Bollywood industry has an annual capacity of around 200-300 films. Indian film industry is popular all over the globe, because of its stories, actors, songs, and dialogues. The makers of the films appeal the audience with their unique style of story-telling and song sequences.
Our Bollywood celebrities are loved and followed all over the world. Also, some actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Rajnikanth have had temples built in their name. Today, we are here to share some lesser-known facts that will shock you.
8 Lesser Known Facts of Bollywood Industry
1.Shah Rukh Khan
Bollywood’ King Khan, Shah Rukh Khan has acted in around more than 300 films. And he has been nominated 226 times for the different films and won around 207 times among them. Shah Rukh has been awarded the best actor 29 times. This is the reason why he is known as King Khan of Bollywood.
2. Deepika Padukone
The actress Deepika Padukone made her debut from the movie Om Shanti Om (2007). Now, Deepika has fan across the world. Deepika also created her talent in Hollywood as well. She is the top paying actress in the Bollywood industry. Also, she is the only actress to enter the Rs 500 crore club.
3. Kalki Koechlin
Everyone knows that the Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin has French parents. But, someone knows that Kalki’s grandfather Maurice Koechlin was the chief engineer for the construction of the Statue of Liberty and Eiffel Tower.
4. Mera Naam Joker
The movie Mera Naam Joker was released in 1970. And this movie is considered to be one of the lengthiest movies of the Bollywood. The movie has 2 intervals and also became the first Hindi movie to have 2 intervals.
In film Heroine starring Kareena Kapoor Khan wore more than 130 dresses from top fashion designers around the globe.
6. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
In DDLJ, Shah Rukh Khan was not the first choice to play the role of Raj. The actor Tom Cruise was the first choice.
Lagaan movie was the first movie to release in China.
8. Mother India
The movie Mother India was the first Bollywood movie that got nominated for Oscars was Mother. And it was nominated in the category of Best Foreign Language Film.
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