India is known for its history and culture. People from round the world look up to India when it comes to Spirituality. People have always appreciated the traditional culture and have even adopted it in some way. Several foreign universities have Sanskrit as a subject while we pay no heed to the ancient language. Pop Singer Medonna had exlpored the Indian Sringar like Bindi, Mehndi etc. She even explored Sanskrit Chants into her songs.
Singer Boy George had teamed up with Indian singing sensation Asha Bhosale to sing the chants of Hare Rama Hare Krishna.
Hollywood Actor Hugh Jackman is also influenced by the culture and spirituality that has originated in India. He carried a Sanskit Inscription on his wedding ring that reads: Om Paramar Mainamar which means 'we dedicate our union to a greater source'.
He had said, “The scriptures that we follow are a mixture between the West and the East and would be from Socrates to the Upanishads, to The Bhagvad Gita, to a number of different texts."
He had further said, "the basic philosophy is that if Buddha and Krishna and Jesus were all at a dinner table together, they wouldn't be arguing."
The 49 year old actor is inclined towards Vedic Tradition.
Hugh Jackman is an Australian Actor, Producer and Singer. He has worked in films like X-Men, The Prestige, Van Helsing etc.
Apart from Jackman, other Hollywood celebrities too have shown their interest towards Eastern Spiritual culture. Angelina Jolie had got a tattoo done in Khmer, which is a part of Buddhist Script. Her Former Partner Brad Pitt too had shown interest in Buddhism.
Julia Robots had announced 'I am a Hindu' who is believed to have converted into a Hindu during the making of the film 'Eat, Pray and Love'. It is said that she was inclined towards Hinduism after seeing the idol of Lord Hanuman. She says, "I am definitely a practicing Hindu."