Do You Know Ten Famous Indian Celebrities Who Acted In Hollywood? Find Out Here

Some B-town stars have also wooed Hollywood with their acting skills. Having made a mark on home turf, they went on to showcase Indian talent abroad. The millenials may not know this, but much before the names that are recognisable now, went on to act in Hollywood films, Kabir Bedi had already made his mark in a Bond film. The late Shashi Kapoor was also a part of many crossover films.

Here is a list of the top 10 Indian celebrities who have made their presence felt in Hollywood.

Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan, one of the most versatile actors of Bollywood left his fans weeping after his sudden death on April 29. His stagecraft glamour was not just limited to Hindi cinema but also recognised in multiple British and American films. He was hailed for his awesome dialogue delivery in Life of Pi, an internationally acclaimed film. He acted in Hollywood films like New York; I Love You, A Mighty Heart, The Amazing Spider-Man and the HBO series, In Treatment.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

This Bollywood diva has acted in multiple international flicks gaining fame for her beauty and acting skills. She appeared in films like Bride & Prejudice, The Mistress of Spices, The Pink Panther 2 and The Last Legion.

Deepika Padukone 

The dimple queen is one of the most recent additions to the international chart of Indian celebs. She acted opposite Vin Diesel in XXX: The Return Of Xander Cage, the high grossing movie of 2017.

Amitabh Bachchan

The Big B of Hindi cinema appeared alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby, which marked his first appearance on the international circuit. 

Om Puri

The late multi-talented Indian actor was loved in international as well as Hindi big screen for his theatrical skills. Om Puri appeared in multiple British and American films like Charlie Wilson’s War (2007) opposite Tom Hanks, City Of Joy (1992), Wolf (1994), and The Ghost and the Darkness  (1996).

Anupam Kher

Besides working in Hindi cinema, Anupam Kher has marked his stardom in Golden Globe-nominated international film – Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and other movies like Lust, Caution (2007) and Silver Linings Playbook (2012).

Amrish Puri

The ultimate Mogambo of Bollywood, Amrish Puri showcased his villainy acting skills in Hollywood films like Indiana Jones and The Temple Doom (1984) by Steven Spielberg.


The jewel of Hindi screen, Tabu, who is known for her acting skills has acted in international films like Life Of Pi and The Namesake.

Priyanka Chopra

Any list is incomplete without former Miss World Priyanka Chopra Jonas, who virtually took Hollywood by storm. She won accolades for her role in Baywatch (2017)  and Isn’t It Romantic (2019). She is also known for ABC thriller series Quantico

Gulshan Grover 

Termed as ‘the bad man of Bollywood’ Grover has acted in The Second Jungle Book, Prisoners of the Sun, Blind Ambition, and My Bollywood Bride. 


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