Some interesting lesser known facts about Bollywood actors, actresses and movie trivia

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Published by Amrit Santlani on 15 Nov 2019

Bollywood industry is full of gossips secrets and since every day a lot of things happen, its difficult to know it all. But fret not because today we’ve got you some of the facts and gossip from the past and present of Bollywood actors, actresses accompanied by lot of movie trivia. So without further ado, let’s get into it.

1) Late Bollywood legend Sridevi was only aged 13 when she played the role of Rajnikanth’s stepmom in 1976 black and white Tamil film Monndru Modichu.

2) Few people know this, but Ranveer Singh and Sonam Kapoor are actually second cousins.

3) Legendary actress Waheeda Rahman has played the role of both Amitabh Bachchan’s mother and love interest. In 1978 film Trishul, she was the mother of Amitabh however she had earlier played his love interest in 1976 film Adalat.

4) The real surname of Hrithik Roshan is not Roshan, rather it is Nagrath.

5) Legendary actor Raj Kapoor’s film Mera Naam Joker was the first Bollywood film to have two intervals.

6) Kalki Koechlin’s great grandfather Maurice Koechlin was the chief engineer in renowned world wonders Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower.

7) When Anil Kapoor’s family moved to Mumbai they initially lived in Raj Kapoor’s garage. Later they shifted to one of Mumbai’s middle-class suburbs.

8) In the famous movie Lagaan, the number of British actors hired remains a record that stands to date.

9) The makers of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge wanted to cast Saif Ali Khan at first, but later they even considered Tom Cruise for the role of Raj Malhotra.

10) LOC: Kargil and Mera Naam Joker are the longest-running films in the history of Bollywood with a length of 225 minutes.

11) Hrithik Roshan’s film Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai was added to Guinness World Record book in 2002, for winning the most awards by a single movie. The total number of awards won by Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai stands at 92.

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