Priyanka Chopra has done it again! After bagging the lead role in ABC's hit show Quantico, the actor went on to win the People's Choice Award. Representing India on a global platform, PC has been consistently making her mark in the international music and film arena. But, she isn't the first Bollywood actor to do so. It turns out that many Indian actors have been quietly taking over the West. Remember Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Mistress of Spices or The Pink Panther 2 or Amitabh Bachchan in The Great Gatsby? Well, read on to know more about it.
It's a no-brainer that Big B is known far and wide, and when it comes to the West, he's found a number of fans in some of the greatest Hollywood actors. The actor was last seen in The Great Gatsby as Meyer Wolfsheim. It might have been a cameo, but that didn't stop him from making his presence felt in the Leonardo DiCaprio-starrer film.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Touted as the 'most beautiful woman' in the world, Aishwarya is a renowned name in Hollywood. She has been part of quite a few international projects such like Bride and Prejudice, The Pink Panther 2, Provoked, and Mistress of Spices. And along with Hollywood, the actor is a regular at prestigious film festivals around the world, representing India globally.
After her debut film Slumdog Millionaire hit gold, there has been no looking back for Freida. A regular at all Hollywood big events and parties, it's proof enough that she has arrived!
Irrfan Khan has not just impressed Bollywood with his acting skills but has also made a name for himself in the West. He's acted in various critically-acclaimed international projects like Slumdog Millionair, The Namesake, A Mighty Heart, The Amazing Spiderman, Life of Pi, and more. Do we need to say more?
The veteran Bollywood actor made a mark in Hollywood with Slumdog Millionaire and later did a cameo in the Tom Cruise -starrer Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. He also adapted the hit US series 24 in India and got critical acclaim for the same.
After successfully etching herself in the mind of the audience with a powerful performance in The Lunchbox, Nimrat landed a role in the hit show Homeland. This just proves the lady's got great things going for herself internationally as well as on home ground!