Famous Bollywood actors who acted in South films

There are some Bollywood actors you wouldn’t even believe that they acted in South films..

1) Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor started his career in a Telugu film. He also acted in a Kannada film called ‘Pallavi Anu Pallavi’ directed by Mani Ratnam. Surprising ain’t it?

2) Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar’s film ‘Ashaant’ was also made in Kannada as ‘Vishnu Vijaya’. While the Hindi version was a flop, the Kannada version was a hit.

3) Nana Patekar
Nana Patekar acted in the Tamil film ‘Bommalattam’ as one of the leads. His performance got a lot of rave reviews.

4) Jackie Shroff
Jackie Shroff also acted in various South films such as Aaranya Kaadam, Shakti, Platform No.1, Panjaa, Anna Bond and recently Kochadaiyyan.

5) Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan also made appearances as himself in few South Movies such as Amrithadhare, Amrutha Varsham and Manam. He also acted in the Malayalam film ‘Kandahar’ along with Mohanlal.

6) Amol Palekar
Amol Palekar initially worked in South films such as Olangal.

7) Sunil Shetty
Sunil Shetty despite being a South Indian acted in a Tamil film ’12B’. He also made special appearances in Malayalam films such as ‘Kakkakuyil’.

8) Manoj Bajpayee
Manoj Bajpayee also acted in various South films such as Prema Kadha, Happy, Komaram Puli, Vedam etc. in Telugu and Samar and more recently Anjaan in Tamil.

9) Sharat Saxena
Sharat Saxena also acted in various South films such as ‘Mutha Mestri’, ‘Kilukkam’,’Simhadri’ etc.

10) Juhi Chawla
Juhi Chawla also worked in few South films such as ‘Premaloka’,’Paruva Raagam’, ‘Ranadheera’, ‘Nattaku Oru Nallavan’, ‘Shanti Kranti’ etc.

11) Lara Dutta
Lara Dutta acted in a Tamil film called ‘Arasatchi’ along with Arjun. She also reprised her character in the Tamil version of ‘David’.

12) Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon acted in few South movies such as ‘Ratha Sarathi’, ‘Bangara Bullodu’, ‘Sadhu’, ‘Upendra’, ‘Aalavandhan’ etc.

13) Rani Mukerji
Rani Mukerji acted in ‘Hey Ram’ along with Kamal Hassan. It was a bilingual film.

14) Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan the King of Bollywood also acted in ‘Hey Ram’.

15) Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala acted in various South films such as ‘Indian’, ‘Mudhalvan’, ‘Bombay’, ‘Baba’, ‘Aalavandhan’, ‘Mumbai Express’, ‘Mappillai etc.

16) Paresh Rawal
Paresh Rawal who is a comedian in Hindi films, normally played villain roles in Telugu films such as ‘Shankar Dada MBBS’, ‘Kshana Kshanam’, ‘Money Money’ etc.

17) Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif acted in few South films such as ‘Malliswari’, ‘Allari Pigadu’ (both Telugu) and ‘Balram vs.Tharadas’ (Malayalam).

18) Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone made her debut in a Kannada film called ‘Aishwarya’. She recently acted in a Tamil film ‘Kochadaiyyan’ along with Rajnikanth.

19) Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut acted in a Tamil film ‘Dhaam Dhoom’ and also a Telugu film ‘Ek Niranjan’.

20) Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi Sinha recently made her Tamil debut in ‘Lingaa’ opposite Rajnikanth.

21) Danny Denzongpa
Danny acted in the Tamil film ‘Enthiran’

22) Saurabh Shukla
Saurabh Shukla acted in few South films such as ‘Mumbai Express’, ‘Alladi Bolladu’, ‘Anniyan’, ‘Care of Footpath’, ‘David’ etc.

23) Ashish Vidyarthi
Ashish Vidyarthi acted in various South films such as ‘Azhagiya Tamizh Magan’, ‘Ghilli’, ‘Mappillai’, ‘Kandhaswamy’ and many more.

24) Kajol
Kajol acted in the Tamil film ‘Minsara Kanavu’.

25) Tabu
Tabu acted in various South films such as ‘Kadhal Desam’, ‘Kandukondein Kandukondein’, ‘Snegithiye’ etc.

26) Anupam Kher
Anupam Kher acted in few South movies such as ‘Little John’, ‘Kuttrapathirikai’, ‘Pranayam; etc.

27) Dimple Kapadia
Dimple Kapadia acted in a Tamil film ‘Vikram’ and Malayalam film ‘Bombay Mittayi’.

28) Atul Kulkarni
Atul Kulkarni acted in various South films such as ‘Hey Ram,’Run,’Kedi,’Padikathavan’ etc.

29) Neil Nitin Mukesh
Neil Nitin Mukesh recently acted in the Tamil film ‘Kaththi’.

30) Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty acted in the Tamil film ‘Mr.Romeo’ opposite Prabhudeva, and in various Telugu and Kanada films such as ‘Azad’, ‘Sahasa Veerudu Saagara Kanya’, ‘Preethsod Thapa’ etc.

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2 Comments

  1. Apparently, Mughal-e-azam was also a bilingual in Hindi and Tamil.. It was actually planned to be a tri-lingual in English too.. After the Tamil version flopped they dropped the English version..

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