Amazing fact about bollywood you should know

Indian cinema has successfully completed 100 years in 2013. Here are some of the most amazing facts about the Indian cinema.

  1. The first motion picture in India was ‘The Wrestlers’ which was screened in 1899.
  2. Ashok Kumar was a lab assistant in the Bombay talkies before he became an actor in the year 1936.
  3. Director Subhash Ghai made a cameo appearance in the movie Aradhana.
  4. Raj Thackeray wanted to make a film with Amitabh Bachchan in the year 2005.
  5. Sunil Dutt played the role of a dacoit in 20 movies in his career.
  6. Waheeda Rahman played the role of both mother and lover to Amitabh Bachchan.
  7. Dimple was only sixteen years when Raj Kapoor introduced her in ‘Bobby’.
  8. Raj Kapoor was a superstitious and went off drinking and eating non-veg before the release of the movie ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’.
  9. Dilip Kumar was offered a lead role in the international project, ‘Lawrance of Arabia’.
  10. Diva Rekha wears only crimson and chocolate colored lipstick while making public appearance.
  11. Amitabh Bachchan is so punctual that many time he used to open the gates of filmistan studio or he used to reach the place before watchman or gatekeeper.
  12. Dharmendra charged  only 51 rs for the ‘Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere’ in 1960.
  13. Jeetandra’s first film was ‘Navrang’ in 1959, where he played the role of Sandhya’s body double.
  14. Meena Kumari was a poetess and refused to show her poems to her own poet husband.
  15. Devika Rani was a first actress with a degree in film making.
  16. Rockstar movie was shot in the reverse order with the climax being shot first.
  17. Anil Kapoor’s family lived in the garage of Raj Kapoor when they first moved to Mumbai.
  18. When Sridevi was only 13 yrs old she played the role of step mom in the Rajnikanth’s film Moondru Mudichu.
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