Many Bollywood heroines have made their debut in South Indian movies or worked in them. There are some very popular actresses who have worked in South Indian flicks that many people may not know of. This article will explore some of the these unexpected names.
#1 Priyanka Chopra
The first name that has to be mentioned in this list must be of Priyanka Chopra. Well everyone is aware how successful she is in Bollywood and more recently she has made her Hollywood debut and not failed to make her mark there as well. It is interesting to know that even Priyanka made her acting debut with a Tamil film like many other successful actresses of Bollywood. She was first seen on the big screen in a Tamil film Thamizhan in 2002 and also sang a song for the movie in Tamil.
#2 Deepika Padukone
Although Deepika Padukone is South Indian, it is not a common knowledge that she made her acting debut with a Kannada film Aishwarya in 2006. Next to Aiswarya, she also worked in a mega project of the South in an animated film opposite Rajnikant, called Koochadaiiyaan.
#3 Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta also won the hearts of the South Indian audience with her cute dimples by working in two movies there. In one called Raja Kumarudu, she starred opposite Mahesh Babu and in another movie called Premante Idera she was cast opposite Venkatesh.
#4 Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut has worked in many unique roles for Bollywood movies and performed brilliantly in all of them. But it is surprising and at the same time, she has also showcased her talent in South Indian cinema. She has acted opposite Prabhas in Tamil film Dham Dhoom.
#5 Bipasha Basu
This Bong actress was declared the Sex Goddess of Bollywood for the very first time. But it is unexpected that this model turned actress also sizzled the big screen down South in two movies, one Telugu movie opposite Mahesh Babu, called, Takkari Donga and one Tamil movie Sachein with Vijay and Genelia.
#6 Sonakshi Sinha
Recently with her acting skills and dancing abilities, Sonakshi has come in demand in the South film industry. After acting in Lingaa opposite superstar Rajnikant she is seriously thinking to give some more of her time to South films.
#7 Sushmita Sen
Yet another Bong beauty, Sushmita Sen, more famous as the very first Miss Universe from India, has also worked in South Indian movies. She first made a special appearance for a song in the movie Mudhalvan and then acted in a fully fledged role in Tamil movie, Ratchagan opposite Nagarjuna.
Here, we discussed some of the Bollywood actresses whose innings in South movies was less known to many of us. These heroines of Hindi movies are immensely talented and much appreciated in Bollywood and it is good to know that they have also entertained the audience in South India with their amazing talent and flawless performances.
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