Bollywood Celebrities Hidden Secrets

Are you a complete Bollywood fan and can never get enough of it? Here’s a collection of B-town secrets that were never revealed before. Your perfect dose of entertainment!

A few lines of

A few lines of the song Kad Ke Botal Dabjo from Yamla Pagla Deewana have been written by actor Dharmendra.

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A song in Zindagi

A song in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara has been inspired by a poem written by a Katrina’s fan on the internet.

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A TV channel offered

A TV channel offered Peepli Live a whopping Rs.10 crore for the satellite rights, which is higher than the actual cost of the film.

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Aamir Khan began his

Aamir Khan began his career as an Assistant Director to his uncle Nasir Hussain on the sets of Manzil Manzil and Zabardast.

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Abhishek Bachchan knew very

Abhishek Bachchan knew very little about the Chittagong Uprising before he started working on his role in Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey.

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Abhishek Bachchan left his

Abhishek Bachchan left his business studies midway to pursue a career as an actor.

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Abhishek Bachchan surprised Aishwariya

Abhishek Bachchan surprised Aishwariya Rai on their first VDay after marriage by making it to the premier of Jodha Akbar for a day.

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Abhishek felt something special

Abhishek felt something special for Aishwarya when he first saw her on the sets of Aur Pyar Ho Gaya with his close friend Bobby Deol.

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Ace filmmaker Prakash Jha

Ace filmmaker Prakash Jha first came to Mumbai in the 70s to try his luck in the film industry with a paltry Rs 300 in his pocket.

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Aditya Chopra started his

Aditya Chopra started his film making career at 18 as an assistant director with his father Yash Chopra.

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After a screening when

After a screening, when a few Kashmiri students described Kashmir as a beautiful prison, Rahul Dholakia decided to make Lamhaa.

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After completing 25 years

After completing 25 years in films, Govinda confessed his mom didn’t want him to become an actor, thanks to the culture in the industry.

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After directing an ad

After directing an ad that features him, Ranbir Kapoor exhibited his directorial skills during a promotional video shoot for Barfi.

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After seeing Devdas Ranbir

After seeing Devdas, Ranbir Kapoor got so excited to work with Sanjay Leela Bhansali that he dropped his resume at Bhansali’s office.

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Aishwarya Rai aka Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai aka Bachchan Bahu, made her screen debut in a commercial for Camlin pencils when she was only 9.

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Ajay Devgan assisted filmmaker

Ajay Devgan assisted filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor for Mr. India before being launched as a hero in Phool Aur Kaante.

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Akshay Kumar has a

Akshay Kumar has a secret hobby of collecting posters of old Bollywood films and he has shared his collection in a scene of Action Replay.

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Akshay Kumar s father

Akshay Kumar’s father in law, Rajesh Khanna and Tusshar Kapoor’s father, Jeetendra are cousins.

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Akshay Kumar s mother

Akshay Kumar’s mother in law and former Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia owns a candle making company, Faraway Tree.

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Akshay Kumar shot for

Akshay Kumar shot for the climax sequence of Rowdy Rathore in Badami, a village in Karnataka amidst dingy caves and huge frogs.

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Akshay Kumar was originally

Akshay Kumar was originally offered Shahrukh Khan’s role in Billu but he refused because he didn’t find the film interesting enough.

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Amitabh Bachchan gave up

Amitabh Bachchan gave up his job as a freight broker for the shipping firm Bird and Company to become an actor.

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Amitabh Bachchan was initially

Amitabh Bachchan was initially named Inquilaab, inspired from the phrase during the Indian independence struggle.

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Anil Kapoor s family

Anil Kapoor’s family lived in Raj Kapoor’s garage when they first came to Mumbai. They later shifted to a room in a middle class suburb.

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Anushka Sharma likes clean

Anushka Sharma likes clean cut men who also smell good as body odour is something which puts the pretty actress off.

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Apart from acting in

Apart from acting in his home production Dabangg, Salman also spent a great amount of time editing the film.

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Apart from Soha Saif

Apart from Soha, Saif Ali Khan has another sister named Saba, who is a jewellery designer.

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As a kid once

As a kid, once Emraan Hashmi set his backyard on fire in order to burn dried leaves, and then put the blame on his friends.

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As Kangana Ranaut celebrated

As Kangana Ranaut celebrated her 22nd birthday in March 2009, her passport revealed her true age to be 28.

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Asha Bhosle has sung

Asha Bhosle has sung in over twenty Indian and foreign languages, other than Hindi.

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Asha Parekh started her

Asha Parekh started her career as a child artist in the film Aasmaan in the year 1952.

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Asin s character in

Asin’s character in Ready has been inspired by Nisha, Madhuri Dixit’s girl next door character from Hum Aapke Hain Kaun.

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At the age of

At the age of 17, Bollywood star Imran Khan wanted to study the human mind and become a psychologist.

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Badmaash Company star Vir

Badmaash Company star Vir Das, auditioned nine times before Aamir Khan signed him for a role in his production Delhi Belly.

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Beautiful yesteryear actress Rekha

Beautiful yesteryear actress Rekha’s real name is Bhanu Rekha Ganesan.

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Before films Rana Daggubati

Before films, Rana Daggubati was a successful Digital Post entrepreneur and owned a company named Spirit Media.

