As Indians we are movie mad. We love the illogical, the impractical and the impossible. So when we asked people about the some trivia about Bollywood or movies they know and Quora users came up with some very interesting things.
Aditya Chopra had named Shah Rukh Khan's character Raj after the famous actor Raj Kapoor. However, the title of the movie, Dilwale Dulaniya Le Jayenge was suggested by Kirron Kher, wife of Anupam Kher who played the role of SRK’s father.
The role of Salman Khan in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai was originally offered to Saif Ali Khan. However, because Saif was busy with something else, he refused to play the role of Aman in the movie. But Salman Khan rocked the role of Aman and bagged Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance.
Shahrukh Khan was the Original Choice for Arshad Warsi's role in movie Jolly LLB. The makers of the movie waited for SRK for several months but he was busy in shooting Chennai Express. However, the makers of LLB went ahead picking up Arshad Warsi as the lead role. He then won two national awards along with Filmfare.
Sridevi was supposed to be in the movie as Big B’s love interest, however, she turned down the role. Later, Aishwarya was meant to be a guest appearance in the movie but people went crazy that Aishwarya was in the movie and hence the team decided to make her a more regular character.
The movie shows many soldiers being killed. However, in real life, the Defenders at Longewala lost only 2 soldiers in the battle.
Pa was one of the most phenomenal movies of all time.the Bachchans holds the Guinness World record for being the only father-son duo to have played reversed roles on-screen in Paa. It is one among the rare stories with reversed roles.
Shahid Kapoor was the first choice of Raanjhana. However, he dropped out because his last two romantic flicks, Mausam and Teri Meri Kahani were huge flops. Well, Bollywood thanks Shahid now for helping Dhanush to emerge as a superstar.
Golmaal is surely a movie that will promise you with unlimited fun. However, the names of the characters were decided according to the movie. Characters :
Ajay Devgan - Gopaal
Sharman Joshi - Lakshman
Arshad Warsi - Maadhav
Tushhar Kapoor – Lucky
Rockstar, one of the best movies that Ranbir Kapoor gave to Bollywood was actually shot in reverse. This was because the directors of the movie did not want to mess with the hairstyle of Ranbir.
Late Amjad Khan was never the first choice for playing Gabbar Singh ? The role was first offered to Danny Denzongpa. However, Danny turned the offer down as he was already busy with Feroz Khan's Dharmatma which was to be shot in Afghanistan at the same time. He was almost dropped because scriptwriter Javed Akhtar found his voice too weak for Gabbar Singh's role.
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