And you thought that all your favourite actors and actresses in Bollywood were Indian? You’ll be shocked to find out that a bevvy of the most famous Bollywood stars isn’t even proper Indian people! Our debunking of the 19 famous stars of Bollywood who have no Indian citizenship.
Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter of ace and an established actress herself, Alia Bhatt is a British citizen in fact. Because of the roots of her mother Soni Razdan in England, Alia is unable to obtain Indian citizenship.
Akshay Kumar, Bollywood’s fitness enthusiast, is not an Indian resident yet. He was born as Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia in Amritsar, Punjab, and raised his Delhi. He holds a passport from Canada and gave up Indian citizenship after acknowledging his’ honorary citizenship from Canada.’
The lovely Katrina Kaif in Bollywood is considered to be an’ alien’ entrant. And although she was born in Hong Kong to a Kashmiri father, she has a British nationality that comes from the roots of her parents.
Bollywood’s much-vaunted nephew, Aamir Khan, Imran Khan is a U.S. citizen. Imran, who was raised in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, moved with his mother to Mumbai after his parents ‘ divorce. And his problem is real-because if he chooses to give up his American passport, he will have to pay 10 years of tax in advance.
The beauty of Sri Lanka has made Bollywood her own, but she still has no Indian nationality. Winner of the beauty pageant for Miss Universe Sri Lanka in 2006, Jacqueline is a citizen of Sri Lanka, although she was born in Bahrain.
As she turned on her action avatar in Akshay Kumar starrer Singh is Bling, Amy Jackson might have gone overnight famous in Bollywood. The beautiful actress in the United Kingdom comes from Liverpool and naturally has British citizenship. Also, her look represents her roots in Britain.
Nargis Fakhri is a celeb with multi-national undertones. Born to a father of Pakistan and a mother of the Czech Republic, Fakhri is an American model with American citizenship.
Khamoshiyan fame actress Sapna Pabbi has a British passport and is from London. And Pabbi can not be an Indian citizen with dual citizenship being barred in Indian.
Evelyn Sharma is a German model born to a Punjabi father and a German mother, another of the -eye candies in Bollywood.
Sunny Leone is of Canadian-American descent and has American citizenship, a former porn star and now a mainstream Bollywood actress. Sunny Leone, an Indian citizen overseas, is interested in having the real name Karenjit Kaur.