You May Think You Know Everything About Bollywood, But Here’s 10 Facts We’re Sure You Don’t

Our country’s love for Bollywood knows no boundaries.

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Bollywood has always been there for us, hasn’t it?We all have Bollywood dreams, thanks to its unrealistic portrayal of love and life in general.

But there’s a lot that happens behind the scenes. Things that even the most devoted fan might not know. But never fear, we’re here to tell you exactly that.

#1 During the shooting of ‘Lagaan’, a cricket match was organized between the  British and Indian actors, the British actors won

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#2 In a scene from ‘Rang De Basanti’, Sue (Alice Patten) looks at her grandfather’s watch and the time displayed is 7:30.  Bhagat Singh was hanged to death at the exact same time 

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#3  ‘Choli Ke Peeche’ from ‘Khalnayak’ was protested by as many as 42 political parties

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#4 In ‘Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai’ Ameesha Patel’s real mother played the role of Hrithik Roshan (Raj)’s mother.

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#5 For Dangal, Aamir Khan had an option not to put on the extra kilos. But the perfectionist wanted to make it look authentic.

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#6 Dharmendra was quite interested in playing the role of Thakur Baldev Singh. However, when he was informed that Sanjeev Kumar would play the role of Veeru opposite Hema Malini, Dharmendra gave up the idea of playing Thakur and went on to play Veeru because he too was wooing Hema Malini during those days. 

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#7 Raj Kapoor went off drinking as well as eating non-vegetarian food before the release of ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’ (1978).

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#8 The iconic piano sequence before ‘Ruk Jaa O Dil Deewani’ in DDLJ was actually played by Aditya Chopra.

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#9 Depicting The White Revolution, Shyam Benegal’s ‘Manthan’ was produced by 5,00,000 farmers. 

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#10 Yaadein was a 113-minute film that featured Sunil Dutt as the only actor. It holds a record in Guinness Book of World Records in the category of fewest actors in a narrative film.

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