Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai are counted among Bollywood’s number one actresses. The have worked in more than one film of Hindi cinema. At the same time, famous actresses of the past, Hema Malini and Sridevi have also ruled Hindi cinema. Sridevi may have said goodbye to this world, but she is still considered the ‘first female superstar’ of Bollywood. Do you know that these actresses have started their acting career not from Hindi but from South Film Industry. Yes, some Kannada and some Tamil, but these actresses have made their debut in South films.
Priyanka Chopra was cast for Abbas Mastan’s romantic thriller film Hamraj after achieving the title Miss World. She was about to debut from this movie, but she did not do the film due to the lack of talk on the schedule from production. She made her acting debut in the Tamil film Thamizhan. This movie was released in 2002. Vijay also played an important role in this movie.
In Bollywood, famous actress Deepika Padukone, who did films like Bajirao Mastani, Chennai Express, Padmavat and Piku, made her acting debut in Kannada. She made her acting debut in the South 2006 film Aishwarya. In Hindi cinema, she stepped out with Shah Rukh Khan from the film ‘Om Shanti Om‘, which was released in 2007.
Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has acted in many big Bollywood films, but she made her debut in Mani Ratnam’s Tamil film Iruvar. This movie was released in 1997. Talking about Hindi debut, her first film was ‘Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya’, which was released in 1997 itself.
Hema Malini is famous in Bollywood as ‘Dream Girl‘. She has played many memorable characters in Hindi cinema. Speaking of acting in the field of acting, she started with the Tamil movie Ithu Sathiyam, which was released in 1962. She then played the main role in the Bollywood film Sapno Ke Saudagar.
The famous actress of the past, Sridevi was the number one heroine of Bollywood films, but she has also worked in South films. Awarded Padma Shri, Sridevi made her debut as a child artist in the Tamil movie Kandhan Karunai in 1967. Apart from Hindi and Tamil, she has also worked in Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada language movies. She died in Dubai in 2018.