10 Bollywood Celebrities Who Were Not Born in India


The place of birth has prime importance in one’s life. It 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. Hindi movie industry is famous all across the world and many leading actors in Bollywood are not born in India. With their talent and acting skills, these actors managed to make it big in the industry.

Listed below are the top ten actors who were not born in India

10. Sasheh Agha

Sasheh Agha

Sasheh Agha is the daughter of famous yesteryear Pakistani actress Salma Agha. The young and talented actress born in London made her debut in Bollywood with movie ‘Aurangzeb’. However, the movie failed to give a kick start to her career in the industry.

9. Sarah Jane Dias

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.

8. Evelyn Sharma

Evelyn Sharma

The gorgeous Bollywood beauty, Evelyn Sharma was born in Frankfurt, Germany. After completing her studies in the United Kingdom, the beauty headed towards Bollywood and acted in movies like ‘Yaariyan’ and ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’.

7. Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson

The British origin actress Amy Jackson made her presence felt in Bollywood with the movie ‘Ek Tha Deewana’ opposite to Prateik Babbar. To strengthen her career in Indian movie industry, the United Kingdom born actress learned Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.  Amy Jackson was acted in lots of south Indian movies and with her successful stint in Tollywood, Amy is considered as one of the leading actresses in Telugu Cinema.

6. Monica Dogra

Monica Dogra

The talented singer turned actress, Monica Dogra was not born in India. The beautiful actress was born and brought up in the United States. The actress was popularly known for her role in movie ‘Dhobi Ghat’. The actress is part of electronic rock group Shaa’ir Func in Mumbai.

5. Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez

The Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez is one of the leading actresses in Bollywood. The actress was actually born in Bahrain to a Sri Lankan father and Malaysian mother in 1985. The actress made her Bollywood debut from movie ‘Aladin’ in the year 2009 opposite to Riteish Deshmukh. The actress later starred in several big banner movies like Kick, Housefull2, Housefull3, Roy, Race 2 and Brothers.

4. Nargis Fakhri

Nargis Fakhri

The Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri is one of the hottest actresses in Indian movie Industry. The actress was born in the United States to a Pakistani father and Czech mother. The actress has worked in Bollywood movies including Rockstar, Madras Cafe, Housefull3, and Main Tera Hero.

3. Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone originally known as Karenjit Kaur Vohra is a Canada-born actress and model. Before entering the mainstream cinema in Bollywood, the actress was one of the most popular adult movie stars. The actress worked in several Bollywood movies including Jism 2, Ragini MMS 2, Hate Story 2 Mastizaade and many others.

2. Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone

The beautiful Indian actress Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to star Badminton player Prakash Padukone. The actress made her dream debut opposite to superstar Shahrukh Khan in movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ directed by Farah Khan. Since then the actress has not looked back. With movies like Cocktail, Bajirao Mastani and Piku the actress has become one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood. The actress is currently busy shooting her Hollywood debut movie, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage opposite to Hollywood actor Vin Diesel.

1. Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif

The Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif was born in Hong Kong to a British businessman Mohammed Kaif with Kashmiri descent and British mother Suzanne. Before making it big in Bollywood, the British actress appeared in several commercials and fashion shows in England. The actress was best known for her work in movies like Sarkar, Ek Tha Tiger, Rajneeti, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Bang Bang and many others.

The above-mentioned actors are the top ten Bollywood celebrities who were not born in India.

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