Rakul Preet Singh (born 10 October 1990) is an Indian film actress and model, who predominantly works in South Indian film industries.While in college, Rakul did a few modelling assignments and made her acting debut with the 2009 Kannada film Gilli which was a remake of the Tamil film, '7G Rainbow Colony'. In 2011, Rakul participated in the Femina Miss India pageant in which she placed fifth. She was crowned 'Miss India People’s Choice' and won four other pageant titles. In the same year, she starred in a Telugu film Keratam (2011), a critical and commercial failure. The following year, she appeared in the thriller Thadaiyara Thaakka, her first Tamil film release and received critical appreciation for her performance as a TV reporter in the 2013 Tamil drama film Puthagam.Rakul received praise for portraying the lead female roles in the commercially successful Telugu films Venkatadri Express (2013), Current Theega (2014), and Loukyam (2014). She made her Bollywood debut inYaariyan (2014) in which her performance was better received.
Tamannaah Bhatia (born 21 December 1989) is an Indian film actress and model, who performs under the mononym Tamannaah and predominantly appears in South Indian cinema. In 2005, she made her acting debut in the Bollywood film, Chand Sa Roshan Chehra and appeared in Abhijeet Sawant album song "Lafzon main" from the album Aapka Abhijeet which was also released in the year 2005, before working in the major South Indian film industries. In same year Tamannaah made her Telugu film debut in Sri, and in the following next year she appeared in her first Tamil film, Kedi. In 2007, she starred in two college-life-based drama films, Happy Days in Telugu and Kalloori in Tamil.
Her projects include the Tamil films Ayan (2009), Paiyaa (2010) and Siruthai (2011). She returned to Telugu cinema in 2011 with the romance film 100% Love (2011). Other films include Racha (2012), Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu (2012), Thadaka (2013) and Aagadu (2014).