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Bollywood is full of glamour, gossip, paparazzi & well-kept secrets. If you thought you knew Bollywood in & out, here's a list that'll definitely make you do a double check! This list of some of the most unknown Bollywood facts will seriously blow your mind!
1. Sunil Dutt initially used to be an RJ for Radio Ceylon and wanted to interview his favorite actress Nargis. But he could not say a single word in front of her & the interview had to be canceled. Years later, when he finally got a chance to work with her in ‘Mother India’ (1957), they fell in love and got married.
2. Waheeda Rahman has played both mother and lover to Amitabh Bachchan. She played his love interest in ‘Adalat’ (1976) and mother in ‘Trishul’ (1978).
3. Raj Kapoor’s ‘Mera Naam Joker’ was the first Hindi movie to have not one but two intervals!.
4. Aamir Khan's ‘Lagaan’ had the maximum number of British actors ever to be cast in a single movie in the history of Bollywood cinema.
5.‘Kaho Naa.. Pyar Hai’ was added to the Guinness Book of World Records 2002 edition for winning the most number of awards for a movie. The movie won a total of 92 awards!
6. Ila Arun and Alka Yagnik shared the best female playback award for ‘Choli Ke Peeche’ in ‘Khalnayak.’ This was the only time when two playback singers shared an award in the history of Bollywood awards.
7. ‘Rockstar’ was shot in reverse, with the climax being shot first. Reason: The filmmakers did not want to mess Ranbir Kapoor’s hairstyle.
8. Ghajini was the first film to have crossed 100 crores in the box office, and 3 Idiots was the first film to cross the 200 Crore mark in India.
9. Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan hold the Guinness World record for being the only father-son duo to have played reversed roles on-screen in the movie Paa.
10. Silsila’ (1981) is the only movie in which Shashi Kapoor played an elder brother to Amitabh Bachchan. In all other movies likeDeewar, Suhaag, Do Aur Do Paanch and Namak Halaal, Amitabh played the elder sibling.