I do not have the link at the moment but for the countries I will give them, you can search on the net.
- Some countries in Central Asia
- United Arab Emirates
In recent years, Hindi films are becoming quite popular in China. In the 80’s, Mithun Chakraborty was quite famous, his song “I Am A Disco Dancer” climbed to the words of people. At the moment, Amir Khan is the most famous in China. His films such as 3 Idiots, PK, Dangal etc. had earned millions. Dangle and Secret Superstar had done business worth 1000 crores in China. Also in the 90s, there was a significant hit in Korea, including Duner Mehndi’s song Tunk Tunk China.
Rajinikanth’s film began to appear in Japan in the 90s and since then Rajinikanth is famous. Then 3 Idiots also went quite a lot.
In Russia and Central Asian countries, Raj Kapoor and Mithun Chakraborty are quite famous today.
In the same Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan, Bollywood is most famous in Asia. People like to watch every movie about every actor.
Amitabh Bachchan is more popular in Afghanistan, the same young actor is also liked in Pakistan and Nepal including 3 No Khan. Bhutan also has a good popularity of Bollywood.
Many Indian migrants settled in Fiji and United Arab Emirates, and Indian films are also preferred there.
There is a large population of Indians in the UK, as well as the British who left India and returned to Britain, they took their love for India as well. I had read that at the time of shooting Tiger, Salman Khan stayed in a UK hotel. When his fans came to know of this, people’s wave came down in the area around that hotel. On the same day, a scandal of the British ministers was passing through the same and they had to change their path due to such a crowd.
Raj Kapoor is still very famous in Turkey. Turkish youths are liking Bollywood movies and they themselves are translating from Hindi into Hindi on the Internet.
Shahrukh Khan is quite famous in some of the North European countries, including Germany, Austria.
- South Africa
And some other African countries
Bollywood was quite famous in Egypt since the 60s. This fame reached its height in the 80’s and then Amitabh Bachchan was in Egypt. Later, the Egyptian government banned Hindi films. But with the ‘My name is Khan’ the stop was lifted. Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan are quite famous, even today.
A lot of Indian expatriates had gone to Kenya and South Africa and they took with him Hindi films too.
Even in Nigeria, Hindi films are seen very well.
There are quite a lot of Indian expatriates in Mauritius, and hence also Hindi films are very liked.
The two continents
- United States of america
In these countries, Indian films are becoming popular day by day, especially in Peru. Many Peruvian people have expressed their wish that they want to come to India and want to meet Hindi film actors and want to learn our dance.
In Mexico, 3 Idiots’ Mexican remakes were also made.