The motion of talent and skills across the globe has become much uncomplicated today and it is no astonishment that Bollywood celebrities have been casted in Hollywood productions and likewise Hollywood actors are seen in Hindi movies. There are many Bollywood celebrities who have experimented their fortunes in Hollywood. While some of them made it big, few of them failed to influence.
Some Bollywood stars aren’t pleased with their Bollywood claim. They had to expand their kingdom all the way to Hollywood. Getting into Hollywood is one of the considerable dreams of many celebrities. While some are satisfied with their Bollywood spread, there are many celebrities who have enlarged their fame globally.
It feels impressive to see the talented Indian actors making a mark in the biggest film industry, Hollywood. There are many famous celebrities in Bollywood who have made their presence felt in Hollywood industry as well. The dominant example is of Irrfan Khan, who appeared in various Hollywood movies of different plots and has performed tremendously. Furthermore, some stars like Freida Pinto has worked so passionately in Hollywood that their fame is more there as compared to India. Some actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Nargis Fakhri, just to name a few have acted in a single Hollywood movie up till now. Moreover, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor, Tabu and many Bollywood stars have tremendously shown up in Hollywood films and there are many upcoming movies that will surely thrill you to a high extent. The recent examples can be given by Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone who will be seen with Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel respectively in 2017.
Here is a list of few Bollywood Stars who have gone abroad to acting in Hollywood. Take a look at the Indian actors who have acted in global movies. Counting the good, bad and the ugly, here are top 10 Bollywood Celebrities who worked in Hollywood movies and we have ranked them on the basis of the number of movies they’ve acted in.
Below is the List of Top 10 Bollywood Celebrities Who Worked In Hollywood
Taking Hollywood by storm, Irrfan Khan is regarded as one of the actors with their dominant talents and brilliant acting. He has played some notable roles in various Hollywood movies.
Irrfan Khan Hollywood Movies List
- Inferno (2016) as Harry “The Provost” Sims, head of The Consortium, helping Zobrist in his mission
- Jurassic World (2015) as Simon Masrani, CEO of the Masrani Corporation and the owner of Jurassic World
- The amazing spider man (2012) as Dr. Rajit Ratha
- Life of Pi (2012) as Pi, adult
- New York, I love you as Mansukhbai
- Slumdog Millionaire (2008) as Police Inspector
- A mighty heart (2007) as Zeeshan Kazmi, Karachi Police Chief
- The Darjeeling Limited (2007) as the Father
- The Namesake (2007) as Ashoke Ganguli
- The Bypass- Short film (2003) as Policeman
The alluring Freida Pinto has shown her talent in many Hollywood movies. Although being a famous celebrity in Hollywood, Pinto remains a relatively lesser-known figure in India.
Freida Pinto Hollywood Movies List:
- Slumdog Millionaire (2008) as Latika, Jamal’s love interest
- You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010) as Dia
- Black Gold (2011) as Princess Leyla
- Rise of Planet of the Apes (2011) as Caroline Aranha, a primatologist
- Immortals (2011) as Phaedra, an Oracle priestess
- Knight of cups (2015) Helen, a serene model
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The charismatic Aishwariya Rai Bachchan has worked in some Hollywood movies up till now. Moreover, she won the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Hollywood Movies List
- Bride and Prejudice (2014) as Lalita Bakshi (Elizabeth Bennet)
- The mistress of spices (2006) as Tilo
- Journey across India (2007) narrates and re-enacts aspects of the life of Mumtaz, the motivation for the construction of India’s Taj Mahal
- The last legion (2007) as Mira
- Pink panther 2 (2009) as Sonia Solandres
The legendary Bollywood star Naseeruddin Shah has acted in some Hollywood movies and with his outstanding involvement in the character, he amazed the viewers as usual.
Naseeruddin Shah Hollywood Movies List:
- Monsoon Wedding (2001) as Lalit Verma
- The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) as Captain Nemo
- The Great New Wonderful (2005) as Avi
Hollywood movies in which Mallika Sherawat appeared gave a boost to her career. She is one of the few Bollywood celebrities trying to crossover to Hollywood with few of the movies.
Mallika Sherawat Hollywood Movies List:
- The Myth (2005) as Samantha
- Hiss (2010) as Nagin
- Politics of love (2011) as Aretha Gupta
Anil Kapoor is well known for playing a major role in English T.V series “24”. He is also the first Indian actor to be asked for a special segment, “In conversation”, at the Toronto International Fil Festival.
Anil Kapoor Hollywood Movies List:
- Slumdog Millionaire (2008) as Prem Kumar, the game host
- Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) as Brij Nath, an Indian media tycoon
Tabu has performed in two Hollywood movies up till now. She’s one of the most accomplished female actors of India and has usually been admired for her brilliant representation of any character.
Tabu Hollywood Movies List:
- The namesake (2007) as Ashima Ganguli
- Life of Pi (2012) as Gita Patel, Pi’s mother
Amitabh Bachchan made a cameo appearance in a Hollywood film. This is his first and only Hollywood role up till now. He appeared onscreen hardly for 2 to 3 minutes as a part of his cameo appearance.
Amitabh Bachchan Hollywood Movies List:
- The Great Gatsby (2013) as Meyer Wolfshiem
The gorgeous Priyanka Chopra informally called as Piggy Chops has released a few albums in Hollywood including a duet with Pitbull. She has gathered success in the international fiction TV space with. The film she’ll be appearing as an extensive star cast with names like Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.
Priyanka Chopra Hollywood Movies List:
- Baywatch (2017) as Victoria Leeds
Deepika is regarded as one of the leading actresses since her first movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ which was a blockbuster. Soon, she’ll be seen with Vin Diesel in a Hollywood film to be released in 2017.
Deepika Padukone Hollywood Movies List:
- xXx: The Return of Xander Cage (2017) as Serena Unger