10 Facts about Bollywood

Monday, August 3rd 2015. | Entertainment

Facts about Bollywood talk about the Hindi language film industry. The base is located in Mumbai, India. Bollywood gives the people who want to be involved with Indian cinema a lot of opportunities. It attracts the actors and actresses to play in the movies.  There many people who decide to move to Mumbai for they want to become movie star.  These people include the theatre actors, TV actors, beauty contestants or even models. Let’s find out more interesting facts about Bollywood below:

Facts about Bollywood 1: the non Indian actors and actresses

There are only few non Indian actors and actresses who can break Bollywood. Some of them who have played in Indian movies include the Australian born actress Emma Brown Garett and Alice Patten. Patten became an Englishwoman in Rang De Basanti.

Facts about Bollywood 2: Madhuri Dixit

In 1980s and 1990s, Madhuri Dixit ruled Bollywood. She was considered as the best actress due to her commercial and critical success. Get facts about black and white movies here.




Facts about Bollywood 3: the connection

The connection in the industry is very important to make a debut. But if the movies are flop, it is not a guarantee that the career will last longer.

Facts about Bollywood 4: the successful actors and actresses

The successful actors and actresses in Bollywood without any connection in the industry include Madhuri Dixit, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Dharmendra and Rajesh Khanna.

Facts about Bollywood

Facts about Bollywood

Facts about Bollywood 5: Filmfare Awards ceremony

One of the notable film awards in Bollywood is Filmfare Awards ceremony. This event began in 1954.

Facts about Bollywood 6: National Film Awards

In 1954, the National Film Awards was established in India. The DFF or Directorate of Film Festivals managed the award under the government of India since 1973.

Bollywood Actress

Bollywood Actress

Facts about Bollywood 7: Bollywood in 1960s and 1970s

The famous actors in 1960s and 1970s included Sanjeev Kumar, Rajesh Khanna, Dharmendra, Mumtaz, Sharmila Tagore and Shashi Kapoor.

Facts about Bollywood 8: Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is an icon in Bollywood. People always remind him with his angry young man character.

Bollywood Facts

Bollywood Facts

Facts about Bollywood 9: Bollywood in 2000s

Bollywood in 2000s gains a lot of attention not only from India but also from other countries in the world. Some of the famous movies in 2000s included Veer-Zaara (2004), Koi… Mil Gaya (2003), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Hum Tum (2004), and many more. Find out Facts about Bhaag Milkha Bhaag here.

Facts about Bollywood 10: the new face

In 2000s, people begin to realize the new face actors and actresses such as Abhishek Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Saif Ali Khan and Preity Zinta.

Bollywood Picture

Bollywood Picture

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