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When Hollywood Actors Starred in Bollywood Movies

Highlights

  • Sylvester Stallone and Denise Richards have appeared in Akshay Kumar-starrer Kambakkht Ishq
  • Peaky Blinders actress Annabelle Wallis starred in Hindi film Dil Jo Bhi Kahey
  • Karan Johar asked Will Smith to shake his leg for song from his movie Student of the Year 2

When Hollywood meets Bollywood, magic is inevitable on the big screen. And, thanks to several notable directors of Indian cinema, we got to see many popular Hollywood actors making appearances in Bollywood movies. Adding their star power to the project, actors like Annabelle Wallis, Sylvester Stallone and Denise Richards gave memorable performances in Hindi films and made us gaga over their looks, skills and acting or dancing prowess.

To jog your memory, we’ve compiled a list of some cameo appearances by Hollywood stars in Bollywood movies that deserve a mention. So, without further ado, let’s get right to the point.

When Hollywood Actors Starred in Bollywood Movies

  1. Will Smith in Year 2 Student
  2. Sylvester Stallone in Kambakkht Ishq
  3. Denise Richards at Kambakkht Ishq
  4. Ali Larter in Marigold
  5. Annabelle Wallis in Dil Jo Bhi Kahey
  6. Ben Kingsley in Teen Patti

Will Smith in Year 2 Student

In 2019, Karan Johar roped up Hollywood actor Will Smith to tighten a leg in his movie Student of year 2. Earlier, in a Facebook show called Bucket List, Will Smith had revealed he wanted to dance to a Bollywood song. And, Johar made his wish come true! Even though Will Smith was only featured in the song for a few minutes, it was enough to make us all gush with his charm. At the time of the photos of the actor with SOTY2 The casting has gone viral on social media. Check out the song below.

Sylvester Stallone in Kambakkht Ishq

In Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan-starrer Kambakkht IshqSylvester Stallone made a big entrance and saved Kareena from the henchmen. The scene made us all “wow”. The Hollywood actor’s short stint in the film was appreciated by fans and critics alike. Take a look at the scene below.

Denise Richards at Kambakkht Ishq

In the 2009 film Kambakkht Ishq, not only Sylvester Stallone but Denise Richards also made a special appearance. She played Akshay Kumar’s love interest in the film. In the short cameo, she was seen saying she wanted to have kids with Viraj Shergill (played by Akshay Kumar). Find out below.

Ali Larter in Marigold

The Rookies Doctor Grace Sawyer aka Ali Larter starred in the 2007 film Worry, facing Salman Khan. Even though the film did not perform well at the box office, fans appreciated Larter’s performance in the film. Director Willard Carroll wanted this film to be a bridge that would bridge the divide between Indian and American cinema, however, the film failed to make its mark. The film revolved around an American actress going through a personal transformation while experiencing Bollywood. Discover a small extract of the film below.

Annabelle Wallis in Dil Jo Bhi Kahey

Peaky blinders actress Annabelle Wallis starred in Bollywood film in 2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey, which also starred Amitabh Bachchan, Revathy and Karan Sharma. The film did not perform well at the box office and received poor reviews from critics. This film marked Karan Sharma’s last Bollywood film. Take a look at the movie trailer below.

Ben Kingsley in Teen Patti

Award-winning actor Ben Kingsley, who is best known for his role as Gandhi in the 1982 film, has previously shared screen space with Amitabh Bachchan. In the 2010 Bollywood film, teen patti, he played the role of Perci Trachtenberg, while Big B was seen as Professor Venkat Subramaniam. The film also starred Madhavan, Raima Sen and debutante Shraddha Kapoor in key roles. It was directed by Leena Yadav and produced by Ambika Hinduja under the banners of Hinduja Ventures and Serendipity Films. The film received mixed reviews from audiences and critics.