10 LEADING TELUGU HEROINES FROM OTHER STATES
Language is not necessary for the entertainment industry. Many stars have made it big in other languages and are celebrated for years. Here are some top heroines from the Telugu industry who are from other states.
Samantha was born and brought up in Chennai. She debuted in Telugu with Ye Maaya Chesave featuring Naga Chaitanya in the lead role, directed by Gautham Menon. She grabbed the Best Debut Actress award from Filmfare and Nandi Award for Ye Maaya Chesave. Sam has Shakuntalam, a multilingual film and Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal, a Tamil film. Sam makes her debut in a web series, The Family Man Season 2. She also hosted a web show in Aha, Sam Jam.
Shriya Saran made her debut in Telugu with Ishtam, featuring Charan Dodla. Shriya is born and brought up in Haridwar. Shriya had played in almost all the south Indian languages and Hindi. She has Gamanam and RRR in Telugu and Tadka in Hindi and Sandakari and “Naragasooran” in Tamil for release.
Kajal is born and brought up in Mumbai. She made her debut in Telugu with Nandamuri Kalyan Ram in Lakshmi Kalyanam. We can see her next in Telugu in “Mosagallu” and “Acharya.” Besides this, she has 4 Tamil films and a Hindi film.
Rakul was born and raised in New Delhi. She made her debut in Telugu with Keratam. In 2021, she has a Telugu film on her hands for release. She has 4 Hindi films and a couple of Tamil films.
Shruti was born in Chennai and raised in Mumbai. She made her Telugu debut with Anaganaga O Dheerudu opposite Siddharth Suryanarayan. Shruti's next Telugu movies are Vakeel Saab with Pawan Kalyan and “Salaar” with “Prabhas.” She also has “Laabam” in Tamil with Vijay Sethupathi.
Anushka was born and brought up in Mangalore. She made her debut in Telugu with Akkineni Nagarjuna in Super. Her women-centric films grabbed the attention of the audience and earned her name and fame. Anushka was last seen in “Nishabdham” with “R Madhavan.”
Tamannaah is from Mumbai. She made her debut in Telugu in Sri with Manchu Manoj. After a guest appearance in Sarileru Neekevvaru in 2020, Tamannaah has 5 Telugu films on her hands, including “Seetimaarr,” Gurthunda Seethakalam, F3 and That Is Mahalakshmi.
Nithya Menen, born and brought up in Bangalore, made her Telugu debut in Ala Modalaindi, a “Nani” movie in 2010. Her latest film in 2021 is Ninnila Ninnila and she will be seen next in “Gamanam.”
Raashi Khanna was born and brought up in New Delhi. She made her Telugu debut in “Manam” in a cameo role and as a lead actress in Oohalu Gusagusalade. She was last seen in Telugu in World Famous Lover and will be seen next in Pakka Commercial.
Besides these established heroines, many other heroines had also captivated the hearts of the Tollywood fans and some of them are Rashmika Mandanna, Hansika Motwani, Regina Cassandra and Pranitha Subhash.