Oscars 2015 is the most happening thing right now with Priyanka Chopra actively taking part as well. She is not nominated but the actress marked her presence at the pre-awards party that was hosted by Freida Pinto in association with the Vanity Fair.
The actress is surely making her presence felt in the International scene ever since she launched her music album. She is not the first Indian actress who has been trying to desperately to be an International star, but she is definitely among those chosen few who have been successful in doing so.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the first Indian beauty who obtained immense popularity across the world, to such an extent that not only has she acted in several Hollywood films but she has also attended the Oscars in 2011 and Cannes Film Festival since last 14 years.
Another actress who surpassed this popularity would be Freida Pinto, she went from being a nobody in Bollywood to becoming a Hollywood star and hosting Vanity Fair's pre-awards party for her Hollywood colleagues.
Priyanka Chopra is slowly on her way to attain this, she has already made a lot of Hollywood celeb friends, she has made a mark through her music. It's only a matter of time before she becomes a superstar there as well.
These three beauties are not the only Bollywood or Indian stars who have made it to the Oscars. Many actors, directors and technicians have made their mark at the Oscars in the past.
From Mehboob Khan's Mother India to A R Rahman, Aamir Khan, a number of Indian stars have made us proud through their achievements at the Oscars. Here is a list of those few celebrities who made a name for themselves and this country.
Take a look at the Bollywood stars who made it to the Oscars...
Priyanka Chopra, last but not the least. This year the actress is making appearance at all the International events.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
In 2011, Aishwarya made her first Oscar appearance. She is an star who is known across the world and who has been attending Cannes without miss for the last 14 years.
A R Rahman
In 2009, he won 2 Oscars for Best Original Score as well as Best Original Song for his work in Slumdog Millionaire.
She made her first appearance for Slumdog Millionaire but the actress hosted Vanity Fair Pre-Oscar party this time.
Aamir Khan and Lagaan team attended the Oscars as it was the third film to be nominated for the Academy Award as Best Foreign Language Film.
Her movies never made it to the Oscars but the actress has attended several international events from, Oscars to Cannes Film Festival.
John Abraham-Lisa Ray
In 2007, Water film directed by Deepa Mehta had got nominated for Best For Foreign Language film. John and Lisa also made their presence felt.
In 2009, the film was nominated in over 10 categories, out of which it won 8! Slumdog Millionaire won the highest number of awards that year.
Bhanu Athaiya was the first Indian to win the Oscars, she won it for the Best Costume Design in 1983 for the film, Gandhi.
He won the Oscar award in 2009 for the Best Sound Mixing for the film, Slumdog Millionaire.
His film Elizabeth 1 in 1998 got nominated in seven categories and won one.His historical biopics on Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth (1998) and The Golden Age (2007)) won two Academy Awards.