Skills can take you to the stars, and the dazzling Bollywood beauties have proved it right time and again. Many B-Town divas have landed roles in Hollywood and have been at the top of the game. They have owned the spotlight and how! Going beyond their known boundaries, they have performed exceptionally and have won the hearts of audiences worldwide. Here is a list of 10 such amazing actresses who have rocked both – Bollywood and Hollywood.
10. Poorna Jagannathan
The Indian-American actress, who had made her mark in Bollywood through Delhi Belly, is an eminent actress in Hollywood too. She has been a part of the popular HBO show, The Night Of. Her portrayal of Safar Khan in the show has been highly applauded.
9. Nargis Fakhri
8. Shabana Azmi
7. Mallika Sherawat
6. Soha Ali Khan
4. Freida Pinto
The talented actress, who has been credited for having shattered the stereotypes, has always been a star in Hollywood. Her out of the box character portrayals have earned her a huge fan following. Her roles in Slumdog Millionaire, Mowgli, and other Hollywood movies have been highly appreciated.
3. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The eternal beauty and the heroine of Rituporno Ghosh’s art film Chokher Bali, has always been a Bollywood favorite. Her performance in Devdas will always be remembered by audiences all over the world. The Bong Beauty made her Hollywood debut in Bride and Prejudice in 2004. She was most recently seen in Hollywood in Pink Panther 2.
2. Deepika Padukone
The brown beauty, Deepika Padukone, who is known for her portrayal of Leela in Bhansali’s Ram Leela is at the peak of her career in Bollywood at present. Her impeccable skills and determination had landed her a role in XXX Return of Xander Cage right opposite to Vin Diesel. The film was critically acclaimed, and her portrayal of Serena Unger in the movie was also highly appreciated.
1. Priyanka Chopra
A biggie in both the worlds, the “desi girl” Piggy Chops has for sure won the hearts of millions of Indians with her dynamic performances over the years, and recently for singing as well. With Quantico, our very own PC emerged as a bright star in Hollywood. Her promising performances have led to her starring in several American films since.