These Indian beauties are the true spices of India.
Aishwarya Rai is famous for her stuning blue eyes and winning Miss World in 1994. After her Miss World reign, she got into modeling and acting as has been gracing us with her natural beauty in more than 40 films.
Malaika Arora Khan - Malaika Arora Khan is an Indian model, VJ, and Bollywood actress. She is the older sister of Amrita Arora. She was selected as an MTV VJ when MTV India first started operating. Eventually she rose to an interviewer for MTV India, becoming the most prominent and non-movie, non-model female in India.
Deepika Padukone- Deepika is a 23 year-old Indian actress/model who was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Born to an international badminton player and a travel agent, she also played badminton at a state level. She stopped playing badminton and went into modeling, winning the title "Model of the Year" at the Kingfisher Fashion Awards. She has worked as a brand ambassador for Maybelline, Kingfisher Airlines, Levi Struass, and Tissot SA. She's since made the transition into Bollywood films.
Bipasha Basu is a mainstream Indian Bollywood actress who was the winner of Ford's Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest in 1996. In 2007, the newspaper Eastern Eye selected her as Asia's sexiest woman. Before winning Ford's Supermodel contest, she was studying to be a doctor in college and modeled on the side.
Preity Zinta has appeared in Bollywood films as well as Telugu, Punjabi, and English language films. She graduated with a degree in criminal psychology before making her acting debut in 1998. In addition to acting, she has written a series of columns for BBC News Online, South Asia and is co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kings XI Punjab.
Lara Dutta has made her name known as an Indian actress, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, and Miss Universe 2000. She's currently shooting for House Full which also stars Deepika Padukone. For her recent release, Blue, Lara walked off the project because the film was shot in the water and she shouldn't swim. Eventually she was coerced to return to the film and take swimming lessons. We'd like to be the lucky one to teach her how to swim.
Kareena comes from a family of Bollywood actors and has been in the spotlight since she was very young. Her acting debut came with the 200 film Refugee, for which she won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. Her film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham was India's highest grossing film in the overseas market in 2001 and if her biggest commercial success to date. Kapoor's films continue to win her award after award (her gorgeous looks probably help a bit as well).
Katrina Kaif- Born in Hong Kong to a Kashmiri father and a British Mother, Kaif was raised in Hawaii before moving to England. At 14, she was approached by an agent and began modeling in London. She was them cast by a London based filmmaker in the movie Boom and moved to Mumbai where she started acting in Bollywood films. Katrina Kaif was voted as Asia's Sexiest woman in 2008 by the Eastern Eye and was the most searched celebrity of 2008 on Google India. She's also the model for Mattel's Bollywood Barbie, released in September.
Shilpa Shetty has appeared in more than 40 Bollywood, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada films since her film debut in 1993. She has a gorgeous younger sister, Shamita Shetty who is also a Bollywood actress. Shilpa won Britian's 2007 Celebrity Big Brother with 63% of the final vote. Shetty also has a black belt in karate and is a dancesport expert.
Priyanka Chopra is the former Miss World 2000, a model, and an Indian actress. Chopra won a Filmfare Best Actress Award for her portrayal of a model in Fashion and established herself as one of the leading contemporary actresses in Bollywood.
Amrita Arora- Amrita Arora is a Bollywood actress and model who won a VJ Hunt for MTV India and has hosted several shows for the station. She's best know for her stunning good looks and light skin.
Ayesha Takia- Ayesha Takia is a 23 year-old Bollywood actress who got her start in a "I Am a Complan Girl!" advertising campaign. She was then in music video Shake It Daddy which got her noticed by the film industry. Ayesha won the Filmfare Best Debut Award in 2004 for her performance in Taarzan: The Wonder Car.