There is a very standard routine that most heroines follow when they come to South Indian films. They'll first make their debut in Tamil or Telugu. If their career booms immediately, they would become so busy that they wouldn't even have time to eat. But if their career doesn't boom, they'd take up a Malayalam film or two.
After peaking in their careers, they'd get married and a few years later, they'd try to make a comeback. Normally, Tamil and Telugu film industries don't cast married actresses in heroine roles. That is when they'd look at other options like Malayalam.
Well, circumstances have made sizzling Simran to get into Malayalam. She took sometime before becoming popular in Tamil. During the gap, she acted in Malayalam film Indraprasta. Soon afterwards, she became one of the most successful heroines in the history of South Indian films. Now that she is on a comeback mission after her marriage, Tollywood and Kollywood don't seem that eager to take her back. Therefore, she now has time to act in a Malayalam film.
Yes, this former glam girl is playing heroine role in a new film titled Heartbeats, directed by Vinu Anand. It features Indrajit is playing in the lead. There are talks that Simran also is planning to produce a film with herself in the lead role.