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10 Hollywood Actors Surprised Us By Making Cameos In Bollywood Movies

For many Bollywood celebrities, going to Hollywood is also a marker of success. Likewise, for Hollywood actors, starring in a Bollywood movie is sometimes on their to-do list, even for actors of Will Smith’s stature. In fact, there have been a ton of Hollywood cameos in Bollywood films.

Here is a list of 10 Hollywood actors who have starred in Bollywood movies:

1. Martin Henderson in Bride And Prejudice

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Remember the Indianized version of Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan? 2004 film by Gurinder Chadha Marriage and prejudice, also starred Anupam Kher and Namrata Shirodkar. The film was set in Amritsar and revolved around a family with a mother who wanted to see her daughters married into respectable homes, just like the book. Martin Henderson played the role of Mr. Darcy who falls in love with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film. Martin Henderson today is more popular for playing roles like Dr. Nathan Riggs of Grey’s Anatomy and more recently Jack Sheridan in Virgin River.

2. Sylvester Stallone in Kambakkht Ishq

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Kambakkht Ichq made quite a few headlines at the time for recruiting major Hollywood stars like Sylvester Stallone for the film. Having made iconic films like Rocky, Creed, Rambo, Rocky Balboa, The Expendables, and killers, we bet fans watched that movie just to see Stallone’s cameo in it.

3. Will Smith in Student of Year 2

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In a relatively recent cameo, popular Will Smith for movies like Pursuit of Happyness, Hitch, Hancock, Men in Black and Bad Boys also featured in Student of year 2. Karan Johar managed to convince to embark Will Smith for a short dance in SOTY2 with Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria and Ananya Panday. Apparently, it wasn’t that hard to convince Will Smith since being featured in a Bollywood song was “one of the main things” on Will Smith’s wish list.

4. Denise Richards in Kambakkht Ishq

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Besides Sylvester Stallone, Kambakkht Ichq also managed to convince Denise Richards to join the film. She was seen with Akshay Kumar in the movie. The film also featured actor Brandon Routh as himself in the film.

5. Christopher B. Duncan In My Name Is Khan

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Christopher B. Duncan is popularly known for The First Family, American Soul, The Jamie Foxx Show, and Johnson Family Vacation also features in Shah Rukh Khan My name is khan. He played then-President Barack Obama, who eventually met Shah Rukh Khan and is known for his tearful dialogue in the movie “Your Name is Khan and You’re Not a Terrorist.”

6. Clive Standen at Namastey London

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Clive Standen played Katrina Kaif’s boyfriend she left at the altar in the film Namaste London which was released in 2007. Actor Clive Standen is also known for his major roles in feature films such as Vikings, Taken, Everest, Vault, Doctor Who, and Robin Hood.

7. Ben Kingsley in Teen Patti

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Ben Kingsley is an iconic actor known for his commendable performances in movies like Gandhi, Schindler’s List, Shutter Island, Iron Man 3, An Ordinary Manand Hugo. In 2010, Ben Kingsley starred in Teen Patti which also included Amitabh Bachchan, R Madhavan and Shraddha Kapoor. He is seen playing the role of a British mathematician, who invites Amitabh Bachchan to a high-flying casino in London.

8. Toby Stephens in Mangal Pandey: The Rising

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Toby Stephens starring in the film, Mangal Pandey: The rise. He played Captain William Gordon, who is historically known for bonding with Mangal Pandey. Directed by Ketan Mehta, the film also starred Rani Mukherji, Ameesha Patel, and Kirron Kher, among others.

9. Mish Boyko in Queen

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We love the character of Kangana Ranaut from Queen who portrays a small town girl in the most authentic way possible. During her honeymoon, which she decides to continue despite her marriage, she meets Oleksander from Russia, a name she cannot pronounce correctly. Oleksander is played by Mish Boyko, otherwise known for his performances in Dracula Untold and Risen.

10. Rebecca breeds at Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

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Rebecca Breeds has starred in TV shows like Pretty Little Liars, The Originals, Molly, and Blue water top. She was also seen with Farhan Akhtar in the song Angreza in slow motion at Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.