Straight Outta B-town!
Well, when it comes to the B-town and celebrities, I must say there is no denying in accepting the fact that the lavish lifestyle of these super rich actors and actresses intrigues all of us. They need no introduction. We always feel curious and excited to know all the juicy titbits about our favorite stars.
Bollywood is the world full of glamor, paparazzi, gossip and well-kept secrets. If you think you know it in and out, then you might be wrong. Here is a list of some Bollywood superstars' lesser known and interesting facts that will make you do a double-take.
Salman Khan is the unbeatable king of the box-office who has helped several newbies to establish their career in Bollywood. Moreover, Sallubhai has a great affection for his family and friends.
He is very choosy about the colors of his clothes and is apparently crazy about collecting soaps. There is a huge and unique collection of soaps that he has in his bathroom like handmade, designer, herbal ones. His personal favorites are natural fruit and vegetable extracted soaps.
According to the reports, Salman Khan has never kissed any actress on the silver screen!
Salman Khan had purchased a new yacht on his 50th birthday. Did you ever know that Salman Khan likes to wear cheap t-shirts and old clothes in real life? The actor has claimed that he neither takes his stardom seriously nor behaves like a star.
Shahrukh Khan aka ' King Khan,' does he need any introduction? I guess 'NO.'
Apparently, Shahrukh Khan is named Rahul in nine of his movies, Raj in six of his movies and he played negative roles in six films till the date.
As SRK has an intense love and respect for his late parents, he visits their graves in New Delhi approx 4 to 5 times in a year.
While we all know about SRK's immense love for Delhi, not many of us, know that he has spent his childhood in Banglore, where his grandfather worked as a chief engineer.
Moreover, he hates ice-creams, and he does not like to get clicked while he is eating.
Apparently, SRK's first salary was 50rs which he earned by working as an usher at a Pankaj Udhas concert in Delhi during the early 80s. And he used that money to take the train to Agra and visit the Taj Mahal.
In school, his Hindi was poor. His mother promised to take him for a movie if he passed his Hindi exams. Little SRK loved watching films and began scoring top marks in Hindi from then onwards.
Deepika Padukone, daughter of an ace badminton player Mr. Prakash Padukone, seems to be at her career's peak nowadays and all the credit goes to her hard work, dedication and the beauty she innates!
Deepika Padukone was born on 5th January 1986 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The family later shifted to Banglore, India when she was 11 months old.
Her debut movie was a Kannada movie- Aishwarya and not Om Shanti Om.
Deepika Padukone had left her badminton career at the tender age of 17. She was not only a national level badminton player but also a state-level basketball player.
People started recognizing her, and she became popular after she did the Lyril orange ad. This happened before she became a Kingfisher Cover Girl.
She was awarded with the tag "Model of the Year" and International fashion designer Wendell Rodricks once announced, "Since Aishwarya Rai, we haven't had a girl as good-looking and fresh as Deepika."
While we know a lot about Tamasha actor, there are some interesting facts about Ranbir's life and career that you might not know and here we go:
The actor was named after his grandfather Raj Kapoor, whose real name was Ranbir Raj Kapoor. Interestingly, Ranbir was his grandfather's favorite grandchild.
RK is a complete mamma's boy. In fact, his mother Nitu Kapoor used to cut his nails until Ranbir moved out of his family bungalow.
The Kapoor lad worked in Bollywood as an assistant director for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black for the first time. During that time, he cleaned the floors and fixed the lighting too. He is an extraordinary mimic, and unlike the rest of the Kapoor Khandaan, even RK is a huge foodie.
Ranbir suffers from Nasal Deviated Septum, which makes him eat and talk too fast.
Even though he earns a lot through his movies and endorsements, RK still takes 1500rs per week as pocket money from his mother. Awwww how cute of you, Ranbir!!!
The most senior actor in B-town, Amitabh Bachchan has truly proved that age is just a number for him. Your age has nothing to do with your working abilities and success. The megastar of Bollywood is getting better and better with his growing age and every movie he does!
Well, did you ever know, Amitabh Bachchan is ambidextrous? And thus, he can write with his both hands with equal skill.
During his struggling days, Amitabh had spent sleepless nights on a bench at Marine Drive, Mumbai.
The veteran actor has a sharp memory, who can never give a miss on his close one's birthdays and special occasions.
He was the very first Asian actor ever to have a wax model displayed at Madame Tussauds in London.
He is passionate about collecting high-end and unique watches and pens.
At the early stage of his career, this superstar had given 12 consecutive flops before his first big hit Zanjeer. For a man who is worth millions today, his first salary was merely 300rs.
We all know this commonly known fact about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, she is a former Miss world and she has always been in paparazzi due to her broken relationship with Salman Khan and finally married to Abhishek Bachchan in 2007 but there are certain facts which I'm sure you did not know about her:
According to the reports, she is known as one of the most beautiful women alive on earth and she initially wanted to be an architect.
It is said that President George W Bush had invited Aishwarya for a lunch when he was on his visit to India. But unfortunately, she could not attend.
Tulips at the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands has been named after Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Among all her co-stars, Rajnikant is Aishwarya's favorite. She always recalls working with him as the best experience ever.
The secret of her beauty lies in her habit of consuming lesser food and she loves reading books on history whenever she gets time.
Aishwarya was the first Indian ever to visit the Oprah Winfrey Show. You will be surprised to know the fact, there are more than 15000 websites dedicated to Aishwarya Rai.
Priyanka Chopra aka Piggy Chops, being one of the top actresses in the business today, once was a gawky teenager and now she is as emphatic as ever. She surely makes us feel proud with her impeccable acting and singing abilities. After proving her mettle in Bollywood, this tinsel town beauty has pushed her career to the extreme heights by turning into a tantalizing international pop star.
Her first debut movie was a Tamil movie Thamizhan was opposite to Vijay.
She might be Piggy Chops for the media, but her pals and family loves to call her Sunshine or Mimi.
Priyanka Chopra's one of the most favorite perfume is Ralph Lauren's Romance.
As she has a sweet tooth, she loves to carry candies along with her to quench her guilty pressures.
Well, about Akshay Kumar, we all know he is a down to earth person and helps a lot of poor and needy people. Moreover, he is an extreme disciplinarian and wakes up at 5 am. Most of his interviews are scheduled at 6 am. Do you know that Akshay Kumar is currently the 9th highest paid actors in the world and his estimated worth is $31.5 million?
He started a production house called Grazing Goats for supporting the low budgeted films.
Although he is an absolute fitness freak, he likes to keep himself away from weightlifting as much as possible.
Besides Khatron ke Khiladi, AK also hosted martial arts documentary named 'Seven Deadly Arts with Akshay Kumar' for National Geographic Channel.
Before he became a superstar, he appeared as the martial art instructor in Mahesh Bhatt's film 'Aaj.'
Apart from Thai, Akshay loves to indulge in Japanese cuisine too. He loves cooking Italian pasta for his wife, Twinkle.
His one of the most favorite perfume is cool water by Davidoff.
Apparently, he is one among those 15 International celebrities who have been invited for the Olympics Torchbearer to Canada.
For now, I think we've had enough insights of lesser known and interesting facts about celebs. Next time I will surely come up with the new ways to give you more updates on B-town gossip with some added spice and Desi Tadka!!!