The resonance and charm of Bollywood managed to capture the hearts of people all over the world, and the South film industry (Tollywood, Kollywood, Mollywood) is no different. Many exotic looking actors and actresses that hogged the limelight in South India came to Bollywood and earned massive success and fan-following.
In this article, we will take a look at the list of South Indian film actresses who earned huge success and adulation in the Bollywood film industry.
Sridevi is an Indian actress who has appeared in films in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. She is recognized as the first female superstar in Bollywood films. Shree Amma Yanger Ayyapan was born in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, on August 13, 1963, to Ayappan and Rajeshwari. Her mother is a Telegite and her father is a Tamilian.
With the devotional film Thunaivan, Sridevi started her career as a child actress at the young age of four. In 1975, she made her Bollywood debut as a child actress in the film Julie. Sridevi made her acting debut in the film Solva Sawan in 1978, and since then she has had a string of hits like Himmatwala, Mawaali, Tohfa, Masterji, Karma.
Asin Thottumkal, better known by her stage name Asin, is a Bollywood actress and dancer. She began her career in the South Indian film industry and is now a Bollywood actor, having starred in Ghajini alongside Aamir Khan. She was born on October 26, 1985, in Kerala, and attended Naval Public School before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature.
Asin began her career in advertising by appearing in a commercial for a mobile phone business. She made her film debut at the age of 15, in Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka, a Malayalam film about a guy who returns to his village to claim his father’s land and the problems he encounters.
Jaya Prada is a well-known Indian politician and actress. Lalita Rani was born on April 3, 1958, in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, to Krishna Rao, a Telugu cinema financier, and Neelaveni. Her mother enrolled her in dance and music classes when she was little.
Jaya has appeared in films in Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Bengali, and Marathi, among others. She served as a member of the Rampur Member of Parliament from 2004 until 2014.
Genelia was one of the popular actresses in the Tollywood and Kollywood industry. She became immensely famous when he starred in Aamir Khan’s movie named A prominent actress in Telugu cinema, Genelia became hugely popular when she starred in Aamir Khan’s movie Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na. She won the hearts of the fans as she played the role of an adorable young girl dealing with love and college life. She became popular in Bollywood.