Bollywood is one of the biggest film industries which attract stars from various film industries. As it is the biggest money spinner film industry naturally our South Indian actresses who gained fame in Tamil or Telugu movies are trying their luck in Bollywood as well. Below is the list of few south Indian actresses who entered Bollywood industry.
The stunning actress made her film debut in the Telugu with Yuvakudu (2000) and the she even worked Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Bhojpuri and Punjabi films as well. Bhumika earned praises in Bollywood debut film Tere Naam opposite Salman Khan and even worked in various films but her luck did not work in Bollywood.
Asin has won many prestigious awards for her film in Tamil and Telugu. The actress made her Bollywood debut movie 'Ghajini' opposite Aamir Khan and she even won awards for the film. She worked in films like London Dreams, Ready, Housefull 2, Bol Bachchan, Khiladi 786 and All Is Well but she could not make a mark in Bollywood. The actress recently got married to Micromax tycoon Rahul Sharma.
Shruti Hassan is one of the top leading actresses in Telugu and she made her Bollywood debut with 'Luck' in 2009. The actress was also seen in films like Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Ji, Gabbar is Back, Rocky Handsome, Welcome Back, Yaara and so on but she was not recognised well in the industry.
Shriya Saran once ruled Tamil and Telugu film industries, she made her debut with the Bollywood film Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003. She has acted in many Hindi films but they did not work at the box office. Recently she was seen in the movie Drishyam opposite Ajay Devgan and the film did a good business.
Tamannah is very popular in Telugu and Tamil films but her Bollywood career did not work well. The actress made her Bollywood debut with the 2005 film Chand Sa Roshan Chehra and her film like Himmatwala, Humshakals and Entertainment failed at the box office.
Trisha made her mark in Tamil and Telugu films and gained huge popularity but her career in Bollywood did not work. She made her Bollywood debut in Khatta Meetha opposite Akshay Kumar but the film became a box office failure and it seems she has no future in Bollywood.
Ileana is one of the top most actresses in the Telugu film industry, she made her Bollywood entry with Anurag Basu's super hit film 'Barfi'. She worked in various bollywood films like Phata Poster Nikhla Hero, Main Tera Hero and Happy Ending. Let’s guess at least she will make her mark in Bollywood.
Genelia once ruled the Telugu film industry and she made her Bollywood entry in 2003 in 'Tujhe Meri Kasam' which failed at the box office. She later tasted the success in Bollywood with the film 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' in 2008 and her career was running successfully.
Kajal is one of the popular actresses in Telugu and Tamil films and she made her Bollywood entry in 2004 in film ‘Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na’. The actress tasted the success in Bollywood with her comeback film Singham in 2011 and later worked in Special 26 in 2013 opposite Akshay Kumar which is a box office success film.