While famous Bollywood names like Raveena Tandon, Sanjay Dutt, and Alia Bhatt are ready to make their mark in South cinema, we also have a list of South talents like Vijay Deverakonda, Rashmika Mandanna, and Vijay Sethupathi who are gearing up for their big Bollywood debuts.
Crossover films have recently dominated the entertainment industry, with B-town celebrities appearing at rural theatres and vice versa. While huge Bollywood superstars like Raveena Tandon, Sanjay Dutt, and Alia Bhatt are likely to make their mark in South cinema, we also have a list of South talents like Vijay Deverakonda, Rashmika Mandanna,Vijay Sethupathi, Samantha Akkineni, Jiiva and others who are gearing up for their big Bollywood debuts, and we are expecting them to make a big impact on us with their acting skills and powerful screen presence. So, let’s meet them…
Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas
Bellamkonda Sai Sreenivas, a popular South actor, will make his Bollywood debut in the remake of SS Rajamouli’s Telugu smash Chatrapathi, which starred Prabhas. V.V. Vinayak will helm the film, which will be produced by Jayantilal Gada’s Pen Studios.
With her OTT debut series Grahan, the gifted actress, who has shown her prowess in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Punjabi films, caught Bollywood by storm. According to reports, she will next be seen in Baahubali: Before the Beginning, a prequel to the Baahubali film, as young Sivagami.
Jiiva, a popular Tamil actor, will also make his Hindi feature debut in director Kabir Khan’s 83, starring Ranveer Singh. Onscreen, he will portray Kris Srikkanth, a real-life cricketing hero.
Rashmika Mandanna, a Karnataka crush, is set to make her Bollywood debut in Mission Majnu, starring Sidharth Malhotra. The film is set in the 1970s and is based on true events from an Indian mission in Pakistan. Kumud Mishra and Sharib Hashmi both play pivotal parts. Shantanu Bagchi, an ad filmmaker, is making his Hindi cinema directorial debut with this project.