Bollywood enters the new year, a line up big names from the Telugu and Tamil film industries are gearing up to make their debuts in the Hindi film industry.
These are not ordinary debuts of newcomers, which sets this lot apart. They are all established stars down South. Although most of them are known names even outside their domain, the Bollywood audience is yet to fully experience their acting prowess and glamour.
Here's a roster of some of the southern biggies lined up to take a bow in Bollywood this year: