In 2007, Deepika Padukone, draped in what can solely be described because the brightest rani pink ensemble, walked the crimson carpet in Om Shanti Om, and instantaneously turned the largest Hindi debut star of the 12 months. However little do Bollywood followers know that Om Shanti Om wasn’t the actor’s first huge display screen outing. Deepika Padukone marked her stellar debut, a 12 months in the past, in Aishwarya. The Kannada movie, directed by Indrajit Lankesh, featured her alongside Upendra Rao and Daisy Bopanna. The movie is on the market to stream at no cost on Disney+ Hotstar. We all know you’re going to watch it. You’re welcome.
Apparently, Deepika Padukone isn’t the one actor who’s made her presence felt within the South after which moved to mainstream Hindi cinema. Beneath, check out 4 actors who marked their huge display screen debut with South Indian movies earlier than coming to Bollywood.
Deepika Padukone to Priyanka Chopra Jonas, these actors marked their huge display screen debut with South Indian movies earlier than coming to Bollywood
1. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
In 1994, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was topped Miss World. Publish this, she began receiving many movie affords, and finally settled on Mania Ratnam’s 1997 Tamil movie, Iruvar as her debut manufacturing. In the identical 12 months, she was additionally seen in Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya, alongside Bobby Deol.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Iruvar
2. Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Priyanka Chopra Jonas’s cinematic journey started from Thamizhan in 2002. The Tamil motion movie starred her reverse Vijay within the lead roles. The film was an enormous field workplace hit. In 2003, the actor forayed into Bollywood with a small function in The Hero: Love Story of a Spy and Andaaz, for which she additionally received the Filmfare Award for Finest Feminine Debut.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas in Thamizhan
3. Kriti Sanon
1: Nenokkadine (2014)
In 2014, Kriti Sanon made a splash in not simply Bollywood with Heropanti, but additionally in Tollywood with 1: Nenokkadine. The latter is her debut movie. She performs the function of a journalist within the flick, led by Mahesh Babu, who essays the function of Gautham, a rock musician who’s looking for his dad and mom’ killer.
Kriti Sanon in 1: Nenokkadine
4. Disha Patani
Earlier than starring in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016), Disha Patani made her first huge display screen outing in Puri Jagannadh’s Idler. It’s an motion drama flick that includes Varun Tej within the lead function.
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