Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone etc. You guys must’ve heard all these names. No friends this list is not just about Bollywood stars, but it is in fact about 10 such Bollywood Actors Not Born in India and those who have a foreign citizenship.
10: Imran Khan
This actor had his debut in the blockbuster movie ‘Jane Tu Ya Jaane Na’. Yes, friends I’m talking about the famous actor Imran Khan or Imran Pal. Yes, guys Imran Khan’s real name is Imran pal and he is an American citizen. Imran Khan was born in the United States in the city Madison to father Anil Pal and Mother Muzhat Khan. Currently he is staying on a work permit in India and working as a Bollywood Actor.
The interesting thing is that even though he was born in America, Imran Khan has acted in a lot of movies like Qayamat se Qayamat Tak, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander as a child actor. Both times playing the role of young Amir Khan who is his uncle. It’s said that when Imran Khan was 1.5 years old his parents got divorced. After that he moved to Mumbai with his mother. Where he completed his schooling and then he again moved to America to study Film and Acting at New York Film Academy in LA. After which his journey in Bollywood Began.
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9: Helen – Bollywood Actors Not Born in India
Helen’s full name is Helen Ann Richardson and she was born in Burma’s capital Rangoon to an Anglo-Indian father and Burmese Mother. People say that Helen’s father was killed during World War 2 after which in the year 1943 Helen and her family trekked to Mumbai to escape Japanese occupation of Burma. Helen started her Bollywood career as a dancer. She got her major break in the year 1958, when she performed the famous song – Mera Naam Chin Chin Chu. Helen also performed onstage in London, Paris and Hongkong.
In the year 1973 a documentary was made on her which was called “Helen, Queen of Nauth Girls”. In the year 2006 a book was also published on her which was named “The life and times of an H –Bomb”. Helen’s killer looks created a blast in Bollywood. She was the most famous “Item Girl” of the 70’s and 80’s. She performed in great hits like “Piya tu ab to Aaja, Aaa Jaane Ja” and has entertained us. In Bollywood Helen became the first dancer who has danced with all the big stars like Amitabh Bachan, Vinod Khanna or Rajesh Khanna.