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12 Interesting and unknown facts about Irrfan Khan that will make you admire the actor even more

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Unconventional looks, no godfather in Bollywood and no story of exponential rise in the industry! It’s Irrfan Khan, the actor, the person and the global Indian. The guy made a name for himself from the ground up, brick by brick. Ask his fans and they would almost certainly try convincing you that in terms of acting talent, this guy is all other Bollywood Khans put together. Perhaps! He certainly is one of The Best actors in the industry. No doubts about that.

Let's take a look at 12 Interesting and unknown facts about Irrfan Khan that will make you admire the actor even more:

1. He became an actor by chance. He wanted to be a cricketer. Parents disapproved of it. As if by stroke of luck, he got a scholarship to attend NSD (National School of Drama). He was pursuing MA in Jaipur at that time. And he lied about having past theater experience to get in. By all means, it was a ‘good lie.’ We only have a handful of real artists like him in Bollywood.

2. He was a final year student at NSD (1988) when Mira Nair chose him for a role in Salaam Bombay.

3. A TV regular from 1994 to 1998, Irrfan was so bored at one point in time that he thought of quitting. It is an award winning movie based on local tribes of Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh.

4. His real name – Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan. He was born in the village of TONK in Jaipur, in a well off family with royal connections. He has two siblings and his father was a wealthy Zamindar who wanted his son to join the family tyre business. Good that he didn’t.

5. He added an extra ‘R’ to his name – hence the name IRRFAN. And it was not a numerologist who suggested this. Irrfan did it himself.

6. At 6 feet, 1 inch, Irrfan is one of the tallest actors in Bollywood.

7. LunchBox is the only Indian movie to have ever won a TFCA – Toronto Film Critics Association Award. With so much talent he sure has a long way to go.

8. He was offered a big role in Interstellar, but turned it down as he was expected to stay in USA for four months at a stretch.

9. Our home grown Irrfan Khan play the full fledged baddie in the hollywood movie The Amazing Spider-Man in 2012.

10. He has a wish – to gift his mother a suitcase full of money.

11. Julia Roberts stopped outside the Kodak Theater (where the Oscars were being staged) to compliment Irrfan on Slumdog Millionaire.

12. He reads a LOT; almost one new Hollywood script per week to better understand how to play his roles better. Irrfan did about 200 episodes of this TV serial in 1990s.

posted Jun 8 by Naveen Kumar

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Shahid Kapoor was born on 25th February 1981 in New Delhi, India. Shahid is considered as the most alluring Indian celebrities in media houses. His parents Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azeem were both performing artists, however, they were separated when Shahid Kapoor was three years of age. From that point onward, Shahid stayed with his mom and maternal grandparents, they moved to Mumbai when he was 10 years of age.

Let's take a look at 10 Interesting and unknown facts about 'Chocolate boy of Bollywood' Shahid Kapoor that you didn’t know:

1. Shahid was a background dancer in the films Dil To Pagal Hai & Taal.

2. Before doing a lead role Shahid was featured in TV commercials, Music Videos.

3. Shahid Kapoor wanted to become a Professional Dancer.

4. It took him 1 full year to get a perfect body for his film Kaminey.

5. Shahid gave up eating meat after reading the book “Life is Fair” by Brian Hines.

6. Shahid’s first love wasn’t Kareena, he first dated Hrishita Bhatt his co-star in Aryans Music Album.

7. During his struggles, Shahid Kapoor said “When I bought my first car, I also wanted to buy a Pioneer music system for it but at that time I couldn’t afford it. Now they want me to endorse it.”

8. Shahid uses his step father’s (Rajesh Khattar) surname in his passport. His passport reads Shahid Khattar.

9. His favourite Actor is his father Pankaj Kapoor and favourite actress is Julia Roberts.

10. He has been linked with many actresses in his career, starting from his first co-star Hrishita Bhatt, Amrita Rao, Priyanka Chopra, Bipasha Basu, Vidya Balan, Anushka Sharma, Sonakshi Sinha and Kareena Kapoor.

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SS Rajamouli's perfect work of art is stamping big money from everywhere throughout the world. The movie has started a broad wave on the planet. Not simply it has earned a great deal of notoriety however has additionally increased current standards for the movie to come.

The "Baahubali" series is a consolidated exertion of a dedicated team and its astonishing star-cast. A standout amongst the most imperative stars of the movie is Prabhas otherwise known as Baahubali. He has given his five years just to this movie and helped the creators to become wildly successful. In any case, have you at any point pondered about Prabhas' inclination, in actuality? Here are some lesser known actualities about Prabhas that will take your mind away.

