Friday, September 17th, 2021

Tollywood is the home to the ocean of many talents which is why it is the first option for rookie actresses to debut in Telugu. The Telugu film industry is constantly looking for new talents all over the world. We have seen many divas try their luck in Tollywood in the past. Also, in addition, Telugu cinema is enlisting many new talents for leading roles in 2021. Let’s have a look at these fresh faces who hope to carve a niche for themselves in the Telugu cinema.


1. Alia Bhatt

Bollywood’s one of the finest entertainers, Alia Bhatt, is making her debut in Tollywood with the most anticipated film “RRR”. She will be seen romancing Ram Charan in the movie. Moreover, the statement that she is dubbing her lines created a buzz.


2. Jacqueline Fernandez

The glamour magnificence, Jacqueline Fernandez, will make her debut with Pawan Kalyan in Krish’s movie "Hari Hara Veera Mallu" as the main lead. Before this, we had seen glimpses of her in the Sahoo movie but now she is playing a full-length role as an actress. As per sources, this film is a period dramatization, and Jacky's character will play a queen.


3. Mithila Palkar

The overnight sensation who grew popular with the Cup Song in March 2016 is going to try her luck in Tollywood. The Tamil hit movie “Oh My Kadavule” is being re-made in Telugu with Vishwaksen and Mithila Palker as leads. Moreover, Mithila will appear as Anu, played by Ritika Singh.


4. Nazriya Fahadh

The South Indian popular actress, popularly called as expression queen of South India by fans, rose to the spotlight with her homely and affectionate character in Neram. Post marriage, she is rarely seen in movies. In her second innings, she is making her Tollywood debut opposite Nani’s upcoming movie which is a musical romantic entertainer "Ante Sundaraniki". It is hearsay that she is also done with her shooting part already.


5. Ananya Pandey

This 22-year-old beauty came to the spotlight with the movie "Student of the year-2" in 2019. Now she has created a buzz by debuting with Vijay Devarakonda & Puri Jaganath Pan India film “LIGER”. The announcement of the title made things very interesting for the fans. This will mark Vijay’s debut in Bollywood while Ananya debuts in Tollywood.


6. Aishwarya Lekshmi

Model turned actress Aishwarya Lekshmi was last seen in the Dhanush-starred Netflix movie “Jagame Tandiram”. Aishwarya became popular with the romantic drama “Mayaanadhi” and extends her grace with “Varathan” and “Action” movies. Now she is making her dream Tollywood debut with Satyadev’s upcoming “Godse” movie. It marks the reunion of Gopi Ganesh and Satyadev after Bluff Master. Mani Ratnam’s dream movie Ponniyin Selvan is also in her kitty.


7. Iswarya Menon

Though Iswarya Menon is seen in Telugu dubbed movies in unaccredited roles, she has not acted in a direct Telugu movie until now. She is going to make her Tollywood debut in 2021 with Ravi Teja and Trinadh Rao Nakkina in an untitled film. According to the sources, though this film has two heroines, Iswarya will be the main lead.


8. Rachita Ram

Popularly known as Kannada Bombshell, Rachita Ram is starring opposite Kalyan Dev in "Super Machi". It is Kalyan's second while being Vijetha and Rachita’s debut in Telugu. Despite being announced in 2018, due to the Corona pandemic, this movie was pushed back. Now, the shooting and post-production are completed and it is ready to be released soon. It is out to be a commercial entertainer.


9. Saiee Manjrekar

Saiee Manjrekar is the daughter of the popular actor Mahesh Manjrekar. We have seen Mahesh Manjrekar in many Telugu movies like Akhil, Sahoo, and Vinaya Vidheya Rama. Now his daughter Saiee is making her debut in Tollywood with Adivi Sesh in the movie “Major”, bankrolled under Mahesh Babu’s production venture. Based on the life of martyr Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, the movie depicts the 2008 Mumbai attacks. This movie will make Sesh’s Hindi debut. Along with this, she will also see Varun Tej’s Ghani movie.


10. Rajisha Vijayan

Rajisha, State Award-Winning actress with her debut film, is all set to debut in Tollywood by Raviteja’s upcoming film “Ramarao on Duty”. Director Sarath Mandava makes his directorial debut with this film. It is said that the movie is thriller-themed and based on true events.  Rajisha started her career in television and later checked her luck on the big screen. She won a state award with her first movie itself in Malayalam.