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Karnataka Connection Of Bollywood Celebrities

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Published: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 20:02 [IST]

There are many South Indian actors who have made it big in Bollywood. From Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Rajinikanth, there are many talented South Indian stars who showed their talent and skills to woe fans nationwide. Many Bollywood celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Lara Dutta, Deepika Padukone, Guru Dutt and many more have a common connection. Do you know what is it? These and many other Bollywood celebrities are from Karnataka.

Did you know there are so many Bollywood celebrities who are from Karnataka? Many Bollywood stars like Feroz Khan, Suniel Shetty, Shilpa Shetty, Kiran Rao and many more are also from Karnataka. While Deepika Padukone made Bangalore all the more popular in Bollywood as she is from the Silicon Valley. There are many other Bollywood celebrities who are from different parts of the state.

For example, Freida Pinto who is a well known international actress is from Karantaka? She belongs to a Mangalorean Catholic family with family origins in Karnataka. The actress who became a sensation with Slumdog Millionaire in both Bollywood and Hollywood is also from this South Indian state. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who is one of the most beautiful women in the world is also from Karanataka. Aishwarya was born in Mangalore and her gorgeous beauty and talent made her an international star.

Here is a list of Bollywood celebrities who are from Karnataka.

Bollywood Celebrities And Their Karnataka Connection:

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan who is one of the most beautiful women in the world is also from Karanataka. Aishwarya was born in Mangalore and her gorgeous beauty and talent made her an international star.

Freida Pinto

The sultry and gorgeous dusky beauty who has made her mark in Hollywood is also from Karnataka. She belongs to a Mangalorean Catholic family with family origins in Karnataka.

Deepika Padukone

The gorgeous and sensuous Bollywood actress is the daughter of Badminton sensation, Prakash Padukone. She was raised in Bangalore.

Genelia D'Souza

Although Genelia is settled in Mumbai, she belongs to a Mangalorean Catholic family. Genelia was raised as a Roman Catholic.

Feroz Khan

The handsome veteran actor was born in Bangalore to a Pathan-Afghan immigrant father, and an Iranian mother.

Suniel Shetty

The rough and tough Suniel Shetty is also from Karnataka. He was born in a Bunt family in Mulki, Karnataka.

Shilpa Shetty

The yummy mummy of Bollywood is from a traditional family in Mangalore that hails from the Bunt community.

Lara Dutta

The gorgeous former beauty queen has been brought up in Bangalore to a Punjabi father and Anglo-Indian mother.

Kiran Rao

Kiran too has a connection with Karnataka. Her paternal grandfather was J Rameshwar Rao, Raja of Wanaparthy. However, Kiran was raised in Kolkata.

Amrita Rao

The cute Bollywood actress is from a Konkani family in Karnataka. However, the actress was born and brought-up in Mumbai.

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