Bollywood celebrities are not afraid of testing their limits and now many of them have gone global. Here is the complete list of Bollywood celebs who made it big in Hollywood-
1. Priyanka Chopra
Whenever we say Hollywood, the first person that comes to every Indian’s mind is Priyanka Chopra. She was doing very well in Bollywood when she decided to take the high road and do a Television show in Hollywood. She even did some singles with stars like Pitbull, Enrique etc. The show Quantico turned out to be a huge hit and made Priyanka Chopra one of the most popular celebrities of American television. She came to be known as a global star and now, she will be making her movie debut with Baywatch as well.
2. Irrfan Khan
While our ladies have been making us proud, we cannot ignore the fact that Irrfan Khan may not be very vocal about it but he is in deep with Hollywood. After proving his acting prowess in Bollywood, he moved to Hollywood with Mira Nair’s The Namesake and did not look back since then. Then we saw him in Slumdog Millionaire and like the rest of the cast, it did wonders for him too. Since then, we have seen him in a number of films like A Mighty Heart, Life of Pi, The Amazing Spider-Man, Jurassic World, and Inferno.
3. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone followed Priyanka Chopra’s steps and made her way into Hollywood with the movie xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. The movie was a sequel to Vin Diesel’s xXx and it turned out to be a hit. The movie performed quite well in India and all the credit goes to Deepika’s lovely presence in the movie.
4. Amitabh Bachchan
The Shahenshah of Bollywood does not need to prove his acting skills but the man made his Hollywood debut in the year 2013 with the movie The Great Gatsby. His name is already a global brand and when he appeared in one of the posters of the movie, it was enough to make his fans go crazy for him.
5. Nimrat Kaur
Nimrat Kaur is rather new in Bollywood and she took everyone by surprise when we found that she will be a part of American Television show Homeland. The credit goes to her amazing performance in the movie ‘The Lunchbox‘. She played the role of an ISI agent in the series and her portrayal was loved by many.
6. Anil Kapoor
Anil Kapoor made his first International appearance in Slumdog Millionaire much like Irrfan Khan. Then he played the role of Omar Hassan in the Television series 24. He later appeared in films like Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol featuring Tom Cruise, Cities featuring Clive Owens, Orlando Bloom. He even went on to make the Indian version of 24 with two seasons already out.
7. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya was probably the first actress who made her entry in Bollywood when she appeared in the second part of Pink Panther. Later, she appeared in a number of International projects like Bride and Prejudice, Mistress of Spices, Provoked: A True Story. Since her marriage, she has not been active movie wise but she is now a global face. She is also a regular attendee of Cannes Film Festival, one of the most reputed festivals of Hollywood. She even became the first Indian to become a jury at the festival.
8. Om Puri
Om Puri is a very well-known face in the International film industry. He has been a part of a number of Hollywood films including City Of Joy, Wolf, The Ghost and the Darkness, My Son The Fanatic, Such a Long Journey, East Is East, The Mystic Masseur, The Parole Officer, Code 46, Charlie Wilson’s War, West Is West and The Hundred-Foot Journey.
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