Hollywood movies are known for their exotic locations, realistic sets, unique plots and excellent actors. The plots are far less cliché compared to the Indian movies and they are devoid of unnecessary clutter of songs and other sequences. And there have been quite a few Hollywood Movies made on India. Let us take a look at ten such Hollywood movies, which are a must watch.

1. Provoked:481272_1300x1733

Directed by Jag Mundhra, the movie is a true story of a woman from Punjab, who married an Indian from London, later to be abused by her husband. She eventually kills her husband and ends up in prison. A journalist meets up with her to find the story behind the bars.

2. Outsourced:outsourced

A comedy movie which revolves around the outsourcing industry, where an American is sent to India for training a team and the film captures the struggles he undergoes while in the country.

3. Bride and Prejudice:110f6a03-7490-4d61-92cf-ef285f931630b12f8708-4f56-4910-9fa9-5be57eca1964

A movie which is a perfect combination of our own Bollywood with the scintillating Hollywood. A desi take on the novel “Pride and Prejudice” written by Jane Austen, the movie comes from the director of “Bend it like Beckham”.

4. The Darjeeling Limited:the-darjeeling-limited-still

It is the story of three brothers who travel across the Indian subcontinent and how they bond with each other. They are on the way to meet their mother, who is in Himalayas. The movie features Owen Wilson in the lead.

5. The Other End of the Line:5-1452227h

Another movie on the call centers and outsourcing but this one has a romantic twist to it. The movie is about a call center employee who travels to San Francisco to meet the guy she fell in love over the phone. As cheesy as it may sound, the movie has its own pros.

6. Million Dollar Arm:million_dollar_arm_ver4_xlg

This is another true story about two Indian kids from the villages of Madhya Pradesh, their journey to become the pitchers in Pittsburg baseball team. It is about the way a baseball agent uses an unconventional method to recruit people for the Major League Baseball.

7. Life of pi:life-of-pi-image

A movie which was critically acclaimed for the special effects and the brilliant cinematography, the story revolves around a boy from India, who is shipwrecked with a tiger on a small boat in the Pacific.

8. Bend it like Beckham:bend-it-like-beckham

This was probably the beginning of an era where English movies were made with an Indian backdrop on a commercial plot. The earlier movies were more on the culture and history of India while this movie was a simple plot of a girl trying to find a way between two cultures.

9. Slumdog Millionaire:slumdog-millionaire-51e19173ce7ac

How can we not include the Oscar winning movie? The movie was based on children who grew up in Mumbai Slums, of which one of them becomes a millionaire through sheer observation and memory.

10. The Namesake:namesake_ver2_xlg

The movie was based on the Pulitzer awarded novel by Jhumpa Lahiri. The movie revolves around the struggles an Indian origin boy faces to fit in with the fellow Americans in New York.

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