Despite the fact that India delivers a massive number of movies, there is a large section of people who love Hollywood movies. And when our favorite Hollywood movies feature some go the biggest names from the Indian cinema, our love for them increases manifold. There are many actors of Indian origin who have made an impression in Hollywood.
Here in this article, we will take a look at some Indian actors who have also worked in Hollywood. Some of these actors have pursued parallel careers abroad for fame and glory. The list includes:
Priyanka is among the most successful Bollywood stars to have pursued a career in Hollywood. Her debut was the lead character in the TV show Quantico. She has done a meaningful role in the Hollywood movie Baywatch directed by Seth Gordon set for release in 2017.
Irrfan Khan is one actor who has set many benchmarks in Bollywood. His appearances in Hollywood flicks are also very popular. He has worked in Hollywood movies like Life of Pi and The Amazing Spider-Man. His next movie is Inferno, which is based on The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown’s latest bestseller, and directed by Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard.
Deepika Padukone is a prominent name in Bollywood and she has just made her Hollywood debut with XXX: The Return Of Xander Cage. She was paired opposite Vin Diesel in the action flick.
Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai is one of the most recognizable Indian faces around the world today. She has acted in a decent number of Hollywood films, including Bride & Prejudice, The Mistress of Spices, The Pink Panther 2 and The Last Legion.
The movie Temple of Doom (1984) was banned in India at the time of its release. Maybe because the movie was set in colonial-era India that stereotyped nearly every single character who had the misfortune of having brown skin. The chief among them waasthe occult priest Mola Ram which was played by none other than Amrish Puri.
Anil Kapoor is known for age defying looks! But his involvement in Hollywood has made him a familiar face globally. From the popular TV show 24 to Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, and of course Mission Impossible, Kapoor always tries his hand in cinematic ventures abroad.
Some of our Indian stars along with their super successful careers in Bollywood do extremely well in their attempts in Hollywood. And we like them all. So who do you love the most?