In Hollywood Industry today, many people are in search for the Hollywood celebrities with Indian origin. It is seen every now and then people get to see related faces in Hollywood movies, which surely makes them wonder if they are of Indian origin or not. Surprisingly, most of them actually play Indian roles even in Hollywood movies. Here is the list of some top Hollywood stars and some non-popular Hollywood stars who have their roots connected to India:
Ben Kingsley is a popular Hollywood British-Indian actor. Birth name of Ben is actually Krishna Pandit Bhanji, who is born to an Indian origin father. In his forty years career, he has won an Oscar, BAFTA, Grammy and two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards by his some exceptional performances. He is popular among his fans due to his extraordinary portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi in the film Gandhi, which was released in 1982. Some of his most popular movies are Shutter Island, The Physician, Schindlerâ€™s List, Hugo and Iron Man 3.
If you are a crazy Harold & Kumar fan, then it is for sure you will not need any introduction about this brilliant Hollywood actor Kal Penn. He actually belongs to a Gujarati descent and is popular in Hollywood for his work as Dr. Lawrence Kutner in House. He also played some side roles in several Hollywood films like Son of the Mask, Superman Returns, We are Men and and also done some TV shows called How I Met Your Mother and Battle Creek.
If you donâ€™t know who this person is, you surely donâ€™t watch many movies at all. Skipping all the formalities, Dev Patel is a popular Hollywood star, who is famous among his fans for his role in Oscar nominated movie Slumdog Millionaire. His parents father Raj and mother Anita are both from Indian descent. In his short span of film career, he has worked in movies like Chappie, Child 44, The Last Airbender, About Cherry and The Commuter and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
Popular film star of the movie Slumdog Millionaire known as Freida Pinto also belongs to India, She was born in a Mangalorean Catholic family in Mumbai. The dusky and glorious beauty of her has given her aspiration to become a star of Hollywood at the age of five. She got her acting education from The Barry Johnâ€™s Acting Studio in Andheri. She has done some critically acclaimed movies like Black Gold, Miral, Trishna, Rise of the Planets of the Apes, Immortal and now her recent movie Desert Dancer.
Indira Verma is one of the prominent actors of Hollywood industry. She was born to an Indian father, which is why her roots are connected to India. She has given some blockbuster movies and TV series, which includes the current record breaking TV show known as Game of Thrones. She has worked in movies like The Canterbury Tales, Luther, Human Target and Luther. She gained fame and popularity in the industry after her astonishing performance in Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love. She was also seen in Aishwarya Rai Bachchanâ€™s file Bride and Prejudice.