Firangi beauties have been finding a foot holding in Bollywood industry very easily. Even though these actresses are not-so-good with Hindi and have poor to moderate acting skills, these 'firang' actresses have managed to steal our hearts with their looks and bold on-screen avatars.
Many such firangi's have begun to shift their base to Mumbai to make a career in Bollywood. Sunny Leone may be of an India origin but this pretty lass was foreign adult film star who managed to grab eyeball through her stint in Bigg Boss and very soon we saw her acting in films. Her latest release Ragini MMS 2 has been successful at the Box Office and the actress is receiving a lot of compliments for her performance in the movie.
Nargis Fakhri, a Pakistani by origin too made headlines with her debut movie Rockstar opposite Ranbir Kapoor. She did face a lot of flak for the lack of acting skills but the pretty diva has been signing movies one after the rather. Her last release Main Tera Hero co-starring Varun Dhawan and Ileana D'Cruz also fared well at the Box Office.
Born in Australia, Tania Zeta built a prolific career in India. She garnered accolades for her acting in Bunty Aur Babli and Salaam Namaste. However, somehow, this hottie couldn't manage to grab meaty roles and is continuing with her Hollywood career. Thailand's pop queen Tata Young made men go crazy with her Dhoom Macha De Dhoom song. The sexy singer, who drives most of Thailand and other Asian music buffs around the globe go wild with her hotness quotient, created magic in Bollywood too with her electrifying track.
Yana Gupta too carved a niche for herself in the genre of item numbers. Yana is a Czech model who shifted to Mumbai for work. The fair-skinned have not only bagged themselves lead roles in Hindi films but also found tremendous success in item songs and dance numbers.
Let's take a look at the hot firangi's in the Bollywood film industry...
Bond Babe Denise Richards took a small break from her Hollywood ventures to grab all eyeballs in India by playing Akshay Kumar's love interest in 'Kambakkht Ishq'.
Brande Rodricks came to India from USA, just to try her luck in our industry's shimmer and glamour. But the beauty managed to bag only one role in the film 'Out Of Control' and then lost her way to Bollywood fame.
British model Lisa Lazarus played a supporting role in film Veer.
Jacqueline Fernandes, Miss Sri Lanka 2006, made her Bollywood debut with the film 'Aladdin', also starring Amitabh Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh.
Swedish actress Elli Avram, who is a contestant of Bigg Boss 7, is set to debut in Mickey Virus.
Bruna Abdullah managed to steal hearts in the TV show, 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'. The Brazillian model was recently seen in Grand Masti.
The stunning Barbara Mori made her debut in Bollywood with Rakesh Roshan's romantic flick 'Kites' opposite Hrithik Roshan. Before the release of the film, rumours were abuzz about the romantic connection between the two stars!
The sexy Amy Jackson made her Bollywood debut with Ekk Tha Deewana.
Pakistani masala queen Veena Malik became a known name in India after her stint in Bigg Boss. She has now bagged a couple of roles in upcoming bollywood movies.
Spanish actress and model Ariadna Cabrol scorched the screen in Bollywood flick 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'. Spanish beauty Ariadna, who was born in Matadepera in Barcelona, has worked in Spanish and Serbian films. And now, the actress has also shared screen space with Bollywood bigwigs like Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar and Katrina Kaif in Bollywood flick 'ZNMD'.
Antonio Bernath made news for her lip lock with Vivek Oberoi in Subhash Gahi's Kisna. Subhash was very gung-ho about his discovery Antonio and even went to the extent of saying that Indians will remember her for a long time to come and she will touch everybody's heart.
Brazilian beauty Giselle Monteiro, who played 'Harleen Kaur' in Saif's home production 'Love Aaj Kal' was recently seen playing one of the female leads in 'Always Kabhi Kabhi'
South African actress Ilene Hamman came to India to try her luck in Hindi films. The cat-eyed actress featured in the film 'Rog', but her steamy scenes in the movie failed to do much for her Bollywood career.
A few years ago Lisa Ray, who is half Indian, had left Bollywood despite delivering a hit in 'Kasoor'. Settled in England, she has said goodbye to Bollywood for good. Lisa has attained international acclaim through her performance in Deepa Mehta's 'Water'.
Controversy queen Negar Khan may be the queen of hot music videos, but she couldn't manage to make a mark in Bollywood.