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15 (South) Indian Actress in Designer Silk Sarees

Sari, or Saree is a traditional ethnic wear for Indian women which is popular among us and the rest of the world for many years. With time, this clothing wear has evolved in the way of draping style, cloth varieties, designs available, patterns and colors.

Not only that, moving across different regions of the country and one can see women wearing saree in their own different but unique draping style, which adds to their beauty in its own way. Be it Bengali, Nivi, Gujarati, Nepali or Malayali, every draping style is admired and followed in different regions of the country.

In India, there are various movie industries. One of them is Bollywood which is worldwide famous and the second is the south Indian movie industry, Tollywood which has beautiful actresses and they are popular for draping beautiful sarees at various events, awards functions, ceremonies, parties, etc. so elegantly that they look perfect in this attire.

Among many varieties of sarees available, the most common and sought-after are silk sarees, which can be further classified according to the area of manufacturing, their design, their fabric, and draping styles, such as Banarasi silk saree, or Assam silk saree, or Kanchipuram silk saree and many more.

Have a look at the various South Indian actresses who had made their presence felt and gained the limelight by appearing in this beautiful cultural Indian attire of all time.

We have discussed their various saree draping styles along with different hairstyles they carried along with them, in random order.

1. Anushka Shetty

This actress carries herself in an elegant way in traditional sarees both on-screen and off-screen. We can get to see her love for traditional saree in all her attire collections. This bold and stunning woman, popular as Baahubali Devasena, is rocking in her own style in the traditional peach color silk saree at an award function. She has draped her saree in an inverted border style with loose curly hairs to complement the look.

anushka shetty saree

2. Samantha Akkineni

Samantha is an Indian film actress who has appeared in many Telugu and Tamil movies. She was one of the discussions in the town when she got ready for marriage. A simple casual wear saree has no handwork over you can try out this casual saree at the office, at home and small parties events. Check this photo of Samantha in which she made an appearance in a light color beautiful designer silk saree. She has draped herself in a short patli style with a half puff hairstyle.

samantha saree

3. Tamannah Bhatia

Tamanna is an Indian film actress who has made appearances in many films. She is the lovely lady of Kollywood. No clothing style can beat the magnificence and beauty of the saree which is demonstrated by Tamanna in her underneath pictures. Check this picture of Tamanna in which she is adorably dressed in a blue blouse and yellow designer silk saree. Noticed her draping style? Half Float and Half Tucked Style Saree Draping and sleek low bun hairstyle with maang teeka and big earrings.

tamanna saree

4. Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal Aggarwal is an Indian film actress and model who has made appearances in many south Indian films. Check out her picture in a red color silk saree a lehenga draping style and gajra bun in the hair. She is looking adorable and traditional beauty in this.

kajal aggarwal saree

5. Rakul Preet Singh

Rakul Preet Singh is an Indian film actress and model who has made appearances in Tamil as well as Hindi films. She is looking excellent in this water blue shading and ruddy orange saree. She is staggering and up-to-date in her conventional clothing with less compliment to embellishments.

rakul preet saree

6. Kriti Kharbanda

Kriti Kharbanda is one of the most valuable actresses in south Indian movies. She has worked in many Indian films and mostly wears a palazzo, denims with cotton fabric kurtas but also loves wearing sarees as well. Here, she is wearing a silk saree which is full of embroidered work over the border and covered with satin georgette fabric material over the saree. She has draped it in an inverted border style with a loose curly hairstyle.

kriti kharbanda saree

7. Charmy Kaur

Charmy Kaur is a Punjabi but she is very famous in the Kollywood industry. She has made appearances in many films and events. She is wearing a blue silk saree with golden Tikki work over its border. she has kept her hair curly and loose with mermaid-style draping.

charmy kaur saree

8. Catherine Tresa Alexander

Catherine is an Indian film actress who has worked in many Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam films. She is known for her amazing work in the movie “Madras” in 2015. Recently, she is spotted in a designer green color silk saree, beautifully draped in butterfly style, complemented by her make-up and messy low bun hair style.

catherine tresa in saree

9. Raai Laxmi

Check out this picture of south Indian actress, Raai Laxmi, who has appeared in many Telugu and Malayalam movies. She is wearing a blue color designer silk saree with a designer blouse, and then further decorated with jewelry and bangles. Do not forget to complement this draping style with earrings and a sleek low bun hairstyle.

raai laxmi saree

10. Shruti Haasan

Check out this saree draping style of actress Shruti Haasan. She is wearing a white and pink color silk saree in one pallu over drape style, The draping style is complemented with pink bangles, off shoulder blouse, gold earrings and a chic swept-back bun hairstyle.

shruti haasan saree

11. Rashmika Mandanna

Actress Rashmika is wearing a plain pink silk saree in this photo in half float and half tucked draping style, with full sleeves designer blouse and a perfect smile. Notice that she has not worn bangles, but round earrings with a necklace, with a messy low bun hairstyle.

rashmika mandanna saree

12. Trisha Krishnan

Check the below pic of actress Trisha Krishnan wearing a white floral silk saree in neck drape saree draping style. She is wearing a plain white blouse, with no bangles to complement her look, and long earrings and a Greek Goddess Updo hairstyle.

trisha krishnan saree

13. Genelia D’souza

Actress Genelia D’souza is known to everyone in this country. Check out her floral designer silk saree she wore during a ramp walk. This draping style is quite unique. Notice that she is wearing shoes to complement her style. She has draped her saree in pant style with a bubbly ponytail hairstyle.

genelia saree

14. Shriya Saran

The traditional ethnic look of Shriya Saran is peaceful to the eyes. Check out her heavy red designer silk saree. She has draped it in half float and half tucked style, complemented with a necklace, heavy bangles, earrings, and maang teeka. She is carrying low-side bun hairstyle in this.

shriya saran saree

15. Nithya Menon

Perfect multi-color designer saree it is, ain’t. Actress Nithya Menon is looking quite beautiful and different in this green and purple design silk saree with a heavy border. This is quite similar to the butterfly draping style with pallu taken over her left shoulder, beautifully complemented with the necklace and loose curly hairs.

nithya menon saree


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