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5 Indian actresses who made Hollywood movies

So if you haven’t heard the big news yet, Alia Bhatt is set to make her Hollywood debut opposite Gal Gadot in the spy thriller. Stone heart. Truth be told, we can’t say we didn’t see this one coming, especially after her seductive rendition of Gangubai. But her recent revelation got me thinking about how it’s no surprise that Indian talent is starting to seep into Hollywood, especially with Indian actresses gaining traction. Take a look at 8 actresses who made their way to world cinema…

Priyanka Chopra

She has quite a remarkable portfolio as an actress and she wears many, many hats. She is an author, producer, former Miss World, singer, philanthropist, wife and now mom. PC has been synonymous with world domination, having been one of the first to enter and rule western waters in 2015. Chopra has enjoyed incredible success in both industries, with notable performances such as Alex Parrish in the series suspenseful Quantico, Baywatch and Isn’t it romanticto name a few, and she shows no signs of slowing down.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone, arguably one of Bollywood’s most talented actresses, made her Hollywood debut in 2017 with Vin Diesel in XXX- the return of Xander Cageshowing us that it was not too late for his talent to reach world cinema.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

This gorgeous actress was one of the first to venture into the western world, giving us standout roles as a global sensation in films such as The Last Legion, Bride and Prejudice, and our favorite being Sonia Solandres, Specialist in criminology in Pink Panther 2.


Tabu has earned a reputation as one of the most talented and versatile actors in Bollywood, but what you might not know is that this Padma Shri award winner made his debut in Hollywood in 2006 with the Indian-American thriller The namesake, followed by Ang Lee’s Life of Pi in 2012.

Huma Qureshi

She is best known for her performances in Gangs of Wasseypur, Badlapur, Ek Thi Daayan, and D-Day, and given his versatility in B-City, it’s no surprise the actor made his way to Hollywood with Zack Snyder’s film Army of the dead.