Here are a few interesting and weird facts from the world of movies and glamour… on

  • “What must one do to receive an Oscar? Play Biblical characters, priests and victims of sad tragic disabilities.” –Marlene Dietrich,actress
  • The filming of Cast Away {Tom Hanks} was spread over two years to show his health changing whilst on that island
  • Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot
  • Meena Kumari has also six fingers on her right hand. It take good care to not shown it any of the scenes of films she had done
  • The 1956 Oscar for Best Screenplay went to a writer named “Robert Rich” for The Brave One. No such person existed. Turns out it was actually blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.
  • According to the Guinness’ Movie Facts and Feats, a Welsh woman named Myra Franklin sat through 940 screenings of The Sound of Music
  • The Big B was to be named ‘Inquilab’ before his father, the famous poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan finally agreed upon ‘Amitabh’, which means brilliance unlimited.
  • In ARMAGGEDON,Remember the kid with the small spaceship toy? Now, do you remember the woman that plays his mother? She was a stunt double for Richard Gere in The Jackal. His body mimics hers so well that it was a good fit.
  • Only 6% of the autographs in circulation from members of the Beatles are estimated to be real
  • Mel Gibson has personally earned almost $400,000,000 from his movie “The Passion of the Christ”.
  • Jim Carrey voted in 2004 at the Beverly Hills City Hall. He had an assistant wait in line for him, however.
  • The ‘Khalnayak’ song Choli Ke Peeche was protested by as many as 42 political parties.
  • When Rajesh Khanna was the reigning superstar, a textbook prescribed by Bombay University contained an essay titled ‘The Charisma of Rajesh Khanna’
  • Hindi film actor Jagdish Raj is in the Guiness Book of World Records for playing the role of a police inspector in 144 films
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  1. Chote says:

    cant comment abt Hollywood,but anythings possible in our Bollywood.Even Amitabh once said“Ee hai Bumbai nagaria tu dekh babua”……..

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