Top 10 Most Beautiful Malayalam Actresses

Malayalam cinema, also known as Mollywood, is adored for its everlasting expression on the audience. The talented and beautiful actresses of Malayalam movies are known for their captivating beauty and fabulous performances. Here is a list of the top 10 beautiful Malayalam actresses name with photos in 2024 who are not just the epitome of beauty but talented ones.

1. Manju Warrier

Manju Warrier

Manju Warrier is a beautiful and talented actress. She was born in 1978 in Nagercoil, Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu, to a Malayali family. At 17, she debuted in her first film, Sakshyam (1995). She has won the National Film Awards, Kerala State Film Award, and seven other Filmfare Awards South. Manju is also one of the highest-paid actresses in the Malayalam film Industry.

2. Keerthy Suresh

Keerthy Suresh

Keerthy is a unique and versatile actress of the Malayalam cinema. She began her early career with a lead role in the Malayalam film Geetanjali. Later, she received acting offers in famous Malayalam movies such as Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, Vaashi, and Kubeeran. Keerthi received the 3rd South Indian International Movie Awards for Best Female Debut in Malayalam Movies 2014 and the 11th South Indian International Movie Awards for Best Actress –Malayalam in 2023.

3. Meera Jasmine

Meera Jasmine

Meera marked her career with her first Malayalam film, Soothradharan, in 2021. She was born in the small village of Kuttapuzha village, Thiruvalla, Kerala. Her career rose to the heights with the Kasthooriman film, where she played the role of a happy-go-lucky emotional girl. She received the National Film   Award for the movie PaadamOnnu: OruVilapam as a best female actress. Other than Malayalam, she has acted in several other South Indian industries.

4. Kalyani Priyadarshan

Kalyani Priyadarshan

Daughter of the legendary Filmmaker Priyadarshani, Kalyani began her career as an assistant production designer. She made her first debut in Varane Avashyamund in 2020. The actress gained the audience’s attention when she acted in the two films Bro Daddy and Hridayam. Kalyani has also won the SIIMA Award for Best Actressfor the Malayalam movies.

5. Aishwarya Lekshmi

Aishwarya Lekshmi

Aishwarya is known for her alluring beauty and natural acting. With her exceptional talent, Aishwarya has won the hearts of millions of people. She started her career as a model and later got cast in films like Mayaanadhi as a female lead. Before that, she was into TV soaps starring family dramas, such as Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela. Her stunning acting in Varathan gained her immense appreciation and a huge fan base. Currently, Aishwarya is one of the actresses who receive the highest pay at Malayalam Film Cinema.

6. Nazriya Nazim

Nazriya Nazim

Born in 1994, Nazriya started her career as a female anchor in the Muslim-oriented TV show Punyamaasathiloode. She got her first role as a child actor in 2006 in a Malayalam film, Palunku. Later, she got recognition through famous movies such as Raja Rani and Neeram. Nazriya is a two-time recipient of the Kerala State Film Awards.

7. Shobana Pillai

Shobana Pillai

Shobhana Pillai is a versatile Bharatnatyam dancer and actress. Shobhana debuted her first film as a child artist in Tamil Mangala Nayagi in 1980. Later, she was introduced to the Malayalam film industry through her first film on April 18, 1984. Shobhana has starred in 230 films apart from Malayalam ones. She is a National awardee for the best actress for her best performance in Malayalam film Manichitrathazhu (1993). 2014 Shobhana received the Kala Ratna Award from the Kerala government for her dazzling classical Bharatnatyam performance.

8. Nayanthara


Well-known by her Pen name Nayanthara, Actress Diana Mariam Kurian is a beautiful actress. She started her debut in the Malayalam Film Manassinakkare in 2003. Her other hit films include Bodyguard, Elektra and Love Action Drama. Nayantara debuted in Puthiya Niyamam and won her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her mindblowing performance in the film. She is one of the highest paid actress in the south film industries.

9. Samyuktha Menon

Samyuktha Menon

Smyukta started her fabulous journey with her first film, Popcorn, in 2016. Born in Pallakad Kerela, Samyukta completed her schooling at Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Thathamangalam and is an economics graduate. Samyuktas charm also landed her in the Kochi Times Most Desirable Women list in 7th place for three consequent years.

10. Anupama Parameswaran

Anupama Parameswaran

Anupama is among the most beautiful and youngest emerging actresses in the Malayalam Film industry. Born in 1996, she attended CMS College Kottayam, Kerala. Anupama completed her majoring in Communicative English and later discontinued college to pursue acting. Anupama debuted with her first film, James & Alice, a Malayalam film. Later, she got movies like Jomonte Suvisheshangal, Kurup, Maniyarayile Ashokan, and Premam.


Mallu cinema is blessed with young, beautiful actresses who contribute enormously to the growing industry. This list showcases some of the leading names that impressed the audience with their captivating skills and beauty. From established veterans like Shobana to fresh faces like Anupama Parameswaran, Malayalam cinema has a vibrant pool of female talent to keep audiences entertained for years.

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