Bollywood has a thing for foreign stars. From Katrina Kaif to Barbara Mori, Bollywood gives abode to foreigners who belong from different parts of the world. It not only adds more diversity in Bollywood, but also gives us new models and actors to root for. While some foreigners succeeded to win our hearts, others had to go back to their nation. But Bollywood still ranks high on the list of foreigners when it comes to trying their luck. Considering how affable and accepting we Indians are, everyone is welcome in Bollywood. Here are the times when firangi models blew our mind off.
Katrina Kaif is an Indian actress of British descendant. She started her career as a model and worked in various advertisements. She captured the heart of every Indian through her innocent looks and gorgeous smile. Her movie, Namaste London, turned out to be a career-changing movie, and we just knew that this lady is here to stay! She is one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood right now.
Amy Jackson is a British model who started her career with Tamil movies. She was liked by people there, and she eventually transitioned to Bollywood. She caught everyone’s attention through her song, Hossana, in the movie, Ek Deewana Tha.
This Sri-Lankan beauty is making waves in the country through her acting and dancing skills. She started her career as a model and went on to win Miss Universe Sri Lanka. But it was just a beginning. She came into huge limelight by playing lead in the movie, Kick. Jacqueline Fernandez has worked with biggies like Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan.
Barbara Mori is a Mexican of Japanese descendant who played the role of a Spanish girl in the movie, Kites. Interesting, right? She caught our eyes through her debut movie and her link-up rumors with Hrithik Roshan. We wish to see more of Barbara Mori in Bollywood.
The Swedish Greek actress, Elli Avram, became an eye-candy during her stint in Bigg Boss Season 7. Her resemblance to Katrina Kaif made her Salman Khan’s favorite. Though her movie, Mickey Virus, couldn’t create any magic on silver screen, but she has certainly become fixated in everyone’s memory through her sweet looks.
The Iranian beauty, Mandana Karimi, came into limelight with Bigg Boss Season 9. Her antics and attitude made the show a hit. Through her sharp looks and sharper tongue, she blew everyone’s mind off! Some people loved her while others hated her. But none of it fazed Mandana Karimi. Later, she acted in the movie, Kya Kool Hai Hum 3, and the movie enjoyed moderate success on the Box office.
Indian-Canadian model and actress, Sunny Leone, has lived a very controversial life. But people accepted her entry in Bollywood wholeheartedly. She hogged the limelight in Bigg Boss Season 5 through her pole dance on ‘Yeh Mera Deewanapan Hai’, and became a known-name in every Indian household. She continues doing various Bollywood movies and item songs and is enjoying the attention she has garnered from the Indian public.