9 Bollywood Celebrities Who You Thought Were Indian But Are Not

Bollywood is full of celebs that hail from different parts of India. There are some actors in who started their career in South Indian films and worked their way to Bollywood while some got their break directly. But Bollywood is not just restricted to actors from India. It has welcomed actors who are not of Indian origin with open arms.

Not many know that there are quite a lot of celebs in B-town who were not born in India but have established themselves as Bollywood celebs. Here are a few Bollywood celebs who were not born in India.

Nargis Fakhri


Half Czech and half Pakistani, Nargis Fakhri was born in New York City. 

Jacqueline Fernandez


The beautiful pride of the Lankan Island, Jacqueline went on to become Miss Sri Lanka before she stepped into Bollywood.

Amy Jackson


Born in the United Kingdom, Amy worked as a British model before Indian movies happened to her.

Imran Khan


Imran was born in Wisconsin, USA. He then moved to India to start his journey in Bollywood.

Katrina Kaif


The B-town hottie, Katrina was born in Hong Kong and spent a major part of her growing years in Hawaii and London.

Deepika Padukone


One of Bollywood’s beauty, Deepika surprisingly was not born in Indian. She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Sunny Leone


Sunny Leone is one of the actresses who charmed her way into Bollywood. She was born in Ontario, Canada and does not hold Indian citizenship.

Evelyn Sharma


Her name kinda gives it away. Yes, Evelyn is half Indian and half German who was born in Frankfurt, Germany. 

Monica Dogra


Monica Dogra is a singer as well as an actress who made her Bollywood debut in Dhobi Ghat. She was born in the U.S.

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