Ileana D'Cruz made her debut in Telugu film "Devadasu" with Ram Pothineni, which fetched her the Filmfare best female debut award in 2006. After working in the Telugu film industry for nearly six years, Ileana made her Bollywood debut with "Barfi"(2012), co-starring with Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra.

Southern film actresses (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada) have made their mark in Bollywood over the years and went on to become the leading ladies of B-town. The trend of South Indian actresses migrating to Hindi film industry is not new. Bollywood has always welcomed film stars from down south. Ileana D’Cruz is the latest south Indian divas in Bollywood. 

Earlier, before making her debut in cinema, she was a model in many advertisements. Ileana D'Cruz got her start in Fair & Lovely advertisement. She had no career plan in mind. She never thought she will be doing south films for a few years and then migrate to Bollywood. After her film ‘’Devadasu’’, released in 2006, she became a star in Kollywood. It is believed that she got a call from director Anurag Basu (Barfi) who wanted to narrate the role that she will be playing as Shruti in’’ Barfi”. After he explained her role, she was so impressed that she gave her consent to the project. She had always dreamt that, she will get a typical film with lots of song and dance It was very strange indeed that she was cast in a character in contrast to her expectations in Barfi. Barfi was very beautiful film, an interesting story to capture the heart of cine-viewers.

She made a Tamil film debut in Kedi which did not go well with the audiences, but her Telugu film Katarnak with Ravi Teja did well at the box-office. In 2007, she had one release “ Aata” and in 2008, she did an action film (“ Jalsa”) which fared well at the box-office and received rave reviews. In 2012, she appeared in Shankar’s Nanban (Tamil), a remake of 3 Idiots and in ‘’Julai” (Telugu), these films became biggest hits. She was last seen in Saif Ali Khan’s ‘’ Happy Ending’’ which was a flop. In 2015, she had one release “Kick 2’’ (Telugu), which received mixed response.

An acclaimed actress in the southern film industries, she made a splash with her Hindi film debut Barfi! Hope her latest films will not fall short of people’s expectations hereafter.
Gowri Pandit Telugu Actress

Gowri Pandit

Gowri Pandit is an Indian actress. She works in Hindi and Telugu Film Industries. Gauri Pandit was born on 13th January 1981. Later, she changed her name to Gowri Pandit and is credited now by that name only.She was dating Nikhil Dwivedi, Bollywood actor since 2006 and eventually, they got married in the year 2011. She started modeling after which she entered into films. Her debut film was in Telugu titled ‘Andhrudu’ which was released in 2005 in which she played the role of Archana. She made her entry in Hindi films with the 2007 release ‘It’s Breaking News’. Another Version of this Bio… Gowri Pandit also known as Gauri Pandit was born on 13 January in the year 1981. Gowri Pandit completed her education in her homeland and after that, she decided to join the Indian film industry as a model and an actress. Gowri Pandit married the Bollywood actor Nikhil Dwivedi on 7th of March 2011. They had been dating for a long time. He had held a reception party for his friends at Escobar, Bandra, a western suburb of Mumbai, on March 28, 2011.  She made her debut in the film Andhrudu in the year of 2005. This versatile actress has acted in many of the Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada movies. Some of her movies are Andhrudu which was opposite Gopi Chand came out in the year 2005( Telugu ), Ivanthanda Police in 2009 ( Tamil ), Kaasko, as Deepika, which was dubbed as SPEED in Kannada,in the year 2009 ( Telugu ), Aakasa Ramanna as Iesha, in 2010 ( Telugu ), Jaye in the year 2010 which was a Kannada movie, Rajendra, in the year 2011 ( Telugu ), Nithya Pellikoduku as Aishwarya, in the year 2011 ( Telugu ), Lady Bruce Lee, in the year 2011 ( Telugu ) and Housefull as Tara, in the year 2012 which also was a Telugu movie. These movies gave her a huge popularity all over India, because of her acting and performances in the films. She is loved for her acting, her beauty and passion. Gowri Pandit started her career in 2005, and her career is in progress because the upcoming movies of Gowri will prove to be a blast at the Indian box office. This actress has also made her mark in the commercials field. Gowri has appeared in the commercials like Brooke Bond – Taaza, a renowned tea brand (The girl on the cover till early of 2013), Fair and Lovely, Mysore Sandal Soap, Santoor Talc, Dove, Premier Cookware, Chennai Silks, Pothys Silks, Kala Mandir, for jewelry commercials like Mangal n Mangal Jewelry and GRT Jewelry. She also appeared with Barun Sobti in the Hero Honda Passion Pro commercial.


