List of South Indian film families

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There have been several families who have had three or more members have been involved in South Indian cinema in a variety of professions related to the industry. For actors who featured in predominantly Hindi films rather than South Indian films (i.e. Aishwarya Rai or Kajol; see List of Hindi film clans). Below is an incomplete list of families that have been involved in South Indian cinema.



Ahathian family[edit]

Ajith Kumar family[edit]

Akkineni family[edit]

Further information: ANR-Ramanaidu Family

Anandan family[edit]

Arunpandian family[edit]

  • C. Arunpandian, actor.
  • C. Duraipandian, director; brother of Arun Pandian.
  • Sundari Divya, costume designer; niece of Arun Pandian.
  • Kavitha Arunpandian, producer; daughter of Arun Pandian.
  • Yuva Krishna, actor; husband of Kavitha.

Azhagappan family[edit]


Balasubrahmanyam family[edit]

Bhagyaraj family[edit]

Bhanupriya family[edit]

Bharathiraja family[edit]


Chandrasekhar family[edit]

Chiranjeevi family[edit]

Cho Ramaswamy family[edit]

Choudary family[edit]


Daggubati Family[edit]

Further information: ANR-Ramanaidu Family

Deva family[edit]

Deve Gowda family[edit]


Fazil family[edit]


Ghattamaneni family[edit]

Gemini Ganesan family[edit]

Gowda family[edit]

  • K. C. N. Gowda, producer. (d. 2012)
  • K. C. N. Chandrasekhar, producer; son of KCN Gowda.
  • K. C. N. Mohan, producer; son of KCN Gowda.
    • Poornima Mohan, director; wife of K. C. N. Mohan.


Hunsur family[edit]


Ilaiyaraaja family[edit]


Jayabharathi family[edit]

Jayachitra family[edit]

  • Jayachitra, actress
  • Amresh Ganesh, actor and music composer; son of Jayachitra
  • Ammaji (Jayasree), actress; mother of Jayachitra

Jayadev family[edit]

  • Devayani, actress; daughter of Jayadev.
  • Nakul, actor; brother of Devayani.
  • Mayur, actor; brother of Devayani.

Jayaram family[edit]


Kamal Haasan family[edit]

Kamesh family[edit]

Karunanidhi family[edit]

Karunas family[edit]

Kasthuri Raja family[edit]

Kunchacko family[edit]

Koduri family[edit]

Komal Swaminathan family[edit]

Kovelamudi family[edit]

Krish family[edit]


Lokesh family[edit]


MGR Family[edit]

Madhavan family[edit]

Mammootty family[edit]

Manchu family[edit]

Mohan family[edit]

Mohanlal family[edit]

Murali family[edit]

Muthuraman family[edit]


Nagendra Rao family[edit]

Nagesh family[edit]

Nair family[edit]

Nair (Travancore) family[edit]

Nandamuri Family[edit]

Narayan family[edit]

Nassar family[edit]

Naval family[edit]

  • Simran, actress.
    • Deepak, actor; husband of Simran.
  • Monal, actress; sister of Simran (d. 2002)
  • Jyothi, actress; sister of Simran.


Parthiban family[edit]

Peethambaram family[edit]

Pinnisetty family[edit]

Pudipeddi family[edit]


Radha family[edit]

Rahman family[edit]

Rajasekhar family[edit]

Rajendar family[edit]

Rajendra Babu family[edit]

Rajinikanth family[edit]

Rajkumar Family[edit]

Rao family[edit]

Reddy, G. K. family[edit]

Rathnam family[edit]

Ravichandran family[edit]


Sameera Reddy's family[edit]

Sarja family[edit]

Sasi family[edit]

Sathyaraj family[edit]

Satyanarayana family[edit]

Sekhar family[edit]

Siddalingiah family[edit]

Sivaji Ganesan family[edit]

Sivakumar family[edit]

Singh Babu family[edit]

Sreenivasan family[edit]

Srinivasan family[edit]

SS Rajendran family[edit]

Subramanyam family[edit]

Sukumaran family[edit]

Sundar family[edit]

Sundaram family[edit]

Suresh family[edit]


Thiagarajan family[edit]

Thoogudeepa family[edit]


Vairamuthu family[edit]

Vasudevan family[edit]

Veeraswamy family[edit]

Vijayakanth family[edit]

Vijayakumar family[edit]

Vishnuvardhan family[edit]

Vyjayanthimala family[edit]