Are you a Bollywood heroine material?
There is an interesting observation made in an article published in the Times of India: The Bollywood actresses are inclined to marry the NRIs abroad. Titled ‘Why Bollywood beauties are starry-eyed about NRIs‘ goes into the past history of some Bollywood actresses and heroines settled with with NRIs overseas.
Mumtaz, Madhuri Dixit, Meenakshi Sheshadri and many others over the recent years have followed the trend of looking outside Bollywood, or even outside India, to find their hubbies in the foreign lands. And, along the same path, Shilpa Shetty married London-based businessman Raj Kundra earlier last week.
So what is it that these beautiful women with millions of local fans cannot find a suitable match in India? What is it that makes these beauties to sacrifice their careers, leave behind everything and move overseas? Could it be that the abundance of attention and excessive spotlight become a burden for these celebrities and the only way to escape all this is to head abroad? Or may be, like rest of us in India, the lure of foreign land is just too much to ignore.
Well, the reasoning may vary from one actress to another, the logic may differ, – not that true love needs logic – the NRIs abroad is certainly an enigma and attraction where many celebrities look for their future journeys.
Take a lesson from all this, my fellow NRIs! Next time you put out a matrimonial ad, make sure to mention: ‘Bollywood heroines are welcome’; you never know.
So, do you think you are a Bollywood heroine material? Do you have what it takes to hook up with the glamour girls of Indian films? The question is lame, egocentric and may be borderline crazy, but come on! we, – men – like to dream, don’t we? After all, nobody dreams small!! Continue reading