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South-Indian Actors In Bollywood Movies

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Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 14:02 [IST]

There are many South-Indian beauties who have made their mark in the Bollywood as well. While Bollywood is one of the biggest industries in the world, a lot of celebrities desire to enter the tinsel town and build their career further. However, not all celebrities are lucky enough to make their name in the very competitive Bollywood industry.

However, there are some talented South Indian actors who have made it big in Bollywood as well. From the gorgeous South-Indian beauties to the rough and tough men, some celebrities from different parts of South India have got in identity in Bollywood as well.

There are many South-Indian actresses who have taken Bollywood by storm. For example, Genelia D'Souza is one of the South-Indian actresses who entered Bollywood and worked in Hindi films like Masti and Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. Similarly, a line of South-Indian actors have made their mark in Bollywood.

For example, Asin is one of the actresses who has worked in many Bollywood films, thanks to her acting in Ghajini Tamil which gave her an entry to the Bollywood. Since then, Asin has worked with Aamir Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar in hit films like Ghajini Hindi and Ready.

Even handsome South-Indian actors like Rana Daggubati entered Bollywood with a power packed performance in the film, Dum Maaro Dum. R Madhavan is another classic example of a talented contemporaries who has taken Bollywood by storm.

Here are some of the talented and gorgeous South-Indian actors who have worked in the Hindi films.

South-Indian Actors Who Are In Bollywood:

Asin

Asin made her mark in Bollywood with her very debut film, Ghajini where she starred opposite Aamir Khan. Asin worked in other movies like London Dreams, Ready, 'Housefull 2' and 'Bol Bachchan' with big banners.

R. Madhavan

Madhavan made his Bollywood entry with Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein' in the year 2001. Since then he has been acting in both Bollywood and South-Indian films. He has acted in hit films like, 'Rang De Basanti', '3 Idiots' and 'Tanu Weds Manu'.

Illeana D'Cruz

The cute South-Indian beauty is also in Bollywood now. With her blockbuster hit debut, Barfi!, Illeana who is one of the leading female stars in the Telugu film industry is now also working in Bollywood projects.

Rana Daggubati

The handsome Rana made his remarkable debut in Dum Maaro Dum which starred Abhishek Bachchan and Bipasha Basu as well.

Shruti Hassan

The stylish and gorgeous South-Indian actress has also worked in Bollywood movies like Luck, Dil Toh Bacha Hai Ji and D Day.

Genelia D'Souza

Genelia had entered Bollywood with 'Tujhe Meri Kasam' which was a major flop. Genelia acted in some side roles like wife in Masti. She focused much on South-Indian movies then. However, she got her big break in Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na which was a superhit.

Trisha Krishnan

The Southern siren Trisha is well known in Tamil and Telugu films. She made her Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar in Khatta Meetha.

Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal got her break in Singham where she worked with Ajay Devgn. Then she was seen in Special 26 opposite Akshay Kumar.

Dhanush

Dhanush won many awards and compliments for his brilliant acting skills which was seen in his debut film, Raanjhnaa.

Surya

The rough and tough Tamil actor has also worked in Bollywood. He made his debut with Rakta Charitra.

Siddharth

The actor, producer and playback singer has also worked in a couple of Bollywood films.

Ram Charan

The handsome South-Indian actor recently made his Bollywood debut with Zanjeer.

Rajinikanth

The superstar of South has also made his mark in Bollywood.

Prithviraj Sukumaran

Prithviraj has worked in many South Indian films, but the Malyalam actor made his Bollywood debut opposite Rani Mukerji in Aiyyaa.

Chiranjeevi

Chiranjeevi worked primarily in Telugu cinema, including Tamil, Kannada and gradually entered Hindi film industry, Bollywood with films like Aaj Ka Goonda Raj, The Gentleman, Pratibandh.

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Story first published:  Monday, May 12, 2014, 20:42 [IST]
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