10 Facts About Bollywood That We Bet You Did Not Know

Blog By riyaz  |  23-01-18

How many times has SRK won best actor?

#10 Shahrukh Khan

#10 Shahrukh Khan

Even when we think we know everything about Bollywood it always surprises us. We'll bet you didn't know these facts.

Actor Shah Rukh Khan has acted in more than 300 movies. He has been nominated 226 times and won 207 times among them. He has won the award for best actor 29 times! King Khan indeed!


#9 Mera Naam Joker

#9 Mera Naam Joker

Mera Naam Joker was a blockbuster movie that released in 1970. It is considered to be one of the lengthiest films in Bollywood history. Because of its length it became the first movie to have two intervals.


#8 Deepika Padukone

#8 Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone has won hearts all over the country since her debut. Today she is a global superstar. But did you know that Deepika Padukone is the only Bollywood actress to enter the Rs 500 crore club? It's true.


#7 Kalki Koechlin

#7 Kalki Koechlin

Kalki Koechlin is a talented actress who is famous for films like DEV D and That Girl In Yellow Boots. We all know that the fair beauty has french parents but here's something you did not know. Kalki’s grandfather, Maurice Koechlin was the chief engineer for the construction of the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty.


#6 Sridevi

#6 Sridevi

Sridevi was only 13-years-old, when she played the role of Rajnikanth’s step mother in a Tamil film called Moondru Mudichu.


#5 Lagaan

#5 Lagaan

Lagaan won many awards when it first came out. Lagaan was actually the first Bollywood movie to be released in China. It started the tradition of Aamir Khan movies doing well in China.


#4 Mughal-E-Azam

#4 Mughal-E-Azam

Mughal-E-Azam was originally a trilingual film that was shot in Hindi, Tamil and English. When the Tamil version flopped, the English version was immediately aborted.


#3 Mother India

#3 Mother India

Mother India was the first ever Bollywood movie that was nominated for Oscars. It was nominated in the category of Best Foreign Language Film.


#2 Heroine

#2 Heroine

Madhur Bhandarkar has always tried to show the truth with his movies. In the movie Kareena Kapoor had more than 130 dress changes. All of these dresses were designed by top fashion designers from all over the world.


#1 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

#1 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

We all remember the legendary jodi of Kajol and SRK in DDLJ. But did you know that Shah Rukh was not the first choice to play Raj? It was in fact Tom Cruise who was the first choice. Can you even imagine?








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