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  2/1/2017 7 Larger-Than-Life Bollywood Trivia That Would Make You Go 'OMG!' - Tad Too Newhttp://www.tadtoonew.com/7-larger-life-bollywood-trivia-make-go-omg/ 1/5 7 Larger-Than-Life Bollywood Trivia That WouldMake You Go ‘OMG!’ Bollywood has always been a corner stone of India's dreams and it was always lived up to that expectation. We have collated a few mind boggling trivia that you probably never knew about the very industry that's heart and soul to you. [dropcap]1[/dropcap]Raj Kapoor, the Charlie Chaplin of Indian Cinema was a spark ofoptimism in Russia   [pull_quote_left]I am crazy about Indian movies and Raj Kapoor   is my favorite, though I alsolike Disco Dancer Mithun . -Svetlana Andarzyanova[/pull_quote_left]You have read all the three names in the above quote perfectly right. And the fact might justhave left you in the lurch, of mistaken identities. But, such is the vastness of Bollywood, thatit has managed to spread across countries for the sheer joy and optimism it presents itself with. Yes! You never might have heard about this, but Raj Kapoor, the legendary showman of Bollywood, is a character of mighty optimism is Russia in its soviet days. By Sauvik Paul  -Jan 16, 2015  2/1/2017 7 Larger-Than-Life Bollywood Trivia That Would Make You Go 'OMG!' - Tad Too Newhttp://www.tadtoonew.com/7-larger-life-bollywood-trivia-make-go-omg/ 2/5 Battered with the hardships of the Second World War with Germany, the country was at itsnadir at that point. With starvation, devastation and hardships, the Russians found delight inIndia’s greatest showman, Raj Kapoor. His movies  Awara  and Shree 420  resonated with hopeand optimism amongst the greater adversities in India. And this is the sole reason, why acountry ravaged by war found realism in the reels of the Indian cinema. [dropcap]2[/dropcap]‘Yaadein’ – This 113 min long Bollywood classic featured only ONEactor all along. Odds are that you might never have heard about this film ‘ Yaadein’   shot in the year 1964.Starring Sunil Dutt, this 113 minute long movie was a one man show – literally. Sunil Dutt,the writer/director was the only actor, in the film all along. And not surprisingly, it has founda place, in the Guinness Book of World Records, under the category “ Fewest actors in anarrative film ”. It’s indeed sad, that such a daring experimental effort has largely goneunnoticed in the world of Indian cinema – given the latest fad of the 100 year celebration.The plot revolves around a loving husband, who suddenly finds himself deserted by his familyafter coming back home from work. And his reminiscence of their time together and trying tofigure out what might be the reason that they left. Tough, inspiring and definitely worth awatch! It’s a rare movie, but if you can grab a better print/copy of the same, do watch it. Incidentally, this was also Sunil Dutt’s directorial debut. [dropcap]3[/dropcap]Swades – A movie that awakened a nation was inspired from an NRIcouple who left their plum jobs in US and returned to their roots. Watch Yaadein 1964 AVI Hindi Classic Masterpiece DaXclusives.avi in Drama | View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com  2/1/2017 7 Larger-Than-Life Bollywood Trivia That Would Make You Go 'OMG!' - Tad Too Newhttp://www.tadtoonew.com/7-larger-life-bollywood-trivia-make-go-omg/ 3/5 Source: bharatdiscovery  Coming to more popular cinema, you must have watched Swades  quite a number of times and I am sure, you haveloved it all the way down till the end, doesn’t matter,whether you are an SRK fan or not. But, at the end of theday, such things are stuff that only happens in movies. Ohyeah!? Swades is inspired from the work of AravindaPillalamarri and Ravi Kuchimanchi, who returned to India,and developed a pedal power generator which helped to light up remote, off-the-grid villageschools. Director Ashutosh Gowarikar, spent a considerable amount of time with the coupleto understand and recreate their life’s work on celluloid. [dropcap]4[/dropcap]A timeless Bollywood track, adapted as a school anthem in Pakistanand a gritty prison saga on winning the Golden Globe.  Lata Mangeshkar’s soulful song ‘  Ae Malik Mere Bande Hum ’   from ‘ Do Aankhen BarahHaath ’ in 1957 inspired a whole generation during that time. Such was the widespreadimpact that it was adapted by a Pakistani school as the school anthem.This film is not only restricted to this soul stirringmasterpiece, this was also a benchmark period drama, inspired by the story of an idealistic jailor who runs an ‘openprison’ for the criminals sentenced by the court. inSwatantrapur in the princely state of Aundh. This film hasmanaged to change the nation’s perspective towards, howwe perceive and your general behavior towards, prisonersand especially those who are on death rows.This is the first Indian film to win the Golden Globe Award and also the Silver Bear at theBerlin Film Festival. [dropcap]5[/dropcap]“Zindagi Na Milegi Do Bara” enlisted as part of syllabus in marketingin colleges in Spain.  2/1/2017 7 Larger-Than-Life Bollywood Trivia That Would Make You Go 'OMG!' - Tad Too Newhttp://www.tadtoonew.com/7-larger-life-bollywood-trivia-make-go-omg/ 4/5 Source: barcelonayellow  “Zindagi Na Milegi Do Bara”   has been enlisted as a case study in marketing managementcourses in Spain colleges. Such was the impact of the movie, where 3 friends, going all out intheir bachelor road trip to the thrills and spills of the mystic country. After the movie caughtthe imagination of the Indian audience, Spain saw a staggering 62% (some estimates saythe surge between 35-50%) increase of the country’s tourism. Multiple tours companiesstarted tailor made adventure trails and flights were scheduled between India and Spain. [dropcap]6[/dropcap]A Bollywood ãlm took 10 years and a whooping 1.5 crores to completethat too in 1960 Bollywood epic saga Mughal-e-Azam took 10 years to complete the black and white versionand it had remained as the most expensive Bollywood film made for decades. No stone wasleft unturned for creating this magic on celluloid. The jewelry was made in Hyderabad, thecrowns in Kohlapur, the weapons in Rajasthan and the shoes in Agra. More than 2000camels, 4000 horses and 8000 extras – the producers have gone that extra mile, to bring inactual soldiers on loan from the Indian army. The cost was approximately 1.5 crores theequivalent of which is around 40 crores in today’s valuations. Audacious!As the film opened its doors to the Indian audience, such was the demand and theenthusiasm of people that it almost led to riots in Mumbai’s famous Maratha Mandir. If reports are to be believed, the fans actually waited in queue for days, with family membersferrying them food from home. If you have landed up with a ticket containing photographsand trivia about the film, then you have just gathered a rare piece of collector’s item.
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