Bollywood! The very word promises a lot of masala, gossip and entertainment. But there are many layers to this world beyond what we see. There are a lot of facts that go unnoticed and unheard off. Today we will tell you 5 facts of Bollywood that you never knew! Some heart breaking, some heart warming but definitely entertaining, here we present 5 interesting facts of Bollywood!
dharmendra and hema malini embraced their way to marriage
Now we have heard many love stories but this one has to be the cutest. The dashing Dharmendra was head over heels in love with the gorgeous Hema Malini. This is a known fact. Their love has come a long way. One particular incident which remains our favorite is what Dharmendra during the making of ‘Sholay’. Dharmendra paid the light boys to make mistakes during shots, so that he could embrace Hema Malini again and again. Now this has to be the cutest thing that any guy could do for the lady he loves!
dilwale dulania le jayenge was originally suppose to star saif ali khan
This is best romantic film made in Bollywood. Every girl wants to be Simran and every guy wants to be Raj. Kajol and SRK sealed the deal with this film but did you that Saif Ali Khan was the original choice for Shahrukh Khan’s role in ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’. Even Tom Cruise was considered for the role but finally SRK won the battle. We are so glad he did, cause we don’t think anyone else could have done a better job. What do you think?
mughal e azam was a flop in tamil
Not just the best film made in Indian cinema, but perhaps the best period film made across the globe, ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ was a visual treat. Every aspect of the film was spectacular but the little known fact about this film is that it was a trilingual, with all scenes shot thrice in Hindi, Tamil and English. Though the Hindi version was a huge hit, the Tamil one flopped miserably which is why the English language one was aborted. Surprising na?
dimple kapadia got married when she was 16!
Dimple was only sixteen years old when made her debut in Bobby! Moreover she was the youngest and one of the first actresses to sport a bikini on screen. This lady is a package of surprises and so she did when she also got married to Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna at the age of 16. Though their marriage didn’t last she was always by his side during his last days.
dharmendra earned rs 51/- for his first film
Dharmendra is one of the biggest superstars of the Indian film industry. There is no other man to better explain what ‘humble beginnings lead to successful careers’ means. Today might he be sitting on a pile of cash, he started very small in this industry. Dharmendra’s fee when he debuted in 1960 in the movie ‘Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere’ was a meager 51 rupees. Way to go paaji!