Deepika Padukone, Shilpa Shetty, Priyanka Chopra and others are indeed a huge deal in B-Town and have had several memorable hits across the years. These heroines are icons when it comes to fashion and style and have a massive, loyal fan base. However, at some point in their careers, these sirens have all chosen to head South and be a part of South Indian films that have been extremely well received by the audience.
Let’s take a look at the top 5 actresses who have been a part of memorable projects and have turned up the heat down South.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – A South Indian by birth, Aishwarya has been a global influence when it comes to fashion and beauty. However, the actress kick started her career with a double role in the Tamil movie Iruvar. She was so loved by the audience that soon after, she was offered another similar role in the more popular Tamil movie, Jeans.
Preity Zinta – The bubbly star is well known and loved for her dimples and unmatchable cuteness. Preity, a well known Bollywood actress also ventured down south and acted opposite popular South Indian actors. She starred opposite Venkatesh in the movie Premante Idera and opposite Mahesh Babu in the movie Raja Kumarudu. She looked stunning in both films and obviously, everyone loved her!
Kangana Ranaut – Fashion queen, Kangana Ranaut has had her share at South Indian cinema. The ravishing beauty turned up the heat when she starred opposite Jayam Ravi in the Tamil movie Dhaam Dhoom and opposite Prabhas in the Telugu movie Ek Niranjan.
Deepika Padukone – This leading lady actually started her career with a South Indian film. She made her debut in acting with a Kannada film Aishwarya in the year 2006 and her next act down south was for the animated movie Kochadaiiyaan opposite Rajnikanth.
Shilpa Shetty – Before Shilpa Shetty charmed her way into the hearts of the Bollywood audience, the actress sizzled in the south. She has acted in quite a few Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films, both as a lead and cameo roles.