For many years together Bollywood is the gateway to India cinema; It’s only recently that, other India languages are getting this credit. Having said that, there are some actors from South, who have created ripples in Bollywood, here is a list of such actors:such actors:
Kamal Haasan is a living legend. He is compared to the great yesteryear Tamil actor
. He is a multifaceted personality. Being such a bundle of talent it is no surprise that, he also tasted success in Bollywood. Who would forget his crying scene in the 1985 flick Saagar? Or who would forget his comical gestures as the Indian Mrs. Doubtfire in the 1997 flick Chachi 420? Perhaps acting is in his genes; his daughter Shruthi Haasan, who is proving her mettle in Telugu and Tamil industry, is raving to prove herself in Bollywood too.
This southern superstar is the style icon of Tamil cinema. He also has a good fan base in Tollywood. He has acted in several Hindi films, but it is his iconic comedy alongside Sridevi in the 1989 flick, Chalbaaz that gained the attention of Hindi audience. After all, everyone know that, comedy is one of the strengths of Rajinikanth and he only used it well.
Dhanush, the son-in-law of superstar Rajinikanth, gained appreciation in Kollywood with his boy-next-door image. After doing many Tamil films, he got a chance to act in the 2013 Hindi movie Raanjhanaa opposite
. The film was directed by Anand L Rai. That film was a roaring success and a star was born in Bollywood. Now his film Shamitabh, in which he acted alongside
, is also a superhit. Way to go Dhanush! To prove oneself, beyond language barriers, is something commendable. In this regard, these stars have managed to make a mark for themselves in Bollywood. Let’s hope many more actors from South carve a niche for themselves in Bollywood.