Excited to watch Alia Bhatt in RRR? Here are other leading ladies of Bollywood who slayed in Telugu films
Before Alia Bhatt, these leading ladies of Bollywood featured in hit Telugu films over the years.
Alia Bhatt's Telugu debut, RRR, finally hit the big screens on Friday. The actor is seen alongside the leading Telugu stars Junior NTR and Ram Charan in SS Rajamouli's magnum opus. In the film, Alia plays the role of Sita and is paired opposite Ram Charan, who is seen as Alluri Sitarama Raju.
In 2009, Kangana Ranaut was featured in a Telugu film titled Ek Niranjan opposite Prabhas. She played the role of Sameera in the Puri Jagannadh directorial.
Katrina Kaif made her Telugu debut in 2004 with the film Malliswari, in which she played the titular role. The actor was seen as the Princess of Mirzapuram, who was disguised as a maid. In the film directed by K. Vijaya Bhaskar, Katrina was paired opposite Venkatesh.
Another Telugu film featuring the actor is Allari Pidugu, opposite Nandamuri Balakrishna. In the Jayanth C. Paranjee directorial, the actor played the role of Swati. Allari Pidugu was released in 2005.
Kiara Advani made her Telugu debut opposite Mahesh Babu in Bharat Ane Nenu, released in 2018. Soon after that, she romanced Ram Charan in the 2019 release Vinaya Vidheya Rama. Her upcoming Telugu film is RC15, which is being helmed by S Shankar.
Kriti Sanon had back-to-back Telugu releases in 2014 and 2015. She made her acting debut with 1: Nenokkadine, opposite Mahesh Babu, in 2014. The film was directed by Sukumar. She was then seen in Sudheer Varma's Dohchay, alongside Naga Chaitanya.
Preity G Zinta made her Telugu debut in 1998 with the Venkatesh starrer Premante Idera. The film was directed by Jayanth C. Paranjee. The actor then featured in Raja Kumarudu, which was marked as the first film with Mahesh Babu as the leading hero. The film, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao, was released in 1999.
Shraddha Kapoor made her Telugu debut with the film Saaho, opposite Prabhas. The action thriller helmed by Sujeeth was released in 2019.
Last Updated: 08.50 AM, Mar 25, 2022