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Top 10 Unknown facts about Shahrukh Khan



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ShahRukh Khan popularly known as the Baadshah of Bollywood is a popular actor in India and abroad. His persona has been always appealing to his fans and people who know him. He is known to carve his own niche in the world of acting with utter professionalism and courage. Being a self made man, today he is among the second richest actor in the world. He was seen in The Anupam Kher Show wherein he unveiled certain unknown and interesting facts about his life. It’s time to spill the beans about the actor’s life in the form of top 10 unknown facts about SRK as under:

1). SRK was oringally named as Abdul Rahman

The original name of SRK is Abdul Rahman, which not many fans would know about him. It was his granny who gave this name to him. However, this name was never registered anywhere hence he eventually turned out to be SRK, which everyone today know him with. This name was given by his father.

2). SRK wanted to join defense services

Remember SRK in Jab Hai Jaan in an army man character, well, that was his original dream before he formally entered the B Town. He always wanted to be in the Indian Army as most of the students of his time period felt especially in the northern parts of India. Though he was even sent out to the Army school but his mother was not interested in this career, this way his aspiration of army shelled off too soon.

3). He was adopted by his granny

In his early days of his life, he was adopted by her granny since she didn’t had any son. After staying for around five years with her, he finally left to his parents place to life his rest of his childhood.

4). The King of Bollywood sleeps in ironed Pajamas

This may sound weird, but our Bollywood star has his own fascination. As per him, he has the habit of wearing ironed pajamas. According to him, he has a humorous reason behind it, since he wants to remain presentable to everyone including the people who come and meet him in his dreams.

5). Too long list of favorite actors

SRK has been the fan of many actors unlike he has millions of fans around the world. His list of actors in B Town are many, right from the ace actors like Balraj Sahni, Amitabh Bachchan, Vishwajeet, Naseeruddin Shah, Dilip Kumar and Anupam Kher. In fact, his mother also a great fan of Dilip ji.

6). Only one female actor in his list

Unlike the long list of actors in the male category of B Town, he has just one actress whom he has been the fan of. This is of Mumtaz whom he calls very much gorgeous and even hot among the list of actresses found in that time frame.

7). He met Gauri when she was 14

In B town SRK and Gauri are among the most stable and loved couples in the industry where marriages make and break too often. When King Khan met her, she was barely 14, while SRK was 18 years of age. Eventually the teen love turned out into a successful marriage with the couple having three wonderful kids.

8). Never wanted to be an actor

Though he is among the seasoned actors in Bollywood, but acting was not even in his wildest of wild dreams. As said above, he was very much keen in army men and defense forces, however, destiny has its own option for him to give.

9). He wanted to make films

Acting was never his dream career option; however, SRK feels that he wanted to make films. However, thanking our stars, you can now see this man turning a good actor.

10). He signed five films in just one day before even staring his B Town career

As starting to work as a Bollywood star as a novice, it was really a hard time for him to come at the top. However, he was lucky enough to get five different movies in the same day and hence signed not 2 or 3 movies but five movies all together to start his Bollywood career.

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Kangana Ranaut heads to Himachal Pradesh temple to seek blessings before her film- Manikarnika The Queen of Jhansi’s release



Kangana Ranaut

The Kangana Ranaut starrer film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi has been drawn into one issue to the other ever since it was announced in the media. Right from the protests to the issues with the cast and crew, the film has always remained at the limelight. In other words, there is no dearth of reasons for the film to remain in the news for all wrong reasons. However, with all the hue and cry the makers had the fate clear to get their film released. Finally, they are able to release their film on the eve of Republic Day. Though it will clash with a few, but the makers are confident that it will attract the audience on a big day. Also, the film has an apt release date, which will again help the movie.

Kangana Ranaut is playing the lead role in the film playing the character of Rani Laxmi Bai. The film is directed by the Krish fame filmmaker and he along with the producers are busy promoting the film in the media. He has given Kangana an opportunity to carry out the film’s promotion in her hometown in Himachal Pradesh. The lady also visited the popular Kuldevi Maa Mahisasurmaradini temple in the Himachal Pradesh to seek the blessing of the goddess just before she is heading for her film release. The Tanu Weds Manu actor has been seen in a traditional dress and she looks stunning as usual.

She just posed a photograph just before entering into the temple. She was seen with her heavy traditional dress along with her heavy gold jewellery along with having choker. She carried a beautiful smile while she was seen posing for the photograph with folded hands. The movie is based on the life of Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi and is seen revolving around the infamous fight she had against the mighty British East India Company in the year 1857. The film as said is releasing on 25th January which is an apt time for such releases. We wish her good luck for her film release, while you stay tuned with us to know more about this film and others only with us.

