To make it big in Bollywood is every actor’s dream and it’s no different for actors who have started out their acting careers with a regional language film. Let’s take a look at a few Non-Bollywood actors who have not only successfully made a name for themselves in their regional language film industry but also in the glamour-filled B-town.
1. Dulquer Salmaan
Dulquer is a star who shines bright in the South Indian film industry. In 2018, he made his debut in Bollywood with Karwaan. This year Dulquer is gearing up to shine along with Sonam Kapoor in the highly-awaited The Zoya Factor.
2. Rakul Preet Singh
Rakul made her debut in the South-Indian film industry with Gilli, a Kannada film. In 2014, she got her Bollywood break with Yaariyan. This year, this actress will be seen gracing the big screen in Marjaavaan along with Riteish Deshmukh and Sidharth Malhotra.
3. Megha Akash
Megha started her acting career in the South Indian film industry with the Telegu film Lie. 2019 is going to be her lucky year as she is all set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Sooraj Pancholi in Satellite Shankar.
4. Pooja Hegde
Pooja is a South Indian actor and model. She was crowned as the second runner-up at Miss Universe India 2010. Pooja received her Bollywood crown in 2016 when she made her debut with Hrithik Roshan in Mohenjo Daro. Now, she’s all set to make her Bollywood comeback with highly-awaited Housefull 4.
5. Kriti Kharbanda
Kriti Kharbanda started her career with the South Indian industry and made her Bollywood debut seven years later with Raaz: Reboot. Kriti will be seen in Housefull 4 this October along with Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, and Kriti Sanon, among others.
6. Prabhu Deva
Prabhu Deva has been a major part of the South Indian film industry and in 2002 he made his presence felt in Bollywood with Agni Varsha. Prabhu Deva will be seen next in Street Dancer along with Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Nora Fatehi. Street Dancer will have a Republic Day release in 2020.
7. Jassie Gill
Jassie Gill is an Indian singer and actor who has been mainly associated with the Punjabi film industry. He made his Bollywood debut with Sonakshi Sinha in Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi. Gill will now be seen along with Kangana Ranaut in their upcoming sports comedy film, Panga. Panga is all set to hit the big screen on January 10, 2020.
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