An artist has no boundaries or scale to estimate his work or success. In this article, we will tell you about the actors and musicians from Pakistan and India who’ve pursued their careers successfully abroad and went on to achieve fame and glory worldwide.
1) Priyanka Chopra
The Quantico star is proud of India. She is one of the highest-paid actresses of Bollywood. She is also the winner of Miss World 2000 pageant. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017.
2) Nicki Minaj
This is a true shocker! Considered as the most influential female rapper of all time, not many know this, but Nicki Minaj’s father is actually of Indian heritage. Their family name, ‘Maraj’ also is of Indian origin.
2) Zayn Malik
He is a British Citizen, but his dad was a Pakistani. His dad immigrated to the UK and married Trisha, a British Citizen. Malik was known as the “Bradford Bad Boy” of One Direction, due to his mischievous behavior, scandals, many tattoos, graffiti art, and rock star hairstyles. He is a global star.
3) Dev Patel
He is an English actor. Born and raised in London to Gujarati Indian Hindu parents. he became popular worldwide after working in the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire as a lead actor. He is now a popular Hollywood star.
The creator of Desi Hip Hop. Roger David, better known by his stage name Bohemia is a Pakistani-American Punjabi rapper, and record producer regarded as the first ever Punjabi rapper releasing the first Punjabi rap album in 2002.
6) Deepika Padukone
By debuting in Hollywood opposite the superstar of Vin Diesel she became popular worldwide. She starred in action flick XXX: The Return Of Xander Cage.
7) Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto’s feature film debut with Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire shot her to fame internationally. While she never pursued a career in Bollywood, her Hollywood list is long and versatile, including Woody Allen’s You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger, Rise of the Planet of Apes, and Immortals.