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5 Bollywood Films that changed its original titles on CBFC’s Objection



Padmaavat and Why Cheat India

The B Town films often face the scissor of CBFC when the makers present them to get the certification. Some films also get a change in the titles as well. The recent example of the Emraan Hashmi movie called Cheat India that is now named Why Cheat India as suggested by the Censor Board. Similarly, there are many more such movies that changed their original titles once the CBFC objected, let’s check the five of these:

1). Padmaavat – The Sanjay Leela Bhansali was amidst the huge controversy when it was released in the screens. Fringe group objected a lot on the queen Padmavati was seen dancing that made the Censor Board ask for a change in its title.

2). Why Cheat India – the original title of the film was Cheat India and when the makers presented before the censor board, they had some reservations on its title. According to the board, the title seems to be misleading and hence they changed it to Why Cheat India from Cheat India.

3). Loveyatri – The film’s title was changed from Loveratri to Loveyarti as one of the complaints was hurled over it that stated that the title is misleading and hurting to the religious sentiments of the Hindu community celebrating the fest of Navratra.

4). Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela: Before the film Padmaavat, Sanjay Leela Bhansali had gone through the pain of changing his original title. His film was earlier titled as Ramleela which was objected by a community about some religious sentiments were hurt.

5). R…Rajkumar – Earlier the film was titled as Rambo Rajkumar but soon it faced some copyright issues. This made the makers change the title to R.. Rajkumar for the film starring Shahid Kapoor.

Wrapping Up

Besides the above list of films, other many more movies changed their names for various reasons as indicated by the Censor Board. It did hamper the fervour and spirits of the maker, but at the end of the day, they seemed to have settled down with the change. Do you have such list, better share with us!

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Know 10 new records set by Rohit’s ‘Simmba’. 3rd film from 2018 to cross 200 Cr.





Moviemaker Rohit Shetty’s Simmba, featuring Ranveer Singh and Sara Ali Khan, has outperformed the lifetime increase (local) of Chennai Express. The film is currently Rohit Shetty’s greatest grosser and remains at a gathering of Rs 227 crore at the local film industry.

Film trade examiner Taran Adarsh refreshed the movies figures of the film on Twitter, “#Simmba crosses *lifetime biz* of #ChennaiExpress and develops Rohit Shetty’s most noteworthy grosser… [Week 3] Fri 2.60 cr, Sat 4.51 cr, Sun 5.30 cr, Mon 2.86 cr. All out: ₹ 227.71 cr. India business. BLOCKBUSTER.” According to Bollywood Hungama, the lifetime accumulation of Chennai Express at the residential film industry remains at Rs 227 crore.

The film has got a huge response from out of the country. Earlier Taran updated about the business of film in the international market in his one of the tweets, “#Simmba crosses $ 12 million from international markets, after Weekend 3… Total till 13 Jan 2019: $ 12.230 million [₹ 86.61 cr]… Has emerged Rohit Shetty’s highest grosser in #Australia [A$ 1,439,876; still going strong]… #Overseas.”

In one more tweet, Taran confirmed that the movie earned 150 crores in its first week and 61 crores in the second week of its release. The movie has jumped quickly into the 100 crore business in just five days and touched the mark of 200 crores in first 12 days.

Becoming Ranveer’s highest opening film, it has become Rohit Shetty’s eight consecutive films to cross 100 crores and has collected 350 crores globally.

Here are 10 records the film broke in the cinematic world.

  1. Simmba has turned into Ranveer’s second best film after Padmaavat which made Rs 525 crore around the world.
  2. Simmba is Rohit Shetty’s best film at the residential film industry with accumulations of Rs 227 crore in the wake of beating his most punctual most noteworthy earning film Chennai Express.
  3. Simmba is Rohit’s eighth back to back film to make Rs 100 crore, the main Bollywood movie producer to achieve such a reputation.
  4. Simmba is Ranveer best solo film.
  5. Simmba is Sara’s best film, as well. Her first film Kedarnath made around Rs 66 crore.
  6. Simmba is the thirteenth film of 2018 to cross the Rs 100 crore check.
  7. Simmba is the third film of 2018 to enter the Rs 200 crore clubs after Sanju and Padmaavat.
  8. Simmba is the Ranveer’s most noteworthy opening film. It opened at Rs 20.72 crore.
  9. Simmba is Sara Ali Khan’s most noteworthy opening film, as well.
  10. As indicated by Boxofficeindia, com, the film is the tenth most noteworthy NETT grosser ever.

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