Let's take a look at 10 Interesting and unknown facts about Baahubali lead actor Prabhas that you may not:

1. Even before Baahubali, Prabhas was a superstar. He appreciates an immense fan following in south.

2. It was Prabhas' third collaboration with SS Rajamouli. Before 'Baahubali 2', Prabhas worked with Rajamouli for 'Baahubali: The Beginning' and 'Chatrapathi'.

3. Prabhas believe in giving his best to his works. He likes to give time to one movie at a time. Prabhas shot for about 600 days remained dedicated for right around 5 years to finish both the movies.

4. Adhering to a strict diet and under the direction of two coaches and dieticians, Prabhas experienced a thorough change for the film. He picked up 22 kgs for Baahubali and later needed to drop that weight for the part of Shivudu. In 'Baahubali: The Conclusion', Prabhas stars in the double part of Amarendra and Mahendra Baahubali for which he sized up to 105 kgs.

5. Prabhas may be busy with movies and shooting plans. But, he is also an energetic peruser. He even has a personal library at his place.

6. The Baahubali actor is a fitness freak and considers shake moving as the best type of preparing. He like freehand practicing more than a gym. To make the war groupings of the "Baahubali" series look genuine he used to sweat out at volley court to make his reflexes exact.

7. Modest and hesitant Prabhas avoids open glare and likes to keep up a position of safety.

8. The qualified single man has so far gotten around 6,000 propositions to be engaged. In any case, because of work responsibilities, he has rejected them all.

9. Prabhas turned down a 100 crore underwriting as he didn't need himself to be occupied from the "Baahubali" arrangement. He even turned down many offers from Bollywood during that period.

10. The actor is a nature lover. Prabhas cherishes the wild verdure and is a huge fan of birds.

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'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' is winning hearts over the world. Its stars and makers have turned out to be well known worldwide and the movie has crossed the benchmark of 1000 crore.

Without a doubt, it's reasonable to state Baahubali 2 is at present the favorite topic of talk among the masses. Each and every character of this epic is being adulated for their strange performances. Among them all, the attractive performing artist Rana Daggubati as an opponent has been applauded in the first and also the second portion of Baahubali franchise.

Let's take a look at 10 Interesting and secrets facts about Baahubali star Rana Daggubati that you may not know:

1. Earlier as well, we had reported about Rana being visually impaired in the right eye; The actor had uncovered that despite the fact that he has an eye transplant done, he can't see from the right eye when the left one is shut.

2. His dad Daggubati Suresh Babu is a well known film maker and his fatherly granddad was D. Ramanaidu, a famous film maker who was consulted with the Padma Bhushan. Rana could have huge offers effectively yet he picked the difficult path. Before acting, he acted as a visual effects coordinator for 4 years.

3. He began off as a visual effects coordinator. Yes, he at first worked in the visual effects department for Mahesh Babu's "Sainikudu" in 2006 which also gave him a Nandi Award (highest award in Tollywood). It was four years after the fact in 2010, that he made his acting debut in ‘Leader’.

4. Rana is a die-hard fan of legendary artists Kamal Haasan and Sridevi. Actually, for his character in 'Baahubali', the actor took motivation from Kamal Haasan's cult classic "Nayagan" to get the subtleties ideal for a matured man.

5. Just like Prabhas, even Daggubati experienced a major change. For Baahubali: The Beginning, he needed to keep up a weight of 110 kgs, however for the second portion, he needed to lose 22 kgs. Doubtlessly, Rana was super successful in this.

6. Rana's most loved game is Kabaddi; he is additionally the brand ambassador of Star Sports' Pro Kabbadi group.

7. On screen, we observed Rana to be aggressive and harsh, yet in all actuality, he is completely the inverse. His close ones say that he can't watch enthusiastic film; since Rana is soft-hearted, he winds up crying.

8. He generally wanted to do stunts; in order to master them, he went to a stunt school in the US.

9. Rana has a fixation for shoes; it is said that he buys few sets wherever he goes.

10. Rana the biggest foodie! He loves hoarding on various assortments of foods; when the actor went on a vacation to Japan for seven days, he investigated every single conceivable place and cooking styles there. He used to try and have his friends' lunch boxes during school age (Ram Charan, the tollywood star uncovered it).

