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Actresses from Uttarakhand working in South Indian film industry

Uttarakhand is not only known for its scenic beauty but also for many leading celebrities who are native to the state. The wind of Uttarakhand has a magical spell producing icons for the entire world!! The actresses from Uttarakhand are known for their beauty worldwide. Despite being the North Pole for south India, actresses from Uttarakhand have not stepped behind from planting a milestone in Tollywood industry. Some of the most famous personalities like Anushka Sharma and Urvashi Rautela belong to Uttarakhand.


Urvashi Rautela
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The actress who was crowned Miss Universe India 2012 beating 20 contestants hails from Uttarakhand*. Urvashi made her Tollywood debut opposite Darshan the Kolaveri Dee singer and superstar of south cinema, in the South Indian film Mr Eravat in 2015. The film was a grand success with the celeb duo lead casts.
Urvashi has starred in some of the blockbusters like Singh Sahab the Great and Sanam Re. She starred in the adult comedy Great Grand Masti this year and applauded for her performance. She also collaborated with Yo Yo Honey Singh for the song video Love Dose. She is also popular for her similarities in looks with the former Miss World 1994 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
She was born on 25 February 1994 in Kotdwar, Uttarakhand. She did her schooling from Uttarakhand and thought of becoming an engineer. While she was preparing herself for IIT destiny had different plans for her. She has got herself the titles of Miss Teen India 2009, Miss Asian Supermodel 2011, Indian Princess 2011, Miss Tourism Queen 2011. 

Shriya Saran

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The Awarapan 2007 actress Shriya Saran is a natural diva. She tops the list when it comes to the diversity of cinema genres she has worked in. She has been casted in Malayalam, Kannada, English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu films. From south Indian films to Hindi cinema Sriya has claimed the best of the movies like Kanthaswami, Pokiri Raja, Shivaji and Drishyam.
Shriya was born in Haridwar, Dehradun. She did her schooling from Delhi Public School Ranipur and DPS Mathura Road. She pursued her Bachelor’s degree from Lady Sri Ram College LSR under Delhi University from the Arts Stream.
Persuaded by her dance teacher in college she shot for a dance video Thirakti Kyu Hawa and this was the winning shot of her career. She was offered her first south Indian film after the video was seen by directors. She starred in movies like Nuve Nuve, Ishtam, Santosham etc. and there was no stopping after that. She rules the south Indian film industry. She also starred in the American movie The Other End of the Line.


Richa Panai
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Richa Panai hails from Garhwal, Uttarakhand. She was settled and brought up in Lucknow. After completing her education she decided to take up modelling professionally. She was crowned Miss Lucknow the year she completed her schooling. Soon she started working as a hostess at Kingfisher Airlines and was struggling for her modelling career.
The model turned actress got her first modelling assignment from Jabbar Kalarakal. Soon she made her debut in the south industry with the movie Vaadamalli 2011. Later she also worked in Bangkok Summer opposite lead Unni Mukundan. She was the female lead in Sandwich with the male protagonist Kunchako Boban. She also starred in the Bollywood movie Traffic.

 

Lavanya Tripathi
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Miss Uttarakhand 2006 LavnyaTripathi was born in Ayodhya and brought up in Dehradun. She did her schooling from Marshalls School, Dehradun. She pursued graduation from Rishi Dayaram National College, Mumbai.
She has worked in a number of Bollywood, Tamil and Telugu movies. Her Tamil movies are Brahman, Mayavan. She also bagged successful Telugu movies like Andala Rakshasi, Dusukhelta etc.


Ragini Nandwani
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Ragini belongs to Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. She was born on 4 September 1989 and completed her early education from Dehradun. She is a post graduate from Delhi University.
She hs starred in Bollywood crime thriller Dehradun Diary and Hindi soap opera Mrs Kaushik ki Paanch Bahuein.
Her appearance in South Indian Movies includes the movies Thalaivva and Peruchazi. She is a popular actress in Tollywood industry.

 

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