Deepika Padukone and Akshay Kumar
Highest earning Bollywood actors (Male and Female)
The highest-earning Bollywood star is current Akshay Kumar.
Akshay Kumar occupies the 76th slot in Forbes’ 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities list and is the only Bollywood star list.
Akshay Kumar’s income grow largely from royalties from his 130+ movies and endorsements for some 20 different brands.
Deepika Padukone is the highest annual earnings for a Bollywood actress according to the latest available Celebrity 100 data published by Forbes India.
Her most successful Bollywood movie at the box office is Padmaavat.
Deepika Padukone is fourth on the list of top-earning Indian celebrities.
Largest screen family
There are around 24 members of the Kapoor extended family have acted in films since Prithviraj Kapoor first film in 1929.
Prithviraj Kapoor was follow into acting by his three sons, Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor along with other relatives through marriage.
Other famous relatives which include top star Amitabh Bachchan, directors Ramesh Sippy and Manmohan Desai, also Shashi’s sister-in-law, British actress Felicity Kendall.
Kareena Kapoor Khan and leading star Ranbir Kapoor are Prithviraj’s great-grandchildren.
Longest Bollywood career in leading roles
Ashok Kumar since making his debut in Jeevan Naiya in 1936 he affectionately known as Dadamoniand he acted continuously for about 63 years.
Ashok Kumar three-time winner of the Filmfare Best Actor award.
Most famous role was in Kismet (1943) which in real terms is the highest-grossing Indian film of all time.
Ashok Kumar continued to play character roles and to make appearances on TV.
P Jairaj and Lalita Pawar
Longest career as a Bollywood actors (Male and Female)
Lalita Pawar was the Bollywood actress with the longest film career.
She acted continuously for 70 years.
Lalita Pawar made her debut at the age of 12 and appeared in more than 700 films.
P. Jairaj made his debut in 1929 and had an acting career spanning 70 years.
P. Jairaj has acted in more than 300 films.
He was better known for character roles than as a lead.
Shobhana Samarth, Nutan, Tanuja and Kajol
Most generations of actresses in one family
Kajol is one of three generations of Bollywood actresses.
Her mother Tanuja and aunt Nutan were both leading actresses in the 1960s,
Kajol grandmother Shobhana Samarth starred in many 1940s hit films.
Most prolific Bollywood lyricist
Shitla ‘Sameer’ Pandey is the most prolific Bollywood lyricist.
Sameer wrote the lyrics to 3,524 songs that appeared in 650 Bollywood movies as verified on 15 December 2015.
Sameers first song appear in the movie Be-Khabar that was release in 1983.
Most prolific Bollywood stuntwoman
Mary Evans also known as Fearless Nadia acted in more than 55 movies, 35 of which were opposite the muscleman John Cowas in a career of 27 years
Fearless Nadia was a stuntwoman from 1934 until her retirement in 1961.
Her most famous films include Hunterwali (1935), Jungle Princess (1942) Stunt Queen (1947) and Tigress (1948).
Fearless Nadia was born in Australia in 1909 to an English father and Greek mother.
Mary Evans first came to Bombay at the age of five.
She returned in the mid-1920s to work in a touring theatre company and got her first big break in Indian films in 1934 in Desh Deepak and Noor-e-Yama.
Mary Evans stunts included jumping into waterfalls, running on the roofs of train carriages, jumping from moving trains onto horseback and swinging from chandeliers.
Fearless Nadia changed her name to Nadia on the advice of a fortune-teller and later married the film-maker Homi Wadia.
Most public appearances made by a film star in 12 hours
Abhishek Bachchan has the greatest number of public appearances by a film star at different cities in 12 hours promoting the same film.
Junior B walked the red carpet, signed autographs and introduced the film Delhi 6 at cinemas in Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad, Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh and Mumbai on February 22, 2009.
Abhishek Bachchan travelled 1,800 km in just under 12 hours travelling by car and private jet.
He was join on the red carpet by co-star Sonam Kapoor at the final location, Mumbai.
Abhishek Bachchan wanted the record not only for himself but also for India and her people.
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