If you thought it was only us Indians who were starstruck with the Western film industry then you are absolutely wrong. You wouldn't believe if I told you how starstruck Hollywood people are with Bollywood celebrities. Our Indian celebrities are quite popular abroad, in fact they are extremely popular.
Every one is aware of Aishwarya Rai's presence in Cannes Film Festival, but you will shocked to see the number of foreigners who were eagerly waiting for her appearance and were begging for her autograph. A superstar in India and around the globe, as well as one of the entertainment industry's most acclaimed beauties, Aishwayra Rai's ethereal looks were matched by oodles of talent she was blessed with and that's the reason she is famous across the globe.
Few years back, Hollywood's reining star Brad Pitt missed the opportunity of romancing Indian beauty Aishwarya Rai in Troy, but with the growing presence of Indian films on the world stage, he says he might just decide to surprise fans by grooving in true Bollywood style any time. The presence of Indian films and their artists has witnessed a boost in the western world in recent times. International premieres, opportunities for actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan, as well as A.R.Rahman's Oscar-winning feat for Slumdog Millionaire have drawn international interest in India's cinematic offerings.
"That tells you a lot about the quality of the actors and the films. You never know when I might decide to work in a Bollywood film and do one of those dance numbers with the whole crew in the backdrop," quipped Pitt. Setting the universe in balance are these Bollywood celebs who effortlessly command a huge fan following abroad.
Bollywood Stars Who Are Super Famous In Hollywood:
Shah Rukh Khan
The Baadshah is a star abroad too and enjoys equal stardom across the globe.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Cannes Film Festival Is proof that she is a star in Hollywood too.
Slumdog Millionaire made her a star in Hollywood and Bollywood.
Amitabh Bachchan is doing movies in Hollywood now, what else can proove that he is a star there too.
Big Brother made her a star in Hollywood.
Anil Kapoor's movie and television show abroad prooves he is a star in Hollywood.
Salman Khan's wax statue at Madame Tussauds prooves he is well known in Hollywood.
With the amount of money his movies make abroad, he has to be a star in Hollywood too.