The glamour and classy lifestyle of Bollywood celebrities have fascinated many over the years. But, all that glitters is not gold and the Bollywood industry too has some dysfunctional element attached to it. You can witness huge age gaps, strange family dynamics, major rivalries, and bizarre stories of link ups in the industry. You have heard scores of wildest stories emerging from the industry every now and then that provided gossip fodder to Bollywood fanatics. If you are obsessed with Bollywood industry and its celebrities, do not miss the weird facts listed below:
- Kareena Kapoor Khan reportedly attended the first wedding of her now husband Saif Ali Khan. Amrita Singh is the ex-wife of Saif Ali Khan.
2. Actor Kabir Bedi’s third wife Praveen Dusanj is 5 years younger to his actress daughter Pooja Bedi.
3. Dimple Kapadia was just 16 years old when she got married to Rajesh Khanna. The couple had an age gap of 15 years. The couple after living together for some years started living separately as Rajesh Khanna did not want her to pursue a career in films.
4. Rekha whose life is nothing less than a mystery wears sindoor even though she is not married.
5. There was a time when Raj Babbar had actually confessed his affair with Rekha. The actor claimed that Rekha had broken off from a long-standing relationship and she wanted to get away from it. He claimed that he was in a similar situation. They clung to each other to seek some emotional support.
6. Late actress Sridevi had reportedly tied a Rakhi to her husband Boney Kapoor before the two got married.
7. Anupam Kher played the role of a 60 year old man when he was barely 29 years old in the film Saaransh.
8. Tom Cruise was considered for the timeless classic Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaayenge as Raj Malhotra.
9. Mahesh Bhatt’s actress daughters Pooja Bhatt and Alia Bhatt have a huge age gap of 21 years.
10. Shatrughan Sinha’s daughter Sonakshi Sinha bears striking resemblance with yesteryear actress Reena Roy. Many people even call her the daughter of Reena Roy.
11. Leading A list actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Katrina Kaif became part of B-grade movies that had bedroom scenes.
12. Cheating on partners is quite rampant in Bollywood. However, there are Bollywood celebs that set major relationship goals. Many actors such as Raj Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Farhan Khan, Dharmendra cheated on their partners.
13. Drug addiction is also quite common in the industry. Reports claim that Sanjay Dutt, Ranbir Singh, and Ranveer Singh have coke addiction.
14. Leading Bollywood stars also suffered from depression and confessed publicly about it. These celebrities may have a glittery life from the outside but deep inside their life is filled with some upheavals. Several actors and actresses such as Deepika Padukona, Aamir Khan, and Sushant Singh Rajput experienced depression despite having such a successful career in Bollywood. Sushant Singh was found dead last year on June 14. Yesteryear actress Parveen Babi and actor Raj Kiran Spent some years in a mental asylum in the USA. Parveen lost her life during her fight with depression and gangrene disease and it was only after 3 days it was found out that she died when she did not collect the milk packets from outside her home. Reports also claim that when she was having an affair with Mahesh Bhatt she almost ran behind him naked on the streets.
15. Some Leading Bollywood stars namely, Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh have reportedly confessed that they lost their virginity at a very young age. Ranveer Singh lost his virginity at the age of 12 while Ranbir lost his at the age of 15.
16. Extra marital affairs are also quite common in Bollywood. Actor Govinda reportedly claimed that he had an extra marital affair with Rani Mukherjee while Dharmendra had it with Hema Malini. Reports state that Dharmendra changed his religion to marry Hema as he did not want to divorce his first wife.
17. Bollywood also has connections with the underworld. Leading Bollywood actresses such as Monica Bedi, Mamta Kulkarni, and Mandakini dated underworld dons and were also spotted with them several times. Meanwhile, Sanjay Dutt spent several years in jail for his links with underworld dons and possession of illegal weapons.
18. Rajesh Khanna was an adopted child. The late actor was adopted by Chunnilal and Leelawati Khanna. They happened to be the relatives of his biological parents.
19. Shekhar Suman accused leading actress Kangana Ranaut for trying black magic on his son Adhyan Suman. Adhyan divulged that when Kangana was dating him she used to take him to a tarot reader and also tried black magic claiming that he was facing a bad time.
20. Sunny Deol reportedly ripped off his jeans while shooting for the Darr movie. He was upset with Yash Chopra as Shah Rukh Khan was supposed to hit him. Sunny’s perspective was how SRK could hit him so easily as he was playing the role of a commando. When Sunny received the best supporting actor Filmfare for Damini, he was extremely upset with Darr and out of anger he left his award in the toilet backstage.
21. Ranbir Kapoor still takes Rs 1500 every week as his pocket money from his mother Neetu Kapoor.
22. Amitabh Bachchan is ambidextrous and can write using both his left and right hand.
23. Super hit film Mr. India was actually written for Amitabh Bachchan. Mr India was scripted keeping in consideration Big B’s voice but he refused to be part of the film and perform the role of an invisible man.
24. Before achieving massive success in Bollywood, Sunil Dutt used to work as a radio jockey. During those days he had a massive crush on actress Nargis and always thought of interviewing her on his show. But, when he actually got the opportunity to interview her, he could not speak even a single word and the entire show had to be scrapped. Few years later he got the opportunity to work with her in Mother India and later the two got married.
25. A four hour audio of Salman and Aishwarya was leaked in which he reportedly confessed that he slept with Preity Zinta during the shoot of Chori Chori Chupke Chupke. But, when the forensic reports were released, the audio tapes turned out to be fake.