Random Facts about Bollywood You Have Probably Never Heard Before

December 11, 2018

One of the most popular industry all around the world, Bollywood enjoys a sentimental appeal through its unique style. There’s lot more to a movie that what we as audience usually see on the big screen. Keeping aside the hard work and efforts put by the cast and crew of a film, there is a gigantic pile of trivia waiting to be unleashed.The industry is full of glamour, paparazzi and gossip! And if you thought that you knew everything about Bollywood here’s a list of movie facts by us that will surely make you double check your knowledge!

Here’s our list of the interesting facts about Bollywood that will surely blow your mind!


1: Before making it big in the Bollywood industry, Sunil Dutt worked as a radio jockey for Radio Ceylon. Back then he had a huge crush on Nargis, his favorite actress and always dreamt of interviewing her on his show. Although, when he did get a chance to interview her he couldn’t speak anything in front of her & the complete interview had to be scrapped. Although, destiny had some other plans! Few years later, he got a chance to work with her in the movie ‘Mother India’. The duo fell in love during the shoot and later got married.


2: Alka Yagnik and Ila Arun are the only two female playback singers in the history of Bollywood who have shared a Bollywood award. They both shared the award for the best playback singer for the song Choli Ke Peeche in the movie ‘Khalnayak’.


3: Kareena Kapoor wore more than 130 dresses in the film Heroine that were designed by the top fashion designers from all around the world. In fact, as per reports & Bollywood facts, Kareena’s wardrobe was one of the most expensive out of all the Bollywood movies made ever!



4: The original choice for the lead role in the Bollywood’s iconic movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (DDLJ) was not Shahrukh Khan but actually Saif Ali Khan! Not just this, even Hollywood actor Tom Cruise was considered for the lead role! We wonder how that would have looked like to watch onscreen!


5: This is amongst one of the unknown facts about Bollywood. Actor Anil Kapoor’s family when first came to Mumbai lived in the garage of Raj Kapoor. Later, they shifted to a single room residence in Mumbai’s suburban area.


6: Can you imagine the movie Sholay without its Gabbar (Amjad Khan)? No right? Well you would be surprised to hear that Javed Akhtar, the scriptwriter of the film did not want Amjad Khan to play the role of Gabbar as he found his voice “too weak”. Danny Denzongpa was then approached for the role which finally went to Amjad Khan.


7: The movie ‘Rockstar’ was actually shot in reverse where the climax of the movie was shot first. This was because the film-makers didn’t want to mess up with Ranbir’s hairstyle.

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