Top 10 Lesser Known Facts About Bollywood That Very Few People Know


Bollywood has an annual capacity of around 200-300 films. Bollywood is popular all over the world, because of it’s songs, dialogues, stories and actors, no-doubt Bollywood enjoys a sentimental appeal with their unique style of story-telling and song-and-dance sequences.

Bollywood celebrities are loved and followed all over the world. Even some actors like Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan have had temples built in their name. Surprised? Well, it’s nothing we are here to completely shock you today and leave you astonished.


Here, we bring you some lesser known facts that will shock you:.



The ‘king-khan’ of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan has acted in more than 300 movies. He has been nominated 226 times for different films and won 207 times among them. He has been awarded the best actor 29 times. King Khan for a reason!


Deepika Padukone made her debut in 2007 blockbuster Om Shanti Om, directed by Farah Khan. Now, she has fans across the globe. She has now created her magic in Hollywood as well. Today she is amongst the top paying actresses of B-Town.She is also the only Bollywood actress to enter the Rs 500 crore club.


Kalki is known for her critically acclaimed  films like Dev D and That Girl In Yellow Boots and her versatility and bold roles. Everyone is aware of the fact that Kalki has French parents. But no one knows that Kalki’s grandfather Maurice Koechlin was the chief engineer for the construction of the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty.


Mera Naam Joker was released in 1970. This movie is considered to be one of the lengthiest film of Bollywood. It was too lengthy, that it had two intervals. This movie became the first Hindi movie to have two intervals.


Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine is considered way ahead of its time by some critics. Madhur Bhandarkar is known for making movies which shows the naked truth of society, it is one of the most talked movie of him In this movie, Kareena Kapoor wore more than 130 dresses from top fashion designers all over the world.


Shah Rukh Khan was not the first choice to play Raj in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayengey. Tom Cruise was the first choice. Imagine him saying, ‘palat…palat..”




Sridevi was only 13-years-old, when she played the role of Rajnikanth’s step mother in a Tamil film called Moondru Mudichu.


Mughal-E-Azam was a trilingual film that was shot simultaneously in Hindi, Tamil and English. When Tamil version flopped, English version was immediately aborted .


Lagaan was the first Bollywood movie to release in China.


The first ever Bollywood movie that got nominated for Oscars was Mother.It was nominated in the category of Best Foreign Language Film.

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