Bollywood Behind The Scenes Trivia
Are you a true Bollywood fan of dance, drama, songs and shoots? Then know all interesting happenings behind the scenes of your favorite Bollywood movies. Bet you’re going to love this.
100 dancers were flown down from Mumbai to Bangkok for the shoot of Salman’s notorious song Character Dheela from Ready.
A fire broke out in Universal Studios on June 1, 2008 but since the shoot area of Kambakkht Ishq was unaffected, shooting continued.
A professional Bengali draper was called on the sets of Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey to drape Deepika’s sarees, designed by Neeta Lulla.
A shoot of Heroine in a Mumbai suburb got interrupted after Kareena’s fans created havoc around the street where she could be seen.
A shoot of Jail was stalled for an hour and a half when miscreants interrupted an outdoor shoot of Mughda Godse and Neil Nitin Mukesh.
A short circuit led to a minor blast at Mumbai’s Mehboob Studios where Salman Khan was shooting for Dabangg 2.
Actress Sonam Kapoor believes in paying for herself each time she orders for anything on the sets of her film.
After stills from Anjaana Anjaani made an appearance on the net, producer Nadiadwala had banned mobiles from the set and locations.
Aishwarya didn’t use a body double for a daredevil scene in Raavan which features her jumping into a 80 feet fall from a big rock.
Aishwarya Rai had to dance to Nimbooda with swollen feet due to a chandelier accident on the sets of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.
Aishwarya Rai had worn heavy earrings for the Dola Re Dola sequence in Devdas as a result of which, her ears started to bleed.
Ajay Devgan is fond of collecting sunglasses, he gifts himself glares every time he gets free from his shoots in foreign countries.
Akshay Kumar had to cancel a Patiala House shoot after he suffered from severe back pain while shooting for an action scene for the film.
Akshay Kumar injured his shoulder while shooting for a pre climax scene for Rowdy Rathore in an under construction site in Mumbai.
Akshay Kumar was handcuffed on the set of Tees Maar Khan for four hours after a set assistant misplaced the keys of the cuffs.
Akshay was so excited for Patiala House that he started his cricket training under Paras Mhambrey even before he began to shoot.
Akshaye Khanna injured his back while shooting for Gali Gali Chor Hai, delaying the schedule of the film.
Although Saif’s never donned glasses on screen, he has been wearing one since the age of 12, and keeps them on when he is off camera.
Amitabh Bachchan is so punctual that several times he has opened the studio gate because he reached before the watchman.
At the age of 58, Amitabh Bachchan jumped from a height of 30 feet, along with Manoj Bajpai, for the waterfall scene in Aks.
Being a music lover, Ranbir Kapoor took lessons in drumming while filming some promos of Anjaana Anjaani.
Bibi, who did all the action stunts for Priyanka Chopra in Don 2, passed away during the post production stage of the movie.
Bollywood actress Preity Zinta worked as an assistant director for four days on the sets of Ajay Devgan’s Haqeeqat.
Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt actually shaved his head for his role as Kancha Cheena in Karan Johar’s remake of Agneepath.
Cricket enthusiasts Akshay Kumar and Rohit Dhawan would often indulge in friendly cricket matches while shooting for Desi Boyz.
David Dhawan’s son Varun got severely injured while shooting for an action sequence in Film City for Student Of The Year.
Deepika Padukone performed her stunts and car chase sequences on her own without using a body double in Race 2.
Despite being injured with a deep cut in his back that required up to 14 stitches, John shot the action scenes for Race 2 for 14 days.
Despite high fever, Vidya Balan shot for a song for The Dirty Picture, in a pond where she had to stay for 4 to 5 hours at a stretch.
Director Siddharth used to bring a chocolate box for child artist Diya Sonecha of We Are A Family to get the proper shots from her.
Due to an overdose of medicine, Aishwarya’s lips got swollen and she had to cover them with a dupatta for a scene in Action Replay.
During the filming of Saath Khoon Maaf, Priyanka starved as she could not eat or drink anything, since it would spoil her makeup.
During the Patiala schedule of Atul Agnihotri’s Bodyguard, Salman Khan was fined 200 rupees for smoking in Public.
During the Patiala schedule of Mausam, Sonam went on a shopping spree to buy mojris, patiala salwars, phulkari dupattas and parandas.
During the Pattaya schedule of Rascals, Sanjay Dutt injured himself during a work out when a dumbbell fell on his right foot.
During the shoot of a groovy dance number for Tees Maar Khan, Katrina bumped her head into Akshay’s jaws and hurt herself badly.
During the shoot of Dabangg, Salman Khan would secretly put meat on pure vegetarian Sonu Sood’s plate to convert him.
