Many of us dream of becoming a model or Bollywood actress. Even the successful models wish to enter the Bollywood industry. There are many models who turned into Bollywood actresses. For instance, Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu, Anushka Sharma. Bollywood has spread worldwide and this can be easily seen by looking at the entry of foreign beauties in the B-town. Although these beauties were not fluent with the Hindi language, but they entered the tinsel town and adapted themselves to the same culture. Even producers and directors wish to get some foreign celebs or models simply because audience wish to see new faces. Want to know the foreign beauties who entered Bollywood? Here is the list of celebrities who gathered paparazzi in Bollywood.
10 foreign beauties who entered Bollywood:
Helen: She is one foreign beauty who made filmmakers, actors and fans go gaga! With her belly dancing, item songs and sensuous expressions, this anglo-burmese descendent placed herself in the famous Bollywood celebrities list way back in 1958!
Katrina Kaif: She is one of the top Bollywood actress. Though born and brought up in London, this barbie doll managed to learn Hindi and is now one of the highest paid actress in Bollywood.
Barbara Morie: Although her debut Bollywood movie was not a hit, Barbara Morie, the Spanish actress gathered a lot of attention and national recognition through promotions.
Kylie Minogue: Australian singing sensation was seen singing and dancing with famous celebrities such as Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Lara Dutta and Zayed Khan. Her song, 'chiggy-wiggy' from this movie was a huge hit!
Denise Richards: Akshay Kumar has also shared a scene with this foreign beauty. She entered Bollywood with a very short yet glamourous role in the movie, Kambakkht Ishq.
Giselle Monteiro: She is a Brazilian model but if you look at the pictures of this thin and tall model, you will think that she is an Indian. The Punjabi kudi in Love Aaj Kal brought her to fame in Bollywood.
Kalki Koechlin: This French girl has the perfect acting skills to rule the industry. With her challenging roles; from Chanda in Dev D to a spoiled teen in Shaitan, she won the heart of director, Anurag Kashyap. The couple soon tied the knot and are happily settled!
Jacqueline Fernandez: Miss Sri Lanka is another foreign beauty who entered Bollywood as an alien in Na Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai, but soon gained recognition for the murderous look!
Nargis Fakhri: After starring opposite Ranbir Kapoor in Rockstar, her bold look of a North-Indian college girl gathered millions of fans. Half Czech and half Pakistani model was criticised for her acting skills but directors are expecting a lot from this promising celebrity!
Amy Jackson: This British model and beauty pageant holder came to India at the age of 17 and started modeling. Her successful modeling career took a turn when she was starred opposite Arya in a Tamilian movie. The success of this movie also introduced the gorgeous foreign beauty in Bollywood and Kollywood. With the Tamil remake of Madrasapattinam in Hindi, she gathered huge fans for her looks and acting skills.
Language is not a barrier when passion is strong! These foreign beauties have proved their worth. Although some of them might not have been too successful in the industry but have gained fame and fans nationwide.
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Story first published: Friday, April 27, 2012, 10:46 [IST]