2020 is coming to an end and while there are a lot of sad memories to mull over, let's focus on some entertainment stories such as movies that released this year. Yes, they did before the pandemic and are releasing even now. The difference is that they are releasing on a different medium. Post-lockdown, most of the makers took to the booming OTT platform to release their films. So today, we will be talking about the South Actresses who gave some stellar performances this year with some amazing content. Choose your favourite from the nominations given below:
Jyothika (Ponmagal Vadhal) VIDEO
Jyothika won the hearts of the audience and the critics with her stunning performance Ponmagal Vadhal. The actress played the role of a lawyer in the film who takes up the case of a gruesome killer who had been convicted fifteen years ago. She faces the wrath of the public as a dead case was reopened because of her. How she deals with all and was the convict really a killer or a misplacement of justice forms the crux of the story. Jyothika's performance was one of the biggest highlights of the film. Her emotional scenes, her despair was just par excellence.
Keerthy Suresh's performance as the distraught mother who is always a little edgy was just fantastic. Penguin narrates a suspense thriller in which Keerthy played the role of to-be-mother suffering from nightmares. However, she has a past that will affect her future as well. How will she overcome all her obstacles and will her depression due to the nightmares ever end form the crux of the story.
Aparna Balamurali (Soorarai Pottru)
Aparna Balamurali impressed everyone with her stunning performance in
Suriya starrer Soorarai Pottru. The film is one of the most talked-about films of recent times. Aparna played Bommi to Suriya's Maara. For her character who belongs to Madurai, Aparna observed the women of Madurai and learned that they have a very strong character and many want to become entrepreneurs. Samantha Akkineni (Jaanu)
Samantha Akkineni stepped into Trisha's shoes for Jaanu. She played a married woman who reconnects with her old flame during a reunion. It was heavy on emotions and the magic of first love. Though the movie did not do so well, the performances were highly praised by the audience and critics alike.
Pooja Hegde (Ala Vaikunthapuramuloo) VIDEO
Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo marked Pooja Hedge's second collaboration with
Allu Arjun. Hitherto they had worked together in Duvvada Jagannadham. Their chemistry is super hit amongst the masses. Pooja's dance moves with Allu Arjun in Butta Bomma and Ramuloo Ramulaa were a massive hit. Pooja Hegde as Amulya the entrepreneur won several hearts.
Rashmika Mandanna (Bheeshma)
Bheeshma is a romantic comedy starring Nithiin and Rashmika Mandanna. Rashmika played Chaitra to Nithiin's Bheeshma. The film essentially spread the message of organic farming. The performances of Rashmik and Nithiin were loved by the masses.
From Jyothika for Ponmagal Vadhal, Keerthy Suresh for Penguin, Pooja Hegde for Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, Samantha Akkineni for Jaanu and Rashmika Mandanna for Bheeshma, who would you pick as the Best South Actress of 2020?
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