Nowadays, people are getting more acquainted with Bollywood than Hollywood movies, because of the sheer talent and presence of our celebrities on the foreign soil. The fact that more Indian celebs are showcasing their immense talent on the other side as well, is enough to get them a truckload of attention and media coverage. These celebs have managed to get more limelight thanks to their jaw-dropping performances and correct script choices in the Hollywood world.
Right from Priyanka Chopra’s role as Alex Parrish in ‘Quantico‘, Amitabh Bachchan’s stellar performance in ‘The Great Gatsby‘, Anil Kapoor’s incredible role in ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’, and Anupam Kher’s award-winning film ‘Silver Linings Playbook’, these actors have proved their mettle abroad.
The craving for Bollywood stars is very evident and has reached the taste buds of top stars of Hollywood now. There are many actors and actresses there, who have expressed their desire to work with the Indian fraternity and are obviously huge fans of our global celebs.
So let’s meet the Hollywood celebs who wish to rub shoulders with the Indian superstars.
1. Gerard Butler – Priyanka Chopra
When Scottish Hollywood actor Gerard Butler visited India in 2009, his fondness for Priyanka Chopra didn’t go unnoticed. Since he met our B-town superstar, he became her huge fan. If reports are to be believed, Gerard even sat on his knees and proposed Priyanka marriage!
The 48-year-old Hollywood actor even revealed that he once planned to skip his flight just to meet his “good friend”, while she was in the US. They both are currently single!
2. Daniel Radcliffe – Shah Rukh Khan
Daniel Radcliffe, best known as Harry of ‘Harry Potter Series’ is a big fan of Bollywood king Shah Rukh Khan. The young actor has gone on record saying that “Shahrukh Khan is very famous in the UK, I am also his big fan, He is definitely an epitome of style and class”.
The Hollywood actor is a huge fan of our Bollywood fraternity and its film-making, and this video is a proof of that. Currently, Daniel is shooting for his role as American reporter Jake Adelstein in Tokyo Vice and Shah Rukh is busy shooting for Aanand L. Rai’s Zero.
3. Jean-Claude Van Damme – Aishwarya Rai
Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van adores the ‘bahu‘ of Bachchan family – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Aish’s beauty and brains have not only won her beauty peageant and a great international appeal, but has bowled over many Hollywood stalwarts, and Jean is one of them. The famous action hero whose super hits include ‘Bloodsport’ (1988), ‘Kickboxer’ (1989), ‘Universal Soldier’ (1992), ‘Hard Target’ (1993), and ‘The Expendables 2’ (2012), is a die-hard fan our this Indian beauty!
During an interview, Jean said that she is a great artist. When asked about knowing any Bollywood actor, Jean-Claude Van Damme clearly remembered Aishwarya Rai and said “she is absolutely gorgeous.”
4. Sylvester Stallone – Salman Khan
When Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone was asked on Twitter who he’d like to work with, he mentioned our very own ‘bhaijaan’! Sylvester expressed saying ,”We should make an action film together.” While Salman is busy with Race 3, the veteran Hollywood actor wished him for its success on his Twitter handle!
5. Tom Cruise – Sonam Kapoor
Well, we hope this one isn’t “mission impossible”. One is Hollywood’s most famous action and romantic hero and the other is the dazzling star who has graced the red carpets of Cannes Film Festivals. Tom Cruise attended a special screening of “Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol” in Mumbai in 2009 and left us with a remarkable impression. He loves watching Hindi movies and would never say no to a project if it interests him.
The famous Hollywood actor is a huge fan of Bollywood fashion icon Sonam Kapoor and according to the news, Tom himself had said that if he is cast in a Bollywood film, then he will not refuse to do so. They would certainly make a hot pair!
6. Kristen Stewart – Hrithik Roshan
According to a news, Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart, who is most famous as Bella Swan from the ‘The Twilight Saga’ series, had said that if she has a son, then she would like him to look like Hrithik Roshan! Apart from this, Kristen also said that she desires to work with the Indian Greek God, as he’s famously known as.
Currently, the highest paid actress proclaimed herself as gay and was cast as actress Jean Seberg in Against All Enemies. Hrithik, a single father of two boys and a divorcee, is currently filming for a biographical film called Super 30 and will be seen in the fourth instalment of Krrish series which will be released in 2020.
7. Kim Kardashian – Salman Khan
Hollywood’s famous actor and reality TV star Kim Kardashian once said during an interview that, “I want to work with both Salman and Shahrukh. I am a big fan of Salman”. This comes from a lady who has a million-dollar worth and belongs to one of the most famous families in America. There was once a desperate (and failed) publicity stunt by ‘Bigg Boss 8’ producers who claimed that the reality star will be part of the Indian show. Here’s a trailer of her famous show which made her a star!
The hunk Salman Khan and sexy diva Kim Kardashian on screen together… What do you think?
8. Robert Pattinson – Shah Rukh Khan
When the leading actor of popular movie series ‘The Twilight Saga’ was asked if he has seen any Hindi movie, Robert Pattinson rooted for Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ). The famous Hollywood actor said, “Yes I have seen Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. I think it was one of the best Hindi films.” He also said that in Shahrukh, he sees different charm, and he is his favourite actor.
An accomplished musician and child model, Robert will be seen in Antonio Campos’ drama film ‘The Devil All the Time’. Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan will be seen as a dwarf in the film ‘Zero‘ which is being produced by his wife and will release in December this year.
Can you think of any other interesting pair from across these two movie industries? Tell us in the comments.