You all believe that Bollywood stars and celebs were born with the Bollywood spoon in their mouth.
They all debuted in the Bollywood movies that hit the blockbuster list.
But that’s not at all true. These divas too started their career with regional cinema with small roles or small screen!
These celeb’s hard word and dedication made them this big.
These Divas Were Not Born With Bollywood Spoon In Their Mouth! 8 Bollywood Actresses Who Began Their Acting Careers With Regional Cinema!!
8. Rekha – Rangula Ratnam in 1966!
The evergreen beauty was seen on camera, on the sets of the Telugu film, Rangula Ratnam.
After this Telugu movie, she did a Kannada movie- Operation Jackpot Nalli C.I.D 999, in 1969.
Finally, she was seen in her first Bollywood debut, Saawan Bhadon (1970).
7. Sridevi – Muruga in 1967!
It’s just amazing to know that, Sridevi was just four years old when she did her first Tamil movie, Muruga.
As a child artist, she did many regional movies before her Bollywood debut!
In Bollywood, the first movie Sridevi debut with Julie in 1975.
She ruled the screens and theaters in the 80s and 90s!
Her last movie English Vinglish (2012), was believed as the best work she has done in her career!
6. Priyanka Chopra – Thamizhan in 2002!
PC’s career start was with Tamil film, Thamizhan.
After this movie, she gave kick up her career with many movies.
After 2002 regional movie, she debuted in 2003- The Hero: Love Story Of A Spy and Andaz!
After her debut in 2003 in Bollywood, she proved her worth for the industry!
5. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – Iruvar in 1997!
After winning the crown of Miss World, she debuted in a Tamil film- Iruvar.
The same year she was seen in the movie Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya.
After her debut in the Bollywood, instantly she was curled up with the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam in 1999!
4. Hema Malini – Idhu Sathiyam in 1961!
The start for Hema was from the Telugu film, Idhu Sathiyam.
In 1965, she did a regional movie- Pandava Vanavasam.
Finally, after her regional movies, Hema debuted in Bollywood movie ‘Sapno Ka Saudagar’ in 1968 opposite the leading man Raj Kapoor!
3. Deepika Padukone – Aishwarya in 2006!
Deepika’s career was started with a Kannada film, Aishwarya.
After her regional movie, she was seen romancing in Farah Khan’s ‘Om Shanti Om’ in 2007 with her leading man- Shah Rukh Khan.
2. Ileana D’Cruz – Devadasu in 2006!
Before movie ‘Barfi’, she debuted in many regional movies.
She first faced the cameras in her Telugu film- Devadasu in 2006!
After her debut in Bollywood movie ‘Barfi’, Ileana D’Cruz was seen in Phata Poster Nikla Hero, Main Tera Hero, and Happy Ending.
In 2016, she will be seen in Maneesh Sharma’s ‘Fan’ with her leading man Shahrukh Khan!
1. Vidya Balan – Bhalo Theko in 2003!
Her career doors were opened with Bengali movie- Bhalo Theko in 2003.
Finally, she debuted in Bollywood’s movie by Pradeep Sarkar’s Parineeta in 2005, starring Sanjay Dutt and Saif Ali Khan opposite her!