Bollywood is Indian Film Industry which has mostly the people of Indian origin. Yes, mostly, because the popularity of Bollywood even attracts foreign nationals. Some come from far far land, and some have ancestral roots back in foreign countries despite of being closer to India.
In this blog we have featured some of the most known Bollywood Celebs who might also be one of your favorite, that have foreign passports. But don’t be surprised.
She has risen to fame with her outstanding performances, and stunning beauty. She is a daughter of former badminton player Prakash Padukone, and while birth was in Copenhagen when his father was undergoing training. Just before she turned one, they had returned and her upbringing has mostly been in Bangalore, but Deepika has a Danish passport.
Daughter of Indian Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and actress Soni Razdan, Alia doesn’t has an Indian passport. Despite being born in Mumbai, Alia holds a British Citizenship because of her mother Soni Razdan who is a British Citizen.
The super successful star of Bollywood was born in Amritsar, to a Punjabi family, but gave up his Indian Citizenship by accepting the honorary Canadian citizenship. Since India doesn’t allows dual citizenship, he is now a Canadian. As per reports, he has again re applied for Indian citizenship.
She was born in British Hong Kong to a Kashmiri origin Indian Businessman based in Britain and an English Lawyer. Katrina holds a British passport, and is one of the foreign entrants in Bollywood.
She holds an American citizenship as she was born in Queens New York City. Interestingly her father is from Pakistan and her mother is from Czech Republic. Prior to coming India she has also done modeling in United States.
Nephew of Bollywood’s superstar Aamir Khan, Imran might had bid goodbye to Film Industry, but you will be surprised to know that he has been an American citizen. He was born in Madison, Wisconsin, but moved to India with her mother after the divorce of his parents.
Jacqueline is a Sri Lankan by citizenship. She was born in Sri Lanka to a Sri Lankan father and mother of Malaysian descent. She also was a winner of Miss Universe Sri Lanka Pageant of 2006 before entering the modeling world and later Bollywood.
A former adult star, Sunny has an Canadian and American dual citizenship. She is originally from Canadian background and her real name is Karenjit Kaur. Her father was born in Tibet and raised in Delhi, while her mother was raised up in Himachal Pradesh. Both later migrated to Canada.
Evelyn is a German citizen and was born in Frankfurt. She did her schooling in United Kingdom. She was born to a Punjabi Father and a German mother. After entering Bollywood she rose to fame with her on screen naughty performance in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.
The model turned actress was born in Liverpool, UK, and holds a British Citizenship. She is known to have worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu films, and has been casted opposite to big names like Akshay Kumar, and even Rajnikanth. Her performance in Singh is Bling is still fresh with audience.
Nora was born and brought up in Canada and holds a Canadian citizenship. Her ancestral roots are from Morocco though. The elegant dancer has made her mark in the Bollywood with performances in Thank God, Satyamev Jayate, and Baahubali.
Kalki was born in Pondicherry, and was a French Citizen, because of the ancestral roots of her French parents. Though now she has attained an Indian citizenship. Her unconventional performances in films have attracted our interest for long. She is known for starring in Dev D, Gully Boy, Shaitan.
Bollywood welcomes all!