Los Angeles: The Favorite Hotspot for Bollywood A-listers
Hollywood and Bollywood have always inspired and creatively complimented each other. From the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire being shot in Mumbai to our desi girl Priyanka Chopra starring in the American television series Quantico, the starry exchange has always been there.
Apart from the movies, Hollywood and Bollywood seem to share another common love – Los Angeles. Besides playing home to Hollywood, Los Angeles has also been the favorite hotspot of Bollywood’s most celebrated stars. With its vibrant culture and iconic landmarks, it comes as no surprise that the City of Angels scores high when it comes to attracting the crème la crème.
King Khan – Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan and his family went on a quite family vacation to Los Angeles last year. The baadshah took his children to the popular Universal Studios Hollywood, which features thrilling rides like the Jurassic Park Ride and Despicable Me Minion Mayhem among many others. SRK’s caption to his Instagram post bore testament to the fun times he had and the memories he created with his lil’ one at the studios. During their trip to Los Angeles, Gauri and the kids were also seen soaking up the sun on the beaches of Malibu.
Home is where the heart lies
Many of the Bollywood glitterati own luxe houses in the heart of the beautiful City of Angels. John Abraham owns a house in the very trendy surrounds of Bel Air, Los Angeles. John’s sprawling property shares the neighborhood with the likes of Jennifer Anniston and Angelina Jolie! His love for the city is evident by the fact that he also got married in Los Angeles back in 2014, in what was a very intimate ceremony amongst close family members.
Bollywood heart-throb Sunny Leone gifted herself a massive bungalow in Los Angeles for her 36th birthday. Her beautiful house is just 5 minutes away from the iconic Hollywood sign, and we’re envious of the panoramic view of the skyline she gets to wake up to.The official dhak-dhak girl of Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit, also made Los Angeles her home after getting married and bidding adieu to the film industry.
Grooving to the tunes of L.A.
Television czarina and film producer Ekta Kapoor brought in the year 2018 with her girlfriends in Los Angeles. Renowned for its pulsating lifestyle and dynamic dance scenes, the city is the perfect place to let your hair down.
Owing to her Hollywood stint, mega-star Priyanka Chopra can often be seen making her way to the Hollywood capital. In fact, she hosted a Thanksgiving party at her home in the city last year. Ranveer Singh and Richa Chadda have also been spotted vacationing in the vibrant city.
Love and colour in Los Angeles
Tollywood superstar Nayantara and Vignesh Shivan seem to be smitten by each other and have recently shared enviable photographs from their time in the City of Angels where they seem to be on a month long holiday. We are not surprised at their choice of destination! From mountain retreats to beach escapades, urban gardens to private sunset flights over the city, champagne spa baths for two to a pulsating underground nightlife: Los Angeles is where all the action awaits for a romantic getaway.
Love-birds Preity Zinta and Gene Goodenough celebrated Holi on a beach in Los Angeles this year. They fell in love in L.A. and also made the city their home, thus coming a full circle. The actress could be seen enjoying the L.A sun-kissed beach and festivities.
Los Angeles seems to be quite a star with Bollywood stars, and why not!