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Interesting And Unknown Facts About B'wood's Celebrities

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If you are a die-hard fan of any particular celebrity, the chances are that you would know every minute detail of that actor or actresses. We have for you a few interesting facts about a few leading actors and actresses. You might or might not know all these facts stated below about these stars, but nevertheless it makes for an interesting reading. Check them out...

Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan's first salary was Rs 50 which he earned by working as an usher at a Pankaj Udhas' concert in Delhi. He used the money to take the train to Agra and see the Taj Mahal.

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

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

Shilpa Shetty
Did you know Shilpa is scared to drive her car? Yes, the actress doesn't know how to drive a car and always has a driver along with her where ever she goes.

Akshay Kumar
Though nominated seven times at the Filmfare awards, he's won just twice - Best actor in a comic and negative role for Garam Masala and Ajnabee, respectively.

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.

Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik had a stammering problem since childhood. In order to combat the problem, he took speech lessons and, today, he is one of the most eloquent Bollywood stars.

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Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif visits Sidhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church and Ajmer Sharif Dargah before the release of her every film.

Amitabh Bachchan

He worked in Calcutta for the shipping firm Shaw & Wallace as executive and as a freight broker for Bird and Co. It was in Calcutta that he bought a second-hand Fiat as his first car.

Rani Mukherjee

While in school at the age of 14, Rani did a cameo role in her father's Bengali film Biyar Phool (1992).

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor still takes Rs 1,500 pocket money from his mom every week.

Priyanka Chopra

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.

Saif Ali Khan

In the shot in which Saif Ali Khan is in the shadows in Omkara, looking at a mirror, director Vishal Bhardwaj suggested that it would be very artistic and beautiful if Khan did it naked. The actor answered, "I am prepared to do that as long as you direct me naked." That was the end of the topic.

Deepika Padukone

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

Imran Khan

Imran Khan is not an Indian citizen, but he is actually a US citizen.

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri's Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, which is one the biggest Blockbuster films to be have ever made in Bollywood not only broke records in India, but also in abroad. In UK the movie grossed 1 million pounds and created a record which hasn't been broken.

Aamir Khan

Aamir almost rejected Ashutosh Gowariker's Oscar nominated Lagaan. Six drafts of the film were made, Aamir didn't like any. He liked the seventh draft so much, that he decided to produce the film himself.

Sushmita Sen

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

Arjun Rampal

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

Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti Chopra was a nerd in her school days & stood first all over India in her 12th standard exams. For this, she was rewarded by the then President of India.

Shahid Kapoor

Starting off his career by working in music videos and advertisements, Kapoor made his Bollywood debut as a background dancer in Subhash Ghai's Taal. Later, he made his debut as a lead in Ishq Vishk and won a Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for his performance.

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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