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Popular Bollywood Actors Who Got Stellar Hollywood Debuts

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is known as a global icon. She continues to win the hearts of many with her outstanding performances in movies and web series. The actress was last seen in Keanu Reeves’ The Matrix Resurrections. And she has the film Text For You starring Sam Heughan and the Citadel web series in the works. While PeeCee has made it big in Hollywood, over the years there are a few other Bollywood actors who have made it in Hollywood. But these B-Town stars have made spectacular debuts in Hollywood. Here are Bollywood actors who made their Hollywood debut.

From Priyanka Chopra, Irrfan Khan to Deepika Padukone; take a look at the Bollywood actors who made stellar Hollywood debuts.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

The global icon made her big Hollywood debut with the web series titled Quantico. She played the character of an FBI agent, a main role in the series. She starred in the movie Baywatch in 2017 and Matrix 4. The actress has a few other Hollywood projects in her kitty.

Irfan Khan

The late actor has become a favorite at home and abroad for his standout performances. He debuted with the film Mira Nair Salaam Bombay but gained recognition after Slumdog Millionaire. Irrfan is known for his performances in Hollywood projects like Inferno, Life of Pi, The Amazing Spider-Man, among others.

Deepika Padukone

The Gehraiyaan actress made her Hollywood debut opposite Van Diesel. She was at the peak of her Bollywood career when she made her inroads into Hollywood. She was seen in the box office hit, XXX: The Return of Xander Cage.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

The former Miss World appeared in the 2007 Hollywood film The Last Legion. She has been in films like The Pink Panther 2 and The Mistress of Spices. In a 2012 interview, Academy Award-winning actor Brad Pitt revealed that he would love to share screen space with Aishwarya.

Anil Kapoor

The Bollywood superstar, who has appeared in over 100 films, landed his first international film role in Slumdog Millionaire. The film was directed by Danny Boyle. The film received several Oscars.

Kapadia Dimple

Kapadia made her big Bollywood debut with Christopher Nolan’s film titled Tenet. The film also starred Robert Pattinson. The veteran actress made a standout appearance in the Hollywood film.

Naseeruddin Shah

The veteran actor has starred in several international projects so far. However, he surprised everyone with his performance in the 2003 movie The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. He played the character of Captain Nemo. Shah also featured in the movie The Great New Wonderful.

Huma Qureshi

Huma made his Hollywood debut with Zack Synder’s zombie action thriller titled Army of the Dead. The film was released on Netflix in May 2021.

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