Hollywood and Bollywood, the world’s two most powerful and profitable film industries, have crossed paths countless times. Whether it’s recreating films, creating stories for films, or even performers from one profession crossing over to the other. It’s all about collaboration in the end. Actors from Bollywood are frequently spotted in Hollywood. From Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor to Pankaj Tripathi and Randeep Hooda in Extraction. But now we’ve compiled a list of 5 Hollywood stars who have made the jump to Bollywood.
5. Clive Standen In Namastey London
Clive Standen has starred in films and television programs such as Vikings, Taken, Everest, Vault, Doctor Who, and Robin Hood, to mention a few. Standen appeared opposite Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar in the Bollywood film Namastey London in 2007. Clive Owen portrayed Charlie Brown, Katrina Kaif’s lover. Whom she left at the altar after realizing she was in love with Akshay Kumar.
4.Ben Kingsley In Teen Patti
Ben Kingsley is another talented actor who has wowed audiences in films such as Gandhi, Schindler’s List, Shutter Island, Iron Man 3, A Common Man, and Hugo, to mention a few. Ben Kingsley made his Bollywood debut in 2010 with Teen Patti, starring Amitabh Bachchan, R Madhavan, and Shraddha Kapoor. He portrays a British mathematician who invites Amitabh Bachchan to a London high-roller casino.
3.Christopher B. Duncan In My Name Is Khan
Christopher B. Duncan, who has appeared in films and television programs such as The First Family, American Soul, The Jamie Foxx Show, and Johnson Family Vacation. He had a minor but significant role in the Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan’s My Name Is Khan. He played President-elect Barack Obama, who met Shah Rukh Khan at the end of the film. Duncan handed him the line that made the audience cry.
Your name is Khan and you are not a terrorist
2. Sylvester Stallone In Kambakkht Ishq
Sylvester Stallone is one of Hollywood’s best performers, having starred in films like Rocky, Creed, Rambo, Rocky Balboa, The Expendables, and Assassins, to mention a few. But did you know that the 73-year-old action hero previously starred with India’s action sensation, Akshay Kumar, in a Bollywood film? Try recalling the person who protected Kareena Kapoor Khan from thugs in Kambakkht Ishq if you don’t already know.
1.Will Smith In Student of the Year 2 Rocking the Bollywood Industry
Will Smith, renowned for films such as Pursuit of Happiness, Hitchcock, Hancock, Men in Black, and Bad Boys, among others, turned on his Desi mode for Student of the Year 2. Will Smith was enlisted by Karan Johar for a unique dance performance in the 2019 film, which also stars Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria, and Ananya Panday. Karan Johar revealed during the trailer’s premiere that dancing to a Bollywood song was “one of the key things on Will Smith’s Bucket List.”
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