The place of birth undoubtedly plays a major role in shaping one’s future. However, the place of birth may not become a barrier in some people’s careers. Do you know that the Hindi movie industry which is famous all across the world has many leading actors who are not born in India? With their talent and acting skills, these actors managed to make it big in the industry. Let us look at the 10 Bollywood celebrities who are not born in India.
- Katrina Kaif
The famous Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif was born in Hong Kong to British businessman Mohammed Kaif of Kashmiri descent and a British mother Suzanne.
Before becoming famous in Bollywood, the British actress appeared in several commercials and fashion shows in England. Some of the best works of the actress throughout her career are Sarkar, Ek Tha Tiger, Rajneeti, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Bang Bang, and many others.
- Deepika Padukone
The Bollywood queen actress Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to star Badminton player Prakash Padukone. The actress made her debut film opposite Bollywood King Shahrukh Khan in the movie ‘Om Shanti Om directed by Farah Khan.
With her genius acting skills in movies like Cocktail, Bajirao Mastani, and Piku, the actress has become one of the highest-paid actresses in Bollywood in a short time. The actress also acted in Hollywood movies like xXx: The Return of Xander Cage opposite Hollywood actor Vin Diesel.
- Sunny Leone
Sunny Leone was also known as Karenjit Kaur Vohra is a Canada-born actress and model. Before entering mainstream cinema in Bollywood, the actress was one of the most popular adult movie stars. Some of the best movies in her career include Jism 2, Ragini MMS 2, Hate Story 2 Mastizaade, and many others.
- Nargis Fakhri
The Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri is one of the hottest actresses we have in the Industry. The actress’s birthplace was in the United States to a Pakistani father and a Czech mother. The actress has appeared in Bollywood movies like Rockstar, Madras Cafe, Housefull3, and Main Tera Hero.
- Jacqueline Fernandez
The actress Jacqueline Fernandez origin roots to Sri Lanka and is one of the leading actresses in Bollywood. The actress was born in Bahrain to a Sri Lankan father and a Malaysian mother in 1985.
The actress’s first debut in Bollywood debut is ‘Aladin’ in the year 2009 opposite Riteish Deshmukh. The actress has appeared in several big banner movies like Kick, Housefull2, Housefull3, Roy, Race 2, and Brothers.
- Monica Dogra
Monica Dogra, a talented singer-turned-actress was not actually born in India. The beautiful actress was born and brought up in the United States. The actress became popular for her role in the movie ‘Dhobi Ghat’. The actress is also a part of the electronic singing rock group Shaa’ir Func in Mumbai.
- Amy Jackson
The British origin actress Amy Jackson made her presence felt in Bollywood with the movie ‘Ek Tha Deewana opposite Prateik Babbar. The actress also learned Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu to strengthen her career in the Indian movie industry. Amy Jackson acted in lots of south Indian movies in Tollywood. With this, Amy is considered one of the leading actresses in Telugu Cinema.
- Evelyn Sharma
The gorgeous Bollywood beauty, Evelyn Sharma belongs to Frankfurt, Germany. After completing her studies in the United Kingdom, the beauty headed toward Bollywood and went on to appear in movies like ‘Yaariyan’ and ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani.
- Sarah Jane Dias
Sarah Jane Dias who was the winner of the 2007 Femina Miss India title is also an Indian actress who was not born in India. The beautiful Bollywood actress was born in Oman when her father was working in a Middle Eastern country during her birth. The actress lived in Oman till she was in her teenage. The actress shifted to India before her entry into Bollywood.
- Sasha Agah
Sasheh Agha is the daughter of famous Pakistani actress Salma Agha. The young and talented actress was born in London. She made her debut in Bollywood with the movie ‘Aurangzeb’.