Diljit Dosanjh Appears On Jimmy Fallon Show: List Of Indian Celebs, Who Appeared On Hollywood Shows

Here's a list of famous Bollywood actors, who appeared on iconic Hollywood talk shows, from Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Diljit Dosanjh and many other popular celebrities.


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Diljit Dosanjh Appears On Jimmy Fallon Show: List Of Indian Celebs, Who Appeared On Hollywood Shows

Bollywood celebrities have been making their mark on the international stage for some decades now. Whether we talk about Madhubala being offered a role in a Hollywood movie by famous filmmaker, Frank Capra or the Academy Awards honoring Irrfan Khan after his demise, Indian cinema and its stars have been making their mark in global cinema. In June 2024, Indian singer, Diljit Dosanjh once again proved the mettle of Indian artists on the global stage when he announced that he would be appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Famous Indian celebrities, who appeared in Hollywood's iconic talk shows

The Punjabi singer, Diljit Dosanjh stunned everyone with his traditional Punjabi attire and created history as he became the first Indian artist to perform on the late-night show. The show's host, Jimmy Fallon introduced Diljit Dosanjh as the 'biggest Punjabi artist on the planet'. It was a proud moment for every Indian, as Diljit once again proved that Indians are second to none.

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For the uninitiated, before Diljit Dosanjh, there was a series of Indian film stars, who had appeared on famous Hollywood talk shows. Thus, today, we are going to take a look at them. So, without further ado, let's take a look at them!

#1. Priyanka Chopra Jonas is the first Indian, who appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is undoubtedly one of the finest actresses of her generation. After achieving everything in Bollywood, she went to Hollywood and worked with some of the finest actors and directors. After starring in the American television drama, Quantico, Priyanka appeared in movies like Baywatch, Love Again, and The Matrix Resurrections.

Courtesy of her growing success and fame in Hollywood, Jimmy Fallon invited Priyanka Chopra Jonas to his show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She was the first Indian ever to appear in Jimmy Fallon's show, and it was indeed a memorable feat for the actress. Not only this, Priyanka Chopra has also appeared in shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

#2. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's iconic appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is right up there with the likes of Madhubala, Meena Kumari, Waheeda Rehman and a few others as one of the most gorgeous actresses of all time. While everyone is aware of her stupendous acting career in Bollywood, only a few know that she had worked in Hollywood movies like The Pink Panther 2, The Mistress of Spices, and Bride and Prejudice.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's stardom crossed borders when she was invited to Oprah Winfrey's iconic talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. Not only this, Aishwarya also appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman.

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#3. Abhishek Bachchan appeared on Oprah Winfrey's show, The Oprah Winfrey Show

Bollywood actor, Abhishek Bachchan is one of the few male actors in Bollywood, who has appeared in The Oprah Winfrey Show. The actor appeared on the iconic show with his wife, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. As per multiple reports, Abhishek even invited Oprah Winfrey when she visited India after a few years of their meet-up on the talk show.

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#4. Deepika Padukone graced The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Deepika Padukone is one of the highest-paid actresses in India at the moment. Just like Priyanka Chopra Jonas, she has also worked in Hollywood. The stunning diva made her acting debut in Hollywood with the film, XXX: Return of Xander Cage, in which she appeared alongside Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Rubby Rose, and many others. Soon after making her Hollywood debut, Deepika was invited on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and The Late Late Show with James Corden.

#5. Shah Rukh Khan's appearance on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

It's impossible not to talk about Shah Rukh Khan when we talk about the stardom of Indian celebrities outside India. As per multiple reports and many critics, if there's one actor, who has a magnificent fan following globally, then it is none other than Shah Rukh. The Bollywood superstar appeared on the iconic talk show, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross back in 2010 in order to promote his film, My Name is Khan. For the uninitiated, during the promotions of Dilwale, Shah Rukh appeared on ITV's This Morning and once again proved the mettle of his fan-following in foreign lands. He also appeared in a candid conversation with David Letterman on Netflix, which created a stir on Netflix.

Have you seen all these episodes of Bollywood celebrities appearing on the iconic Hollywood talk shows? Let us know.

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