In this age of social media where everyone and anyone can get viral overnight and become an internet sensation. There are so many girls and influencers that have become the crush of millions of Indians.

Still, people are curious to know who the female national crush of India is. It’s quite difficult to come up with just one name. Hence, we have created a list of 10 names of females who have gained everyone’s attention. Now this list is not based on who is most successful but on who has stolen the heart of the nation.

So, let us have a look at the Divas who are setting the nation on fire and have secured a place in the list of the top 10. 

1. Rashmika Mandanaa

Why is Rashmika Mandanaa the national crush of India? The reason is her cute smile and a charming personality full of elegance.

Everyone has watched Pushpa: The Rise, which was one of the most successful movies of this year and created a lot of buzz and hype. Expect Allu Arjun; Rashmika stole the show completely with her performance as Srivalli.

Thus, Rashmika Mandana becomes overnight the nation’s favorite, and no one can take their eyes off this Srivalli. She has a smile to die for, and her dimple makes her even more charming. Rashmika is known to have an expressive face with sharp features.

Rashmika Mandhana in Chalo Movie

She played the role of a rural girl, and her simplicity took everyone’s heart away. Moreover, her social media followers have grown significantly. Rashmika initially worked in the South Indian industry, and now she has made her way into Bollywood as well.

Now she is working with some of the biggest names in the Hindi film industry, such as Amitabh Bachan. She has an amazing career ahead of her, and she will continue to rule our hearts for a long time.

2. Kiara Advani

There is no doubt that Bollywood actresses are beautiful on-screen and off-screen. However, Kiara Advani has something special about her; she is followed by the paparazzi everywhere.

From her airport looks to a red carpet look, she is winning hearts everywhere. Kiara entered the world of Bollywood with the movie Fugly but got noticed in the movie MS Dhoni: The untold story.

kiara Advani in kabir singh movie

After that, she has given many hits at the box office. Whether it is her personal life or professional, she is currently the talk of the town. After her appearance in Kabir Singh as Preeti, she became every guy’s dream. And she enjoys the second place on our list of the top female national crush of Indian people. 

Her sweet and simple portrayal of the character added so much to the story. Making her B-towns one of the most admired actresses. Every time Kiara steps out, she makes a fresh fashion statement.

Moreover, millions of people envy Siddharth Malhotra as he is the lucky one who tied the knot with Kiara Advani and their wedding images made highlights. 

3. Samantha Ruth Prabhu

The Oo Antava girl is one of the most desired women in the nation. Her sensual moves in the song have made Samantha a nationwide sensation ruling millions of hearts. It is one of the most-played videos on youtube in India.

She is one of the few South Indian celebrities to be invited to the recent season of Koffee with Karan. Even on that episode, Karan revealed that in a survey, she was voted as the number one actress in India, leaving behind big Bollywood names like Deepika and Katrina.

Samantha Ruth Prabhu in Seethamma Vaakitlo Sirimalle Chettu movie

Samatha is also crowned as the Most Popular Female Star of India. The list of her achievements is endless, and according to the rumors, she is about to make her big Bollywood debut alongside box office king Akshay Kumar.

This South Indian beauty is much more than just a beautiful face. Samantha has won numerous awards for her brilliant contribution to the cinema. Samatha’s popularity on social media is on the rise, and she has come a long way. There is no looking back for her, and I bet she is here to stay!

4. Disha Patani

There is no brainer when it comes to India’s national crush we cannot miss mentioning Disha Patani. The Cadbury girl won millions of hearts with her simple simplicity and charming smile.

The first appearance that got her in the talking was when she was featured in a Cadbury commercial for a few seconds. Within a few seconds, she made an impact on the viewers and went viral all over the internet and social media platforms.

Disha Patani in MS Dhoni The Untold Story Movie

Disha is the perfect combination of sweet and sexy. Moreover, she has an athletic body for which she really works hard, and it clearly shows. She often posts her vacation looks and even her workout videos on Instagram, which has millions of likes.

Men go gaga! Whenever she posts a new picture on Instagram. She made her debut with MS Dhoni: the untold story, and even in that movie, she was able to capture hearts. Moreover, her sizzling song with Salman Khan also made men feel weak on their knees. We must say Tiger is one lucky man.

Disha has made a special place for herself in the entertainment world with her hard work. And her fans appreciate her transformation since her first audition video from earlier time went viral.

5. Sai Pallavi

Another South Indian beauty on the list is Sai Pallavi. Her naturally curly hair, magical smile, and simplicity make her the perfect Indian beauty. Sai Pallavi is one of the most popular actresses in the South Indian industry. And her unique personality places her among Indian personality who are national crush. 

