Foreign Actresses in Bollywood movies

Bollywood has the wonderful incorporation of various talents from all over the world. On one hand, actresses like Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone have ventured out of Bollywood to make their mark in Hollywood. On the other hand, many foreign actresses in Bollywood movies have charmed the Indian audience with their charisma, beauty, and acting skills. A quick look at these actresses who rocked and dazzled the screen with their acting and looks in Bollywood movies.

Since Bollywood has never shied from accepting foreign talent, here’s a look at top foreign actresses who have left marks in the hearts of Indian audiences.

Giselli Monteiro

Foreign Actresses in Bollywood movies Giselli Monteiro

Giselli Monteiro is a Brazilian former model who made her debut in Imtiaz Ali’s movie Love Aaj Kal. She was also on the covers of the Indian edition of Harpers Bazaar, ELLE, Marie Clarie, and Femina. She even walked the ramp for Rohit Bal, Ritu Kumar, and Ranna Gill. Along with her acting career; she is also the brand ambassador of Wills Lifestyle, Movil Mobiles, and PC Jewellers.

Amy Jackson

Foreign Actresses in Bollywood movies Amy Jackson
Source: Zee news

Amy Jackson is a British actress and model known for her work in Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu languages. She made her US debut in Supergirl and then her Bollywood debut in Madrasapattinam, followed by Singh Is Bliing with Akshay Kumar, and in India’s most expensive film 2.0. She is the winner of the Miss Teen Liverpool, Miss Teen Great Britain pageants, and Miss Teen World in 2008. She is an ambassador and spokesperson for charities such as Being Human, Cash, and Rocket St. Jude’s Hospital in Mumbai and the Girl Child education program in India.

Claudia Ciesla

Foreign Actresses in Bollywood movies Claudia Ciesla

Also known as the Balma Girl for her item number “Balma” in the movie Khiladi 786, Claudia Ciesla is an actress of Polish-German descent. She doesn’t just act in Bollywood movies only, she has also acted in Bangla, Punjabi, Malayalam and Kannada movies as well.

She’s worked in Khiladi 786, Desi Kattey, Kya Kool Hain Hum 3 in Bollywood. She was also one of the contestants in Bigg Boss season 3 that was broadcasted on Colors TV in 2009.

Jacqueline Fernandez

Foreign Actresses in Bollywood movies Jacqueline Fernandez
Source: India TV

It’s not your fault if you didn’t realise that she wasn’t India. This Bahraini–Sri Lankan actress, the former model is also the winner of the Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant of 2006. Jacqueline Fernandez made her debut in the movie Aladin (2009) and since then has established a career in the Hindi film industry.

She has worked opposite many famous Bollywood stars: Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, and many more. With at least 34 movies and many awards; her performances in the movies are commendable.

Katrina Kaif

Foreign Actresses in Bollywood movies Katrina Kaif
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From her sweet, bubbly look in Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani to her bold stunts and action in Tiger; Katrina is one of India’s highest-paid actresses. The actress started her career as a model and then made her acting debut in the film Boom in 2007.

She has shown great performances in about 51 movies so far and won 3 Stardust Awards, 4 Zee Cine Awards, 4 Screen Awards, 1 IIFA Award, 2 Star Guild Awards, and 4 Filmfare Award nominations.

Sunny Leone

Foreign Actresses in Bollywood movies Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone might be an Indian by origin but she isn’t an Indian citizen. She is a Canadian-American model who has played roles in independent mainstream events, films, and television series. She made her Bollywood debut in Pooja Bhatt’s Jism 2 (2012) and since then has shown wonderful performances in at least 37 Bollywood movies. She has also made appearances in some item songs.

She even released her auto biopic titled “Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone”. Sunny is truly full of surprises; she is even a writer and wrote Sweet Dreams; a collection of 12 short stories.

Nargis Fakhri

Foreign Actresses in Bollywood movies Nargis Fakhri
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The American fashion model; Nargis Fakhri made her Bollywood debut with Ranbir Kapoor in the romantic drama Rockstar. She appeared in a popular Indian print campaign for the 2009 Kingfisher Calendar for where her appearance attracted the attention of filmmaker Imtiaz Ali. From then; there is no turning back for Nargis; she has done at least 14 movies so far and many music videos.

Bollywood is all about beauty and brains. There have been various actresses who have made a permanent mark in Bollywood with their talent. Do let us know in the comment section down below; which of these actresses you like the most.

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