Thira is the only main stream women centric movie of the year. Guess what? Vineeth Sreenivasan has written the script with Shobana in mind and Shobana has made an outstanding comeback to the cinemas with her powerful performance as an activist in Thira. Also Shobana itself is expected to lead in the sequels of Thira.
2) SWATI REDDY
Swati Reddy is one of the elements that can never be forgotten from the movie Amen, for her bold performance. Such was the credibility and sense of exuberance she lent to the character "Shoshanna" that will probably rule our consciousness for years to come. Only a true talent like Swati could, in spite of being an outsider to Kerala's culture, or for that fact, to the intricacies of mid-Travancore Christians, absorb and convey the quintessence of her role as Shoshanna. And, that she held her ground opposite the phenomenal actor Fahadh Fasil is indeed a litmus test of her screen presence and acting skills. Read More. She equally impresses in North 24 Katham also along with Fahadh Fasil.
3) SHWETA MENON
Shweta Menon was in the headlines when reports came about her delivery being filmed for the film Kalimannu. Though the movie was lazily written, Shwetha Menon gave her soul and heart to the film with an amazing boldness. The original scenes in the movie showing her real pain, feelings and love while giving birth to her own daughter is absolutely riveting. Those moments in the movie Kalimannu will leave you moist eyed.
4) RIMA KALLINGAL
Rima Kallingal has acted in a total of six films in 2013 alone including Kammath and Kammath, Natholi Oru Cheriya Meenalla, August Club, Zachariyayude Garabinikal, Escape from Uganda and lately Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal. In another women centric movie of the year, August Club, Rima has once again proved to carry on any kind of roles. In Zachariyayude Garabinikal also, Rima kallingal gives a first rate performance as the muslim nurse fathima.In the movie Ezhu Sundara Rathrikal, Rima Kallingal as Siri has yet another good performance in her career.
5) ANDREA JEREMIAH
Andrea Jeremiah comes as fifth in our list of best actresses for her acting in Annayum Rasoolum against Fahad Fazil. Andrea Jerermiah is silent in the most part of movie but comes in to her own towards the end of this realistic movie. Andrea Jeremiah has perfectly get on to this mysterious character Anna.