Sai Pallavi in Saranga Dariya Movie

Sai got much-deserved recognition after her movie Premam which was released in the year 2015. Since then, she has been stealing hearts and ruling the South Indian film industry.

Sai Pallavi learned Malayalam, especially to be part of the South Indian film industry, and this shows her dedication. Fans are always looking for her upcoming performances last she was seen opposite Naga Chaitanya in Love Story. Next, she will be seen in a women-centric movie in a no-glam avatar.

6. Priya Parkash Varrier

The girl who winked her way to fame and popularity. Priya Parkash Varrier became an overnight sensation after a clip from her debut movie Oru Adaar Love became viral. She was trending and flooded on every social media platform.

Priya Prakash Varrier in Oru Adaar Love

The Guys went crazy over that video of hers. In that video, Priya shoots a kiss at a boy with her expression, and the whole nation goes GAGA! 

After that clip went viral, many girls tried to copy that trend. However, no one can match her expression. After that, she got offers for many movies and is always trending on Instagram.

7. Smriti Mandhana

Beauty is not just limited to actresses and the acting profession. Smriti Mandhana is breaking stereotypes she is a perfect example of beauty with brains. She is a young cricketer with excellent skills and a gorgeous personality.

Smriti Mandhana
Source: Instagram

Even during a heated and exhausting cricket match, Smriti manages to look effortless and make people wait for her turn. People recognized her during ICC Women’s World Cup. Since then, she made her place on the list of the top national crushes of the Indian people. 

Smriti is truly talented and blessed with a charming personality. Even if you are interested in sports or not, you cannot miss watching Smiriti playing. She is also the face of many brands and commercials because of her mesmerizing beauty. Recently, she extended her contract with Baseline Ventures, a sports marketing agency. 

8. Sonam Bajwa

It’s her world, and we all are just living in it. Sonam Bajwa is a name that needs no introduction she is not only a queen of the Punjabi industry but also a worldwide internet sensation. Sonam is a vision to behold, and her glamorous reels are always trending on social media.

Sonam Bajwa in Carry On Jatta 3 Movie

She makes guys weak in the knees, and her sizzling photoshoots make every guy drool. Moreover, she keeps her looks very subtle yet attractive. Soman knows how to impress the fashion police, she is acing every look and making the internet go crazy with her reels and photo shoots.

More than just being a pretty face, she is also a talented actress and has also appeared in Bollywood songs. From looking sweet and simple in a salwar kameez to rocking a sizzling hot body suit, Sonam knows how to carry herself.

Sonam is a dream for every guy with her magical personality, she has a long way to go! Regarding her film career, the actress feels pride in working in the Punjabi film industry and she doesn’t want to leave it for a mediocre role in any Hindi film. 

9. Nora Fatehi

The Saki Saki girl is exceptionally talented and an absolute fashionista. Whether it’s social media, reality shows, or movies, Nora is omnipresent and making guys skip a heartbeat with her sensual moves and sizzling looks. 

Nora Fatehi in Thank God Movie

She began from nothing and paved her own path to success. Nora started her career with Telugu and Tamil movies when she knew nothing about the film industry. She faced a lot of rejections, and yet she never gave up.

After working on herself, this Canadian beauty became popular after appearing in songs like Saki Saki, Haye Garmi, and her recent success Manike. Where ever she goes, cameras follow her, and she has made our nation proud by representing us on many international platforms.

Nora is known for her killer dance moves and has a massive fan following on social media. From being a background dancer to now ruling the world of dance, she has come a long way! Not just this, she has become the national crush as almost every Indian loves her from the heart. 

10. Shirley Setia

Lovely is an understatement for Shirley Setia. She is a singer by profession and started as a YouTuber. However, her innocent face and mesmerizing voice help her gain popularity. Shirley started her journey on youtube, and now she is a professional singer who has sung for many famous actresses.

Shirley Setia in Koi Vi Nahi Song

Shirley was just 24 years old when her youtube channel got recognized. Moreover, she stepped into the big world of Bollywood with Nikamma. She has a massive male fan base, and Shirley also performed at many concerts and events. 

The crowd went crazy just to get a glimpse of Shirley. With her magical voice and cute face, she is winning hearts all over the world.


So, this is the list of the top 10 women who became the national crush among the Indian people. Given their booming social media following, they have made a special place in people’s hearts. And it has also helped her gain new offers and opportunities in the professional space.

I hope you liked the article. I will update the list with more names as I come to know more about this. Until then, keep reading BOTY to get insights about the entertainment world.

First Published on: 15:39 pm - 27, Jun 2023
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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