Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

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Bollywood stars are widely globally popular, and their aura is not only limited to the Bollywood industry but also the Hollywood. Also there are many stars apart from our Desi Girl, Priyanka Chopra Jonas who have starred in Hollywood movies on more than one occasion. Here is a list of those Bollywood stars –

Shashi Kapoor

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Shashi Kapoor : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Legendary actor, Shashi Kapoor is the first ever Bollywood celebrity who worked extensively in Hollywood and British movies. He worked in films like The Householder, Bombay Talkie and Heat and Dust. He was already a big star in Bollywood, and he also got global recognition due to his international works.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Isn’t it Romantic : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Well, everyone is well aware of the growing stardom and fame of Priyanka Chopra. Not only her career is at it’s peak now, but she also found the love of her life in Hollywood. Although Priyanka is yet to do a mainstream role in Hollywood, but she has played prominent roles in Baywatch and Isn’t it Romantic. She was the lead in the Hollywood series Quantico.

Irrfan Khan

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
life of Pi : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

One of the most versatile actors of all times, and a gem of a person. He left us too early, but nonetheless gave us some amazing movies to look forward to. He also played prominent roles in the Hollywood, including The Life of Pi, The Namesake and Inferno. His Hollywood projects started with A Mighty Heart and The Darjeeling Limited.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Bride and Prejudice : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Aishwarya has been making India proud since 1994, when she won the title of Miss World. She was roped in by Hollywood directors a number of times for prominent roles for movies like The Pink Panther 2, The Last Legion and Bride and Prejudice. These movies increased her global recognition more, as she was already popular for her beauty.

Amitabh Bachchan

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
The Great Gatsby : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Big B of Bollywood has his imprints all over the world. One of the most legendary actors of all times, and his persona is enough for people to recognise him. He was seen in the movie The Great Gatsby, which is based on the novel with the same title. Actors like Leonardo DiCaprio was quite fascinated by Amitabh Bachchan.

Deepika Padukone

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
XXX: The Return of Xander Cage – Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Deepika Padukone is the only actress from Bollywood who played one of the lead roles in Hollywood; in the movie XXX: The Return Of Xander Cage, alongside Vin Diesel in an action flick. She is one of the most successful and highest earning actresses currently. Her roles are quite influential, and she intends to make an impact on her audience with her work.

Anil Kapoor

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
The Slumdog Millionaire : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Anil Kapoor got his global recognition through the Oscar-winning movie, The Slumdog Millionaire. He already has a huge fan following from his early days of his career itself, and getting a global recognition is like a cherry on top of a cake.

Mallika Sherawat

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Politics of Love: Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Mallika Sherawat made her Hollywood debut with a movie titled Hisss, that also starred the late actor Irrfan Khan. The Jalebi Bai of Bollywood played the role of a ‘naagin’ in the movie. And she also starred in another Hollywood movie, Politics of Love.

Om Puri

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Om Puri : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Gandhi and The City of Joy are two of his prominent movies, and Om Puri is one of those rare gems, who travelled to the British Film Industry and Pakistani Cinema as well. Om Puri is popular for his intense role playing, and his influential voice. Om Puri is one of the most versatile actors of his time. His most recent Hollywood endeavors is The Hundred-Foot Journey directed by Lasse Hallström.

Tabu

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Life of Pi : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Tabu is also Padmashri awardee, and she is beautiful and versatile actress, who doesn’t fail to impress you with her skills. She starred in Hollywood movies, The Namesake and the Life of Pi, alongside Late actor Irrfan Khan.

Anupam Kher

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Anupam Kher : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Veteran actor, Anupam Kher is one of those actors who has always been in one movie or another. And he is popular for his roles, acting as well as his talk shows. Mr. Kher has furthermore starred in prominent roles in popular movies like Silver Linings Playbook and Bend it like Beckham.

Naseeruddin Shah

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Naseeruddin Shah : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

One of the most experienced actors of all time, Naseeruddin Shah is popular for his roles in The Wednesday and many more prominent movies as such in Bollywood. He has also worked in a few Hollywood movies, including The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and The Great New Wonderful.

Nawazuddin Siddique

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Nawazuddin Siddique is one of those actors who spent a great deal of time as a struggling actor, but when he started to rise in fame, there was no stopping. He is one of the most underrated actors, but his work speaks for his skills. And its a lesser known fact that he starred in an Hollywood movie Lion(2016), that starred Dev Patel in the lead role.

Dimple Kapadia

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Dimple Kapadia has starred in Bollywood as well as in South Film Industry, and she recently made her debut in Hollywood as well. Christopher Nolan’s recent release, action-thriller Tenet cast Dimple Kapadia in a prominent role. This movie became the 4th highest grossing movie of 2020, although she wasn’t sure about doing the movie at first, but she later changed her mind.

Ali Fazal

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Ali Fazal made his debut in the Hollywood Industry with a special appearance in Furious 7, which is the 7th installment of the Fast and Furious movie series. He also starred in the British-English movie Victoria and Abdul, which portrays the relationship between Queen Victoria (played by Judi Dench) and her confidant, Indian servant Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal).

Shabana Azmi

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a Hollywood movie that stars Shabana Azmi in the lead role, alongside veteran actor Om Puri. This movie helped redefining Bollywood, furthermore it is an adaptation of a novel of the same name by Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid. Shabana Azmi is also a National Film Award winner and Padma Shri awardee.

Suraj Sharma

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Life of Pi : Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Suraj Sharma is an Indian actor, who made his debut with director Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. Also, the movie is solely based on the popular novel with the same name. He has also portrayed the role of Aayan Ibrahim in the  Homeland series, season 4 and he is played roles in movies like Million Dollar Arm.

Amrish Puri

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Amrish Puri is mostly famous for his role as a strict father, or a melodramatic villain. But he is also famous amongst western audience for his role as Mola Ram. He starred in Steven Spielberg’s Hollywood film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984).

Freida Pinto

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Freida Pinto rose to fame via her debut movie, The Slumdog Millionaire. Although she has never pursued Bollywood mainstream, but she has played prominent roles in Hollywood movies such as, Woody Allen’s You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, Rise of the Planet of Apes, and Immortals.

Gulshan Grover

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

Gulshan Grover is one of the most notorious villain of Bollywood. But did you know, he has had a few Hollywood endeavors as well like The Second Jungle Book, Prisoners of the SunBlind Ambition, and My Bollywood Bride.

Kunal Naiyyar

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies
Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

He is an Indian who went abroad to study, but ended up becoming an actor there. He is also one of the most prominent actors in the popular series The Big Bang Theory. Although he has never worked in the Bollywood Film Industry. He has also voiced the characters of several animated movies like Trolls and Ice Age: The Continental drift.

Lisa Ray

Bollywood stars who starred in Hollywood Movies

She has worked in Bollywood, as well as in Hollywood movies like Water, I can’t think straight, Kill Kill Faster Faster. She is a Canadian actress, who first started her career in India as a model.

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