Bollywood Movie Trivia: Did You Know?

Always wanted to know the most interesting stories about Bollywood but didn't know whom to ask. Don't worry. You aren't alone. Most people know about Bollywood by watching films & reading about celebrities in newspapers but there are many facts that even they don't know. When films are being produced, a lot of changes occur with respect to selection of actors, scripts & other members of the film crew. The article gives information on such interesting facts about films & film stars.

Did You Know
Amitabh Bachchan played a Double Role for the First time in the 1973 film 'Bandhe Haath'. He is the Only Bollywood actor to have played Double roles in nearly 12 Hindi films, a record unbroken till date.

Akshay Kumar turned down the Negative role in the 2002 film 'Humraaz' as he had already played a villain in Ajnabee (2000) & felt that doing negative roles would affect his image as a hero. Then Akshaye Khanna did that role.

In Andaz Apna Apna, Mehmood's production company is named 'Wah Wah Productions'. This name has been taken from his own comedy film 'Pyar Kiya Jaa', in which he owns a production company of the same name.

In the film Koi Mil Gaya, Hrithik Roshan used the same specs that he had used for his role of Raj Chopra in Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai.

Dharmendra & Hema Malini are the Only Real – life couple to have starred together in nearly more than 30 Hindi films, a record unbroken till date.

The song 'Satrangi re' in the 1998 film Dil Se has a verse from the song 'Nuktacheen hai gham – e – dil' of the 1954 film 'Mirza Ghalib'.

As a child artist, Urmila Matondkar played the role of a boy named Parikshit who is the son of Raj Babbar & Rekha in the 1980 film Kalyug.

Sanjeev Kumar is the Only actor to have played 3 different roles with Jaya Bhaduri in films. He played Jaya's:
1. Husband in the film Koshish (1972)
2. Father in the film Parichay (1972)
3. Father – in – law in the film Sholay (1975)

For Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Karan Johar named the second female lead character as Tina after his favourite Twinkle Khanna, whom he wanted to play this role. Finally, Rani Mukherjee did that role.

Rakesh Roshan had originally titled 'Karan Arjun' as 'Kaayanaat' & had Ajay Devgan in his mind for the role of Karan. But on seeing Salman Khan's physique during the shoot of Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Rakesh Roshan decided to cast him as Karan.

'Paa' holds a Record for being the Only film in which a Real Life Father – Son duo (Amitabh & Abhishek Bachchan), played Opposite roles ie Abhishek played Amitabh's father in the film.

Nutan & Tanuja are both the Only 2 Bollywood Actresses whose respective Debut films Hamaari Beti & Chhabili were both directed by their Real – life mother Shobhana Samarth.

'Dillagi' (1999) is the First film directed by Sunny Deol & also the First film to star the Deol brothers (Sunny & Bobby) together.

Anita Raj's father, Late Jagdish Raj has his name mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records for having played a Police Officer (Inspector) in the most number of Hindi films.

The 1991 film 'Henna' features 12 paintings of M. F. Hussain in its Credits.

Priyanka Chopra is the Only Bollywood star to have played 12 Different roles in 'Whats your Raashee?', breaking Sanjeev Kumar's record of 9 different roles in the film 'Naya Din Naya Raat'.


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