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Foreign actresses in Hindi-Urdu films

Firang babes in Bollywood

The Times of India

Despite their not-so-good Hindi and moderate acting skills, these 'firang' actresses have managed to steal hearts with their looks and bold on-screen avatars. Let's take a look.

Alice Patten English actress Alice Patten played the role of Su in Rang De Basanti.

Amy Jackson T he sexy Amy Jackson made her Bollywood debut with Ekk Tha Deewana.

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.

Ariadna Cabrol 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'.

Barbara Mori 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!

Bobita (born 1956 as Farida Akhter in Jessore, Bangladesh) Acted in in Satyajit Ray's Ashani Sanket

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.

Bruna Abdullah managed to steal hearts in the TV show, 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'. The Brazillian model was recently seen in Grand Masti.

Claudia Ciesla She is hot and belongs to the land of the BMW! Claudia Ciesla, however, has been more popular for her alleged proximity with Bollywood's enfant terrible Salman Khan, than her supposed Bollywood career!

Denise Richards 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'.

Elli Avram Swedish actress Elli Avram, who is a contestant of Bigg Boss 7, is set to debut in Mickey Virus.

Giselle Monteiro 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'

Helen Helen Jairag Richardson (Anglo-Burmese)

Ilene Hamman 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.

Rozza Catalano 'Italian beauty Rozza Catalano, also referred as Saif Ali Khan's ex-girlfriend, made her Bollywood debut with an item number in Samar Khan's 'Shaurya'.

Jacqueline Fernandes, Miss Sri Lanka 2006, made her Bollywood debut with the film 'Aladdin', also starring Amitabh Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh.

Katrina Kaif (born Katrina Turquotte on 16 July 1983 in British Hong Kong)

Linda Arsenio American actress Linda Arsenio was seen in Kabul Express and Aloo Chaat.

Lisa Lazarus British model Lisa Lazarus played a supporting role in film Veer.

Lisa Ray 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'.

Meera Khan Pakistani actress Meera Khan made her Bollywood debut opposite Ashmit Patel in 'Nazar'. Meera vanished from the social and filmy scene with only a couple of utterly forgettable films and lots of generated controversies back home to her name.

Nadia (Hunterwali): Mary Evans Wadia, aka Fearless Nadia. Born: January 7, 1909, Perth, Australia. Died: January 8, 1996, Bombay, India.

Nargis Fakhri Pakistani American fashion model and actress Nargis Fakhri made a sparkling debut with Ranbir kapoor's Rockstar. She was recently seen in Madras Cafe.

Negar Khan Controversy queen Negar Khan may be the queen of hot music videos, but she couldn't manage to make a mark in Bollywood.

Rachel Shelley played Elizabeth, the British woman who fell in love with Aamir Khan in Lagaan.

Saidah Jules made her foray into Bollywood with Uday Chopra and Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Pyaar Impossible'.

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Sasha Agha

Tania Zeta 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.

Veena Malik 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.

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