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Perfectly described by one of the Best entertainment page on facebook, Madhubala was someone who’s beauty isn’t portrayed by words. She was the ruler of acting and a wonder goddess, and was a part of around 70 movies. 

Let's take a look at 10 Interesting and unknown facts about the most beautiful woman of bollywood Madhubala :

1. Madhubala started working at a very young age (Age 9) To support her financially. Her Screen name was same as her real name Mumtaz.

2. Her leading role in a movie was at the age of 14 opposite Raj Kapoor in Neel Kamal-1947. This was the last film as ‘Mumtaz’ as she selected ‘Madhubala’ to be her name.

3. She didn’t know to speak English but she had to. She learned it when she was 17.

4. She played the lead role opposite all superstars of her time including Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand, Dilip Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Shammi Kapoor and Sunil Dutt.

5. Her father was very strict. She didn’t have any friends as she was not allowed to go out for parties. She was allowed to come out only for the shooting.

6. The reason behind her father’s strictness was her beauty. He didn’t want her to go close to anyone and He used to accompany her from the sets.

7. Her career spanned about 22 years but out of about 70 movies only 15 were hit, which is something shocking.

8. The actress wasn’t just famous in India, but was known internationally as well. A major Hollywood magazine wrote an article about her which stated her as The Biggest Star in the World.

9. An example of her father’s strictness is that Madhubala and Dilip Kumar loved each other, but her father didn’t want her to be in a relationship with Dilip so their LOVE ended.

10. The actress died very early, just at 36.

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Anil Kapoor is one of the main performers of Bollywood till date. He is one of the legend of bollywood and most conspicuous performing artist of Indian silver screen. Anil Kapoor featured Hindi film over 25 years now. He had given many hits to hindi silver screen. Anil Kapoor doesn't originate from a Bollywood foundation. He had no associations with Bollywood .Along with Bollywood; Anil likewise had worked in Hollywood and earned many honors for his work. Anil Kapoor had won numerous hearts over the globe. Individuals the whole way across the globe knew him as the "Jhakass man". He is exceptionally modest and practical individual. We will now read a portion of the intriguing and obscure realities about the jhakass man.

Let's take a look at 10 Interesting and unknown facts about Anil Kapoor:

1. Chembur Ka Chokra 

Very few of us will know that Anil Kapoor comes from a middle class family. He used to live in chembur , a little place close Mumbai. He was an extremely basic living kid, he had a few dreams which he accomplished today. He worked hard to accomplish his fantasies. He came into Bollywood with little longs for going into the extra large screen. Anil Kapoor didn't have a place from a rich foundation. Today his accomplishments talks it every one of, all his diligent work, devotion has got him accomplish what all the coveted. Anil Kapoor puts stock in straightforward living, he regards the accomplishments and his diligent work.

2. First Steps in Bollywood

When he entered bollywood he had to face very struggle face and he worked really hard to achieve his dreams and he respects his hard work. He additionally did numerous creation employments and extremely odd occupations to get by for his living. Anil Kapoor doesn't originate from an established background, he had done numerous creation employments in the business in his underlying circumstances. One of the intrigue work done by him was to wake Mithun Da in the morning. Once in a meeting, Anil Kapoor has said in an extremely snide manner that awakening mithun da was an exceptionally tuff work. This demonstrates his battle and commitment for his work and his diligent work to accomplish his fantasies.

3. Self description 

Anil Kapoor as we know had to face many struggles and hard work in the initial stage in the industry. Anil Kapoor is extremely self illustrative person; he had said in an interview that I might want to label himself as a work as it were. His money related capacity was not in any way great. Whatever he had sought after in his life is because of his devotion for his fantasies and his diligent work. He says that he feels honored to have accomplished such a great amount in his life , he views himself as a work just having a place from a work class. He is an exceptionally humble individual and we regard his humility towards his accomplishments throughout his life.

4. Anil’s favorite kid

We would feel that sonam kapoor is nearest to anil kapoor as we have seen the sort of bond they shared. We realize that Anil and sonam shares a way decent bond, however it is astounding to realize that Anil's tower is tilted towards sonam, as well as in fact he says that my most loved changes in like manner, some time or another i feel its rhea or sometime I feel for brutal or sonam. There are no determinations in my most loved rundown among my children. My most loved child changes appropriately, there is no earlier top pick.

