Indian films are screened in over 90 countries. Bollywood is a huge deal. We love SRK and Salman. Yet, most of us are aware only of what comes on the screen and in media. We have no idea of what's going behind that. There is a lot that is put in by the filmmakers and the actors while making a film and everyone wants to be the best at what they do. And during that, interesting things happen and peculiar records are made, which mostly stay within the industry. So if you ever thought that you know Bollywood in and out then here we have a list that will make you doubt your knowledge:
Deepika Padukone is the tallest actress to have done a film with Amitabh Bachchan till date.
The plane in the song Gerua is real and the place is now treated like a museum.
In the film, Kareena Kapoor wore 130 outfits by top designers from all over the world. Her wardrobe for this movie is said to be one of the most expensive ones of all the Bollywood films.
The famous hand movements in the folk-ish song Pinga have been borrowed from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's cook and house help.
It is the only movie where Shashi Kapoor played an elder brother to Big B. All the other movies starring the duo had Amitabh essaying the elder brother (Deewar, Suhaag, Do Aur Do Paanch and Namak Halaal).
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
The colleges in Spain have the film enlisted as a case study for Marketing Management Courses. There was a 32% increase in the amount of Indian's visiting Spain.
The delivery scene in the movie was actually planned for Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
The film has the most numbers of British actors playing a significant role than any Bollywood film.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Dewaani
Ranbir Kapoor got his ear pierced for the movie.
There are 10 National Award winners working in a single movie. This is a record in itself.
It is the longest film made in Bollywood, with a run time of 4 hours 15 minutes.
Mera Naam Joker
This highly acclaimed movie was the first ever to have two intervals.
Interesting right? If you are aware of Bollywood facts as interesting as these, let us know in the comments below.
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