One can find a few Hollywood actresses working in B Town films, however, do you know that there are several Hollywood actresses who have their origins in India. Yes you heard it right, the list is not just confined to the modern day actresses like Priyanka Chopra or Deepika Padukone who remained the part and parcel of the Hollywood ventures. How about rolling down to the five actress from Hollywood who have their origins in India.
1). Archie Punjabi
The lady was born as Archana in London in an Indian family. She is popular for her film like Bend it Like Beckham. She was also seen in the British movie called East is East, which gave her debut in the world of acting way back in 1999. Besides, the films, she has also worked in several TV Shows. She has bagged a number of awards as well.
2). Freida Pinto
Remember the actress in the Oscar winning film Slumgdog Millionaire? Well, she is the same actress from Indian origin who is popular in Hollywood. She was born and brought up in Mumbai and later migrated to Mumbai. She also had anchored in a global travel show, which was aired at the Zee International Asia Pacific.
3). Nazneen Contractor
She was born in Mumbai and was raised in countries like Africa and Nigeria and finally went to Toronto via London. She started her career from the small screen and later was seen doing a couple of films including the film called Seance The Summoning in 2011.
4). Norah Jones
She is the daughter of the legend singer called Ravi Shankar known as Geetali Norah Jones who was born and brought in New York. Music was always in her blood and veins and she had performed at a number of places including even at Church choirs. She bagged several awards for her singing and she didn’t stop there. In the year 2007, she made her debut with the film, My Blueberry Nights.
5). Noureen DeWulf
This Diva unlike the above actress was born and brought up in New York to Indian Gujrati couple having their links from Pune. She was seen starting her career in the year 2005 with a short film, ‘West Bank Story’. She has been the part of several comedy TV shows along with several mainstream movies as well. She has been also the part of famous movie, Ocean’s Thirteen.