5. “Jhakkas” is the word AK is allergic to

Anil Kapoor didn't consider that" jhakass move" to end up noticeably so prominent that half of the nation dances on that song . Anil Kapoor didn't ever imagined that "Jhakass" will turn into a piece of his character. Wherever he goes he sees his fans scoring upon the jhakass melody. Anil never felt that, the melody will turn out to be such a blockbuster and individuals will love him such a great amount in the tune. It was exceptionally stunning for Anil Kapoor that, the tune is still in the leader of his fans individuals still stick him with that "jhakass move".

6. AK’s Love Life

Anil Kapoor imparted a connection to sunita however at first he didn't know about wedding sunita. He was not kidding for sunita however he didnot needed to focus on her at the same time, later he understood that he ought to wed sunita as sunita's folks were distraught at him for not stepping up with regards to wed their little girl. Presently, sunita and anil kapoor are one of the favored couple in bollywood .Anil Kapoor didnot had any intriguing stories about his affection life, he succumbed to sunita and later wedded her. There was no intriguing and much issues to discuss his adoration life.

7. His memories about bringing back the Mr.india watch in his life

When Anil was invited to the Anupam Kher show, there was a very sarcastic question asked to him by anupam kher about having that Mr. India watch today and what will he get back from the past using that Mr. India watch, Anil Kapoor replied very emotionally that if he would have that Mr. India watch, he would use it and get his mother back in his life and also he wanted to get back his mother in law using that watch. This shows the sweet emotional factor within the legend Anil Kapoor.

8. Stalker Anil Kapoor

Amazing to realize that, Anil Kapoor carried on stalker once to get a role in the subhash ghai motion picture . He truly did stalked Mr. Subhash Ghai for the role in the film "Krodhi". Unfortunetly despite the fact that with all the stalk done by him, the role was as yet not given to him. The role was played by Sachin Pilgaonkar for the motion picture Krodhi. Afterward, Anil did worked with a large number of Subhash Ghai creation, for example, "Taal" ,"Ram Lakhan and numerous all the more however this time he didn't needed to stalk Mr. Ghai for the roles.

9. Surprised comparison

One of the surprising moment for Anil Kapoor was when his work was compared to Mr. Bachchan. Soon after two releases of Anil Kapoor he was extremely appreciated for his work and furthermore he was contrasted with Mr. Bachchan , It was extremely stunning and satisfying for him that individuals are cherishing his work so much likewise he had increased such a gigantic fan following in such a short while.

10. Working experience with today’s generation

Anil Kapoor enjoys the company of today’s generation actors. He says that he is truly enlivened with the upcoming actors. He appreciates working with them, likewise expresses that he appreciate working with the new generation. He says that he gets the opportunity to take in a great deal from the new stars this day

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Madhuri Dixit is also known as the dancing diva of Bollywood. She is a multi-talented actress, dancer, as well as a judge on a reality TV show (Jhalak Dikhla Ja). Owing to her 1000 watt smile and mystic aura, she has been able to steal a million hearts and rule Bollywood for decades.

Let's take a look at 10 interesting and unknown facts about bollywood dancing diva Madhuri Dixit:

1. Madhuri was born in a Maharashtrian family to Late Shankar Dixit and Snehlata Dixit in the year 1967. She has three elder siblings: two sisters (Rupa Dixit and Bharti Dixit), and a brother Ajit Dixit.

2. Madhuri Dixit was paid a salary of Rs. 27,535,729 for her role in ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’ opposite Salman Khan.

3. Madhuri Dixit had no interest in joining films initially. She received a degree in Microbiology and wanted to become a microbiologist or a pathologist.

4. Madhuri Dixit is said to be the only actress in Bollywood to have the record for having the maximum number of Filmfare nominations (14 times) in the Best Actress category and has won 5 Filmfare Awards.

5. Famous Indian painter M.F Husain was so mesmerized by Madhuri Dixit’s beauty that he watched her blockbuster ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’ 67 times. He also booked an entire theatre for her comeback flick, ‘Aaja Nachle’.

6. In the song ‘Kahe Chedd Mohe' from Devdas, Madhuri Dixit’s costume weighed 30 kilograms. She had some problems with the dance choreography because of this, but she eventually completed it.

7. Madhuri Dixit is an accomplished Kathak dancer and is trained in the dance for eight years.

8. Madhuri is the only heroine of her era who got choreographed by Kathak guru, Pandit Birju Maharaj for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Devdas’. She was thrilled when Pandit Birju Maharaj said that she is the best Bollywood dancer.

9. In the year 2008, this Bollywood actress with the most mesmerising smile was honoured with the Padma Shri award (India’s 4th highest civilian award).

