Are you Bollywood fan? Do you keep updates about your fans? You definitely have some Bollywood celebs who have impressed you on the big screen. Then here is some news which might shock you.
Do you know there are many actors from Bollywood who are not Indians? While India is there home, but they are actually born outside India. Here is the list of Bollywood celebrities who are not Indians, but rose to fame in a short while and are ruling the cinema world.
Some Non-Indian Celebs
The “Cocktail” actress was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on 5 January 1986 to a famous badminton player Prakash Padukone and Ujjala Padukone, a travel agent. She also has a younger sibling, Anisha who is a Golfer. She gained recognition with a TV soap Ad ’Liril’. Deepikahas also modelled for several other brands and products. She made her Bollywood Debut in the year 2007 in “Om Shanti Om” opposite Shah Rukh Khan.
The ‘Highway’ actress was born on March 15, 1993 in London. She is the daughter of famous director Mahesh Batt and actress Soni Razdan. Alia’s father is a Gujarati and her mother is a Kashmiri and German mix. She also has an elder sister Shaheen and two half-siblings, actress Pooja Bhatt and aspiring actor Rahul Bhatt. ‘Aashiqui 2’ Director Mohit Suri and Actor Emraan Hashmi are her paternal cousins. Producer Mukesh Bhatt is her uncle. She started her Bollywood career in the year 2012, with “Student of the Year” pairing opposite Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra.
Karenjit Kaur Vohra, better known by Sunny Leone was born on May 13, 1981 in Sarnia, Ontario to Sikh Punjabi parents. Before working in the porn industry, Leone use to work at a German bakery called ‘Jiffy Lube’. She later worked in a tax and retirement firm. She also studied to become a nurse. She became famous after she entered the controversial reality show in ColorsTV, ‘Bigg Boss Season-5 as a wild card entrant. After which she became the most searched celebrity in ‘Google’. In 2011, Leone married Daniel Weber, a musician. She made her Bollywood debut with ‘Jism 2’ in 2012.
The ‘Kala Chashma’ was born on July 16, 1983 in Hong Kong. She was born to Mohammed Kaif who is a British businessman and Suzanne, an English lawyer and also a charity worker. Katrina has six siblings; excluding her. Her parents got divorced when she was a child. Katrina started her Bollywood career in the year 2003 with ‘Boom’ opposite Amitabh Bhachchan.
The ‘Kick’ actress was born on August 11, 1985 in Manama, Bahrain. Jacqueline was raised in a multi-ethnic family. Her father’s name was Elroy and he is a Sri Lankan. Her mother, Kim is of Malaysian. Jacqueline won the title of Miss Universe Sri Lanka Oageant in the year 2006. Later in 2009, she travelled to India for a modeling assignment. She started her Bollywood career in the same year in ‘Aladin’ opposite Riteish Deshmukh.
Nargis was born on October 20, in Queens, New York. Her father, Mohammed Fakhri is a businessman, and mother Marie Fakhri is a former police officer. Nargis said that her father was from Pakistan, but moved to the United States for better earning. Her mother is Czech. Nargis has a sister name Alisha. Nargis parents got divorced when she was six years old. The following year her father died. She started her modeling career at the age of 27. Her first Bollywood debut was in the year 2011 in ‘Rockstar’ opposite actor Ranbir Kapoor.
This “Kidnap”actor, was born on 13 January 1983 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States to Anil Pal, a software enginerr and Nuzhat Khan, a psychologist. Imran Kan’s father is a Hindu mixed with Bengali and English descent. Imran started his Bollywood career in the year 2008 with “Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na” opposite actress Genelia D’Souza. Imran Khan is the nephew of Bollywood actor, Aamir Khan and director-producer Mansoor Khan. He is also the grandson of director come producer Nasir Hussain.
BY M. DIVYA SRI