Ooh La La! 14 hot foreign divas who sizzled on screen in Bollywood

Updated: 31 July, 2017 04:32 IST
  • Elli Avram

    Swedish Greek Elli Avram first came to prominence in the 2013 comedy-thriller 'Mickey Virus', which was also the debut Bollywood feature of popular TV host Manish Paul. She was also a contesntant on 'Bigg Boss 7'. Elli has stated that she's has been fascinated by Indian dance and Bollywood films since the young age of five. She also starred in 'Kis Kisko Pyaar Karu' featuring Kapil Sharma

  • Evelyn Sharma

    Evelyn Sharma is a German-Indian model and actress. She has acted in films like 'Nautanki Saala', 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' and 'Ishqedarriyaan'

  • Hazel Keech

    Hazel Keech was born in Essex, England to a British father and a Mauritian mother. At 18, while holidaying in Mumbai, she received work offers and decided to stay back and pursue a modelling and acting career in India. Keech then appeared in various music videos as 'Kahin Pe Nigahen' as well as many TV commercials. In 2007, Keech performed an item number in the Tamil film 'Billa'. In 2011, she played a supporting role in the Hindi film 'Bodyguard' starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan. She is now married to cricketer Yuvraj Singh. Pic/Santa Banta

  • Amy Jackson

    Amy, who is British by nationality, made her debut in Bollywood with 'Ekk Deewana Tha' opposite Prateik Babbar. She has also worked in regional films down south. She plays a super model Diya in Shankar's romantic thriller 'I' (2015) and received favourable reviews for her act in the magnum opus

  • Jacqueline Fernandez

    Jacqueline Fernandez has already established herself in Bollywood having starred in quite a few movies since her 2009 debut film Aladin. Since then she has been part of Bollywood blockbusters like 'Race 2', 'Murder 2', 'Kick' among others

  • Nargis Fakhri

    Fakhri was the lead opposite Ranbir Kapoor in Imtiaz Ali's 'Rockstar' and followed that up by appearing in Varun Dhawan hit 'Main Tera Hero'

  • Lisa Haydon

    Haydon did a supporting role in Aisha, but soon bagged a bigger role in 'Rascals'. Her performance in Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Queen' was appreciated by critics

  • Claudia Ciesla

    Claudia, a Polish-German model and actress, became a well-known face to the Indian audience after her stint with a TV reality show in 2009. She shared screen space with Akshay Kumar in an item song 'Balma' for his film 'Khiladi 786' in 2012. She also performed an item number 'Patne Wali Hoon' in the 2014-film 'Desi Kattey' starring Suniel Shetty and Jay Bhanushali. The damsel has also dabbled in regional cinema, including a film each in Bengali, Punjabi and Malayalam languages. Pic/Santa Banta

  • Bruna Abdullah

    Brazilian actress and model Bruna Abdullah has woked in a couple of Bollywood films. She played the role of Mary in the adult comedy film 'Grand Masti' and Giselle in Punit Malhotra's 'I Hate Luv Storys'. She has also starred in the 2012 Tamil movie 'Billa II'

  • Tania Zaetta

    Tania Zaetta did roles in 'Bunty Aur Babli' and 'Salaam Namste'

  • Padma Lakshmi

    The beautiful Padma Lakshmi made her Bollywood debut in the 2003 box office bomb 'Boom'. She later went on to write a series of successful cookbooks. Her marriage and divorce to author Salman Rushdie also made headlines. Pic/Santa Banta

  • Angela Jonsson

    Angela Jonsson was rumoured to be cast opposite superstar Salman Khan in a film

  • Rachel Shelleya

    Shelleya became popular for her role in Aamir Khan starrer 'Lagaan'

  • Alice Patten

    British actress Alice Patten did a memorable role in 'Rang De Basanti'

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On Swedish-Greek actress Elli AvrRram's birthday, here's a look at some hot foreign divas who sizzled on screen and mesmerised movie goers. Take a look!

First Published: 29 July, 2017 15:37 IST