During the shoot of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Katrina sprained her neck during one of her work out sessions in the gym.
For a scene in Anjaana Anjaani, Siddharth Anand used Priyanka’s hairstylist and costume designer as he wanted more girls in the frame.
For a scene in Force, John Abraham lifted a 150 kilograms heavy Pulsar bike all by himself and threw it on the ground.
For a scene in Raavan, Abhishek refused to use a body double and executed a 90 feet jump from a cliff top into an icy river by himself.
For a scene in Raavan, Govinda refused to use a body double and chose to hop from one tree to the other on his own.
For a shot in Saat Khoon Maaf, Priyanka screamed so loudly that she lost her voice, and was advised to not talk at all for a week.
For a stunt scene in Lafange Parindey, Neil chose to have a body double while Deepika performed the daredevil stunts herself.
For an underwater scene in Talaash that was to be shot in a Qualis with a police logo, Reema Kagti got the vehicle shipped to London.
For her role in Aarakshan, Deepika wore the most ordinary salwar kameez outfits and did not use much make up on her face.
For her role of a blind in Lafangey Parindey, Deepika spent time with visually challenged people to understand their behaviour.
For her role of a Delhi University girl in Tanu Weds Manu, Kangna Ranaut lived in a girls hostel to get a feel of their lifestyle.
For his role in Zokkomon, Anupam’s face was remodeled in such a way that his wife failed to recognise him when he met her in disguise.
Hrithik explained almost all the scenes of Kites to Barbara as she was finding Anurag Basu’s English, difficult to understand.
Hrithik got Sanjay Dutt to quit smoking by gifting him a copy of Allen Carrs The Easy Way To Stop Smoking during the Agneepath shoot.
Hrithik is so fond of trance music that he especially asked music director Rajesh Roshan to include a trance track, Fire in Kites.
Hrithik nearly went blind when one of the junior artists on the sets of Agneepath threw gulaal in his eyes during a song sequence.
Hrithik Roshan followed a high protein diet, filled with eggs, brown bread, protein shakes, nuts and fruits for his role in Agneepath.
Hrithik Roshan prepared for his role as a paraplegic in Guzaarish by meeting other paraplegics and using a wheelchair in his own home.
Hrithik Roshan suffered a severe back injury while lifting a burly 110 kilograms fighter for an action sequence in Agneepath.
Hrithik wanted to use a fake beard for his character in Guzaarish but Sanjay Leela Bhansali got him to sport a natural one.
In Dil Se, Shahrukh Khan did not use a safety harness while shooting atop a moving train for the song Chaiyya Chaiyya.
In preparation for his role as a salsa instructor in Kites, Hrithik Roshan observed teachers interact with students at dance schools.
Initially, Hrithik refused to star in Kites due to knee problem but strangely when he started shooting, his pain was gone in few days.
International pop icon Akon faced a lot of difficulty while singing the Hindi lyrics of the song Chammak Challo from Ra. One.
It was Salman’s idea to shoot an action sequence for Ready in a Tuk Tuk, an urban auto rickshaw in Thailand.
It wasn’t any celebrity stylist but Mani Ratnam himself who chopped Abhishek Bachchan’s hair for the song Beera in Raavan.
Jacqueline Fernandez injured herself while shooting for a song sequence in Race 2 and ended up twisting her right ankle.
Jacqueline learnt how to speak fluent Marathi, thanks to Riteish Deshmukh who taught her the language during Jaane Kahaan Se Aayi Hai.
John Abraham offered to ship in his own bike, a Yamaha V Max, from India for his on screen character, Nick in Desi Boyz.
John Abraham rescued his co star, Genelia when they met with an accident while seated inside a jeep, during the shoot of Force.
John got into the skin of his character so deeply in Aashayein that after the scene was over, he rushed to his room and broke down.
Kangana fractured her left foot on the sets of Tanu Weds Manu after she lost her balance on a bike while shooting for the film.
Karan Johar actually performed a puja to avoid mishaps on the sets of Student Of The Year.
Kareena fell ill after an intense scene in Heroine, where she had to yell at Arjun Rampal and Randeep Hooda on top of her voice.
Kareena Kapoor was asked to smoke and drink for the camera to look convincing in the lead role of Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine.
Kareena shot with real life make up artists for scenes in Heroine, where she had to be shown getting ready for the camera.
Katrina Kaif had mispronounced the word Satta as Satya in Raajneeti, she dubbed it correctly just a few days before the release.
Keeping in mind Akshay’s back problem, Vipul offered to change the action laden climax of Action Replayy, but the actor refused.