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Deepika Padukone

Renowned badminton player Prakash Padukone’s elderest daughter was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 5th 1986. This restricted the baby girl’s right of being a natural born Indian citizen. But the girl grew up to be Bollywood sensation and very much Indian Deepika Padukone.

They are your favourite Indian actors, but are they Indian at all?

When we look at these faces, they strike as one of our own – as though he is the guy that steals glances, as though she is the girl next door.

But you know what? They are not that ‘next door’ at all, for many of our Bollywood celebrities were born in a country afar and a lot of them still hold their foreign citizenships.

Let’s take a look at actors from the Indian movie industry that were either born foreigners or have now taken up a different citizenship.