Dipa Shah is another Mumbai import girl, who made her break in Tamil cinema. She had a modeling career and moved to Kollywood. She is one of those Mumbai girls who has found Chennai cinema to be the stepping stone. 

Known for modeling look, nobody can believe she looks like a south Indian girl in Tamil cinema. Her character as a south Indian girl, who hails from Ooty in Sillunnu Oru Santhippu, in which she was cast opposite Vimal was a point to prove this. 

The film was directed by Ravi Lallin and gave her recognition in Kollywood, but this actress was seen earlier in Yuddham Sei and had acted even in a Malayalam movie named China Town. She played role of trainee cop in Yuddham (Tamil) which fetched her critical applause. She played a serious role in it, which went well with the audiences down south. 

She has been very choosy in selecting scripts and therefore had rejected many offers that came to her in Kollywood. Known for her professionalism value, she will also sign a film on dotted line if the script is interesting. 

She was born in Mumbai to a business family. She has a younger sister named Dhara Shah and mother Jarana Shah and father Deepak Shah, who had been supportive to her in making career in Kollywood. 

Like many of her counterparts Khushboo, Simran, or Joythika who tagged the queen of Kollywood, here is a chance for Dipa shah to fill the space soon and move to superstardom. 

With her girl next door looks she is here to stay in Kollywood hereafter. She is like a breath of fresh air and a must watch for all teenagers for her cute look.
Sai Dhanshika Tamil Actress

Sai Dhanshika

Dhansika is a Tamil actress who went to get acclaim and recognition for supporting roles. Known for her performances in films such as ‘Aravaan’ and ‘Paradesi’, she is now in the news for playing superstar Rajinikanth's daughter in his 159th film ‘Kabali’. Dhaniska was recently signed in a project for playing Rajinikanth's daughter. Director Pa. Ranjith is expected to shoot the film in three foreign locations such as in Malaysia, Bangkok and Hong Kong with the multi-star cast very soon. In this film, the superstar Rajinikanth will be portraying the character of Don. Much awaited film ‘Kabali’, is expected to take her career graph in the right direction. At the start of her career, she took up some odd roles including ‘Thirudi’ and ‘Manathodu Mazhaikalam’. She made her debut with film Thirudi. Later on, she played a lead role in few films that she had acted. Her talent was well received in the film like ‘Vanapechi’ and ‘Paradesi’. She received awards for her performance in these two films. With her performance as supporting actress in her first film, where she played one of the four female leads, she went to act in Maanja Velu with Arun Vijay and Aravaan with actor Aadhi. After her stunning performance in Aravaan, she was considered to play a second heroine role in Sivakarthikeyan's 'Ethir Neechal', but later Nandita Swetha replaced Dhaniska opposite hero Sivakarthikeyan. Dhanishka complained that her remuneration was not higher for the role in 'Ethir Neechal'. Vasanthabalan's Aravaan had really helped her a lot to attain the next level actress altogether. It was a periodic film, and her role had shades of playing a village girl of Madurai during 1910. Soon after this film, she established herself as a demanding actress who can shoulder complex roles. This film actually revamped her career graph. Her forthcoming films are ‘Kitna’, which is being directed by Samuthirakani. Another film, ‘Kaala Koothu’, will see her playing one of the two female leads which is being directed by debutant Nagarajan, Recently, audiences have seen her playing charcter of Saroja Devi in film Vizhithiru, which had Krishna Kulasekaran and Venkat Prabhu in stellar roles.


Disco Shanti

Disco Shanti is an actor in Indian cinema, but known as an item girl in South Indian cinema, who was in good demand in Tamil cinema. Tamil cinema had its own stable of item girls in the 80s and 90’s, they were Disco Shanti, Jayamalini and Silk Smitha. South Indian cinema had a major fan following and people Andhra, Kerala and Karnataka used to flock to the theatres to watch their favourite actors gyrate and yoddle on the screen. Now-a-days even actresses perform items numbers in screen, but those were the days, when selected dancers and actors were allowed to perform item numbers. The item is commonly used in connection with Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu cinema. She wanted to become an actress and even was introduced as a heroine in several Tamil movies. But as luck did not favour, she switched off to item number roles. Well, Disco Shanti was the daughter of Tamil Actor’ Vijayapuri Veeran’ C L Anandan. She also had a younger sister who was an actress Lalitha Kumari and acted in few films. Disco Shanti got married to a Telegu actor Sri Hari in 1996 and bid bye to films. Disco Shanti was popular for her catchy, upbeat and often sexually provocative dances for a song in a movie. She worked in several Hindi movies apart from appearing in movies made in other south Indian languages. She has done many sizzling numbers in Indian screen and she was a competition to Silk Smitha and Jothi Laxmi. Disco Shanthi paired with almost leading heroes of Tamil Cinema in 90s. She was famous for her disco moves in dance numbers when disco dances were highly popular. She has over fifty movies to her credit and has done even films with big Bollywood stars such as Hema Malini, Sunny Deol and thespian Dilip Kumar even. Even though she has remained away from limelight it is heard that her son will be making a debut in cinemas soon.

Disco Shanti Tamil Actress