As Bollywood's true fans you may think you are well aware of all the inside facts about your favourite celebrities but you are absolutely wrong, there are many things that happen in the industry which you have no knowledge about. There many unknown facts about Bollywood celebrities which you are not aware of.
For example did you know the Bachchan family is the highest tax payers, yes the family has collectively paid 53.81 Cr and have been declared one of the highest tax payers of last year. Or did you know that Shah Rukh Khan was the first choice for the role of Munnabhai, but was forced to turn it down when he had back problems.
I am sure you were not aware of all these facts, but we are and this feature is based exactly on this topic. We are going to reveal many unknown and interesting facts about these Bollywood celebrities that you would otherwise die to know.
We had previously told you how the Badshah of Bollywood has a belief attached to his fleet of cars. Hence every car that he owns includes the special serial of digits, 555. The Baadshah of Bollywood is the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders. Reportedly the actor has a set of lucky clothes, and so do his kids who accompany him to a few matches. Also Shah Rukh Khan considers his daughter Suhana very lucky for him and they generally end up winning a match when Suhana is around.
But these not the only facts to tell, we bring to you many behind the scenes facts that you were not aware of. So read on to find all the unknown or little known facts about Bollywood celebrities.
SRK walks up 800 steps with Deepika in his arms. As per a wedding custom that takes place annually in Munnar, the husband picks up his wife and walks up 800 steps, to create a strong bond between the couple. While shooting for Chennai Express, SRK had to lift Deepika, so she asked him, "Can you do this? Are you strong enough?" The chivalrous Khan, not knowing that it involved 800 steps, instantly said, "Of course."
Hrithik Roshan suffered from scoliosis
Very few knew that Hrithik Roshan suffered from scoliosis and got diagnosed at the age of 21. Doctors told that he could never be able to dance and do stunts like all other Bollywood stars. But Hrithik proved that medical science is nothing before man's will power.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Beautiful actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a true linguist. She can speak not just one or two, but six languages. Being a South Indian the beauty is well versed with Tulu and Tamil. Since she has lived in Maharastra, she learnt Marathi in school and she understands Bengali as well because she has portrayed Bengali characters in films like Devdas and Raincoat.
Akshay Kumar is very superstitious, he writes "Om" on the top of the page before writing anything.
Amitabh Bachchan is so punctual and dedicated to his work that many a times he turned up before the watchman or gatekeeper and opened the gates of Filmistan Studios himself.
Rakhee Gulzar was born on the day India on the day India attained independence -15 August, 1947.
Actress Preity Zinta was honoured with Godfrey's Mind of Steel Award for her "gutsy act" of standing against the Mumbai Underworld during the 2003 Bharat Shah case.
Sushant Singh Rajput
Choreographer Shiamak Davar insisted Sushant Singh Rajput to take-up acting and encouraged him to take admission in Barry John acting school.
Very few know the fact that before the release of Hrithik Roshan's debut film, he used weight training to bulk up for his role under the supervision of actor Salman Khan.
Raj Kapoor went off liquor and meat and continued to remain a non-drinker and eating only vegetarian food until the premiere of the Satyam Shivam Sundaram.
The role of Daya Shankar in movie Gangster, which was inspired from the real life of Abu Salem was originally offered to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar.Dharmendra was paid only Rs.51 for his first movie Dil Bhi Tera, Hum Bhi Tere (1960).
Sridevi portrayed the role of superstar Rajnikanth's stepmom in Tamil movie Moondru Mudichu at the tender age of 13.
Shah Rukh Khan starrer Swades
Shah Rukh Khan starrer Swades is the first Indian film to actually be shot inside the NASA research center. For authenticity, Ashutosh Gowariker shot a scene at Launch Pad 39A, at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA. Shah Rukh Khan's character Mohan Bhargava was seen working on a rainfall monitoring satellite known as the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM), which is lifted into an orbit aboard a Space Shuttle.
Greek god Hrithik Roshan
Bollywood Greek god Hrithik Roshan had stammering problem from age of six and he overcame it once he sought the help of a speech therapist.
Shekhar Kapur's Mr. India was originally written for Amitabh Bachchan.The film was also scripted keeping in mind Amitabh Bachchan's voice but Big B refused to be a part of the film and to do the 'invisible' role.