Did You Know That Deepika Isn’t The Only Bollywood Actress Who Acted In South Films?

Bollywood actresses have always impressed us with their beauty and talent. They have received top honors owing to their sheer dedication to the craft and long struggle in the industry. But did you know that these Bollywood actresses have also tried their luck in the South Film Industries?

Yes, Deepika Padukone is not the only actress who has worked in a South film. You won’t believe which other Bollywood beauty has been a part of South cinema and opposite whom!

Priyanka Chopra

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Before she became the global star, Pee Cee acted in a Tamil film titled Tamizhan opposite Ilayathalapathy Vijay in 2002. Let’s hope the desi girl takes some time-off to do a South Indian movie again.

Katrina Kaif

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Kat, who may have struggled to learn Hindi, did not let ignorance stop her from acting in other Indian language movies like Telugu and Malayalam. She starred alongside Malayalam actor Mammootty in Balram vs Tharadas (2006), opposite Victory Venkatesh in Malliswari (2004), and opposite Nandamuri Balakrishna in Allari Pidugu (2005).

Preity Zinta

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The bubbly actress acted in two Tollywood films – Raja Kumarudu (1999) alongside Mahesh Babu, and Premante Idera (1998) alongside Victory Venkatesh.
On a side note: Victory Venkatesh aka Venky seemed like the go-to choice for most Bollywood actresses in South films.

Kangana Ranaut

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Even the Queen of Bollywood did one Tamil film in 2008 opposite Jayam Ravi titled Dhaam Dhoom, and a Telugu film, Ek Niranjan, in 2009 opposite Prabhas.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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The world beauty made her debut into the film world with the controversial Mani Ratnam movie titled Iruvar (1997) opposite Mohanlal. She later acted in the much popular Jeans, Kandukondain Kandukondain, Raavanan, and Enthiran. Having been part of so many popular blockbuster South films, we wonder when she will sign her next film down South.

Bipasha Basu

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This may come as a surprise to you but Bips acted in two South Indian films. In 2002, she starred opposite Mahesh Babu in the Telugu film Takkari Donga, and in 2005, she was in the Tamil film Sachein opposite Vijay.

Sonakshi Sinha

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The Dabangg girl starred in the 2014 film Lingaa opposite Thalaiva and other South superstars like Anushka Shetty and Jagapathi Babu.

We hope these beauties do some more South films in the near future.

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