It is a dream of many celebrities to get a chance in the biggest film industry – Hollywood. Many actors in Indian film industries have been established and are now aiming to be recognised in English movies as well.

Here are some of the actors who worked in Hollywood movies:

Irrfan Khan

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"Paan Singh Tomar" actor not only conquered the B-Town, but also Hollywood as an actor. Irrfan Khan acted in English movies like "The Namesake", "New York", "A Mighty Heart", "I Love You", "Slumdog Millionaire", "The Amazing Spider-Man" and the blockbuster "Life of Pi."

The versatile actor won many awards and got fame both nationally and internationally. He started his career with Television and kept on climbing the success ladder since then.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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The former Miss World is not only the beauty queen of India, but also an international face. The brand ambassador of L'OREAL was the first Bollywood actress to make a mark in Hollywood movies as well.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan acted in "Bride and Prejudice", "Mistress of Spices", "Provoked: A True Story" and "The Pink Panther 2" paired opposite famous comedian Steve Martin. The actress' charm and acting talent won many awards as well as hearts of the audience both nationally and internationally.

Amitabh Bachchan

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Big B made his debut in Hollywood cinema in 2013 in the film "The Great Gatsby" starred with the finest actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Fans would love to see "Shahenshah" of Bollywood in more English movies.

Anil Kapoor

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The younger he looks with his growing age, Anil Kapoor made his debut in Hollywood film industry with the several Oscar-winning film, "The Slumdog Millionaire." The actor became one of the most established and recognised Bollywood actors internationally.

Kapoor also did a cameo in Tom Cruise starrer "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol" and even got fame in the International hit TV series, "24."

Om Puri

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The phenomenal actor, who has served the Indian cinema with his mesmerising performances, has also established his career in British and American films. Om Puri gave his appearance in English movies like "My Son, the Fanatic", "East is East", "The Parole Officer", "City of Joy", "Wolf", "The Ghost and The Darkness" and many more. The veteran is actually the earliest actor to make his career in Hollywood.

Anupam Kher

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From being a cool dad in "DDLJ" to a Pakistani advocate in "Veer-Zaara", Anupam Kher has shown his versatility in acting ever since. The actor also gave remarkable performances in Hollywood movies like "Bend It Like Beckham" and Oscar nominated film "Silver Linings Playbook."

Naseeruddin Shah

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The talented film actor as well as theatre artist has never cared about box office results. Naseeruddin Shah has always entertained the audience with his acting talent and gave wonderful films to the Indian cinema. Even he made to Hollywood with his debut "The Monsoon Wedding" (2001) and later on he also acted in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and "The Great New Wonderful."

Freida Pinto

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Freida Pinto was struggling to get in Bollywood for a long time. The film "Slumdog Millionaire" proved a blessing for her career, taking her straight to Hollywood. The South Indian beauty tasted success in the beginning itself and later on starred in many English movies like "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger", "Rise of the Planet of the Apes", "Immortals" and "Trishna."


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The multi-talented actresses not only proved her talent in Hindi films, but also acted in other languages. Tabu got recognition in Hollywood movies with the American film "The Namesake" opposite Irrfan Khan, with whom the actress shared screen in another English film "Life of Pi".

Mallika Sherawat

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Mallika Sherawat became talk of the town as soon as she entered Bollywood. The actress' bold image was always a hot topic in media. The "Murder" actress made her presence notice not only in the Indian film industry, but also in the international arena. She did her debut in Hollywood with "The Myth" in which she shared screen with Jackie Chan. Sherawat also appeared in other films like "Politics of Love" and "Hisss".