As a Hyderabadi, when I hear the word “Hyderabadi actors”, all comes to my mind is Tollywood. Yes, the Telugu Film Industry which has its base in Hyderabad just like the Bollywood has it’s base in Mumbai.
Hyderabadi Actors Who became popular in Bollywood i seems that Tollywood in the recent years have emerged as one of the leading film industries globally and produced more hits than other industries could.
From Arjun Reddy whose modern day remake in Hindi ‘Kabir Singh’s is making rounds in people’s hearts was originally a successful Tollywood production to BahuBali which garnered recognition through out the world is also a Tollywood production.
Not only Tollywood but Hyderabadi actors have proved their talent and skills in every industry. They have emerged as successful names in Bollywood and have made Hyderabad proud. Where as for Telugu films, Hyderabad will continue to be the place from where some successful yet memorable films are churned out throughout the country.
Here are hyderabadi Actors Who became popular in Bollywood :
Nagarjuna is an Indian – Telugu film actor, who is renowned actor, composer director in Telugu film industry. He has represented the cinema of South India at the Delhi Film Festival’s 100 Years of Indian Cinema’s celebration.
Some of his films include ; Sri Ramadasu, Jagadguru Adi Sankara, Geetanjali, LOC Kargil, Shirdi Sai, etc.. Akkineni has been the recipient of two National Film Awards, nine Nandi Awards and three South Filmfare Awards. Working n some Hindi and Tamil language films he also received a National Film Award-Special Mention.
Who doesn’t know Mithun Da? He is renowned actor who is known for his excellent skills and has most superhit Hindi films to his name. He is also a singer, producer, entrepreneur and a former Rajya Sabha MP.
He has done films Suraksha, Saahas, Wardat, Wanted, Boxer, Pyar Jhukta Nahi, Pyari Behna, Avinash, Dance Dance, Prem Pratigya, Mujrim, Agneepath, Yugandhar, The Don etc..
Chakraborty made his Bollywood debut with the National Award winning film Mrigayaa. He has two Filmfare Awards and three National Film Awards to his name.
He is a renowed Telugu actor who has 3 South Filmfare award to his name and some excellent super hit films. His films include Ye Maaya Chesave, Autonagar Surya, Rarandoi Veduka Chudham, Sahasam Swasaga Sagipo, Yuddham Sharanam, 100% Love, Bejawada etc.
Nandamuri Balakrishna is Telugu actor and politician known widely for his acting in the Telugu film Industry. He has acted in more than a hundred feature films and received numerous awards including filmfare south with sever nominations.
Some of his superhit films include : Sahasame Jeevitham (1984), Janani Janmabhoomi (1984), Mangammagari Manavadu (1984), Apoorva Sahodarudu (1986), Muvva Gopaludu (1987), Muddula Mavayya (1989), Nari Nari Naduma Murari (1990), Lorry Driver (1990), Rowdy Inspector (1992), Bangaru Bullodu (1993), Bhairava Dweepam (1994), Peddannayya (1997), and Samarasimha Reddy (1997). He then received the South Indian International Movie Award and three state Nandi Awards for Best Actor -Male.
5) Vivek Oberoi
Vivek Oberoi is primarily known for his excellent work in Bollywood and a few films in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam cinema. He has several awards such as Filmfare, IIFA, Zee Cine, Star Screen awards to his name. Some of his hit films are : Mission Istanbul, Road, Kisna: The Warrior Poet, Company, Dum, Omkara, Masti etc..
6) Dia Mirza
Dia mirza is an actress and producer who won the Miss Asia Pacific 2000 title. She made her debut with Rehna Hai Tere Dil main and has several Filmfare and other international awards / titles to her name.
Some of her superhits include : Salam Mumbai, Tumsa Nahin Dekha – A Love Story, Lage Raho Munnabhai, Sanju, Love Breakups Zindagi,Dus etc. In December 2019 she announced she was forming a new production house “One India Stories” and is currently working to produce orignal content.
7) Aziz Naser
Aziz Naser is a renowed name in the Hyderabad film industry as he has superhit Hyderabadi films to his credit. He is an excellent actor, writer and director who worked in the critically acclaimed Hyderabadi films The Angrez & Hyderabad Nawabs. He has worked in more than 35 films in Deccani, Hindi, Telugu and Marathi.
He also is an amazing voiceover artist who has given his voice to Actors like Sonu Sood, Nana patekar etc. His superhit films include : Inspector Gullu, Berozgaar, The Angrez, Hyderabad Nawabs, F. M. (Fun Aur Masti, Gullu Dada Returns: No Compromise.. Only Fight, Hungama in Dubai and Dubai Return.
Samantha akkineni is a famous Telugu actress from Hyderabad who has managed to garner praise globally. She has been nominated for several national awards and has a list of awards to her name.
Some of her superhit films include : A Aa, Mersal, Theri, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Attarintiki Daredi, Neethaane En Ponvasantham, Ye Maaya Chesave, Rangasthalam, Eega, Kaththi (tamil) etc .. Apart from being an excellent actress, she is also an active social worker and a celebrity endorser for several brands.
There is a long list of talents which have paved their way to success and are hardcore Hyderabadis. Some more renowed actors from Hyderabad are Mahesh Babu, Tabu, Diana Hayden, Aditi Rao Hydari, Padmapriya Janakiraman, Shaukat Kaifi, Suhani Kalita, Poonam Kaur, Sharmila Tagore, Satya Krishnan, J. D. Chakravarthy, Sai Chand Ram Charan, Mahmood Ali, Allu Arjun, Tanusree Chakraborty, Hema Chaudhary, Shaurya Chauhan, Sherlyn Chopra etc..
Hyderbadi Actors Who became pupular in Bollywood seems that them with the movie industry doesn’t seem to have an end.