There was a time when desi beauties ruled Bollywood. Beauty meant Madhubala and Saira Banu. Charm meant Madhuri Dixit and talent meant Rekha and Sridevi. But gone are those days and in this new generation, Bollywood is rules by beauties who are not Inidan but are ready to work hard and make their name. Here are few ladies who aren’t from India but have made it big in Bollywood.
Oh God! What do we say about this hottie? Bruna Abdullah was born in Brazil and has a mixed ethnicity of Arab mommy and Portuguese daddy! Bruna never intended to make a career in Bollywood but thought it wouldn’t harm to try. She started modelling and then appeared in a song in Esha Deol’s Cash. Her breakthrough however was in I Hate Love Stories as Giselle.
Evelyn Sharma was born in Germany to an Indian father and German mother. This beauty started modelling at the age of 18 and made her debut as an actress with a British film, Turn Left in 2006. She made her Bollywood debut with From Sydney with Love in 2012, however she was only noticed for her role of a bimbo in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.
Miss Fakhri was born in New York. Her father is a Pakistani and her mother is of Czech descent. Her break in the world of glitz and glamour was when she appeared in the popular reality show, America’s Next Top Model. She was next featured in the most bold calender, Kingfisher Swimsuit Calendar in 2009. She was eventually noticed and was offered her first movie in Bollywood opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Her role in ROckstar was appreciated and then the offers kept coming.
Jaqueline Fernandez was born in Sri Lanka. When she was 3 years old, her family moved to Bahrain. Having spent most of her childhood there, she went to Australia to get a degree in Mass Communication. She soon started anchoring and reporting news and also appeared in commercials. She won the coveted Miss Sri Lanka Universe title and was later offered an advertisement with Shahid Kapoor. After getting noticed, she was offered her first role as an actress in Aladin alongside Ritesh Deshmukh.
Last but not the least, we have Katrina Kaif. It’s safe to say that she’s Miss Blank Expression but what’s the fun in that? Just like Kristen Stewart, our Kats is also among the highest paid actresses in Bollywood. This beauty was born in Hong Kong from there she moved to China, then to Japan and then to France then Switzerland, Poland, Germany, Belgium, and finally to Hawaii where she got her first modelling offer. She eventually made her debut in Bollywood with Boom and we all know what happened from there.