11 Youngest Telugu Actresses To Make Their On Screen Debut

11 Youngest Telugu Actresses To Make Their On Screen Debut

5 Mar 18 @ 8:41 PM | By Tataji Utukuri

You never know when luck knocks at your door. It can come to you at any point of time and place. Coming to the film industry we all know that Sri Devi debuted in the industry when she was pretty young. She was just 13 when she first debuted in a lead role. Aspiring actresses take her as an example. Coming to the present generation of heroines, they are following her footsteps by entering the industry in their teens itself. To be more specific, Tollywood actresses are debuting before they turn 18. By the time, these heroines turn 18 they were well settled in the industry. We have compiled the list of contemporary actresses who made their screen debut as the lead in Tollywood even before they became adults.

  1. Charmy Kaur

    Charmy debuted in Tollywood industry with the movie Nee Thodu Kavali (2002) where she played the role of a housewife. That’s pretty high job for a school girl to play. Yes! She was just 15 years when she debuted in the industry. Though the movie was a failure, Charmy received recognition in the industry and went on to become one of the most sought after heroines in South India.

    Charmy Kaur
    Charmy Kaur
  2. Tamannaah

    Tamannaah Bhatia hails from Mumbai and she is one of the highly paid heroines in Tollywood. Tamannaah made her acting debut with the Bollywood movie Chand Sa Roshan Chehra in 2005 at the age of 15. In the same year, she made her debut in Tollywood with Sri beside Manchu Manoj.

    Tamannaah
    Tamannaah
  3. Hansika Motwani

    Sexy girl Hansika entered in the industry with Allu Arjun's Desamuduru in 2007 and surprised everyone with her beauty. But it is hard to believe that she was only 16 when she appeared in the movie. She was actually appearing for her board exams that year when she took up the movie offer. Later she became one of the top heroines in Telugu as well as Tamil.

    Hansika Motwani
    Hansika Motwani
  4. Shweta Basu Prasad

    Shweta is one among the South Indian heroines who started her career as a child artist. She started her acting career in TV serials before playing lead roles in Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu cinema. In 2008 she debuted in Tollywood with the movie Kotha Bangaru Lokam opposite Varun Sandesh when she was only 17 years old.

    Shweta Basu Prasad
    Shweta Basu Prasad
  5. Sayyeshaa Saigal

    Sayyeshaa Saigal is the granddaughter of Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar. She is one of the youngest debutants in Tollywood. When she was 17 years old she debuted in the Tollywood movie Akhil which was also the debut movie of King Nagarjuna’s son, Akhil.

    Sayyeshaa Saigal
    Sayyeshaa Saigal
  6. Avika Gor

    The television viewers know Avika Gor as Anandi from the TV series Bhalika Vadhu. She belongs to Gujarati ethnicity but settled in Mumbai. Later she debuted in Tollywood as a lead actress with the movie Uyyala Jampala in 2008. Avika was only 16 years when she entered Tollywood as lead actress.

    Avika Gor
    Avika Gor
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  8. Samskruthy Shenoy

    Samskruthy Shenoy hails from Kochi and started modeling at the age of 15. The year she turned 15 she got the chance to debut in Tollywood with the movie ‘Hrudayam Ekkdunnadi’ in the year 2013. When she debuted in Tollywood she couldn’t speak a word of Telugu but managed to learn the language by the end of the movie shoot. Though she had acted in 2 Tamil movies before that, they do not come under her debut roles since they were only supporting roles.

    Samskruthy Shenoy
    Samskruthy Shenoy
  9. Kruthika Jayakumar

    Kruthika debuted in Telugu movie industry when she was studying her class XII. She acted in Venkatesh starrer Drushyam in 2014 which went on to become a big hit. The whole movie revolved around her. Kruthika was 17 years old when she played the character in Drushyam. Later she acted in few other Telugu and Kannada films as lead actress.

    Kruthika Jayakumar
    Kruthika Jayakumar
  10. Nanditha Raj

    Nanditha debuted in the Telugu industry with the Teja directed flick, Neku Naku Dash Dash in 2012 at the age of 17 but got recognition after her role in Prema Katha Chitram in the year 2013. She has also acted in films like Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini and Shankaraabharanam besides Malayalam movie London Bridge in 2014.

    Nanditha Raj
    Nanditha Raj
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  12. Ulka Gupta

    Ulka Gupta started her acting career with the TV serial, Jhansi Ki Rani. She debuted in Tollywood when she was 17 years old with the movie Andhra Pori as the lead actress, which was also the debut movie of director Puri Jagannadh’s son, Akash. She got recognition for her performance as young Rudramadevi in Anushka starrer Rudramadevi.

    Ulka Gupta
    Ulka Gupta
  13. Shriya Sharma

    Shriya Sharma is one of the well-known child artistes in Tollywood. Her performances in Jai Chiranjeeva and Dookudu are well-recognized roles in the industry. Within in the span of four years after acting as a child artist, she debuted in the industry as a lead actress in the movie Gayakudu in 2015. Shriya Sharma was just 17 years old when she debuted in the film. Later she acted as a lead actress in the movie titled Nirmala Convent which received a decent response.

    Shriya Sharma
    Shriya Sharma