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Foreign Actresses in Bollywood Movies

Appearance of foreign actresses in Indian movies is not a new phenomenon. But in recent time, the number of such actresses is grown up.

Here is a short introduction to some of the actresses from other countries who appeared in Indian cinema. I have excluded the actresses from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal who appeared in Bollywood films, as they are familiar to India.

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Helen

Helen

Helen

Helen Jairag Richardson: Born on 21st October 1939

Helen was the first foreign actress to appear in in Indian films. She is of Burmese origin. She mainly appeared as a dancer and supporting actress in Hindi films. She became most popular dancer-singer of Bollywood. In the time span of 1951-2012, she has appeared in more than 100 movies.

Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson

Amy Louise Jackson Born on 31st January 1991

Amy Jackson was born in Isle of Man. She is a British actress and model. She started her film career with the Tamil movie Madrasapattinam, and won Vikatan Award for Best Debut. Her first Hindi film Ekk Deewana Tha will be released soon. Moreover, she is working in two more Indian movies, one of which is in Tamil and another is in Telugu.

Giselli Monterio

Giselli Monterio

Giselli Monteiro

Giselli Monteiro: Born on 16th November 1988

Giselli Monteiro started her Bollywood film career with the film Love Aaj Kal. Thereafter she worked in another Hindi movie Always Kabhi Kabhi.

Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez: Born on 2nd June 1985 at Colombo, Sri Lanka

Jacqueline Fernandez appears in Hindi films. She started her film career with the film Aladin in 2009, for which she received IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Female and Max Stardust Award for Exciting New Face. So far she has appeared in 7 Hindi films.

Yana Gupta

Yana Gupta

Yana Gupta

Yana Gupta (Yana Synkova ): Born on 23rd April 1979

Yana Gupta is originally from Czechoslovakia. She is working in Bollywood films. She started her Bollywood film career in 2003 with the film Dum. So far she has appeared in 11 films.

Barbara Mori

Barbara Mori

Barbara Mori

Bárbara Mori Ochoa: Born on February 2, 1978

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Bárbara Mori is a Mexican actress, who also appeared in Bollywood film Kites. The film was shot mainly in New Mexico. Rhitik Roshan, one of the most famous Bollywood actors was the hero of this film.

Rachel Shelley

Rachel Shelley

Rachel Shelley


Rachel Shelley: Born on 25th August 1969

Rachel Shelley is an actress from England. She appeared in Aamir Khan's Hindi film Lagaan in 2001.

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Comments

Anamika S Jain from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India on November 26, 2015:

I just wrote a Hub on Foreign Actresses. I did not realize that you have already written on the topic. My bad!

Kapil Thakar from Bangalore on August 27, 2013:

Nice List with good details.

Waffen SS on June 05, 2013:

Where are Katrina kaif and Pretty Desai? Those Foreigners of Indian origin working in India should and must accept Indian citizenship.

Marco Viniero from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on January 21, 2013:

welcome...actually I joined and made a page..waiting for approval...

Mahaveer Sanglikar (author) from Pune, India on January 21, 2013:

Marco Viniero,

thank you for this information.

Marco Viniero from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on January 20, 2013:

I would like to add Suzanne Bernert who has worked in Indian Filmindustry for last six years on TV,in Movies and Ads...proof is on her imdb.com page...she worked with Aparna Sen,Anees Bazmee, Aamir Khan, did over 14 TV Shows in main characters in Marathi and Hindi and she is a trained actress from Germany..and that's just a little cut-out..

Mahaveer Sanglikar (author) from Pune, India on February 27, 2012:

rlaha,

Thank you for reading and enjoying this Hub, as well as your comments on it.

Mahaveer Sanglikar (author) from Pune, India on February 03, 2012:

rahul0324,

Yes, and surprising thing is that she is still showing her presence in Hindi films and TV shows, at her age of 73 years!

rlaha from Spartanburg, SC on February 03, 2012:

Great information. I never knew where these actresses were originally from. Thanks for sharing! Voted up and interesting!

Jessee R from Gurgaon, India on February 03, 2012:

helen is certainly the most beautiful foreign discovery of bollywood!

Mahaveer Sanglikar (author) from Pune, India on February 03, 2012:

You are right

Trsmd from India on February 03, 2012:

Except Helen others are not so much notable actress..

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