Some celebrities aren’t satisfied with their Bollywood claim; they had to extend their empire all the way to Hollywood and Hollywood has been welcoming stars from different galaxies.
- Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka is becoming famous and multi talented actress in the Bollywood industry along with this she landed a starring role in American TV drama Quantico, in which she plays agent-in-training Alex Parrish. Priyanka also got nominated for a People’s Choice Award in the Favorite Actress in a New TV Series category .
- Mallika Sherawat
Mallika Sherawat is now a certified ‘Cannes attending’ Hollywood celebrity. Malika Sherawat has been trying rather unsuccessfully for a Hollywood success story. She has acted in films like The Myth, Politics of Love and the crossover film ‘Hisss’.
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai lay her claim on Bollywood with films like The Pink Panther 2 and The Last Legion. She received the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012.
- Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is on of the most popular and intellegent stars. He also played in Hollywood movie. In ‘The Great Gatsby’, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead, Big B portrays the character of a Jewish gambler Meyer Wolfsheim.
- Om Puri
Om Puri is one of the finest actors Bollywood has to offer and his Hollywood roles have been nothing short of exemplary. He has acted in films like City of Joy, My Son The Fanatic, East is East, Wolf, Ghost and the Darkness and Charlie Wilson’s War.
Tabu, who was last seen in Haider, got her chance to work in Hollywood twice. Both of the films she worked were based on novels of the same name, Namesake and Life of Pi. Interestingly enough, she played the role of a mother in both and worked alongside Irrfan Khan.
- Shabana Azmi
Shabana Azmi ventured into Hollywood decades ago in 1988 with John Schlesinger’s Madame Sousatzka in which she played the lead role of an immigrant. She also became a part of Roland Joffe’s City of Joy released in 1992 where she played the role of Om Puri’s wife.
- Freida Pinto
Starting with Slumdog Millionaire, this young actress went on to act in productions like You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Immortals and Trishna
- Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor’s first international role was in Slumdog Millionaire for which he shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. In January 2013 Kapoor became the first Indian actor to be invited for a special segment, ‘In conversation’, at the Toronto International Film Festival, an honor which is reserved for actors having considerable body of work.
- Irrfan Khan
Irrfan khan is also taking Hollywood by storm. He has acted in films like Life of Pi, The Namesake, New York, I Love You, A Mighty Heart, Slumdog Millionaire and The Amazing Spider man.
- Anupam Kher
He is one the talented and versatile person that he featured in numerous movie as well in Hollywood movie. From playing a strict Indian father in the crossover film, Bend It Like Beckham to playing the role of psychiatrist in the Oscar nominated film, Silver Linings Playbook, Anupam Kher has been outstanding in every film.
- Naseeruddin Shah
His act is awesome in every movie and he has established himself internationally with films like The Monsoon Wedding, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Khuda Ke Liye and The Great New Wonderful. Shah has won numerous awards in his career, including three National Film Awards, three Film fare Awards and one Venice Film Festival.