They have the best dialect of Hindi, the wildest thumkas, and all that makes them just ideal for Bollywood. But did you acknowledge that some of our favorite Bollywood actors are legally not really Indian citizens? Few of them, though many have dual nationalities, belong to other nations. You’ll be shocked to hear how many of them have really learned Indian cinema, and still, they are NOT Indian citizens.
There are individual stars in Bollywood who are NOT Indian Citizens, in case you didn’t know.
Impossible to imagine? There’s a list online.
Didn’t he know? Many do not know this, but because her mom Soni Razdan is a British citizen, Alia Bhatt, the daughter of director Mahesh Bhatt, has British citizenship after being born in Mumbai.
One of the highest-earning stars in Bollywood is Akshay Kumar. He was born in Amritsar, Punjab, but holds a Canadian passport, for that he had to forfeit his Indian citizenship. He has requested an Indian passport, though.
Since 2011, Nargis has become a member of the Hindi film industry, but she is not Indian. She was raised in Queens, which made her an American citizen in New York City. Her dad is actually Pakistani, and her mom is Czech.
Currently, Jacqueline, who entered Bollywood in 2009, is from Sri Lanka. She is an actress from Sri Lanka, a fashion model, and the 2006 Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant winner. She is of Canadian, Sri Lankan, and Malaysian origin from a multicultural family.
In the movie industry, Katrina has made it big, but she continues to hold British citizenship. We bet that you won’t realize it. It was in Hong Kong that she was born. Her dad, Mohammed Kaif, is a Kashmiri-born British businessman. Her mom, Suzanne, is an English lawyer and social activist.
Helen Jairag Richardson
Helen, an elm actress, belongs to Burma. She was born to a dad who was Anglo-Indian and a mom who was Burmese. She is engaged to the dad of Salman Khan, Salim Khan. And now makes her an Indian citizen.
Sunny Leone is a native of Canada and has Canadian-American citizenship. Did you also know Karenjit Kaur is her real identity?
Amy has collaborated with actors such as Akshay Kumar or Rajnikanth. However, as she was born in Liverpool, UK, she carries a British passport.
In ‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani,’ you might have seen her. She’s been working on a lot of Hindi movies, and she carries a German passport. She was born to a Punjabi dad and a German mom in Frankfurt.
Fatehi, known best in the Indian film industry for her dance skills, was born and brought up in Canada. She came from a Moroccan background.
Presently among the biggest Bollywood stars, the crowning achievement of Deepika Padukone has been multiple. The daughter of the famed badminton player Prakash Padukone, a great actor, a graceful performer, and breathtaking beauty was born in Denmark. So, even though she was raised in Bangalore, she has Danish citizenship.
Kalki Koechlin may be one of the finest actors to grace Tinsel City. Still, an Indian person is not an eccentrically real star. While she was born in the Indian town of Puducherry, Koechlin maintains her French passport as she relates her roots to her parents in France.
Maurice Koechlin, one of the significant architects employed in the Eiffel Tower building, was connected to Andre Koechlin, Kalki Koechlin’s great grandfather.
Imran Khan, the much-advertised nephew of the Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan, is an American citizen. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, in the United States, Imran, and his mother moved to Mumbai after his parents divorced. And his problem is real since if he decides to give up his American passport, he would have to pay 10 years’ worth of tax in advance.