here are the top 10 actresses who have the most number of Instagram followers:

10) Anupama Parmeshwaran-15.3M


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At the 10th position, we have Malayalam actress Anupama Parameshwaran. Known for her debut film Premam, Anupama has 13.7 Million followers on Instagram. While Anupama mostly shares pictures from her films and photoshoots, she has never hesitated to share funky photos of herself in casual looks as well. The actress who joined Instagram in 2016, is now awaiting the release of next film, Tillu Square which is a Telugu language romantic comedy film. 

9) Keerthy Suresh-17.2M


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Keerthy Suresh entered the Malayalam film industry in 2013, and the Tamil film industry in 2015 with Idhu Enna Maayam. As an actress who acts across South languages, she has 17.2 Million followers on Instagram. Keerthy joined Instagram in 2015, the same time as her debut Tamil film. She is always very candid with her posts and doesn’t fail from greeting her fans on important occasions and festivals. The actress is awaiting her next film’s release titled Raghu Thatha where she plays the lead.

8) Taapsee Pannu-20.6M


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Taapsee Pannu currently has 20.6M followers on Instagram. She is well known for the fitness content that she regularly posts on the platform. She also keeps the fans updated with her latest photoshoot pictures. Taapsee’s last movie was Dunki which has Shahrukh Khan in the lead along with her. Her next is titled Phir Aayi Haseen Dilruba, which is the sequal to the Netflix original Haseen Dilruba that also starred Vikrant Massey. 

7) Rakul Preet Singh – 23.5M


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Rakul, who started her film career with Gilli in Kannada, entered Instagram in 2013, as she was figuring out and doing many South language films. She now has 23.5 Million followers on Instagram, as she has acted in a number of Telugu films.Her movie Ayalaan with Sivakarthikeyan was recently release for Pongal this year. 

6)Tamannaah- 24.8M


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Tamannaah joined Instagram in 2014 when she was doing movies like Veeram in Tamil and Baahubali in Telugu. Tamannah, who started her career in 2006 in Telugu, currently has 24.8 Million followers on the social media platform. On Instagram, she shares movie posters and other looks. She had a blockbuster year in 2023 with multiple releases over theatres and OTT. 

5) Shruti Haasan-24.5M


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Daughter of Actor Kamal Haasan, Shruti started performing as a kid, along with her father in Hey Ram. As an actress who has acted in almost 25+ films across South languages, Shruti has a follower count of 23.1 Million. The actress joined Instagram in 2013 when both her acting and music career were blooming. Shruti Haasan’s style is inspired by Gothic elements and her feed reflects the same aesthetics. 


4) Pooja Hegde- 26M


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Pooja Hegde made her cinematic debut in 2012 with Mugamoodi. One year later, she also entered the Instagram realm, where she currently has 26 million followers. She has appeared in several Telugu films as well as a few Hindi films.  Pooja posts photographs from her trendy photoshoots, which keep her audience interested in fashion.


3)Kajal Aggarwal – 27.1M

Kajal started her film career in 2007 but joined Instagram only in 2012. She currently has 27.1 Million followers, & she has acted in more than 40 South Language films. She has two movies in the pipeline, one is a Telugu film titled Satyabhama where she plays the lead and the other is Indian 2 that stars Kamal Haasan in the lead with her as the female lead. 

2) Samantha Ruth Prabhu- 31.5M


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Samantha, who joined Instagram in 2016, began her career with Ye Maaya Chesave in 2010. She presently has 31.5 million Instagram followers after 8 years on the network. Samantha shares a variety of posts on her fashion and fitness. She is well-known for the fitness content she publishes. Samantha’s last movie to release was Kushi opposite Vijay Devarakonda and this year she has the webseries titled Citadel that stars Varun Dhawan alongside her. 

1) Rashmika Mandanna – 41.2M

Rashmika is the most followed South Indian actress on Instagram, with 41.2 million followers. Rashmika joined Instagram in 2014, before her 2016 debut, Kirik Party. Rashmika is very active on Instagram, and her followers eagerly await her new photographs. Rashmika was last seen in the Bollywood movie Animal opposite Ranbir Kapoor. This year, the sequel to Pushpa will release after its completition. 

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