But there's one thing you have to admit - if you are a fan of Bollywood, then you can't help but bump into her around every corner. And here's something many don't remember - this Padma Shri has had an interesting innings away from Hindi cinema, too.
With her latest non-Hindi flick, Enthiran, awaiting release, we thought we'd push the rewind button and check out the regional paths she's walked down.
Text: Surya Praphulla Kumar
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