Hollywood and Bollywood film industries have always crossed paths, first we started to remake some of their cult movies and then there came a time when the actors from one industry started acted in the other.
Gulshan Grover was one of the first actors to cross over and do films in Hollywood and now many actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai to Irrfan khan and Anil Kapoor have been part of big Hollywood projects. It is not just our desi stars who have crossed borders to act in Hollywood films, several Hollywood bigwigs too have acted in our desi Bollywood movies.
Ben Kingsley, who is one of the most respected and talented actor was seen sharing screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in the movie, Teen Patti. But the actor who was responsible for getting the maximum number of Hollywood stars to work in Bollywood is Akshay Kumar. Right from his movie International Khiladi to Namstey London to Kambakkth Ishq has several of the Hollywood's biggest stars acting in them.
Kambakkth Ishq in which he acted alongside Kareena Kapoor has the maximum number of Hollywood stars like Rocky hero, Sylvester Stallone to Superman Returns actor Brandon Routh acting in them. Though the film flopped big time, there were several actors in the movie. Hollywood and Bollywood have continued to maintain good relations with the actors of one industry working in the other.
It's not just the actors, even Hollywood singers like Snoop Dog and Akon have sung songs and been part of the video for the Bollywood movies. Akon's song in Ra.One is one of the most popular dance numbers even today.
The fascination of these Hollywood actors and singers will always be there, and since Bollywood industry is now getting more global, more and more Hollywood stars are interested to act in Hindi movie.
Recently even Paris Hilton expressed her desire to work with Hrithik Roshan for she finds him hot. Who knows, the project may happen very soon too, in the mean time check out the top 15 Hollywood actors who have worked in Bollywood movies.
This famous Rocky actor was seen alongside Akshay Kumar in Kambakkth Ishq.
This hot beauty was seen romancing our khiladi Akshay Kumar in Kambakkth Ishq.
Brandon Routh, the famous Superman, was also part of the ensemble cast of Kambakkth Ishq.
Ben Kingsley, the famous Hollywood actor acted alongside Amitabh Bachchan in Teen Patti.
Barbara Mori, the actress who was alleged to be the reason behind Hrithik and Suzzane's break up has acted with him in Kites.
Clive Standen, who was part of mega projects like Robin hood and Game OF Thrones has romanced Katrina Kaif In Namastey London.
Christopher B. Duncan
Christopher B. Duncan is a famous Hollywood actor who acted in Shahrukh Khan's movie, My Name Is Khan.
Sarah Thompson famous from her movie, Cruel Intentions 2 acted alongside Ranbir Kapoor in Raajneeti.
Tiffany Mulheron famous from RocknRolla played the role of Susan in Akshay Kumar's Namastey London.
Rebecca Breeds, a growing starlet In Hollywood romanced Farhan Akhtar as Stella in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
Lester Speight, you will recognize this actor from his role in the movie, Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Lester played the role of goon in Akshay Kumar's movie, International Khiladi.
Rachel Shelley played the role Elizabeth Russell in Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India.
Paul Blackthorne played the role of Captain Andrew Russell in Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India.
Toby Stephens, famous for his role in the Hollywood flick, Die Another Day, essayed the role of Captain William Gordon in Bollywood movie, The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey.
Brande Roderick, the actress of Starsky & Hutch, played the role of Sally Turner in Riteish Deshmukh's movie, Out of Control.