Bollywood is known to be the largest film industry in the world. It has been entertaining the world for nearly a century and has made many records in this process. Many Bollywood movies and celebrities have made their way into the Guinness World Records for their achievements and contribution to the Bollywood. Here are some world records in the name of Bollywood:-
Largest annual film output – Indian film industry
Every year nearly 800-1000 movies are produced in Indian film industry resulting in the entry into the record book. This figure is roughly double the number of movies produced in Hollywood per year.
Largest onscreen family in Bollywood – without any doubt, The Kapoors
Kapoors are the largest onscreen family in Bollywood with 24 members contributing to the Hindi cinema. They made their way into record book in 1999 and are still there.
Most recorded songs by an artisan in the music history – Asha Bhosle
Asha Bhosle has a World Record for recording the highest number of songs in the history of music. She entered the book of records in 2011. She has recorded over 11,000 solo, duets, and chorus songs in over 20 languages since 1947.
Maximum number of songs recorded in a single day – Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu recorded a total of 28 songs in a single day back in the year 2013 and made his entry into Guinness World Records.
Longest career in Bollywood for leading roles – Ashok Kumar
Ashok kumar has been a part various movies and tv shows for 63 long years. He started his career in the year 1963.
Actress with longest film career – Lalita Pawar
Lalita Pawar has acted in more than 700 films. She stated acting since she was 12. The actress has the film career of 70 long years.
Actor with longest film career – Paidi Jairaj
Jairaj has an acting career of 70 years with over 300 films. He made his debut in 1929.
Record for being the most typecast actor – Jagdish Raj
Jagdish Raj holds a world record for being the most typecast actor of bollywood. The actor has a record of essaying the role of a police officer in around 144 movies.
Most number of awards for a movie – Kaho na Pyar hai
The debut movie of Hrithik Roshan won the most number of awards for any Bollywood movie. The movie won a total number of 92 awards.
World’s largest movie poster – “Bahubali: The Beginning”
Blockbuster movie “Bahubali: The Beginning” has a record in its name for having the world’s largest movie poster. The poster measured more than 50,000 sq. ft. The record was earlier in the name of the movie boss.