The charisma of Bollywood film industry has always attracted the south cinema actors. The popularity of Bollywood has reached the global level and actors from across the country dream of being associated with Bollywood.
With the time many actresses from the south have tried their luck in Bollywood. When Bollywood enjoy its share of fame, South Indian film industry has also massive fan following prompting many actors to work for it.
Many Bollywood actors and actress, who have a successful career in Bollywood, have gone down the south lane to earn to try their luck. Some popular actresses even began their career in South films but now they are very renowned names in Bollywood.
Here are five top Bollywood actresses who started their career from the south film industry:
1. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Film career of Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s commenced with Tamil film “Iruvar” (1997), which was directed by Mani Ratnam.
Aishwarya worked opposite Mohanlal in this film. Aishwarya made her debut in Bollywood with “Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya” starring opposite Bobby Deol in the same year.
2. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra has become an international star and recently her Hollywood debut film “Baywatch” has released. But you will get shocked to know that Priyanka kicked off her career from the south film industry. Priyanka’s first film “Thamizah” was released starring opposite Vijay in 2002. In Bollywood with “Hero – A Love Story of a Spy” she made her debut in Bollywood.
3. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone also has reached to Hollywood now. However, in 2006, she also made debut in films with Kannada films Aishwarya. With Shah Rukh Khan’s film “Om Shanti Om”, she made an explosive entry into Bollywood.
4. Yami Gautam
Fame actress of “Sanam Re” and “Kaabil” Yami Gautam is also the find of South film industry as she made her debut with Kannada film “Ullasa Utsaha”. After this, she was seen in the film “Vicky Donor” released in 2012.
5. Kriti Sanon
Kriti Sanon has just played toe films in Bollywood and her third film “Raabta” is going to release on 9th June. “Heropanti” was her first film in Bollywood with co-star Tiger Shroff, but she also made debut with Telugu film 1- “Nenokkadine” starring opposite Mahesh Babu.