Bollywood is one of the largest film industries in the world. Each year, Bollywood produces hundreds of movies worldwide. Most of the fans want to know interesting, funny, mind blowing and amazing facts about Bollywood. So, we have tried to provide you the most interesting information about the largest film industry of India i.e. Bollywood.
11 Interesting Facts about Bollywood Film Industry of India
1. Bollywood word has been included as a word in the Oxford Dictionary.
2. 3 Idiots is the lone Bollywood film which crossed the earnings of Rs. 200 crore in the Indian market.
3. Ghajini was the first Bollywood movie to earn Rs. 100 crores.
4. Alam Ara was the first movie with sound.
5. The first Indian motion picture was ‘The Wrestlers’, which was screened in 1899.
6. Ashok Kumar, the legendary actor of the Indian film industry was a lab assistant in Bomba Talkies.
7. Waheeda Rahman is the lone actress who has acted as a mother and lover to Amitabh Bachchan. Waheed Rahman played the role of the actress opposite Amitabh Bachchan in the movie ‘Adalat’ and mother in ‘Trishul’.
8. Dimple Kapadia got married to Rajesh Khanna at the age of sixteen.
9. Lata Mangeshkar’s song ‘Ae Malik Tere Bande Hum’ song was adapted by a Pakistani school as the school anthem.
10. Amitabh Bachchan is the punctual Bollywood actor. Due to his punctuality, sometime he opens the gates of Filmistan Studios himself.
11. Dharmendra converted into Islam to marry Hema Malini without divorce to his first wife.
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Article Title: 11 Interesting Facts about Bollywood Film Industry of India
Article last re-published on November 9, 2016.