The charisma of film industry, Bollywood, 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
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's film career commenced with Tamil film Iruvar (1997), which was directed by Mani Ratnam.
In this film, Aishwarya worked opposite Mohanlal. Then in the same year, Aishwarya made her debut in Bollywood with Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya starring opposite Bobby Deol.
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. In 2002, Priyanka's first film Thamizah was released starring opposite Vijay. Then Priyanka made debut in Bollywood with Hero - A love story of Spy.
Deepika Padukone also has reached to Hollywood now. However, she also made debut in films with Kannada film Aishwarya in 2006. Then she made an explosive entry into Bollywood with Shah Rukh Khan's film Om Shanti Om.
4. Yami Gautam
Sanam Re and Kaabil fame actress 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 2012 released film Vicky Donor.
5. Kriti Sanon
Kriti Sanon is just two films old in Bollywood and her third film Raabta is going to release on 9th June. Her first film in Bollywood was Heropanti with co-star Tiger Shroff, but she also made debut with Telugu film 1- Nenokkadine starring opposite Mahesh Babu.