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Holly-bolly marriages on a rise!

Thanks to Slumdog Millionaire, Hollywood and Bollywood have started feeling comfortable in each other's company. And film festivals and award functions are further cementing this relationship.

entertainment Updated: Jun 17, 2009 15:58 IST

Thanks to Slumdog Millionaire, Hollywood and Bollywood have started feeling comfortable in each other's company. And film festivals and award functions are further cementing this relationship.

International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) awards, which was held at Macau recently, was quite eventful in the sense that it resulted in various alliances between Bollywood and Hollywood.

Amitabh Bachchan, the brand ambassador of IIFA, is now set to do a movie with Hollywood siren Sharon Stone.

It's also been announced that Australian singer Peter Andre has signed a million-pound Bollywood movie deal. After his performance at the IIFA in Macau, the singer was offered 1.1 million pounds to appear in a new film.

It has also been rumoured that Hrithik Roshan has been approached to play the role of Jesus Christ by a Hollywood producer at Cannes film festival.

This bodes well for the relationship between the two giants - Hollywood and Bollywood!