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11 Foreign Actors Who Did One Memorable Bollywood Film

Anokhi Buzz Anokhi DIY Entertainment & Gossip May 30, 2016

Bollywood actors have always been fascinated with Hollywood. But some foreign actors fall for the colours, song and dance of Hindi films.

Here's a list of 12 foreign actors who made memorable appearances in Bollywood and then went on to do other things.

1. Martin Henderson — Bride and Prejudice

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Henderson is known for romancing Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Bride And Prejudice. The Australian actor had a role in the film The Ring, appeared in the soap opera Shortland Street and was also featured in Britney Spears's "Toxic" music video. He's currently playing a doctor on Grey's Anatomy

2. Brande Roderick — Out of Control

American model Roderick played the romantic interest of Riteish Deshmukh in the Bollywood film Out of Control. She's appeared on Baywatch and in Playboy. Roderick has also done films like Starsky & Hutch, Hood of Horror, Club Wild Side 2 and The Nanny Diaries.

3. Toby Stephens — Mangal Pandey

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The actor played a close friend to Aamir Khan's character in the biopic Mangal Pandey. Stephens has done films like Orlando, Twelfth NightPossession and Die Another Day.

4. Rebecca Breeds — Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

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Breeds starred in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and played an Australian girl whom Milkha Singh has a fling with during the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. She's done TV shows Blue Water High, Home and Away and The Originals.

5. Mish Boyko — Queen

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Boyko played Alexander, AKA Sikander, in Queen. He's based in London and has acted in films and TV shows like Wrist and Waterloo Road.

6. Alice Patten — Rang De Basanti

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Patten played opposite Aamir Khan in the blockbuster film Rang De Basanti. She's also appeared in Downton Abbey, Our Girl and Mistresses.

7. Sarah Thompson Kane — Raajneeti

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Kane played Ranbir Kapoor's girlfriend in Raajneeti. She's best known for playing Eve on the TV show Angel and Rose in 7th Heaven.

8. Antonia Bernath — Kisna

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The British actress and singer made her film debut in Kisna and went on to do many Hollywood movies — like Slaughter and Pirate Radio — as well as the TV series Trinity and Holby City.

9. Clive Standen — Namastey London

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Standen played Katrina Kaif's boyfriend in Namastey London. He's since done shows like Zero Hour, Robin Hood, Vikings and Taken.

10. Rachel Shelley — Lagaan

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Shelley played the British girl in Lagaan who ended up falling in love with Bhuvan. She's also appeared in the TV show The L Word. Shelley has done other films as well, like Photographing Fairies, The Bone Snatcher and The Children.

11. Paul Blackmore — Lagaan

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Blackmore played Captain Andrew Russell in Lagaan and spent six months learning Hindi for the first film of his career. After Lagaan, Paul did TV shows ER, 24, The Dresden Files and Arrow

Which of these foreign actors would you like to see in a Bollywood film again? Let us know in the comments below.

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