There is no doubt in the fact that almost every Bollywood actor vies to grab a role in Hollywood. It not just raises their bar but also given an oppurtunity to gain global fame. While many actors like Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri, Anupam Kher, Irrfan Khan and Anil Kapoor have made country proud with meaty projects in Hollywood, there are some actors who steer clear of it.
Yes, some popular Bollywood stars have no interest in Hollywood and everyone of them has different reason for not working in global entertainment industry. Here are the top 5 Indian actors who don’t want to work in Hollywood.
- Hrithik Roshan
Even after having a body, look and killer physique like an international hero, Hrithik Roshan never looked upon Hollywood as a choice in his acting career. He was offered the role of ‘Vicente’ in the second season of The Pink Panther franchise, but it didn’t take him a minute to turn down the role.
- Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi Sinha says that her heart and roots are in Bollywood. She thinks that working in Hollywood will take her away from her roots, which she doesn’t want.
- Askhay Kumar
Askhay Kumar’s stunts can easily give competition to Hollywood’s top stars like Jackie chan, Jean Claude Van Damme and Jason Statham. His amazing marshal art skills and action hero image also grabbed him a role in a Hollywood movie with action start Dwayne Johnson. But keeping his words of staying clear of Hollywood, Akshay Kumar turned down the role.
- Kareena Kapoor
The actress says that instead of giving auditions to get roles in Hollywood and again doing all the struggle to become a superstar there, she would rather work in Bollywood.
- Shah Rukh Khan
Working in Hollywood though a dream for Shah Rukh Khan but for this he doesn’t want to compromise with his status. He got offer of Anil Kapoor’s role in Oscar winning movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ but he declined it saying that it doesn’t suit his status.