Tamanna and Ileana are two of the hottest actresses in South India, who have made in-roads into Bollywood. The two are quite talented but for now, lady luck seems to be smiling more on Ileana’s side as far as Bollywood is concerned.
Ileana hails from Mumbai, the 26 year old was born on November 1, 1987. She made her base in Hyderabad and found success in Tollywood (Telugu movie industry). She won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut in 2006 and since then hasn’t looked back. She has been one of the most leading actress in Telugu cinema with a fair amount of success in Tamil cinema. Ileana became more of a household name for the entire nation, when her performance in Bollywood film ‘Barfi!’ in 2012 found appreciation. She also won Filmfare Award for Best Debut (Female) for the same film. Her second movie with Shahid Kapoor ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’ also did well and ‘Main Tera Hero’ opposite Varun Dhawan, also won her a fair share of appreciation.
Tamanna, known for her milky-white skin and of course, her sheer talent, is one of the prominent names in South Indian movie industry. She was first seen in ‘Lafzon Mein Keh Na Saku’ the video of Indian Idol 1 Abhijeet Sawant. She debuted in 2005 in a Bollywood film called ‘ Chand Sa Roshan Chehra’. The movie flopped and Tamanna looked southward for success. She got it aplenty with many of her films in Telugu and Tamil ranging from hits to blockbusters. Tamanna was reintroduced into Bollywood with Sajid Khan for his magnum flop ‘Himmatwala’(2013). But still, the spunky actress has hoped pined for her, with two more Bollywood movies on the anvil – It’s Entertainment, co-starring Akshay Kumar (releasing August 2014) and Humshakals, co-starring Saif Ali Khan.
Both actresses Tamanna and Illeana worked with each other, before they became big stars. The 2006 Tamil movie ‘Kedi’ was the debut vehicle for both the actresses. Later, Ileana did a movie called ‘Kick’ in Telugu in 2009 which turned to be a superhit. A memorable scene is Ileana in a hot yoga pose at the start of the film. The movie was later made into Tamil, the following year with another name ‘Thillalangadi’ which had Tamanna Bhatta doing the same hot yoga pose. Incidentally, Kick will be remade into Hindi by 2015 with Salman Khan and a heroine, who is yet to be finalized.
While Ileana is known her for gorgeous looks, Tamanna is a fantasy material for many. Illeana is known for her toned butt and beautiful hair. She has a slim figure with an amazing waist to hip ratio. Tamanna is known for her luscious lips and milky skin. While Ileana believes in eating sensibly and practices Yoga and Pilates regularly, Tamanna is a gym fanatic and ensures that she does an hour of workout without fail. Tamanna is a foodie but ensures that she gets rid of excess calories by exercising.