• Actress Priyanka ChopraReuters
  • Freida Pinto and Dev Patel in 2010Reuters
  • Kal PennVarinder Chawla
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.Varinder Chawla
  • Actress Nimrat KaurReuters
  • Irrfan KhanReuters
  • Om PuriReuters
  • Naseeruddin ShahFacebook/Naseeruddin Shah

Joining the league of many Indian celebrities, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is set to make her American debut in ABC's upcoming drama "Quantico".

The show will feature other international star cast, including Jake McLaughlin, Dougray Scott and Aunjanue Ellis.

The "Mary Kom" actress will be seen as an FBI agent Alex, who will be romancing Jake in the upcoming drama.

Meanwhile, many Indian celebs, including Kal Penn, Kunal Nayyar, Anil Kapoor, Dev Patel, Freida Pinto and others have earlier made a mark in the Hollywood entertainment industry.

Dev Patel

After his performance in the Oscar award winner film "Slumdog Millionaire" in 2009, Dev Patel received quite a lot of accolades and other acting offers in Hollywood. He did a supporting role in HBO's TV series "The Newsroom" as Neal Sampat in 2012. He also acted in "About Cherry" (2012) with James Franco and Heather Graham.

Freida Pinto

Freida, who made her acting debut with Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire", has become a familiar face in Hollywood after she appeared in many International projects, including, "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger", "Miral" (2010), "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" (2011), "Day of the Falcon" (2012) and "Knight of Cups" (2015), among others. She was even the host of pre-Oscar award party this year.

Sakina Jaffrey

Indian-origin Sakina Jaffrey has acted in many US TV series, including "Sex and the City", "House of Cards", "Law & Order" and "Madam Secretary", among others.

Kunal Nayyar

The Indian born Kunal is known for his role Dr Raj Koothrappali in the CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory". He has also acted in "NCIS", "Sullivan & Son" and "Sanjay and Craig" apart from the Hollywood films "S.C.I.E.N.C.E", "Dr. Cabbie", "The Scribbler" and others.

Kal Penn

After his debut in "Express: Aisle to Glory" in 1998, Kal Penn has starred in many comedy films, including "American Desi" (2001), "Dude Where's the Party?" (2003), "The Namesake" (2006), among others.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

The gorgeous actress, who made India proud after winning Miss World beauty pageant in 199, has attended the International events like Oscars and Cannes. She has also acted in Hollywood films "Bride & Prejudice" (2004), "The Mistress of Spices" (2005), "The Last Legion" (2007), "Pink Panther 2" (2009), among others.

Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan has had many hit Bollywood films. He also made a mark in Bollywood with his performances in the films "The Namesake" (2003), "A Mighty Heart" (2007), "New York I Love You" (2008), "Slumdog Millionaire" (2009) and "The Amazing Spiderman" and "Life of Pi" (2012).

Nimrat Kaur

Nimrat, who became popular for her character Ila in Irrfan Khan starrer "The Lunch Box" has appeared in Showtime's American political thriller "Homeland" series as an ISI Agent Tasneem Qureshi.

Mallika Sherawat

The "Dirty Politics" actress has made a name for herself in the international entertainment industry after she acted in Jackie Chan's "The Myth" (2005), "Hisss" (2010) and "Politics of Love" (2011). She has also attended Oscar and Cannes film festival.

Naseeruddin Shah

The incredible actor has appeared in Mira Nair's "Monsoon Wedding" (2001), "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" (2003) and "The Great New Wonderful" (2005) apart from his Pakistani film "Khuda Kay Liye" (2007).

Om Puri

The veteran actor has acted in Hollywood films "City of Joy" (1992), "My Son the Fanatic" (1997), "East is East" (1999), "Wolf" (1994) and "Charlie Wilson's War" (2008).

Apart from these people, other actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Naveen Andrews, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Amrish Puri, Suraj Sharma, Poorna Jagannathan have also starred in Hollywood films or series.

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