Bollywood films have received international recognition for their lavish settings and great background music with a film twist. Bollywood films are gaining popularity around the world. Due to this growing popularity, several Hollywood stars have made an appearance in a number of Bollywood films. They even charged a huge amount for their role.
Let’s take a look at some of the Hollywood celebrities who made an appearance in Bollywood and how much did they charge for their roles.
The Uruguayan-born Mexican actress has become the talk of the city after making her Bollywood debut with Kites star Hrithik Roshan. Even though the film didn’t do much at the box office, the Mexican beauty received a few offers from Bollywood films. She made the headlines when she signed up for her next break on “Fever,” opposite Rajeev Khandelwal.
According to Masala, Barbara charged a huge $ 13 million (approximately Rs. 1.3 crores) for the role.
Denise Richards is one of the popular names in Hollywood. The former Bond Girl made her Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar’s romantic comedy ‘Kambakkht Ishq’. Although there are two other Hollywood celebrities in the film, Denise played a larger role in the film. She even got paid £ 208,000 (around Rs 2.1 crore) for the role, according to The Guardian.
American singer-rapper Akon had also appeared in a Bollywood film. He made an appearance in the catchy song Chammak Challo from the film Ra.One by Shah Rukh Khan. The movie came out in 2011 and Akon got paid $ 350,000 (around Rs 2.6 crores) to sing the classic song, according to ScoopWhoop.
Popular Australian pop star Kylie Minogue made her Bollywood debut starring Akshay Kumar Blue, which was released in 2009. She made a musical appearance and sang the popular song Chiggy Wiggy in the film. According to The Guardian report, she was paid £ 100,000 (around Rs 1 crore) per day for a week of work.
Sylvester Stallone is well known for his Hollywood movies like Rocky, Rambo, The Expandables and many more. He even honored in the Bollywood film with his memorable action cameo in Akshay Kumar’s film ‘Kambakkht Ishq’. He is even remembered for delivering the eternal line “Kambakkht Ishq” in his incredible accent. According to The Guardian, the actor was paid a huge £ 347,000 (around Rs 3.6 crore) for the cameo in this movie.
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