Isha Chawla

Isha Chawla, may be from North, but her popularity is more in south Indian film industry. Isha, a Delhite, grew up as an actor with theatre connections. She got her debut into theater acting by doing a course in IFF Mumbai. She also learnt acting from Barry John acting studio and for her glamorous look, she fitted as ad celebrity doing some corporate ads.    She got her first break in Telugu film Prema Kavali in 2011, which became a big hit. With 100 days run in Telugu circuit, she bagged four or five films in a row. She was acknowledged as the most promising face in Telugu film industry in 2011 after Prema Kavali. However, she went back to Gurgaon to do theaters, which was her first love. She was a wonder girl in the box office of Telugu film industry in 2012. She did three films in a row and acted opposite Balakrishna, Sunil and many more top actors. She was miscast in Mr Pellikoduku, the remake version of Tanu Weds Manu and could not sustain the popularity she gained from her earlier movies as she could not do total justice to the role. However, she connects Mr Pellikoduku as a bright project, which had mixed reactions both from public and even critics.    Her upcoming films include RUM (Ramba Urvashi and Menaka), where she portrays the role of Menaka, a modern girl doing some stunts. She has been roped in for Virat (Kannada) starring opposite Darshan. where actress Suhasini Maniratnam will also be seen in a powerful role along with newcomers Vidhisha Srivastav. She also will be seen in another Telugu film Dummy.    Daughter of S K Chawla and Veenu Chawla, she was born on march 6, 1988, Her original name is Lisha Chawla and she has two elder sisters too. She has a next-door girl image to please audiences in Telugu cinema and also will perform similar magic in Kanada films too.   Aother Version Of Isha Chawl: Isha Chawla is an actress of Indian film Industry, born in Delhi. She is the daughter of S.K. Chawla who is a professional and Veena Chawla who is a homemaker. She has Sajal and Ankita as her elder sisters, and she is the youngest in her family. She did her schooling in Delhi at Modern High School and graduation from Political Science at Khalsa College of Delhi University. She started off her career in a theater group at IFF Mumbai. She trained for three months at Baary John Acting Studio by joining their training program and continued with theater after its completion. She has appeared in several advertisements and commercials. Her debut film came out in 2011, Prema Kavali directed by K. Vijaya Bhaskar, which was a great success and ran for about 100 days. This movie made her popular and she received an award for the Most Promising Face of the Year for it. Her performance in the film was widely appreciated by the audience. Even though her debut film made her receive many good offers, she came back to doing theatre with disabled children in Gurgaon. She made her breakthrough release of Pooja Rangadu in the year 2012 opposite Sunil which was her second release. This film received many praises for her performance and made it a huge success at the box-office. She also got praised for the comedy timing in the film Srimannarayana released in 2012 opposite actor Balakirshna. She delivered three movies in collaboration with RR Movie Makers, and then signed for Telugu remake of Hindi film Tanu weds Manu, Mr. Pellikoduku in the year 2013. She played the role of bold character Tanu in the movie for which she received praises as well as criticism from the audience. She is also amongst the cast of the upcoming film Rum directed by M.S. Raju in which she is playing the character of a modern girl, Meneka. She recently got chance to perform an item number in the film Supreme directed by Anil Ravipude which she signed in January 2016.

Isha Chawla Telugu Actress