• When we say Bollywood is a big family, well, take it literally! We won’t be wrong in saying that almost everyone is some or the other way connected to each other in the Bollywood lineage. Be it the Kapoors, Bhatts or Khans, we can see many distant relations surfacing in the Indian cinema. The filmy clan is intertwined and we bet you didn’t even have a clue about it! Take a dig at those famous A-listers who are related to each other by blood or by matrimonial alliance.
  • Bollywood is filled with various kinds of love stories never heard before. Where some of them are just to encash their publicity, some of them were actually real love stories written in history. In a literal sense, Bollywood believes in “Love knows no boundaries”. We all know that many of our beloved Bollywood celebrities have been attracted by our neighbouring country, Pakistan’s artists. Have a look at all those Indian well-known artists who found their love in Pakistan.
  • There are many myths about Bollywood celebs and their diets. We all think that celebrities leave their favourite dishes to maintain their toned bodies. But that’s the half truth, guys. Bollywood stars are also big time foodies like all of us. And, they also love sharing the pictures of their favourite dishes on Instagram like all of us. Many of them have uploaded a lot of pictures on their social media handles and have left us drooling. Come together, let’s discover some tasty and lip smacking food through celeb Instagram accounts.
  • For most of the Indian urban couples, it’s a dream come true to stay in a live-in relationship and explore themselves in a better way before finally saying a “yes” for marriage. Actually, it’s become a new trend to experiment on the compatibility with one another. You know, like giving it a shot to know each other is much better to avoid any further issues. Bollywood celebs have started the trend and they’ve encouraged the live-in relationship most of the times. Some of them thrived…, but some of them miserably failed. Have a look at the B-Town celebrity couples who couldn’t go with each other in the long run and parted ways!
  • Bollywood celebrities are well known for their impeccable sense of lifestyle and we tend to get inspired from them every now and then. While religiously following our most loved B-Town celebs, we also follow their holiday spots where they go to relax and take some time out. The celebrities keep posting n-number of pictures from their vacation to make sure their fans are getting delighted all the time. So, take some time off and have a look at the gorgeous vacation spots where your favourite A-listed Bollywood actors have been.
  • Every film star wants money, glamour and an easy safe life with all the comforts... right? Have you ever wondered what would have their roles been like if your favourite Bollywood celebrities were in the various government ministries? Well, this is what they'd do! Take a look as we compile a list of some of the most significant actors from Bollywood as “Ministers”.
  • Bollywood celebs have set an amazing example when it comes to parenting. Parenting is an amazing experience which needs time. But when the whole responsibility of parenthood falls on the shoulders of a single partner, then it gets difficult to handle it properly. There are a lot of single parents in our B-Town who decided to grow their children by themselves only. Today, let’s take a look at Bollywood actors who are single parents but are bringing up their children tenderly.
  • We are all aware of the fact that many Bollywood star kids and step moms share a very cordial relationship with each other…right? Despite the age gap these mothers have been successful enough to maintain a good equation with their kids and some of them even have a friendly bond, for example: Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sara Ali Khan. So, today let’s take a look at the shocking age gaps between Bollywood step moms and star kids.
  • Bollywood is full of drama and glitters, and of course CONTROVERSIES. Each one of them has a certain stardom-jealousy with each other, but during the various awards ceremonies and  they greet each other in such a way as if they are the epitome of friendship! Well, we’re here to give a completely new angle to these pics which will make you go nuts! Read on and enjoy!
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  • Lata Mangeshkar's song ‘Ae Malik Tere Bande Hum’ from ‘Do Aankhen Barah Haath’ (1957) which was an original composition by Vasant Desai, was adapted by a Pakistani school as the school anthem.

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  • Anurag Basu wanted Katrina Kaif originally to narrate the story in ‘Barfi!’ instead of Ileana D’Cruz. But the director had to go with the latter when Katrina refused due to unknown reasons.

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  • Salman Khan's real name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan.

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  • Rishi Kapoor is petrified of flying. He cannot board a plane till he is drunk out of his wits.

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  • Anupam Kher awarded the "Special National Jury Award" and the "Actor of the Decade Award" (Millennium Honours) among others, but he also holds the record as the only actor in the industry to have won eight consecutive Filmfare awards.

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  • Raj Thackeray wanted to make a film with Amitabh Bachchan in 2005.

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  • In Ishqiya, Preity Zinta was the makers original choice. However, Vidya Balan took over the female lead.

