Which men do not dream of some of the hottest Bollywood actresses? Which women do not aspire their looks? When some of these gorgeous beauties flew overseas to India with aspirations and ambitions, even they may not have thought of when their career would lead them in life. Today, these international beauties, some completely non-Indian while some with part Indian origin have made a mark for themselves in Bollywood. Let’s take a glimpse at the top 10 successful non-Indian Bollywood actresses.
10 Most Popular Non-Indian Bollywood Actresses
Who can forget her grooving in the super hit item song ‘Babuji Zara Dheere Chalo’ from the film ‘Dum’? Yana Gupta was born on April 1979. The beautiful Czech model currently working as an actress and author in Mumbai. She started her modelling career at the age of 16. After she had graduated in Park Architecture and gardening; she left for Japan, where she modeled for a considerable period.
Born 16 November 1988, Giselli Monteiro is a Brazilian model and Bollywood actress. Monteiro was born in Espirito Santo, Brazil, where started her modeling career at a young age of seventeen. Her Bollywood debut as the “Harleen Kaur” in the 2009 Hindi film Love Aaj Kal, directed by Imtiaz Ali garnered huge positive response making her one of the promising newcomers of the year.
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The demure and beautiful Amy Jackson swept everyone off their feet when she first made her debut opposite Pratik in the romantic drama, Ek Deewana Tha. Born on 31 January 1992, the British model and actress, was born to parents Alan Jackson and Marguerita Jackson. She bagged the title of Miss Teen World in 2009 and was appreciated for her performance in Shankar’s romantic thriller I, which is stated to be 2015’s costliest and highest-grossing film featuring her.
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She left everyone spellbound with her beauty when she made her debut in the Hindi film ‘Mickey Virus’. Elisabet Avramidou Granlund “Elli Avram”, born on 29 July 1990, is a Swedish Greek actress who is currently based in Mumbai, India. She even participated in the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss where she rose to fame. Elli was born in Sweden and grew up in Stockholm, she soon took an interest in singing, dancing, and figure skating.
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A perfect combination of glamour and talent is this young lady. Born on 12 July 1986, Evelyn Lakshmi Sharma is a German-Indian actress and model. After spending the initial years of her life in Frankfurt, Germany. She has featured in several films and brand endorsements. Her performance in the blockbuster, ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ as well as ‘Yaariyan’. The actress currently is the brand ambassador of a lingerie line called as ‘Bodycare’.
Malik was born in a Shia Islam house in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan to Mohammad Ali Malik, and his wife, Zeenat Malik. Though she is a Pakistani actress, she made her presence in the Indian film industry with a string of films and item numbers. After appearing on the reality hit show ‘Big Boss’. Malik broke the Guinness World Records for getting maximum kisses on her birthday in a span of one minute. By this, she beat Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who held the record achieved in the reality show Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega.
Born on May 13, 1981, as Karenjit Kaur Vohra, she is better known by her stage name Sunny Leone. The Indo-Canadian actress, model, and a former pornographic actress. After making her Bollywood debut in Pooja Bhatt’s erotic thriller Jism 2, Sunny took to mainstream acting which was followed up with films such as Jackpot, Ragini MMS 2 and Ek Paheli Leela. The actress also competed in the reality show ‘Big Boss’.
After winning the Miss Sri Lanka Universe beauty pageant in 2006, Jacqueline Fernandez, joined the modelling industry and today is easily one of the hottest actresses in Bollywood. Born on 11 August 1985, the beauty was raised in Bahrain into a multiracial family. She has her ancestral roots in Canada, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. After completing her graduation in Mass Communication, she even worked as a journalist in Sri Lanka. Jacqueline has a string of endorsements, hit films to her credit.
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Nargis Fakhri is a top American model and actress who stunned the audience with her Debut Bollywood film ‘Rockstar. Nargis was born on 20 October 1979 in New York to her father Mohammed Fakhri was Pakistani, and her mother Marie is Czech. Apparently before starting her career in Bollywood, she appeared on America’s Next Top Model. She is known for her stunning figure and gorgeous looks. She gained further accomplishment for her roles in Madras Cafe (2013), Main Tera Hero (2014) and Spy (2015).
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The queen of Bollywood and every man’s fantasy, Katrina Kaif is one of the commercially bankable stars in the Indian film industry. Born Katrina Turquotte, on 16 July 1983, this British-Indian film actress and model is born to a Muslim father with Kashmiri roots and a British mother. She has starred in box office hits as well made her presence felt in the South film industry. Also, apart from being one of Bollywood’s highest-paid actresses, she is known as one of India’s most attractive celebrities by the media. Katrina was even named as the Most Desirable Women by a leading entertainment magazine. Mattel launched Katrina inspire Barbie dolls as well as she has a wax statuette in Madame Tussauds.
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It is true that these actresses may have had a tedious time trying to speak Hindi. In spite of that with their dedication, efforts, and strikingly attractive looks, they have managed to create a mark and a place for themselves in Indian cinema.
Written By; Karen Menezes