The audience has always taken a keen interest in the lives of Bollywood celebrities. They’ve kept an eye on their love life, family life, and even on their heartbreak tales. The Indian audience is much involved in the life of their favorite celebs than they even think of. The appetite of these fans has no boundaries and they always ask for more. So when these stars publish their autobiographies, their fans don’t even take time and jump on that opportunity to know about their mysterious and glamorous life.
It’s not possible to find biographies on every actor’s life, but we surely have some serious confessions which were made by the stars in the pages of their biographies.
So don’t miss out on anything from these famous biographies of Bollywood celebrities.
1. Dilip Kumar’s confession about Madhubala
In Dilip Kumar’s biography titled “The Substance And The Shadow”, he wrote about his rumored affair with the beauty queen, Madhubala. He mentioned that during the filming of “Mughal-E-Azam”, he and Madhubala became fond of each other but due to her father’s intervention things went sour. Madhubala’s father never approved of the two and so because of that their potential love just vanished.
2. Shatrughan Sinha and Amitabh Bachchan’s tiff
In Shatrughan Sinha’s biography “Anything but Khamosh”, he clearly made some serious allegations against Amitabh Bachchan. He mentioned that he and Amitabh never shared a good relationship and also said that Bollywood’s Big B was just jealous of him. With that, he added that during action sequences Amitabh would just beat him up knowingly and then the crew had to intervene to stop him. The two never even shared an umbrella or a car during any shoot.
3. Naseeruddin Shah on losing contact for 12 years with his daughter
Naseeruddin Shah’s biography “And Then One Day”, he wrote a sad tale about how he lost contact with his own daughter and never saw her for 12 years straight. He wrote that he was married to a 34-year-old woman named Purveen in Pakistan when he was just 19. Then he went off to join the National School of Drama in New Delhi away from his wife. Meanwhile, his wife gave birth to their daughter but he couldn’t care less and never gave them a visit as he was busy with his new life. Soon they went away to London and he never got to see his own child for the next 12 years.
4. Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman’s incomplete love saga
In the biography “Romancing With Life” Dev Anand poured his heart out and confessed everything about his love life. One such confession is about the bold beauty, Zeenat Aman. Dev Anand mentioned in his book that he loved her but when he saw her and Raj Kapoor getting close, he stayed quiet and never declared his love. That’s the only woman he loved and couldn’t be with.
5. Prem Chopra’s friendship with Amitabh Bachchan
Prem Chopra is well known for essaying negative roles and was popular as a villain. But in his book “Prem Naam Hai Mera’ he mentioned about his sweet and strong friendship with Amitabh Bachchan. He said that they had a strong bond and after every fight sequence they would go up to each other and make sure they were fine.
6. Saif’s attachment to Shashi Kapoor
Shashi was known for his humble nature and even his biography “The Housholder, The Star” proves so. In the set he not only used to meet his co-stars but also met every technician working on the set, that’s the kind of man he was. In that Sharmila shared a story of how Saif was attached to his Shashi uncle and in every fight scene, he would get scared that his uncle is getting hurt. That’s a really sweet story as Saif was just two back then.
7. Waheeda’s Rehman on not doing a film with Satyajit Ray as he couldn’t afford her
Waheed Rehman’s biography “Conversations With Waheeda Rehman” was more like a question-answer book. But she mentions in the book about how Satyajit Ray once came to her for a role in his film “Abhijan”, but as he did not have a lavish budget for the film he couldn’t afford to keep her as the leading lady in it. Waheeda was too embarrassed to hear that as she always wanted to work with him.
8. Gulzar’s thought of writing songs
“In the Company Of A Poet” is Gulzar’s biography and is also in a question-answer format. He there describes how he writes and thinks about every song he writes. He says that the song must sync with the character of the film and that’s how his song fits the character so perfectly.
9. Anu Agarwal’s love for helping the less fortunate
The Aashiqui fame actress, Anu Agarwal also had a biography titled “Anusual”. She revealed everything about her in that book including her love angles, her spiritual move, family and everything. She mentioned an accident which resulted in her being in a coma for 30 days and after that, she leaves Bollywood life and then she rose above her body and started finding peace in helping the less fortunate.
10. Ayushmann Khurrana’s fame affecting his personal life
Ayushmann Khurrana started his journey from TV and as an outsider, he never thought he’ll make it so big in Bollywood. He co-wrote a book with his wife Tahira Kashyap “Cracking The Code” mentioning how fame started affecting his personal life. Between fame and family, he couldn’t find the right balance. Once in a function, he was so busy with the media and everything that he left his wife and went on with them, after several minutes he realized that his wife is not with him and when he went back to get her, he saw her in tears as she was standing at the same place alone.