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  • Govinda had a narrow escape from death on January 5, 1994. While travelling to a studio for the shooting of 'Khuddar (1994)', the actor's car hit another car, resulting in him sustaining injuries to his head. Though bleeding profusely, Govinda did not cancel the shooting. After visiting a doctor, he shot for the film till midnight.

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  • Salman Khan arrested by police under the charge of having connection with underworld mafia. He was also questioned about Bharat S. Shah, a producer of Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001) since Shah has also been linked with underworld mafia.

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  • Aamir Khan is such a perfectionist! IN the movie Ghulam he did a dangerous stunt where he has to run against a speeding train ALL BY HIMSELF. He almost got killed during that scene

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  • Amitabh Bachchan is so punctual that many a times he used to open the gates of Filmistan Studios himself for he used to reach the place before the watchman or gatekeeper.

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  • Lootera movie is based on O'Henry's classic story, 'The Last Leaf'

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  • The 1957 film Musafir had one Dilip Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar where sings in Dilips own voice....Lagi nahin chhote rama kahe jiya jai. The film was critically acclaimed.

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  • Farhan Akhtar is exactly one day older than actor Hrithik Roshan, who's a close friend in personal life.

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  • Shekhar Kapur's 'Mr. India' was originally written for Amitabh Bachchan but Big B refused to do the 'invisible' role

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  • Hrithik Roshan was an assistant to his father during the making of Koyla.

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  • Dilwale Dulhaniya Lejayenge has won the most number of filmfare awards till date.

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  • Meena Kumari, Nargis, and Madhubala were all discovered as child artistes before they become actresses.

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  • Jeetendra career's first blockbuster, without being a remake of a Tamil Film, was Caravan in 1970.

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  • Shahrukh was turned down the Quiz Master's (Prem Kapoor) role in Slumdog Millionaire and the role went to Anil Kapoor.

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  • Raj Kapoor had promised Feroz Khan that if Rajendra Kumar declined Sangam he would sign him for the film.

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  • Jeetendra got his first major break when film-maker Shantaram cast him as the hero in Geet Gaaya Pattharonne (1964).

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  • Arjun Rampal has acted with Nicole Kidman in ad for Schweppes Drink, produced by Sir Ridley Scott (Gladiator Director) and directed by Shekhar Kapoor.

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  • Shahrukh Khan debut film was Dil Aashna Hai but due to the delay in the release of the film Deewana was considered as his debut film.

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  • At the time of marriage, Dilip Kumar was 44 and Saira Banu was 22.

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  • Ashok Kumar was a lab assistant in Bombay Talkies before he became an actor in 1936.

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  • In his youth, actor Dharmendra was such a big fan of actress Suraiya that he walked miles to watch her film ‘Dillagi’ (1949) over 40 times.

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  • Bhanu Athaiya was the First Indian to Get an Oscar. She won the award for the Best Costume Designer for Richard Attenborough’s film Gandhi in 1982.

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  • Salman Khan did his first playback singing for the film 'Hello Brother'.

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  • Aamir Khan was supposed to play the role of Max in Josh but later it was played by Shahrukh.

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  • Being a Muslim man Shahrukh Khan married to a Hindu woman, he and his wife combine both religious backgrounds into their children's education.

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  • Aamir Khan's favorite sport is Chess and Rubik's cube

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  • Deepika Padukone made her first runway appearance in 2003, at just Seventeen Magazine.

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  • Sunil Dutt initially used to be an RJ for Radio Ceylon and wanted to interview his favorite actress Nargis, but it had to be cancelled when he could not say a single word to her. Later, when he worked with her in ‘Mother India’ (1957), they fell in love and got married.

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  • Irfan Khan is the first Bollywood actor who star in two films that won the Academy Award for Best Director (Slumdog Millionaire (2008) and Life of Pi (2012)). Both films also won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography and Best Original Score.

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  • Akshay Kumar is the son-in-law of India and Hindi Film Industry's first ever Superstar, Rajesh Khanna and actress, Dimple Kapadia, as well as the brother-in-law of actress Rinke Khanna.

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  • When Sridevi was only 13, she played Rajnikanth’s stepmom in a Tamil film called ‘Moondru Mudichu’.

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  • Hrithik Roshan fought hard to overcome a stammering problem.

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  • Sushmita Sen Did you know that former beauty queen and actress Sushmita Sen keeps a python as a pet?
     

