She went on to become one of Canada���s most recognized faces, hosting and appearing on hit television programs on major Canadian network YTV including ���Hit List���, ���Breakfast Zone��� and presenting at CBC���s ���Gemini Awards.��� Tom Hanks, Madonna, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Dustin Hoffman, Michele Pfeiffer, Mike Myers, Bernie Mac, Steve Martin, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 'N Sync... She recently submitted her own ���flip��� to the Olympic council and they approved it. Her father is Indian and her mother is a Russian of Indian descent.

These are ���desi��� babes who have made a name for themselves outside India. Niharika Desia, 27, has been predicted by some Indian American bloggers as the most famous US-born South Asian.

A MTV VJ, Desai is a NYC based editor of TV programmes and a Philosophy/south Asian regional studies graduate from University of Pennsylvania.

When we were kids, it was not so stylish.���With an album titled Rock Candy, described by some as a combination of folk rock and South Indian Masala, Sheikh says her music is pop. I���m not trying to be a niche artist; I���m not trying to have a She���s famously called the ���Indian Jane Fonda���.

Founder and creator of the MASALA BHANGRA WORKOUT, Jain has made this unique workout very fashionable.

Ever since, Nagarajan feels she is in a ���surreal��� world.

���Considering that I grew up with both so hand in hand, the idea of the merging wasn't really that foreign to me because I myself am kind of a merge.

Krystal also made her theatrical debut last year in Bombay Dreams in NYC.

She has performed alongside artists Alicia Keys and Jann Arden, and has appeared on television shows such as Good Morning America, Live with Regis and Kelly, Macy���s Thanksgiving Parade, Canada AM, and Toronto���s Fashion Cares 2005: Bollywood Cowboy.

We still don���t know where that name comes from though!

She���s a former Miss India Canada winner and a model.

She was a part of Deepa Mehta���s Bollywood/Hollywood. A Larry King pick of the week, an American Library Association BBYA book of the year, and Times of London book of the week are some of the accolades that she���s won.