Actresses are loved and admired for their performances in films. They are looked upon by commoner for their unmatchable appearance. Their mesmerising looks and gripping onscreen presence holds value to the film and indeed boosts their stardom. Being praised by audience and singing films with promising roles is something any actress would aspire for. Initially, actresses were considered solely to romance the heroes, do their bit and leave the screen. But today, they are turning into more than ‘just’ heroines. More of women-centric films are being made and is widely gaining support among the audience. Also, actresses are expanding their potential and venturing into others wings like business, designing, movie production and more. Here is a list of popular South Indian actresses who are parallely entrepreneurs.

Tamannaah Bhatia

The Baahubali Avanthika, known in real life as Tamannaah, launched her own jewellery line – White and Gold in 2015. The online portal offers wide range of precious jewellery.

Kavya MadhavanThe Malayalam diva had launched her own online boutique called Laksyah. The online portal offers exclusive sarees, daily wear clothing and lovely blouses.

Pranitha Subash

Pranitha Subash, who has acted in blockbuster Telugu, Kannada and Tamil movies, has picked stakes in Bootlegger, a premium upmarket restaurant on Lavelle Road, which is said to be one of the costliest localities in Bengaluru.

Parul Yadav

Parul Yadav, who was in seen playing a pivotal role in Ram Gopal Varma’s blockbuster Killing Veerappan, has an interior design firm that is based in Mumbai. Parul has worked on interior designing for homes of several Bollywood celebrities, including singer Mika and actress Tisca Chopra.


Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal Aggarwal has teamed up with sister Nisha Aggarwal to launch a jewellery line named Marsala.

Taapsee Pannu

The actress has started her very own wedding planning company. She has teamed up with her sister Shagun Pannu and friend Farah Parvesh to start this venture named The Wedding Factory.

Shriya Saran

The hot actress owned a spa called Shree in Mumbai, a few years ago. The speciality of  this spa was that all the therapists, who worked there were visually impaired. They had been specially trained to offer body and head massages.