Blink and Miss Roles Indian Actors Played in International Movies
Irrfan Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri and Deepika Padukone are some of the Bollywood stars earning a huge name and fame in the international entertainment industry with meaty roles. But these are not the only stars who tried their luck in Hollywood. Though other stars weren’t too lucky to get popularity in Hollywood, they grabbed some blink and miss roles and felt satisfied because bagging a role in international movies is considered a big deal in Bollywood. For instance, do you remember Amitabh Bachchan in ‘The Great Gatsby’?
Here are some more actors who tried their luck in international movies but had to manage with some cameo roles, which most of the people must have not even noticed.
The fashionista of the Bollywood, Sonam Kapoor became the victim of Twitter trolling for her 5 second cameo in Coldplay’s video. Actually, the reason behind trolling and ire of Twitterati was not the lenght of the role but how Sonam Kapoor bragged about her role in the media.
The legendary actor of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan also tried his luck in Hollywood, but had to feel satisfied with a blink-and-miss cameo in the movie ‘The Great Gatsby’. He played the role of Meyer Wolfsheim, a Jewish gambler.
Before getting noticed in Bollywood with the movies the Lunchbox and Homeland, Nimrat Kaur made an acting stint on silver screen in Hollywood. She did a small role in ‘One Night with the King’ that was a historical epic.
Though the veteran actor has worked in various other Hollywood movies as well, he still got ready to play a tiny role in blockbuster movie ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ in which he played a therapist Dr. Patel.
Shocked!! Yes, he was there in the movie just for a few moments and that too with a horrible accent. Audience is still confused why the makers chose Ali for the role when they could easily get a small time actor in Hollywood.
Mallika Sherawat tried her luck in international entertainment industry multiple times with movies ‘The Myth’, ‘Hiss’ and ‘Politics of Love’ and every time she had to feel content with miniscule roles.
The actor who recently said that the Bollywood actors going to Hollywood will soon come back also tried his luck at the silver screen. He played a small role in the Hollywood film ‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen’ in 2003.
The actress who was well acclaimed for her role in the movie Rockstar tried her luck in Hollywood and bagged a role in an American action comedy movie ‘Spy’. She played the role of Lia, a skilled assassin, which was limited to just a stint.