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  • Akshay Kumar studied martial arts in Bangkok before becoming an actor.

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  • Amir Khan's wife Reena and Shah Rukh Khan's Wife Gauri share the same birthday, October 8th.

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  • Shahrukh Khan owns three Production Houses in India, Dreamz Unlimited, Red Chillies Entertainment and Red Chillies Idiot Box. Red Chillies Idiot Box Production house will start producing Television Serials in India.

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  • Salman Khan uses a mulmul cloth to wipe his nose. You will never find him with a handkerchief or tissue! 

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  • Salman Khan was swimming champion in his school days and was tipped to represent India at international events.

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  • Jaya Bachchan hates to carry handbags, so all her salwar-kameez, formal or informal, all of them, have two pockets on the sides to hold her essentials like keys, combs etc.

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  • Kareena Kapoor : Kareena's name was derived from the book Anna Karenina, which her mother read while she was pregnant with her. But her family and close friends call her Bebo. 

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  • ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ (1960) was a trilingual – with all scenes shot thrice in Hindi, Tamil and English. When the Tamil one flopped miserably, the English language one was aborted.

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  • Hrithik Roshan loves collecting photographs. He would never travel anywhere without his personal camera even as a child. He has a vast collection photographs and special scrapbooks marking each occasion.

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  • Dev Anand picked up his movie titles and story lines from newspaper headlines and stories.

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  • Feroz Khan started a film titled Kasak in the 1980s. After recording a song he shelved the film. The song was later used in Yalgaar. The song E Mere Watan sung by Mohd Aziz and Nitin Mukesh..

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  • The only time in the history of any Indian award, when the best female playback singer award was shared was between Ila Arun and Alka Yagnik for ‘Choli Ke Peeche’ in ‘Khalnayak’.

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  • For a country that is obsessed with films, there are still very few cinema screens. India has fewer than 13,000 screens compared with nearly 40,000 screens in the US.

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  • Bappi Lahiri composed for films starring Jeetendra beginning from Himmatwala. Together Bappi and Jeetendra did 20 films between 1983 to 1988. Of these 20, 16 were silver jubilee hits and 4 were flops.

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  • Dharmendra Hema Malini were paired in lead roles romantically in 31 films but have worked in 35 films. Of them, had 20 hits.

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  • Raj Kapoor was superstitious and went off drinking as well as eating non-vegetarian food before the release of ‘Satyam Shivan Sundaram’ (1978).

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  • The popular United Kingdom Magazine "Guardian" said Lagaan is a must-see movie especially for the British.

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  • Salman was voted 7th best-looking man in the world by People Magazine.

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  • Hrithik Roshan was awarded the "National Citizen's Award" on August 25 2001 in Delhi. The award recognises excellence in various activities affecting national life.

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  • Sholay won only one award even after its mega success at the box office.

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  • Preity Zinta Besides her acting, Preity Zinta has also written a series of columns for BBC News Online of South Asia.
     

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  • Model turned actress Malaika Arora is Salman Khan sister-in-law. Actor turned director Atul Agnihotri is his brother-in-law.

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  • Priyanka Chopra is the only Indian in the USA to have been selected at the state level for the National Opus Honor Choir, extensive charity work back in India and the USA, and joined the CAF and CII in their literacy program and is their ambassador.
     

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  • In most of Salman's films his character name has been Prem and more recently Radhe and Chulbul Pandey has now been synonymous with him.

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  • Salman Khan's all time favorite actors in bollywood are Megastars Dharmendra and Shatrughan Sinha.

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  • On the sets of Amar Akbar Antony Rishi Kapoor smeared kajal on Neetu Singh's face just before the shoot of a song. Poor girl had to redo her makeup.

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  • Salman Khan wrote films like 'Veer' and 'Chandramukhi'. Unfortunately all three films failed at the Box Office.

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  • Salman Khan was offered Saif Ali Khan's role in 'Kal Ho Na Ho'

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  • Devdas was the first film of the pair Dilip Kumar-Vyjanthimala, which though a box office flop, fetched awards for most of the crew and Vyjanthimala got nominated for Best Actress at Filmfare and Dilip Kumar got Best Actor award at Filmfare.

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  • Amitabh is a great fan of Brazilian soccer players. His favorite however is Rudd Gullit. He also has a fondness for golf.

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  • Salman studied acting at actress Daisy Irani's acting institute along with his friends Sajid Khan and Chunky Pandey.

