Bollywood film industry is popular worldwide, but Regional cinema is getting a bit unimportant. The audience for the Bollywood is increasing day by day, but it is not increasing for the Regional films. The industry that comes in the minority is more appealing and has a better quality as they frequently win several National Awards. Bollywood actors perform brilliantly in the industry but still they are very excited to work in the Regional cinema. There are many actors in Bollywood film industry, but they do not leave any opportunity if they get a chance to prove themselves in the Regional cinema also. Here are 20 stars that did a great job in local movies as well.
Jimmy Shergill is an Indian actor, and he works for Hindi and Punjabi films. Shergill started his career in 1996 with the best-known film Maachis which is related to terrorism in Punjab. This movie made him recognized by the top film directors who helped him a lot in his career and later he worked with many famous directors. He did an excellent job in pictures such as
Tanu Weds Manu
, Munna Bhai MBBS, My Name Is Khan, Special 26, Yaaran Naal Bahaaran (Punjabi) and much more. Jimmy Shergil is known as King of Romance in Punjabi Cinema. He has also won the award for Best Actor for his splendid performance in Punjabi Movie Mel Karade Rabba.
Riteish is one of the best comic actors in the Bollywood industry. He was also involved in the Marathi Cinema in 2013 as a producer. In 2014 he also acted in a Marathi Film Lai Bhaari. The audience always appreciates Riteish’s performance and character in all his movies. Riteish has done films such as Masti,
Great Grand Masti
, Kya Super Kool Hain Hum, Ek Villan, Housefull, Housefull 3 and much more.
Many of us are unaware of the fact that Aishwarya has worked in a Tamil as well as a Bengali film. The sizzling beauty with versatility is always applauded for her work in the industry and has achieved a lot and ruled the industry for many years. She has done films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Jazbaa, Devdas, Sarabjit, Iruvar and much more.
She is an incredible Bollywood actor who works with Bengali Cinema as well. She has done a Bengali Debut, Ek Je Aache Kanya and people praise her for her performance. She had also won the National Award for her outstanding performance in the film Page 3. She is an enormous Hindi and Bengali actress.
A versatile actress who has not only established herself in the Bollywood film industry but has also earned name and fame in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam cinema. She is a complete package of Talent and Passion who has excelled in her acting career and bagged many awards for her performances as well. She has worked in
, Chandani, Mr. India, Nagin, Pull, Lamhe, Sadma and much more.
Juhi is a very excellent actress who has worked hard and established herself in the Bollywood industry she has also worked in South Indian movies and Punjabi movies as well. Juhi speaks Hindi as well as Punjabi fluently. She did a marvelous job in the film Des Hoya Pardes. She has done many films like Ishq, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani,
, Love Love Love, Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi and much more.
The Fitness Freak and Charming Personality not only won the hearts of people with her performance in the Bollywood industry but people admire her for her performance in Tamil Films. People also praise her for her sizzling performances. Her performance in Ratchagan is also outstanding.
Vyjayanthimala is a versatile actor, dancer, singer, and choreographer as well. She was known for her dance performances. She is a melodious singer, a flawless Bharatnatyam Dancer, and a choreographer as well. No sooner she became the star of the Bollywood industry she has also acted in Tamil Films and was applauded for her performances. People also eulogize her for her performance in the Tamil Film Sangham.
An iconic performer and a versatile actor. She is also a Singer, Dancer and Producer as well. She is a well-known face of the Bollywood film industry, but she has also acted in Tamil and Telugu films. Her dedication and determination made her what she is today. She did a brilliant performance in the Telugu movie Krishna Vijayam. Hema Malini is also known as the Queen of Hearts.
Madhavan is doing a great job in Bollywood industry but at the same time he is also a very popular actor in Telugu and Malayalam films. He has also worked in various Bollywood films like Tanu Weds Manu Returns, 3 Idiots, Guru and much more. He has also won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his fascinating performance in the film Aayutha Ezhuthu.
Ravi Kishan has done a lot of Bollywood movies and proved his skills and versatility, and he has also done a brilliant job in Bhojpuri films as well. His talent and passion for acting have strengthened and polished his performances much more. He has done a Bhojpuri movie Devra Bada Satawela which made a record at the box office.
A coin has two sides similarly Nana Patekar is the versatile actor who has played the role of the hero as well as the villain. He has done all kind of task and people always appreciate him for the work he has done. He has also proved himself in the Marathi Films as well recently; he has worked in a Marathi movie Dr. Prakash Baba Amte: The real Hero was unforgettable and applauded for his performance.
Irrfan Khan was a theater artist first earlier but now he has become a great actor. He is such an outstanding artist; he has not only worked with the Bollywood Industry, but he has also worked with Hollywood and regional cinema like Tamil, Bengali and Punjabi as well. Like every theater artist, Irrfan has also proved his worth with his excellent performances.
Mithun Chakraborty earned his name and fame in the Bollywood industry after he did his first Debut film Mrigaya which was directed by
in 1976 and he has also won the National Award for Best Actor for this movie. He was known for his flawless dancing style and mind-blowing acting. Later, he also ruled the Bengali cinema as well. He also begged another National Award for his Bengali film Tahader Katha. People always admire him for his performances.
She is a perfect combination of beauty with brain. She is chiefly known for his performances in the Bollywood. She was paid the highest from 1970-1976 amongst all the actors and she was also highly appreciated in the Bengali cinema as well. People praise her for her commendable performance in her Bengali movie Devi (The Goddess) which was directed by
Radhika Apte has contributed a lot to the Bengali, Tamil and Marathi films. She has also worked in critically acclaimed Bollywood films like Hunter and Badlapur. Recently she has also worked in Phobia and applauded for that. She made her debut with the movie Shor: In the City for which people appreciate her the most. She has always excelled in every movie she has worked on whether it is Bollywood or any Regional film.
Manu Rishi has made a lot of remarkable films in Bollywood, and he is also working with the Bengali Film industry. He has won the hearts of the people with his outstanding performances. He has done movies like Phas Gaye Re Obama! , Oye Lucky Lucky Oye and much more.
Abhimanyu Singh has done the roles of the villain in South Indian films. The audience always appreciates his performance. He has also done a great deal in the Bollywood industry as well. The film Gulaal was successful only because of him; he did not let the audience deviate.
He is a wonderful actor and has done great work in movies like No One Killed Jessica, Special 26, Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana, Ghanchakkar and much more. He attracted the audience firstly in Khosla Ka Ghosla as Boman Irani’s Secretary. He is a well-known face in the Bengali movies as well.
He has proved his acting skills and versatility with the work done by him in the films like Chandani Bar,
Rang De Basanti
and much more. He is also associated with Marathi Films as well, and people love his excellent performances.
Today, there are a lot of films with similar scenes and stories in Bollywood and Hollywood movies as well. In regional cinema also sometimes we find certain things similar, but they manage to spice it up differently. Local cinema has its own different taste. With the help of talented people in Bollywood Regional Cinema keeps on entertaining the audience and as the famous stars do regional films people get more attracted to the regional cinema world. So these were few creative and multitalented actors who have worked hard and established themselves in the Bollywood as well as Regional films.