Nimrat Kaur Quoted” It is the quality of flexibility and ability to adapt to an out-of-comfort-zone that helps Indian actors make a mark in a foreign land ” , who appeared in American shows like Wayward Pines and Homeland.
Nimrat first caught attention with The Lunchbox, a straightforward but compelling film that found wide audience at international film festivals more than it caught in India. It worked in her goodwill for projects overseas.
Apart from Her this Bollywood celebrities worked in Hollywood movies in past few years, Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone and Ali Fazal.
What does it take for an Indian actor to break into Hollywood? She answered this question by saying “For any Indian actor, the first thing which helps you to be able to cross over and be able to work in different industries – not just the American film industry – but even in Europe or anywhere else is, I guess, flexibility and relatability… What happens is that the first thing is language,” Nimrat told.
She Added to that “We are one of the largest film industries in the world, but we are a Hindi-speaking film industry. So, for actors who are able to express themselves and who are able to translate as actors in a different language, they truly stand out with that advantage. They are able to cross over and are able to work in different industries.”
she went further ahead with “That is a very basic factor which helps actors to be able to cross that bridge,”. Nimrat hopes to see growingly Indian actors in “projects, films and TV series abroad.” she told “I feel like we have all the talent of the world. We have such incredibly diverse and amazing actors who just need to be seen in a different light. It’s very exciting to be out of your comfort zone and be able to plug yourself into environments that you do not entirely relate to. But as exciting as it is to work on a foreign project, it’s also being majorly out of your comfort zone,”
she also said that” flexibility, openness and being able to move without carrying any baggage of where one comes from really helps if you work in a foreign set-up”