Indian film industry has been existing from around 100 years of time span and has therefore set many records that are registered in Guinness World Records. Here, we are discussing about 14 records that people of Indian Cinema holds:
Kumar Shanu recorded 28 songs in a single day in 1993 and which is why he got his name registered in Guinness World Book. He was among the most loved singer of his time.
Asha Bhosle has recorded up to 11000 solo, duets and chorus backed songs and several others in over 20 Indian languages since 1947 and got her name registered in the book for the recording the maximum number of songs.
Having composed an incredible 3,524 different songs as of 15 December, 2015, Sameer has been officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the most prolific Bollywood lyricist ever.
Prithvi Raj Kapoor was the first one to act from the Kapoor family in 1929 and since then there has been 24 members from the family who have worked in the bollywood.
Jagdish Raj has played a police inspector in 144 films. Which makes him to hold a record for the most type casted actor.
SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning has the Guinness World Record for making the largest poster of more than 50,000 sq ft. The poster has an area of 4,793.65 m² (51,598.21 ft²) and was achieved by Global United Media Company Pvt Ltd (India) in Kochi, India, on 27 June, 2015. This record was earlier held by the film Boss.
The movie was acted and directed by Sunil Dutt it only has Nargis in the last section of the film and hence got its name recorded in the book for the fewest actors in the Narrative Film.
Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai
Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai won a total of 92 awards and that’s why was added in the books for holding maximum no. of awards.
Ashok kumar started his career from the movie Jeevan Naiya in 1936 and after which he worked for continuously 63 years in the industry and hence holds a record against him for working for maximum no. of years and holds a record for Longest Bollywood career in leading roles.
Indian Film Industry
In 2009, a total of 1,288 films were produced in India, in 24 different languages. By contrast, Hollywood produced 606 feature films during 2008 – an all-time record for the American film industry and holds a record for Largest annual film output.
Love and God (Kais Aur Laila)
Love and God (Kais aur Laila) which released in 1986 took more than 20 years to complete due to various reasons and which is why holds a record for the longest production of a Bollywood film.
PK, starring Aamir Khan, swiftly became the most successful Indian film of all-time following its release in December 2014 with a total worldwide gross of 6.22 billion INR, or $101.2 million (£67.4 million) as of January 2015 and holds a record for Highest box office film gross for a Bollywood film.
Lalita started acting from the age of 12 and worked for 70 years in the industry in around 700 films and holds a record for Bollywood actress with the longest film career
P. Jairaj made his debut in 1929 and has acted for around 70 years and has worked in 300 films and holds record for Bollywood actor with the longest film career.