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Top 5 Hollywood Actors Who Have Starred In Bollywood Movies

A number of Hollywood actors have made their mark with their acting in films produced in Bollywood, which is a term coined by combining the two words: ‘Bombay’ and ‘Hollywood’.

And, Bollywood, the film industry based in Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay), is said to produce the most films every year, compared to other film industries.


Top 5 Hollywood Actors Who Have Been In Bollywood Movies

1) Martin Henderson – Bride and Prejudice (2004)

Martin Henderson, best known for his role as Dr Nathan Riggs in Grey’s Anatomyonce starred in Bollywood film Marriage and prejudice, directed by Gurinder Chadha. The film, based on Jane Austen Pride and Prejudiceintroduced Henderson as the love interest of the protagonist played by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

The film’s cast included actors like Anupam Kher, Namrata Shirodkar, and Peeya Rai Chowdhary.

2) Toby Stephens – Mangal Pandey: The Rising (2005)

Toby Stephens & Aamir Khan (Image via Yash Raj Films)
Toby Stephens and Aamir Khan (Image via Yash Raj Films)

Among other Hollywood actors who starred in Mangal Pandey: The Rise, Toby Stephens is an actor worth mentioning. The film featured the life of Mangal Pandey (played by Aamir Khan), an Indian sepoy who helped spark the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Director Ketan Mehta cast Toby Stephens as Captain William Gordon, who bonded friendship with Mangal Pandey.

The film also starred Rani Mukherji, Ameesha Patel, Kirron Kher, and other notable actors.

3) Clive Standen – Namastey London (2007)

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Due to his performances in movies and shows like Vikings, Everest, Taken and Doctor Who, Clive Standen is a well-known face around the world. But few people know about his appearance in the Bollywood film Namaste London. Clive played the role of Charlie Brown, the boyfriend of the love interest of the protagonist (Akshay Kumar) (Katrina Kaif).

This film by Vipul Amrutlal Shah also had actors like Rishi Kapoor, Upen Patel and Nina Wadia in supporting roles.

4) Sylvester Stallone – Kambakkht Ishq (2009)

Sylvester Stallone & Kareena Kapoor Khan (Image via Eros Entertainment)
Sylvester Stallone and Kareena Kapoor Khan (Image via Eros Entertainment)

Sylvester Stallone has always surprised people with his acting skills in movies like Rocky, Rambo, Rocky Balboa and The Expendables.

In 2009, the actor appeared as himself in a movie named Kambakkht Ichq, directed by Sabbir Khan. In the film, the actor saved the heroine, played by Kareena Kapoor Khan, from a group of goons.

Indian superstar Akshay Kumar played the role of the protagonist in the film.

5) Sir Ben Kingsley – Teen Patti (2010)

Sir Ben Kingsley &;  Amitabh Bachchan (Image via Hinduja Ventures and Serendipity Films)
Sir Ben Kingsley and Amitabh Bachchan (Image via Hinduja Ventures and Serendipity Films)

One of Hollywood’s most popular actors, Sir Ben Kingsley, played the role of a British mathematician, Perci Trachtenberg, in the movie Teen Pattiunder the direction of Leena Yadav.

Kingsley, known for his appearances in films like Gandhi, Schindler’s List, Shutter Island and Hugowas cast alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Madhavan, Shraddha Kapoor, Raima Sen, Ajay Devgn and other actors.

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