Can you believe this movie is 14 years old?! It was one of the iconic British movies of the 00s. Kids loved it, parents loved it, grandparents loved it and it achieved global success. The film was nominated for a BAFTA and a Golden Globe award too.
The film was even adapted into a west end musical last year, but where are the cast now?
What do they look like and more importantly, what have they been up to?
Keira Knightley – Jules Paxton.
Keira Knightley has probably had the most successful acting career of all of them. She played Tom Boy Jules in the movie and not long after the movie was released, she earnt worldwide recognition and success in movies like Pirates of the Caribbean, Pride and Prejudice and Love Actually.
Jonathon Rhys Meyers – Joe.
He went on to play Captain George Osbourne in Vanity Fair. Then King Henry 8th in The Tudors and most recently starred in NBC’s Dracula.
Archie Panjabi – Pinky Bhamra.
Archie was already a pretty successful actress before Bend it like Beckham, she starred in another legendary movie East is East.
She has gone on to star in Life on Mars and the movie The Infidel. She went on to find international success when she landed a part in The Good Wife where she went on to win an Emmy for her role as Kalinda Sharma.
Ameet Chana – Tony.
Soon after his appearance in Bend it like Beckham, he landed a role in Eastenders. He went on to star in Run fat boy Run and Cash and Curry. He’s also the host for the BBC Asian Radio network.
Parminder Nagra – Jess Bhamra.
Parminder went on to appear in movie Ella Enchanted, then went on to star in U.S show E.R which allowed her to show her amazing acting and comic timing.