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Before joining films Raveena

Before joining films, Raveena worked in an ad company called Genesis, under the baton of ad film director, Prahlad Kakkar.

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Before the release of

Before the release of Kaho Na Pyar Hai, Hrithik Roshan was trained under the supervision of actor Salman Khan.

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Before venturing into the

Before venturing into the glamour industry, Akshay Kumar worked as a peon for almost two years for a travel agency in Kolkata.

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Bobby Deol appeared as

Bobby Deol appeared as a child actor in the film Dharam Veer in 1977 where he played the younger version of his father, Dharmendra.

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Bollywood actor John Abraham

Bollywood actor John Abraham started his career as a media planner in an ad agency named Enterprise Nexus.

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Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi

Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi is the brother of TV actress Mansi Joshi Roy and the son in law of Prem Chopra.

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Bollywood actress Sameera Reddy

Bollywood actress Sameera Reddy suffers from sleepwalking since the age of six.

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Bollywood actresses Lara Dutta

Bollywood actresses Lara Dutta and Priyanka Chopra, who are not so cordial now, were roommates during their Miss India days.

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Citing the reason that

Citing the reason that he is a married man, Bobby Deol flatly refused to do dirty dancing for the song Pyaar Lo from Thank You.

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Considering Katrina s gorgeous

Considering Katrina’s gorgeous sleek body one can easily guess her diet but the actress chooses simple curd rice as her favourite menu.

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Contrary to his serial

Contrary to his serial kisser tag, Emraan Hashmi is a very spiritual person, he visits temples and offers namaz regularly.

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Director Neeraj Pandey waited

Director Neeraj Pandey waited for almost three years after A Wednesday, as he only wanted Akshay Kumar for Special Chabbis.

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Director Punit Malhotra is

Director Punit Malhotra is the nephew of designer Manish Malhotra and has worked as an assistant director to Karan Johar.

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Director writer singer and

Director, writer, singer and Rock On star Farhan Akhtar wants to own a music band in real life someday.

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Discontent with the end

Discontent with the end result of a song in Once Upon A Time In Mumbai, Ekta Kapoor spent Rs 20 lakhs to shoot the song again.

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During his college days

During his college days, Aamir Khan started playing tennis and went on to become the state champion tennis player of Maharashtra.

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During his struggling days

During his struggling days, music maestro A. R. Rahman bought his first studio by selling some of his sister’s jewellery.

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Ek Deewana Tha actress

Ek Deewana Tha actress Amy Jackson learnt about Bollywood by watching Shilpa Shetty in the reality show, Big Brother.

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Farah Khan shot an

Farah Khan shot an entire song, which happened to be the track for the end credits of Tees Maar Khan, in a single day at Film City.

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For a scene in

For a scene in Rascals, Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn reprised their famous characters Raghu and Sultan Mirza from Vaastav and OUATIM.

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For a song in

For a song in Desi Boyz, Akshay Kumar and John Abraham shot in a helicopter at a height of 30 floors without a harness for safety.

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For Force John Abraham

For Force, John Abraham trained under JJ Perry, who was Sylvester Stallone’s trainer in his film, Headshot.

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For her character in

For her character in Golmaal 3, Kareena suggested the name Daboo, which happens to be her father’s nickname.

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For her role of

For her role of an old lady in Action Replayy, Aishwarya had to spend about 6 hours a day for her make up to be applied perfectly.

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For his role in

For his role in Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, Imran Khan had to hang out with five Jat boys from Delhi to imbibe their mannerisms.

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For his role in

For his role in Zokkomon, Darsheel Safari was trained under the guidance of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan’s stunt director William Ong.

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For his role of

For his role of a magician in Guzaarish, Sanjay Leela Bhansali got a Ukranian magician to train Hrithik Roshan.

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For Priyanka s look

For Priyanka’s look in Saat Khoon Maaf, photos of her mom and grandmom were used as reference to see how women in her family have aged.

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For the song I

For the song I Don’t Know What To Do, from Housefull, Jiah wore a saree for the first time but managed to dance around in it comfortably.

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Former Miss India Sarah

Former Miss India Sarah Jane Dias, who made her debut with Game, is the joint owner of a cupcake shop in Mumbai named Butterfly.

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Gautham Menon changed his

Gautham Menon changed his film title from Prem Katha to Ek Deewana Tha, taking off from Prateik’s favorite song from Rishi Kapoor’s Karz.

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Hema Malini Hema was

Hema Malini Hema was considered for a Tamil film when she was 15 but rejected by the director for being too thin.

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Housefull actress Jiah Khan

Housefull actress, Jiah Khan maintains her hair by oiling and washing it with beer.

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Hrithik first appeared on

Hrithik first appeared on the silver screen as a child artist when he was only 6 with the 1980s film Aasha.

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Imran Khan pays tribute

Imran Khan pays tribute to Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh through the title song of the film, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan.

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In 2009 Raj Kundra

In 2009, Raj Kundra gifted his star wife, and then girlfriend, Shilpa Shetty a diamond ring on their first Valentine’s Day together.

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In his youth actor

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

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In the initial phase

In the initial phase of her career, Priyanka Chopra was not cast in several Bollywood projects because of her skin colour.

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It was during the

It was during the making of Veergati that Salman Khan started his work out sessions towards building his body.

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