The Guinness Book of World Records captures the most unique achievements across the globe. And, when it comes to Bollywood, there are some unconventional records registered in the name of film celebrities. Here are some of the popular Guinness Book Of World records that Indian film personalities or movies hold:
We all know Jagdish Raj, who was famous for playing the role of a Police Inspector in many Bollywood movies. Do you know he also holds the Guinness World Record for being the most typecast actor? As per various reports, he played the role of a Police Inspector in 144 movies.
3. Baahubali: The Beginning
S.S. Rajamouli needs no introduction. One of the most successful movies of recent times, Baahubali was released in many countries across the globe. Amazed by its fantastic box-office success, Kochi’s Global United Media Company made a 50,000 square feet poster of the movie. The humungous-sized poster got them recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. (Also Read: 10 Best S.S Rajamouli Movies That Show Why He Is A Legend)
Do you know Ashok Kumar worked in movies for almost 63 years? He made a debut in the movie – Jeevan Naiya in 1936 and was last seen in a TV show in the 1980s. He holds the Guinness Book of the world record for the longest Bollywood career in leading roles.
5. Love & God (Kais Aur Laila)
The movie made a world record for its longest production in Bollywood history. After the death of Guru Dutt, who was playing the lead role, the movie took almost 20 years to complete. Later, Sanjeev Kapoor played the lead role and the film was completed.
6. Sameer Anjaan
Composing songs is never an easy task and Sameer Anjaan left many surprised when he created a World Record for writing the most number of songs. As per reports, Sameer was officially recognized by Guinness World Records for composing an incredible 3,524 different songs as of 15 December 2015.
Kapoor family holds a World Record for another unconventional reason. Twenty-four members of the Kapoor extended family have acted in films since Prithviraj Kapoor first took to the screen in 1929. Raj Kapoor, Shammu Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, and many more people from Kapoor Khandaan appeared on the film screen. The family has held this record since 1999.
8. Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai
Hrithik Roshan’s blockbuster movie ‘Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai’ created a lot of records at the box office. Do you know the movie received 92 awards including Filmfare, Star Screen Award, Zee Cine Award, IIFA Award, and many more? It registered the most number of awards in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2002.
9. Kumar Sanu
For recording 28 songs in a single day in 1993, Kumar Sanu registered a Guinness book of the world record for most recorded songs in a single day.
Well, we all know that the Indian film industry is one of the largest film industries in the world. As per various reports, in 2009, the Indian film industry created 1,288 films across 24 languages in India. By contrast, Hollywood produced 606 feature films during 2008 – an all-time record for the Hollywood film industry.
12. Lalita Pawar
Do you know Lalita Pawar acted in films for 70 years? She embarked on her movie career when she was just 12 years old. And, during her career, she acted in around 700 films. She holds the Guinness book of the world record for having the longest film career as an actress.
13. Paidi Jairaj
Paidi Jairaj holds the Guinness book of world Records for the longest film career as a Bollywood actor. Do you know his career lasted for 70 years? He started his career in 1929 and acted in more than 300 films.