10. Madhuri literally has fans from all corners of the world, including our neighbour Pakistan. During the Kargil War, it was reported that Pakistani army taunted saying that "they would give up Kashmir if India gives them Madhuri". As a reply to this, Captain Batra shot the taunter and said: “From Madhuri, With Love”.

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Who is Bear Grylls? Presently, that is an entertaining inquiry. It will be an incredible astonishment on the off chance that you don't know his identity. He is the genuine saint for a huge number of individuals out there, who love to watch his show with a stunningness feeling without fail, as though it's the first run through. The man has truly vanquished the word unimaginable a larger number of times than we can check. Today, we have gathered a portion of the lesser known realities about him. This will convey you nearer to him like never before. Read the total article to discover.

Let's take a look at 10 Interesting and unknown facts about 'The Ultimate Adventurer' Bear Grylls:

1. His Real Name

His real name is not Bear Grylls, his birth name is Edward Michael Grylls. Evidently, his elder sister named him Bear when he was only seven days old; this was on the grounds that he was a wild game. He has unquestionably satisfied his name and has made an inheritance for various eras to live with, and is absolutely no place close to the end.

2. Join Indian Army

Bear Grylls initially wanted to join the Indian Army after he completed his schooling. He spent a good amount of time in India, trekking at the Indian Himalayas and hiking through Darjeeling, West Bengal and Sikkim. He always wanted to be an adventurer and saw Indian Army as a great opportunity to fulfill his dreams.

3. Karate Black Belt

He loves martial arts and definitely loved being in India. He is a black belt in Shokobon Karate, which he first started learning in India. He is pretty impressive in protecting himself on this matter.

4. The Great Fall

In 1996, Grylls met a freefall parachuting accident in Zambia. Amid A SAS Skydive from an extraordinary stature, his parachute rodent a tallness of 16,000 ft over the ground and he softened his vertebrae up three places in this mischance.

5. Climbing The Everest

18 months after breaking three vertebrae in the accident, Grylls accomplished his childhood dream for climbing the summit of Mount Everest in Nepal on 16 May 1998. At 23, he was among the most youthful individuals to have accomplished this deed. He was for a long while been itching to be the individual he is today and obstructions that surfaced, were not something that could prevent him from being that.

6. Scaling The Unscalable

While get ready for the move to the highest point of the Everest, he scaled the Ama Dablam and turned into the most youthful individual from Britain to have finished this heist. Strangely, amazing mountain dweller Sir Edmund Hillary depicted the top as unscalable. The Ama Dablam is to be sure considered as a standout amongst the most extraordinary tops on earth.

7. Dinner At The Sky

When we start to presume that this person can't go more outrageous than this, he demonstrates us wrong over and over. Curiously, he holds the world record for the world's most elevated outdoors supper party, which he imparted to Lt Cdr Alan Veal RN. It was held in a hot air swell at a stature of 7,600 meters.

8. Record Breaking Fall

Grylls, alongside the twofold amputee Al Hodgson and the Scotsman Freddy MacDonald, set a Guinness world record in 2008 for the longest consistent indoor freefall. The past record was 1 hour 36 minutes by a US group. Grylls, Hodgson, and MacDonald, utilizing a vertical twist burrow in Milton Keynes, broke the record by a few moments. The endeavor was in support of the philanthropy association Global Angels which works for the welfare of kids.

9. Crossing The Atlantic

In 2003, Bear drove a group of 5 individuals over the North Atlantic sea on an open watercraft. The pontoon was 11 meters in length and it confronted extraordinary environmental change and ice sheets amid the memorable voyage. Among his compliances was his adolescence companion, SAS associate, and Mount Everest climbing accomplice Mick Crosthwaite. The voyage begun from Halifax, Nova Scotia and finished at John o' Groats, Scotland.

10. Above The Everest

In 2007, Grylls went ahead to make a record-setting Parajet parameter in the Himalayas close Mount Everest. He took off from 4,400 meters, 8 miles south of the mountain. Grylls flew around and looked down on the summit amid his flight. He needed to adapt to temperatures of −60 °C. He persevered perilously low oxygen levels and in the end achieved 9,000 meters, which is very nearly 3,000 meters higher than the past record of 6,102 meters. The accomplishment was shot for Discovery Channel worldwide and in addition Channel 4 in the UK. While Grylls at first wanted to traverse Everest itself, he couldn't do as such as the allow was just to travel toward the south of Everest. He didn't attempt to fly over the Everest, considering the danger of abusing Chinese airspace.

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