10 Bollywood Stars Who Were Not Born In India

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BY: VIRAL ENTALK   DATE: 30-11-2021

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People around the world are always keen on knowing more about their favourite Bollywood superstars and their lives. The Hindi film industry believes in ‘unity in diversity’. The industry has accepted actors from around the world. 

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Here's a list we’re looking at the popular Bollywood celebrities that were born outside the Indian borders. 

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Helen was the first ever foreign actress to appear in a Bollywood movie, per TOI. She was born in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) in 1938 and made ..

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Helen

.. Bollywood break with 'Mera Naam Chin Chin Choo' in the movie Howrah Bridge in 1958. 

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While Deepika didn’t spend more than a month in the city, she was born in the Danish capital, Copenhagen. According to FPJ, this was because her father was on an extensive training programme in the Danish city.

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Deepika Padukone

While one might take a wild guess that Katrina Kaif was born in England, since she holds a British nationality that wouldn’t be correct either. Kaif in 1983 was born in British Hong Kong, ..

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Katrina Kaif

.. while the country was still under the British rule. While her parents were both British citizens, her father is of Kashmiri descent. 

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A surprising mention in this list, Alia Bhatt was born in London. Her mother, Soni Razdan holds a British passport and is a British citizen, similar to Alia. 

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Alia Bhatt

Imran Khan, who got popular with Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, was born in Madison, Wisconsin in the United States. He moved back to Bombay after his parents divorce, according to FPJ

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Imran Khan

You probably remember Amy Jackson from “Ek Deewana Tha”. But her Bollywood career faded after that big break. She was a British model and actress before stepping into Bollywood and was born in a Britain too.

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Amy Jackson

Bollywood diva Sunny Leone was born in Canada. In fact, she spent most of her time in Canada before moving to India to join Indian film industry. 

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Sunny Leone

Sarah Jane Dias, who won the Femina Miss India in 2007 was born in Muscat, Oman. The pretty actress made her Bollywood debut opposite Abhishek Bachchan in Game and won the Femina Miss India title in 2007.

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Sarah Jane Dias

Jacqueline Fernandez actually belongs to Sri Lanka. However, she was born in Bahrain to Malaysian-Sri Lankan parents. Her father escaped Sri Lanka in 1980s to evade the civic unrest in the country. 

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Jacqueline Fernandez

Monica Dogra is an Indian-American who was born in the US. She made her debut in Bollywood with Aamir Khan’s film Dhobi Ghaat.

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Monica Dogra

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