Bollywood is an inclusive industry where artistic and cultural diversity blends into a beautiful mix of music and on-screen performances. While almost all of these talented artists were born and raised here, there are a select few who belong to the genre from faraway lands but are still making waves in Bollywood with their natural talent.
Bollywood is known worldwide for its charm, brilliance, and fame, which attracts many foreign actresses and actors to the Indian film industry. In this article, we have prepared a list of the top 10 Foreign Descent Bollywood Actors who ruled the industry with their charming looks and amazing acting skills.
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Foreign Descent Bollywood Celebrities
Here is the list of the famous Anglo Indian celebrities in Bollywood
- Tom Alter
- Fawad Khan
- Katrina Kaif
- Sunny Leone
- Ali Zafar
- Kalki Koechin
- Ben Kingsley
- Boris Karloff
- Imran Khan
#1. Tom Alter
D.O.B: 22nd June 1950
Died: 29th September 2017
Year Active: 1975-2017 (As an Actor)
Spouse(s): Carol Evans (M: 1977)
Awards: Padma Shri (2008)
Tom Alter was one of the foreign actors in Bollywood. He mainly worked in the Indian theatre and film industry. He appeared in various films such as Ocean of an Old Man (2008), Avatar (2009), M Cream (2014), Bachpan Ek Dhokha (2015), 2016 The End (2017), The Black Cat (2018), Hamari Paltan (2018), and many more.
#2. Fawad Khan
D.O.B: 29th November 1981
Years Active: (2002 – Present)
Spouse(s): Sadaf Khan (M: 2005)
- Filmfare Award
- Three Lux Style Awards
- Six Hum Awards
Fawad Khan is a Pakistani actor, model, producer, singer, and screenwriter. He is also a British actor in Bollywood. He made his debut in the Bollywood industry with the film Khoobsurat (2014). He is also famous for his acting in other films like Kapoor & Sons (2016), Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016), Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 (2018), and Party Hut Love (2019).
#3. Katrina Kaif
D.O.B: 16th July 1983
Spouse(s): Vicky kaushal (M: 2021)
Year Active: 2003 – Present
- 3 Stardust Awards
- 4 Zee Cine Awards
- 4 Screen Awards
- 4 Filmfare Award
- 1 IIFA Award
- 2 Star Guild Award
Katrina Kaif is an Indian model and British film actress who mainly works in the Bollywood industry. She also mainly appeared in Malayalam and Telugu films. She made her debut with the film Boom (2003). She starred in many films like Malliswari (2004), Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005), Namastey London (2007), New York (2009), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Bang Bang! (2014), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), etc. She is one of the hottest and most beautiful Bollywood actresses.
#4. Sunny Leone
D.O.B: 13th May 1981
Spouse(s): Daniel Weber (M: 2011)
Year Active: (2012- Present) Mainstream.
- Penthouse Pet of the Year (2003)
- Indian Television Academy Award (2018)
Sunny Leone is a famous foreign actress in Bollywood. She is an actress and model in the American and Indian film industries. She first appeared in the Bollywood film named Jim 2 in 2012. After that, she did many films such as Jackport (2013), Ragini MMS 2 (2014), and Ek Paheli Leela (2015).
#5. Ali Zafar
D.O.B: 18th May 1980
Spouse(s): Ayesha Fazil (M: 2009)
Year Active: (1999 – Present)
- Five Lux Style Awards
- Filmfare Awards
Ali Zafar is another foreign actors in Bollywood. He is a Pakistani actor, model, singer, screenwriter, model, and painter. He also made his career in Bollywood and got success. He also gained his popularity with the debut album Huqa Pani. In 2010, he made his debut with the Bollywood film named Tere Bin Laden which was also got success. He is also an anglo Indian actors in Bollywood
#6. Kalki Koechlin
D.O.B: 10th January 1982
Spouse(s): Anurag Kashyap (M: 2011; Div: 2015)
Year Active: (2008 – Present)
- Filmfare Award (2010)
- Screen Award (2916)
- National Film Award (2016)
Kalki Koechlin is a French foreign actress in India. She works in the Bollywood industry. She appeared in various films such as Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), Happy Ending (2014), Kaash (2015), Mantra (2016), etc.
#7. Ben Kingsley
D.O.B: 31st December 1943
Spouse(s): Angela Morant (M: 1966, Div: 1976), Alison Sutcliffe (M: 1978, Div: 1992), Alexandra Christmann (M: 2003, Div: 2005), Daniela Lavender (M: 2007).
Year Active: (1966 – Present)
- British Academy Film Award
- Grammy Award
- Golden Globe Awards
- Screen Actors Guild Award
- Academy Award
Ben Kingsley is one of the anglo Indian celebrities and British actors in Bollywood
He was born in Snainton, Yorkshire, England. He started his acting career in the theater and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1967. He featured in many films like Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi (1982), Twelfth Night (1996), House of Sand and Fog (2003), Shutter Island (2010), and more.
D.O.B: 21st November 1938
Spouse(s): Prem Narayan Arora (M: 1957, Div: 1974) and Salim Khan (M: 1981)
Year Active: (1951 – Present)
- Filmfare Award
- Padma Shri (2009)
Helen Ann Richardson Khan is an Indian dancer and foreign actress in the Bollywood industry. She is also one of the famous Anglo-Indian celebrities in Bollywood. She did several movies like Don (1978), Lahu Ke Do Rang (1979), Shaan (1980), Josh (1981), Heeron Ka Chor (1982), Bond 303 (1985), Saazish (1998), Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006), Heroine (2012), etc.
#9. Boris Karloff
D.O.B: 23rd November 1887
Died: 2nd February 1969
Spouse(s): Grace Harding (M. 1910; Div. 1913), Olive de Wilton (M: 1916, Div: 1919), Montana Laurena Williams (M: 1920, Div: 1922), Helene Vivian Soule (M: 1924, Div: 1928), Dorothy Stine (M: 1930, Div: 1928), and Evelyn Hope Helmore (M: 1946)
Year Active: (1909 – 1969)
Awards: Grammy Award
Boris Karloff was an Anglo Indian actors in the film industry. His full name was William Henry Pratt. He was seen in various movies such as Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Mummy (1932), and more.
#10. Imran Khan
D.O.B: 13th January 1983
Spouse(s): Avantika Malik (M: 2011, Div: 2019)
Year Active: (2008 – 2018)
Awards: Filmfare Award
Imran Khan is another foreign actors in Bollywood. He is the nephew of Aamir Khan. He starred as a child artist in movies like Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) and Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988). He also appeared in many movies such as Delhi Belly (2011), Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011), and more.
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