Hazel Crowney is a British model and film actress who has appeared in several advertisements and Bollywood movies. Born in United Kingdom on 15 September 1982 to Karin and Phil Crowney, she chose subjects like fashion and textiles at West Kent College.
She was enjoying her vacation in 2004 on Thailand when she came upon the sets on an Indian film as a chance. She then became an extra in an item song for the movie Janasheen. She eventually appeared advertisements for products like Samsung, Nokia, HSBC and Ponds. Her first full role in a feature film came with MP3- Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar.
Apart from Janasheen and MP3, Hazel has appeared in movies like U, Me aur Hum, Mittal v/s Mittal, Dunno Y... Na Jaane Kyon, Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal, A Flat, Kaash Tum Hote and Jilla.
Her appearance extends to reality shows like
and Zara Nachkhe Dikha.
Hazel Crowney along with other foreign-origin actress ran into a bit of trouble when a political party issued a directive for all foreign-origin actors to leave Bollywood.
Hazel Crowney is one of the few foreign-origin actresses who have successfully created her own identity in Bollywood. With more than a dozen movies to her credit, she is surely on the right path to stardom.