Many actresses from various parts of India started their acting career with Bollywood movies. Later, they forayed into Telugu film industry. Several of them like Sonali Bendre, Amisha Patel, Bipasha Basu, Yami Gautam and Katrina Kaif left Tollywood after staring in a few movies. A few actresses like Kajal Aggarwal, Tamanna Bhatia and Charmi Kaur, who struck gold with their debut films, have made Hyderabad as their base and continued to work in Telugu movies.
We bring you the photos and details of 35 Bollywood actresses in Telugu movies. Continue to see them in the gallery.
Kajal Aggarwal In Telugu Movies
Having started her acting career with an important role Vivek Oberoi's Bollywood movie Kyun Ho Gaya Na, Kajal Aggarwal debuted in Telugu with Lakshmi Kalyanam in 2007. Today, she is one of the most sought after actresses in Tollywood and she has many hit films for her credit.
Tamanna Bhatia In Telugu Movies
Actress Tamanna Bhatia started her acting career through Bollywood movie Chand Sa Roshan Chehra in 2005. She entered Tollywood with the movie Sri in the same year. Today, she is also one of the most sought after actresses in Telugu and has several hits for her credit.
Shruti Hassan In Telugu Movies
Actress Shruti Hassan, who forayed into Tollywood with Anaganaga O Dheerudu, has played female leads in seven Telugu movies so far. She will be next seen Mahesh Babu and Koratala Siva's upcoming Telugu film.
Genelia D'Souza In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Genelia D'Souza made her acting debut with Hindi film Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2003. She forayed into Telugu films with Satyam in the same year. Having starred in more than 15 Tollywood films, she has now gone busy with her B-Town projects.
Sonali Bendre In Telugu Movies
After acting in 30+ Bollywood movies and becoming popular, actress Sonali Bendre debuted in Tollywood with Mahesh Babu's Murari in 2001. Later, she has worked with Telugu Superstars like Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna, Nagarjuna, Ravi Teja. She has six hit Telugu movies for her credit.
Amisha Patel In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Amisha Patel hogged her debut Hindi film Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai in 2000. She forayed in Tollywood with Pawan Kalyan's 2000 film Badri. So far, the actress, who has gone busy with Hindi projects, has starred in four Telugu movies.
Bipasha Basu In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu made her acting debut with Ajnabee in 2001. Later, she forayed into Takkari Donga in 2002, but she never signed any new Tollywood project.
Namrata Shirodkar In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Namrata Shirodkar started her acting career with a guest role in Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai in 1998. She debuted in Telugu with Mahesh Babu's Vamsi and later, worked with Chiranjeevi in Anji. After her marriage with Mahesh Babu, she said good bye to acting.
Priyanka Chopra In Telugu Movies
Popular Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra made her acting debut in Tollywood with Ram Charan Teja's flop film Toofan, but later, she has not accepted any Telugu offers.
Shilpa Shetty In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has acted in Telugu films like Sahasa Veerudu Sagara Kanya, Veedevadandi Babu, Azad and Bhalevadivi Basu.
Raveena Tandon In Telugu Movies
Popular Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon forayed into Telugu films with Ratha Sarathi in 1993 and so far, she has starred in four Telugu movies. She was recently seen in Pandavulu Pandavulu Thummeda.
Preity Zinta In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Preity Zinta debuted in Telugu through Premante Idera in 1998. After starring in 1999 movie Raja Kumarudu, she has never looked back at Tollywood.
Katrina Kaif In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif made her acting debut in Tollywood with Malliswari in 2004. Having starred in another Telugu in 2005, she has gone busy with her Hindi projects.
Manisha Koirala In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala has starred in a couple of Telugu movies like Criminal and Nagaram.
Celina Jaitley In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Celina Jaitley debuted in Telugu film with Suryam in 2005, but she never signed any new Telugu project later.
Neha Dhupia In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia forayed into Tollywood with 2003 movie Villain. Later, she has starred in another film titled Parama Veera Chakra.
Simran Bagga In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Simran Bagga made her debut in Tollywood with Abbai Gari Pelli in 1997. She has worked in nearly 20 Telugu movies in her acting career spanning two decades.
Gracy Singh In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Gracy Singh has starred in a few Telugu movies like Santosham, Tappu Chesi Pappu Kudu, Rama Rama Krishna Krishna and Ramdev.
Neha Sharma In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Neha Sharma has starred in couple of Telugu movies like Chirutha (2007) and Kurradu (2009).
Sarah-Jane Dias In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Sarah-Jane Dias has starred in Pawan Kalyan 2011-hit Telugu film Panjaa.
Ayesha Takia In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Ayesha Takia has appeared in Akkineni Nagarjuna's 2005 Telugu film Super.
Amrita Rao In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Amrita Rao has played female lead in Mahesh Babu's 2007 superhit Telugu film Athidhi.
Veena Malik In Telugu Movies
Pakistani actress Veena Malik hogged the limelight with TV show Big Boss and her stint on this show brought her severl Bollywood offers. She recently forayed in to Telugu with Nagna Satyam.
Divya Bharti In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Divya Bharti started her acting career in Tollywoood and had starred in Telugu films like Bobbili Raja, Naa Ille Naa Swargam, Rowdy Alludu, Assembly Rowdy, Dharma Kshetram Tholi Muddhu.
Twinkle Khanna In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Twinkle Khanna has starred in the 1999 Telugu movie Seenu.
Lisa Ray In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Lisa Ray has starred in 2002 Telugu movie Takkari Donga.
Bolllywood actress Urmila Matondkar has also starred in a few Telugu movies like Antham, Gaayam, Anaganaga Oka Roju and Money Money.
Bollywood actress Mahima Chaudhry has made her acting debut in Telugu with Manasulo Maata in 1999.
Bollywood actress Sayali Bhagat has starred in a couple of Telugu films like Blade Babji and Inkosaari.
Shazahn Padamsee In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Shazahn Padamsee has starred in a couple of Telugu films like Orange and Masala.
Vaani Kapoor In Telugu Movies
Shuddh Desi Romance fame Bollywood actress Vaani Kapoor recently made her acting debut in Telugu with Aaha Kalyanam. Though she has several offers in Tollywood, she is yet to sign a new Telugu project.
Rakul Preet Singh In Telugu Movies
Punjabi girl Rakul Preet Singh debuted as actress with Kannada film Gilli 2009. In 2011, she entered Tollywood with Keratam. In 2013, Venkatadri Express gave her big break in T-Town in 2013. Currently, she is busy working in a few Telugu projects.
Bollywood actress Yami Gautam has acted in a few Telugu films like Nuvvila, Gouravam, Yuddham and Courier Boy Kalyan.
Avika Gor In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Avika Gor made her acting debut in Tollywood with Uyyala Jampala in 2013. She will be next seen in Lakshmi Raave Maa Intiki.
Sneha Ullal In Telugu Movies
Bollywood actress Sneha Ullal, who debuted in Tollywood with Ullasamga Utsahamga, has acted in nearly 10 Telugu movies in her career spanning 10 years.