Indian Origin Hollywood Actresses is, in fact, true. If you think that only a small number of Indians make it to Hollywood you’re wrong as you’ll find many actresses of Indian Origin working in Hollywood and doing great. Here is a list of top 12+ Indian origin Hollywood beauties!
Top 12+ Indian origin Hollywood actresses
1. Naomi Scott
Naomi Grace Scott was born in London. Her mother is from an Indian descent from Uganda and her father is British. She is widely known for her role of Pink Ranger, Kimberly Hart in the 2017 Power Rangers film. She started in a Disney original Lemonade Mouth. She is also a budding singer and she is just 23!
2. Priyanka Chopra
This woman doesn’t need a description. Miss World 2000 Priyanka Chopra did not stop working for success when she was already successful in Bollywood. She released her English numbers through VEVO and then went on to star in Quantico which turned out to be a successful Hollywood show. Chopra received the People’s Choice Award for “Favourite Actress in a New TV Series”. She has also done action comedy Baywatch.
3. Archie Panjabi
Archie Panjabi was born in Middlesex, England.Both her parents are Sindhi Hindu emigrants from India. She has done more than 20 Hollywood films including Bend it like Beckham, Chromophobia, I Origins and San Andreas. She has appeared in more than 30 English TV shows including In The Beginning, The Good Wife, and The Jury.
4. Indira Varma
Indira Anne Varma was born in Somerset, England. She is the only child an Indian father and a Swiss mother. She has done around 12 English films including Kama Sutra: A tale of Love, Mindscape, and Exodus: Gods and Kings. She has played a part in more than 30 television shows including Game of Thrones, Rome, Human Target and Paranoid.
5. Noureen DeWulf
Noureen took birth in New York City to Indian Muslim Parents from Pune as Noureen Ahmed. She married James DeWulf. She acted in lots of Hollywood films some of which were Ocean’s Thirteen, Breakaway and They came together. She has done many shows as well including Girlfriends, Anger Management and Hockey wives. She has also acted in web series.
6. Rhona Mitra
Rhona Natasha Mitra took birth in London. Her father is of Bengali Descent and her mother is Irish. She has a lot going on up her sleeves. She is an Actress, model, singer, and songwriter. Some of her various films are Doomsday, Underworld: The rise of Lycans and Stolen. She appeared in many TV shows and played the main role in Gideon’s Crossing, The Practice, Boston Legal, The Gates and The Last Ship.
7. Nazneen Contractor
Nazneen Contractor was born in Mumbai, India. Contractor married fellow Canadian Actor Carlo Rota. She is famous for her role of Layla in The Border. Nazneen had roles in many Hollywood films and series. She can also be seen in Castle, Person of Interest and Star Trek into Darkness.
8. Norah Jones
Norah Jones is the daughter of famous Indian Sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar and American concert producer Sue Jones. Norah Jones later turned out to be a famous singer, songwriter, and actress. She can be seen in My Blueberry Nights and Wah Do Dem.
9. Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto was born and raised in Mumbai. She gained popularity after doing Slumdog Millionaire. The movie made her career in Hollywood. She has mostly done American and British Films.
10. Sheetal Sheth
Sheetal is a first generation Indian-American born in New Jersey. She has been a part of several films and TV series including The world unseen, Stalemate, Wings of Hope etc. She has also won many awards and has worked as producer and choreographer as well.
11. Hannah Simone
Simone was born in London to an Indian father and an English Mother. She has done films like Oldboy, Flock of Dudes and Folk Hero and Funny Guy. She has appeared on television in shows like New Girl, WCG Ultimate Gamer, and H+ The Digital Series.
12. Parminder Nagra
Parminder was born in Leicestershire, England to Indian parents. She came into limelight after playing the main role in Bend it Like Beckham. Nagra was nominated for several awards for the movie. She has been a part of around 15 films and around 15 TV shows like Er, The Blacklist, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
13. Purva Bedi
Purva Bedi was born in Chandigarh & was brought up in the United States. She has appeared in many TV Shows namely American Desi, Cosmopolitan, House, Gossip Girl, and few more. She has also starred in Sully movie.
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