Bollywood has become the global desi today, with many Hollywood celebrities vying to work in Bollywood projects. It is not only the Indian celebrities who are going to Hollywood, but also some big names from that part of the world are also wanting to have a taste of India by working in the Hindi film industry. The list of such celebrities includes some real big names, which seem too good to be true.
Here is the list of top 10 Hollywood celebrities in Bollywood movies:
10. Brande Roderick
Hollywood starlet Brande Roderick, who has been seen in “Starsky & Hutch” made her debut in Bollywood with a hit comedy film called “Out of Control”, in which she was cast opposite Reitesh Deshmukh.
9. Toby Stephens
The next name on the list of top 10 Hollywood actors in Bollywood movies is that of Toby Stephens, who has acted in the period film called “The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey”. The actor, who has been a part of the prestigious Hollywood film “Die Another Day”, has played the role of Captain William Gordon in the Hindi movie.
8. Denise Richards
The Bollywood film “Kambakkth Ishq” was a big budget venture, which marked the entry of a number of Hollywood celebrities in the Hindi film industry. One of them is the bubble beauty, Denise Richards, who has featured as the lady love of Akshay Kumar in the movie.
7. Brandon Routh
Another Hollywood star who has been a part of the same prestigious project called “Kambakkth Ishq” is the Superman star, Brandon Routh. The film was a big flop, despite this phenomenal ensemble star cast.
6. Sarah Thompson
Hollywood actress Sarah Thompson of “Cruel Intentions 2” fame, has been seen in a highly acclaimed Bollywood film called “Rajneeti”, in which she was cast opposite the young actor, Ranbeer Kapoor.
5. Barbara Mori
Another well known Hollywood celebrity who has been a part of a Bollywood project is Barbara Mori, who has stepped into the industry with the lead role in a film called “Kites”. Barbara was allegedly involved romantically with co actor Hrithik Roshan, which ultimately led to his divorce with wife Suzanne Roshan.
4. Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone aka Rocky is a big name in Hollywood. This world famous action star has shared the screen space with actors Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor in the movie called “Kambakkth Ishq”.
3. Rachel Shelley
No one can forget the soul stirring performance of Rachel Shelley as Elizabeth Russell in the award winning film called “Lagaan”. Rachel played the poignant role of an Englishwoman in love with Bhuvan, played by Aamir Khan, to perfection and this was one of the most important characters in the movie.
2. Lester Speight
Lester Speight of “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” fame, has starred in the Akshay Kumar movie called “International Khiladi”. Speight has played the role of a goon in this movie.
1. Ben Kingsley
Next on the list of top 10 Hollywood celebrities in Bollywood films is the great actor called Ben Kingsley. Ben has been a part of a film called “Teen Patti”, which also starred the one and the only Amitabh Bachchan, making it a film worth watching.
Paul Blackthrone (Lagaan), Rebecca Breeds (Bhaag Milkha Bhaag), Tiffany Mulheron (Namastey London), Christopher B Duncan (My Name is Khan) and Clive Standen (Namastey London) are some other Hollywood celebrities who have acted in Bollywood movies.