Our Hindi Film Industry is now 100 years old. It has movies, stars, glamour, controversies, break-ups, link-ups everything. But, besides "Lights-Camera-Action" there are so many interesting things that we don't even know about them. We Indians actually live, breathe and sleep movies.
So, here are some amazing facts of Bollywood that we bet you don't know.
DDLJ is the only movie in the world that has been running for over 1009 weeks at Maratha Mandir Mumbai since 1995.
Dimple Kapadia was just 16 years old when she got huge success with her movie 'BOBBY'. The fact that shocked everyone was that she married superstar Rajesh Khanna in the same year.
In the film 'HEROINE' Kareena wore over 130 costumes designed by top fashion designers from all over the world. And, her wardrobe was one of the most expensive out of all Bollywood movies ever.
We cannot imagine any other actor as Gabbar of the film 'SHOLAY', but actor Amzad Khan was almost dropped from the film because scriptwriter Javed Akhtar found his voice too weak for Gabbar's vocal. Danny Denzongpa was approached for the role of Gabbar initially.
After the release of 'CHAK DE INDIA' hockey sticks sales shot up by 30%. John Abraham was the first choice for this movie.
Her beauty is timeless but she is also superstitious. Style diva Rekha wears only crimson or chocolate colored lipstick in public appearances.
We all have heard that famous song 'Emotional Atyaachaar", but do watch it again guys. The guys in the song are Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Sunil Grover.
Movie ' Kaho Na Pyar Hai' was added to Guinness Book of World Records 2002 for winning the most number of awards for a movie. The film won 92 awards that year.
'Mughal-E-Azam' (1960) was a trilingual movie, with all scenes shot thrice in Hindi, Tamil and English.
Raj Kapoor's 'Mera Naam Joker' was the first Hindi movie to have two intervals.
'Rockstar' was shot in reverse. The climax was shot first because the film-makers did not want to mess with Ranbir's hairstyle.
Sridevi played Rajnikanth's stepmother when she was only 13-years-old in a film 'Moondru Mudhichu'.
Waheeda Rehman is the only actress who has played both lover and mother to Amitabh Bacchchan. She played the role of his lover in 'Adalat' (1976) and mother in 'Trishul' (1978).
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is a very punctual actor of Bollywood. Due to his punctuality sometimes he opens the gate of Filmistan Studios himself.