Dhanush to Deepika Padukone to Aishwarya Rai: 7south actors who featured in Hollywood movies
Let us look back at some of the south Indian actors like Deepika Padukone, Aishwarya Rai, Dhanush etc, who have been a part of Hollywood films.
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We all know many Bollywood stars like Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan and others have working in Hollywood movies in their career. But did you know a few south Indian actors were also featured in international films? Here are 7 such south actors; take a look.
Deepika Padukone made her film debut by playing the titular role in the Kannada-language film Aishwarya. In 2014, Deepika appeared in the Tamil animation film Kochadaiiyaan. And she got her first Hollywood project with Vin Diesel in the action film xXx: Return of Xander Cage.
Before entering Bollywood or making big in the Hindi film industry, Aishwarya Rai debut with Mani Ratman's Iruvar. Aishwarya Rai did a few Hollywood films like The Last Legion, The Pink Panther 2, Bride and Prejudice and The Mistress of Spices.
Dhanush played a lead role in Ken Scott's The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir. Dhanush is currently shooting for Netflix's The Grey Man in USA, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (of Avengers fame). The film also stars Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans.
Rajinikanth was a part of the 1988 film Bloodstone, which Ashok Amritraj and Sunanda Murali Manohar produced. It featured Brett Stimely and Anna Nicholas in lead roles.
Yes, Tabu was featured in many south films like Kandukondain Kandukondain, Kadhal Desam, Iruvar etc. And she made her Hollywood debut with Irrfan Khan's The Namesake, directed by Mira Nair. Tabu was also featured in the Oscar-winning film, Life Of Pi, which again starred Irrfan along with Suraj Sharma, Adil Hussain and others.
Tamil actor Napoleon made his Hollywood debut with 'Christmas Coupon' in 2019. He did a few more Hollywood movie like Devil's Night: Dawn Of The Nain Rouge, directed by Sam Logan Khalegi.
GV Prakash Kumar makes his Hollywood debut with Trap City, which stars Brandon T. Jackson and Dennis LA White in lead roles. It is produced by Tel Ganesan of Kyyba films, which has produced Hollywood films like Christmas Coupon and Devil’s Night and Dawn of The Nain Rouge.