Bollywood has always welcomed the talented South Indian stars who have wanted to establish their foot in the industry with open arms. Sri Devi, Vidhya Balan, Hema Malini, etc. are some of the well-known South Indian actresses who have made it big in Bollywood. Have a look at the new pool of today’s South Indian talents who have made an impact in the industry or struggling to do so.
1. Ileana D’Cruz
Stunning face of Telugu movies, Ileana has made her strong image in the Bollywood with her beautiful smile and innocent look. In her first debut, she got a chance to work in a blockbuster movie “Barfi” with leading star cast Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. Ileana played well in other movies like Phata Poster Nikala Hero, Main Tera Hero, etc. and still waiting for more Bollywood movies.
The lead actress of super blockbuster movie Bahubali, Tamannah has worked in a number of Tamil and Telugu films and grab huge appreciation from his fans for his acting talent. She debuted in Bollywood in 2014 paired opposite Ajay Devgan in Himmatwala. After that, she also got a chance to work in other Bollywood movies like Humshakals and Entertainment.
She made a great comeback from Tollywood by hitting the Bollywood with the super hit movie Singham. Again she gave a hit movie by playing well in the movie Special 26 with Akshay Kumar. Kajal is known very well as to how to make her position in Bollywood.
4. R. Madhavan
A dashing actor who snatch the hearts of girls with his innocence and marvelous smile. With the hit movies like Rehna Hai Tera Dil Mein, Madhavan started his career in Bollywood. He worked in various movies in which Tanu Weds Manu, 3 Idiots, Tanu Weds Manu Returns are blockbusters.
How can we forget Asin who make a debut in Bollywood with the remake of Tamil blockbuster – Ghajini. She got a chance to act with Amir Khan in her first Bollywood film and after that she worked in a lot of renowned movies like Ready, London Deams, Houseful 2, etc. and made a strong image for herself in the industry.
Dhanush who enter in Bollywood with a bang with his debut film “Raanjhanaa” and prove himself with his mind blowing performance. He wins the heart of fans with his acting talent and make a special space for himself in the industry. He also worked in Shamitabh with the millennium star Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.
7. Taapsee Pannu
After working in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu movies, Taapsee finally made her mind to tap in the Bollywood. In 2013, she got a break in the movie “Chasme Baddor” but this role not could not do justice with her. Next, she was seen in the “Baby” movie where she has done some action scenes for few minutes. We hope she will receive a good role for her successful career in Bollywood.
8. Prakash Raj
Parkash Raj is mainly an actor, producer, director and television presenter of South Indian film industry. He tried his luck in Bollywood industry and highly appreciated for his mindblowing performances. He worked in well-known movies such as Dabanng 2, Khakee, Singham, Wanted, etc.
9. Shruti Hassan
Shruti Hassan is a daughter of famous South Indian actor Kamal Hassan. She is a successful actress of Tamil and Telugu movies but she was not able to meet the expectations of audiences in her Bollywood debut film “Luck.” After that she has done films like Ramaya Vastavaiya, Gabbar, etc. but she has to work hard to make her especial image in the industry.
10. Shreya Sharan
Shreya has acted in various South Indian movies in different languages like Telugu, Malayam, Kannada and Tamil. Now, she step into Bollywood with her first Hindi movie Awarapan, and got fame with Drishyam. In Drishyam, Shreya is paired opposite leading actor Ajay Devgan. She is appreciate in the movie for her innocent look and brilliant acting.