Hollywood Debuts Of Bollywood Stars
Indian Cinema is ladened with talented actors and actresses. Their charisma and charm is known around the world. Every now and then Bollywood produces amazing movies that are as appreciated globally as they are in India. Considering these facts, it's no surprise that our stars have made their debuts in Hollywood.
From Priyanka Chopra to Amitabh Bachchan, here's a list of Hollywood debuts of Bollywood stars.
Anil Kapoor: Ruling the Indian Cinema as well as our hearts, Anil Kapoor is an actor recognised around the world for his brilliant acting skills. He has made his appearance in a number of Hollywood films. He made his debut in Hollywood with the Academy Award winning film Slumdog millionaire. He has also appeared in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol with Tom Cruise.
Priyanka Chopra: Former Miss World and the diva of Bollywood, is one of the most recognised faces in both Bollywood and Hollywood. She made her debut in Hollywood in 2015, in a TV series Quantico as Alex Parrish. She received appreciation and received many awards including People's Choice Award for Favourite Actress in a New TV Series. Following her role in Quantico she also starred in Baywatch alongside Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.
Irrfan Khan: We are no strangers to Irrfan Khan's talent. He made his debut in the 2006 movie The Namesake alongside Tabu. Following which he starred in Slumdog Millionaire, New York and many more Hollywood films. Just like his Bollywood career, his journey in Hollywood was paved with success.
Huma Qureshi: With her debut in Bollywood in the movie Gangs of Wasseypur, she won our hearts. Her dedication and hard work helped her become one of the best actresses in Bollywood. She made her Hollywood debut with action-thriller movie Army of the Dead. Her fans are looking forward to seeing her in many more upcoming movies.
Amitabh Bachchan: There is hardly anyone who doesn't recognise the legend of Indian Film Industry, Amitabh Bachchan. His Bollywood career is studded with so many gems that it's hard to keep a count. He made his Hollywood debut with the movie The Great Gatsby starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. His talent made the Titanic actor his fan. Big B also revealed in his show KBC, that he didn't charge anything for his role in the movie as the Jewish gangster Meyer Wolfsheim.
Anupam Kher: Known for his versatile roles in Bollywood, Anupam Kher is one of the best actors in Bollywood. He made his Hollywood debut in 2002 with the movie Bend It Like Beckham. He has starred in many critically acclaimed movies globally including the Oscar winning movie Silver Linings Playbook in 2013.
Ali Fazal: Known for his role in Mirzapur as Guddu Pandit, Ali Fazal is a rising star. He started his career with his debut with a small role in the movie The Other End Of The Line. Following which he appeared in Furious 7 (2015) and then in Victoria & Abdul (2017). The movie was also featured at the Venice Film Festival after it's release.
Our list ends here, but it's just the beginning for many more stars who are yet to enter Hollywood.