Lok Sabha election is the center of attraction in India. Even the Bollywood has been painted with the colors of election. While everyone is getting all excited to cast their vote, there are some popular Bollywood stars who are not even allowed to give their vote in India. Have you ever thought why few celebrities are always missing on voting days? Wanna know the reason? Read on
Don’t be surprised by finding Deepika Padukone’s name in this list. She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and holds a Danish passport. Deepika, daughter of former badminton champion Prakash Padukone, grew up in Bengaluru before joining cinema industry. Deepika’s next movie Chhapaak is based on the story of acid attack survivor Laxmi.
The 51-year-old actor was born in Amritsar, Punjab but he is officially not an Indian citizen. Akshay Kumar holds a Canadian passport. The Kesari star was offered citizenship of Canada and since Indian rules don’t allow anyone to hold dual citizenship, Akshay decided to give it up.
Akshay Kumar, who has been seen in a number of patriotic films in the last few years like Baby, Airlift, Gold also never misses an opportunity to honour the armed forces. Akshay Kumar had reportedly donated Rs 5 crore to families of CRPF jawans who were martyred in February 14 Pulwama terror attack.
Noted filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter holds a British passport and hence she can’t vote. Alia’s mother Soni Razdan is also a British citizen. The 26-year-old actor was last seen in critically acclaimed Gully Boy. Alia’s next big release is Kalank which is scheduled to hit the silver screen on April 17.
Jacqueline’s father is a Sri Lankan national and her mother belongs to Malaysia. The Kick actor was born in Manama, Bahrain. Jacqueline, who won the Miss Universe Sri Lanka pageant of 2006, made her Bollywood debut in 2009 in the film Aladin. She has starred opposite Salman Khan in Kick (2014). Housefull, Housefull 2, Race 2, Roy are some of the other Bollywood flicks she has worked.
The 35-year-old actor was born in Hong Kong, however, she holds a British passport. Her father is a Kashmiri. Katrina, who made her Bollywood debut with a rather forgetful film Boom in 2003, has appeared in many superhits such as Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai opposite Salman Khan, Dhoom 3 and others. She will be seen next in Bharat which again stars Salman Khan.
Other Actors In The List
Sunny Leone- One of the most beautiful faces in Bollywood, despite being a Punjabi Sunny is not a citizen of India and cannot vote.
Aamir Khan’s nephew and Bollywood actor Imran Khan is also not a citizen of India, due to which he can not even vote in India.
Even if they can’t cast their vote for the country they reside in, doesn’t make them less patriotic neither it reduces their love for the nation.
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