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Lesser Known Facts About your Favorite Bollywood Actresses

by Murtaza Rangwala

1.  Deepika Padukone

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Deepika Padukone is the only actress in Bollywood to enter the 500 crore club. With her back to back hit films; Race 2, Cocktail, Chennai Express and Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Deepika is now the highest paid actress of Bollywood. Another interesting

2. Vidya Balan

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Vidya who is preached as one of the finest actresses in Bollywood had to struggle a lot to make her Bollywood journey. She was rejected by a Tamil producer and her Malayalam film Charam opposite superstar Mohanlal was also shelved. Vidya had to go through 40 screen tests, and had to do 17 make up shoots before the director selected her as an actress.

3. Kareena Kapoor

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Kareena Kapoor Kareena’s name was derived from the book Anna Karenina, which her mother read while she was pregnant with her.

4. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a true linguist. She can speak not just one or two, but six languages. Being a South Indian the beauty is well versed with Tulu and Tamil. Since she has lived in Maharastra, she learnt Marathi in school and she understands Bengali as well because she has portrayed Bengali characters in films like Devdas and Raincoat. Another interesting fact about Ash is, she was rejected a TV serial dubbing job before she became popular.

5. Shilpa Shetty

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Did you know Shilpa Shetty can’t drive? The actress is scared to drive that is why she goes with her driver all the time.

6. Parineeti Chopra

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Did you know Parineeti Chopra was the topper? She stood 1st all over India in her 12th standard exams. For this, Parineeti Chopra was honoured by the then President of India as well. Some more interesting facts about this Bollywood celebrity is, she loves music. Moreover, before making her Bollywood debut, Parineeti was in Manchester and worked for football club Manchester United. She was one of the team leaders for the catering during the matches.

7. Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka started her acting career with Tamil film. Priyanka made her cinematic debut with the Tamil film Thamizhan in 2002. Multi-talented Pee Chee who first won beauty pageant Miss World title, entered Bollywood and then debuted as an international singer is the only Indian in USA who has been chosen for the National Opus Honour Choir at the state level. She joined the CAF and CII in their literacy program and is their ambassador. Another interesting fact about the talented diva is, she was offered J.P. Dutta’s Umrao Jaan which she turned down for Bluffmaster. Umrao Jaan as later done by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. She is also the first Indian actress to become the face of the well known designer label, Guess.

8. Preity Zinta

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Besides acting, Preity Zinta has also written a series of columns for BBC News Online of South Asia.

9. Sushmita Sen

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The bold and stunning former Miss Universe owns a python as a pet!

10. Katrina Kaif

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Also known as the Barbie Doll of India, the actress is very religious. Katrina Kaif visits Sidhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church and Ajmer Sharif Dargah before the release of her every film. She is one of the most photographed woman in India.

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