No wonder Indian film industry has ruled millions of hearts worldwide. But being just another fan of Bollywood, do you know what it takes to make a film? Sure you don’t, just like you don’t know about most of these hidden and untouched facts we have dug up for you.
1. Bollywood film “Partner” is inspired by “Hitch”; where “Hitch” in turn was a remake of Hindi film “EK Chotti Si Baat”
2. Although ‘Kaho Na Pyar Hai’ bagged a total of 92 awards, it was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records 2002 edition.
3. Despite Sholay being recognized as one of the most successful movie in Bollywood, it has won only one award
4. Bollywood is much older than Hollywood and most people think it otherwise. First Bollywood & Hollywood movie were released in 1899 & 1907 respectively
5. For DDLJ, Tom Cruice was originally recommended as Raj Malhotra
6. A total of 32% of increase was noticed in Indian tourists going to Spain after ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ was released
7. Amitabh Bachchan is the only acknowledged star who was paid in Crores, back in 1990
8. Great-grandfather of Kalki Koechlin’s worked as the Chief Engineer for the construction of the Eiffel Tower
9. First Indian Film to be ever released in China was Lagaan. It was dubbed in Chinese & premiered in Shanghai, Beijing.