Rashmika Mandanna to Samantha Akkineni to Vijay Deverakonda: 7 South stars all set to enter Bollywood
Since last few years, we have seen many South Indian actors making a significant impact on Bollywood with their acting skills like Rajinikanth, Kamal Hassan, Rana Daggubati, Prabhas etc.; so we present you some latest names that will soon shine pan-India
Many Bollywood actors are all set to enter the South Indian film industry like Alia Bhatt, Raveena Tandon, Sanjay Dutt, Aishwarya Rai, Shah Rukh Khan etc. Likewise many popular south film actors like Naga Chaitanya, Vijay Deverakonda, Vijay Sethupathi, Rashmika Mandanna, Samantha Akkineni, Jiiva and many others are very close to shining on the pan-India big screen. Let us look at some of them here.
Samantha Akkineni, who impressed audiences and critics with his super performance as Raji with her debut web series, The Family Man 2 is currently reading script to make her Bollywood debut.
Vijay Deverakonda will be doing his Bollywood debut with Liger, which also stars Ananya Panday, Ronit Roy and Ramya Krishnan in pivotal roles. The film is directed by Puri Jagannadh and co-produced by Karan Johar
Rashmika Mandanna's Bollywood debut will be with Mission Majnu opposite Sidharth Malhotra. The film is inspired by the actual events of an Indian Mission in Pakistan in 1970. She will also be seen in another Bollywood film Goodbye with Amitabh Bachchan and Neena Gupta.
Tamil popular star Vijay Sethupathi is making his Bollywood debut with Mumbaikar, a remake of Tamil film Maanagaram. Directed by Santosh Sivan, it also features Tanya Maniktala, Vikrant Massey, Hridhu Haroon, Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey and Sachin Khedekar in crucial roles.
Telugu actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, the son of Akkineni Nagarjuna and husband of Samantha Akkineni is making his Bollywood debut with the critical role of Bala in Aamir Khan's upcoming film Laal Singh Chaddha.
Arjun Reddy actress Shalini Pandey is all set for her Bollywood debut with Ranveer Singh's Jayeshbhai Jordaar. The film is by Maneesh Sharma for YRF Production and directed by Divyang Thakkar.
Tamil star Jiiva will be making his Bollywood film debut in Ranveer Singh's 83. Kabir Khan directs the film. Jiiva will be seen playing the role of Kris Srikkanth.