Birthplace of any person plays a major role in shaping one’s future. However, there are no scientific explanations that how the place of birth influences one’s career. Taking about Hindi film industry we have seen many different Bollywood celebrities who belongs to a small town has achieved success in the industry. Apart from that, there are also some Bollywood personalities who didn’t belong to India but has made success in the industry. Here is the list of Bollywood actresses who were not born in India but, has managed to achieve success in the industry through her acting skills.
The British origin actress has made her Bollywood debut from the film ‘Ek Tha Deewana’ opposite to Prateik Babbar. She has worked hard to learn Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Before entering Bollywood Amy was one of the top leading actresses in Telugu Cinema.
The singer turned actress, Monica Dogra was not born in India. The ‘Dhobi Ghat’ film actress was born and brought up in the United States.The actress is part of electronic rock group Shaa’ir Func in Mumbai.
Sarah Jane Dias
Winner of 2007 Femina Miss India title, Sarah Jane Dias was another Indian actress who was not born in India. The beautiful Bollywood actress was born in Oman as her father was working in the Middle Eastern country during her birth. The actress lived in Oman till she was in her teenage and later the actress shifted to India before her entry in Bollywood.
Nargis Fakhri is one of the hottest actresses in Bollywood. The actress was born in the United States and her father is from Pakistan and mother is from Czech. After entering Bollywood the actress has done many successful Bollywood films like Rockstar, Madras Cafe, Housefull3, and Main Tera Hero.
One more beauty of Bollywood Evelyn Sharma is also not from India she was born in Frankfurt, Germany. The actress headed towards Bollywood after completing her studies and acted in the movies like Yaariyan, and Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani.
The original name of Sunny Leone is Karenjit Kaur Vohra and she is a Canada born actress and model. The actress was one of the most popular adult movie stars and she entered the Indian film industry through Reality show Bigg Boss. Now she is recognised as one of the successful actresses in Bollywood and has done successful films like Jism 2, Ragini MMS 2, Hate Story 2 and Mastizaade.
Jacqueline was born in Bahrain in 1985.Her father is from Sri Lanka and mother is from Malaysia. The actress was first seen in the film Aladdin in the year 2009 opposite Reitesh Deshmukh. Now she is one of the most successful actresses in Bollywood and she has done some big films like Kick, Housefull2, Housefull3, Roy, Race 2 and Brothers.
Sasheh Agha is the daughter of famous veteran Pakistani actress Salma Agha. The young and talented actress Sasheh was born in London and she made her debut in Bollywood with the film ‘Aurangzeb’. However, the movie failed to give a kick-start to her career in the industry.
The Sheela of Bollywood Katrina was born in ‘Hong Kong’. Her father Mohammad Kaif was a British businessman from Kashmir and her mother was a British lady. Before entering Bollywood she has done several commercials and fashion shows in England. The actress has now made a big name in Bollywood and has done many hit films like Sarkar, Ek Tha Tiger, Rajneeti, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Bang Bang.
Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to star Badminton player Prakash Padukone. The actress made her Bollywood debut from the film ‘Om Shanti Om’ opposite Shah Rukh Khan. The movie was one of the most successful hits of the year and it was directed by Farah Khan. After that, the actress has done lots of successful films like Cocktail, Bajirao Mastani and Piku the actress has become one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood. She has also worked in some of the Hollywood projects.