Bollywood is one of the biggest film industries in the world and there are a number of people who are associated with it. There are a number of actors and actresses who originally belong to Bollywood but have worked in regional films as well, especially South Indian movies. In fact, the South Indian film industry has been creating a few gems over the years and there has been the adaptation of these movies in the Bollywood film industry as well. Here we will have a look at a few such actresses who have acted in both Hindi as well as South Indian movies over the last few years and have won over the hearts of many in the process.
One of the prettiest actresses in Bollywood, the “Fair and Lovely” girl has acted in a number of South Indian movies. One such movie is Hero, which is a Malayalam movie, and where she acted opposite Prithviraj.
The fitness fanatic did a number of movies in the South Indian film industry since the inception of her acting career. She made her Telugu film debut with 1996’s Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya opposite superstar Venkatesh.
One of the newest addition to the roster of Bollywood beauties, Kriti Sanon has made her way from the South Indian film industry. She acted opposite one of the biggest superstars of the South Indian film industry, Mahesh Babu, in the Telugu movie Nenokkadine.
The desi girl, who showed the world her talent in the Hollywood web series “Quantico”, also did a few movies in the South Indian film industry. She did Tamil movie Thamizhan in 2002.
The former Miss Universe also acted in South Indian films. She acted in a lot of South Indian movies including Ratchagan which is 1997 Telugu movie. Sen also made a special appearance in the Tamil movie Mudhalvan.
A popular child artist, she began her adult film career in Telegu movies. She is now a superstar and has acted in blockbusters including Desamuduru, Kantri, Maska, etc.
The “Queen” of Bollywood has done a lot of movies in the Telegu film industry as well. Her notable movies include Dhaam Dhoom, which is a Tamil movie, and Ek Niranjan, which is a Telugu movie.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Originally from South India, she made it big in Bollywood. The Bachchan bahu has done a number of notable movies. including her debut film, Mani Ratnam’s Tamil masterpiece, Iruvar and other Tamil films such as Jeans and Kandukondain Kandukondain, which was released in 2000. She returned to Tamil cinema with Mani Ratnam’s Ravanan in 2010.
She acted in Premante Idera alongside Venkatesh and Kumarudu alongside Mahesh Babu.
The Bangalore girl made her film debut in the 2006 Kannada film Aishwarya.
She came to the scene in the South Indian movies such as Malliswari in which she performed the role of a royal princess opposite Venkatesh.
She has given some really good performances in South Indian movies, such as Urumi, which is a Malayalam movie.
She starred opposite superstar Rajnikant in Tamil film Lingaa. Her acting in that film earned her a lot of fame.
The Bong beauty has acted in the Telugu movie Takkari Donga and Tamil movie Sachin.
She has acted in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu movies such as Premaloka and Paruva Ragam both of which were by director Ravichandran.