Saturday, April 3, 2010

'Foreign' factor in B'wood

Despite their faltering Hindi and moderate acting skills, these 'firang' actresses have managed to steal hearts with their looks and bold on-screen avatars. They are a testimony to Bollywood's fascination with blue-eyes and blond hair!

Saidah Jules made her foray into Bollywood with Uday Chopra and Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Pyaar Impossible'. Now, the actress is all waiting for her next release 'Right Ya Wrong' opposite Eisha Koppikar and Sunny Deol. (Pic. Viral Bhayani)
She is hot and belongs to the land of the BMW! Claudia Ciesla, who's more known for her proximity with Bollywood bad boy Salman Khan, is considering a Bollywood career with her release 'Karma'.
Bruna Abdullah managed to steal hearts in the TV show, 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'. The Brazillian model, who was seen in an item song, 'Rehem Kare', in Anubhav Sinha's 'Cash' is readying herself for her big Bollywood break with Karan Johar's 'I Hate Luv Storys'.
Jacqueline Fernandes, Miss Sri Lanka 2006 is all set to enter B'wood with the movie 'Aladdin', also starring Amitabh Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh. In her debut movie, Jacqueline plays the character of 'Jasmine'.
Giselle who plays 'Harleen Kaur' in Saif's home production 'Love Aaj Kal' has only two dialouges in the entire movie and that too were dubbed since talking in hindi was difficult for this Brazillian beauty. (Pic: Inega)
Controversy queen, heartthrob of steamy music videos and bit actress Negar Khan managed to spark attention in Bollywood.
The fair-skinned have not only bagged themselves lead roles in Hindi films but also found tremendous success in item song and dance numbers. Yana Gupta has carved a niche in this genre of item numbers. (Pic: Maxim)
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'.
South African actress Ilene Hamman came to India to try her luck in Hindi films. The cat-eyed actress has worked in 'Rog'. But her steamy scenes in the movie fail to do much for her.
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'. Next she will be seen in a lead role in Partho Ghosh's 'Ek Second Jo Zindagi Badal De'.
Born in Australia, Tania Zeta built a prolific career in India. She also acting well in 'Bunty Aur Babli' and 'Salaam Namaste' but in spite of that she couldn't manage to grab meaty roles.
Hollywood actress Barbara Mori is about to fly high with Rakesh Roshan's romantic flick 'Kite' opposite Hrithik Roshan. Rumour has it that she also had a fling with Hrithik! Truely love has no barriers.
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.
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.
Bond Babe, Denise Richards takes momentary break from her Hollywood ventures to grab all eyeballs in India by playing Akshay Kumar's love interest in 'Kambakkht Ishq'.
Pakistani actress Meera Khan who 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. But, now she is making a re-entry into Bollywood with 'Jhansi ki Rani- Laxmibai', wherein she plays the historic lead character. (BCCL/Pravin K)
Thailand's pop queen Tata Young made men go crazy with her 'Dhoom Macha De Dhoom'. The sexy singer, who drives most of Thailand and other Asian music buffs around the globe go wild created magic with her electrifying track. (REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang)

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