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  • Lagaan is the first Bollywood film in which maximum number of foreigners have worked.

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  • Rockstar’ was shot in reverse order, with the climax being shot first. Reason: The makers did not want to disturb the continuity of Ranbir Kapoor’s hairstyle.

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  • Govinda was voted No.10 in a BBC News Online Survey to find out the Top 10 Greatest Stars of Stage and Screen of the last 1000 years.

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  • The first motion picture in India was ‘The Wrestlers’ screened in 1899 a portrait photographer called Harischandra Sakharam Bhatavdekar.

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  • Govinda actually sang for himself in some of his movies like, "meri pant bhi sexy" from "dulaara" and "gori gori" from "shola aur shabnam".

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  • Nana Patekar actually stayed in military camp for several months to prepare for his movie Prahaar.

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  • The longest film in the world is also a Bollywood film. ‘LOC: Kargil’ is 4 hours and 25 minutes long and if you plan to catch this war saga, we recommend you’re sitting comfortably.

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  • Award winning singer Sonu Nigam played the younger avatar of Sunny Deol in the film 'Betaab'.

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  • Anil Kapoor shaved-off his mustache, for the first time, while filming Lamhe (1991). He has also done so for Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate (1998) and Salaam-E-Ishq (2007).

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  • Salman Khan likes to collect soaps. In his bathroom, there is a collection of all kinds of handmade and herbal soaps. His favourites are soaps made from natural fruit and vegetable extracts.

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  • Fardeen Khan was arrested on May 5th 2001 in connection with Cocaine Seizure.

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  • Shamita Shetty is deeply into Sports and Body training and holds a Diploma in Fashion Designing.

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  • When Mithun and Sridevi were involved, Mithun had given Sri a pet name. He used to call her Pepsi. This was before the soft drink came to India.

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  • Shahrukh Father ran a transport company and his mother was a magistrate.

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  • Anil Kapoor’s family lived in Raj Kapoor’s garage when they first moved to Mumbai. Later they shifted to a room in one of Mumbai’s middle-class suburbs.

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  • Hrithik Roshan had got 30000 (!) marriage proposals on Valentine's day 2000.

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  • Actor Annu Kapoor used his real name " Anil Kapoor" for his first film Adharshila. He later changed it to Annu Kapoor to avoid confusion with Anil Kapoor.

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  • Rakhee favorite snach is cheese and marmalade on crackers.

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  • Devika Rani was the first actress with a degree in film-making.

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  • Farhan Akhtar directed the music video for the 1998 hit song "Breathless" from the debut album ofShankar Mahadevan, which made him famous. Later on Farhan Akhtar and Shankar Mahadevan went on to collaborate in every movie Farhan directed, with Shankar composing the music for his films as the trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy (Shankar Mahadevan,Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa).

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  • ‘Silsila’ (1981) is the only movie in which Shashi played an elder brother to Amitabh. In all the other movies starring the duo, Amitabh has essayed the role of the elder sibling. The films include hits like ‘Deewar’, ‘Suhaag’, ‘Do Aur Do Paanch’ and ‘Namak Halaal’.

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  • Raj kapoor worked as assistant director on Dilip Saab's first film- Jwar Bhata' before making his debut in 'Aag'.

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  • On August 21, 1979 Dharmendra converted to Islam, changed his name to Dilawar Khan, got married to actress Hema Malini, as his first wife, Prakash Kaur, could not be divorced either as she was mother his 4 children and he had fallen in love with Hema Malini only from 1975 whereas had married Prakash Kaur in 1954. In accordance with the Hindu Marriage Act it is illegal for a Hindu to get re-married when his first wife is still alive. Two Congress party-members have launched law-suits against him under section 420 of the Indian Penal Code in this connection as he failed to make a declaration of his religion when he joined the Janata Party.

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  • Shahrukh Khan 3rd child was born via a surrogate mother on 27 May, 2013.

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  • Style diva Rekha wears only crimson or chocolate colored lipstick when making public appearances.

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  • Aamir Khan once shaved off his hair because a girl rejected him.

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  • Anil Kapoor's father Surinder Kapoor was Nargis and Geeta Bali's secretary.

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  • Akshay Kumar is son of producer Aruna Bhatia.

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  • Farhan did something very unconventional in Bollywood by singing all his songs himself for the movie Rock On!! (2008) as the movie featured him as a rockstar.

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  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was once rejected for a TV serial dubbing job before she became famous. 

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