8 Famous Movie Actresses Of South India Who Are Not Actually South Indians

Tollywood is as much famous between newbies as much as Bollywood. Right now, there are a lot of actresses in Bollywood who have already acted in many Telegu and Tamil movies. Unlike Bollywood film makers even though they cannot speak the language, the film makers there don’t mind the fact at all.

There are always many dubbing artists by their side. These actresses not only become famous in Tollywood but because of their talent and beauty, they often get recognized by big film makers in the Hindi film industry.

Here are some popular actresses from South India but are not actually from South India-

1. Taapsee Pannu

Before making a mark in Bollywood she was already a famous face in the South Indian film industry. Although she has acted in many Telegu films, she originally hails from Delhi.

2. Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal is a fresh face in Bollywood. She has not only many movies in the film industry but she is a big star in Tollywood. Kajal also did item numbers in many South films. She was born in Mumbai. 

3. Ileana D’Cruz

Like Kajal Aggarwal, she was also born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. However, instead of jumping to Bollywood, she did several big projects in the South Indian film industry. Now she has become an A-listed actress in Bollywood and her latest movie, Mubarakan also did a very good job at the box office.

4. Tamannaah Bhatia

The talented actress is a Punjabi girl and was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She made her acting debut in Bollywood movie Chand Sa Roshan Chehra in 2005.

5. Bhumika Chawla

She was born in a Punjabi family. After completing her education, she came to Mumbai to pursue her career. Bhumika did many Telegu films. She got her biggest break with ‘Tere Naam’ opposite Salman Khan.

6. Neha Sharma

She hails from Bhagalpur, Bihar. Neha is super talented and she has also done a course in fashion design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in New Delhi. She made her Tollywood debut with Chirutha in 2007 and entered in Bollywood with ‘Crook’ opposite Emraan Hashmi.

7. Genelia D’souza

Genelia was born in a Catholic Family in Mumbai on 5 August 1987. Apart from Bollywood, she has also appeared in many regional cinemas like Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Kannada.

8. Hansika Motwani

She was born in Mumbai and has also worked as a child actor in Hindi Tv serial, Shaka Laka Boom Boom, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand, and Bollywood film, Koi Mil Gaya.Her mother tongue is Sindhi and she is a Buddhist.

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