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Going regional: Bollywood's south-ward sojourn

Hindustan Times | ByAnjuri Nayar Singh, New Delhi
Mar 25, 2015 06:52 PM IST

While some Bollywood actors like Sushmita Sen and Mughda Godse are set to debut in regional films, a few others are making their comeback in the space.



Veteran actor will return to Tamil ­cinema after two decades with Chimbu Deven's action-fantasy. The 51-year-old is excited about the project and even tweeted about it, saying, "It gives me immense happiness to announce the title of my new Tamil film Puli. It's been a wonderful experience working with the cast and crew."Sushmita Sen


, who was last seen in the Bollywood film, No Problem (2010), is now debuting in the Bengali film industry with National Award-winning director Srijit Mukherji's film, Nirbaak. "It's like a homecoming, it's like going back to my roots," the 39-year-old, who has also been roped in for another Bengali film titled Jodi Emon Hoto, was ­quoted as saying.Kriti Sanon


Actor Kriti Sanon made her acting debut with the Telugu film 1: Nenokkadine (2014), before she appeared in Bollywood with Heropanti last year. The 24-year-old is now gearing up for another Telugu outing titled Dochay. "I signed my first Hindi and Telugu film simultaneously. I did one more Telugu film after Heropanti. I would want to keep a balance between Hindi and the southern industry," says Kriti.Mughda Godse


Actor Mugdha Godse is excited to make her Tamil debut with a film that will be directed by Jayam Raja. "I've begun shooting for my first Tamil film. The script, the cast and the crew is super fun. I couldn't have asked for a better debut in Tamil cinema," says the 28-year-old.Isha Koppikar


Isha Koppikar is back to regional film industry with her Kannada film, for which she has learnt a Korean martial art form called Hapkido. The 38-year-old started her career with the Tamil film Kaadhal Kavithai (1998), and has done quite a few regional projects, amid her Bollywood outings.

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