The Indian film industry is one of the biggest film industries in the world. It has existed for more than 100 years and has made tremendous records on its way. There have been many celebrities whose names have appeared in The Guinness Book of World Records. From the actors from the past till to date, many have been successful in making it here
The interesting thing to be noted here is, a few of these celebrities have done something really extraordinary that is completely distinct from their existing career. Walking an extra mile when you have such a demanding career adds on to your achievements and is worth appreciation.
Below is the list of 13 such celebrities who have made it possible to have their names in The Guinness Book of World Records.
The actress is a Guinness World Record holder for the most exceptional reason. In March 2016, she entered in an event and participated with several other women to set the record for ‘most people painting their fingernails simultaneously’.
2. Asha Bhosle:
The singing legend entered the Guinness World Record in October 2011. She was awarded for having maximum studio recordings. According to Times of India she has already recorded up to 11,000 solos, duets and chorus-backed songs in over 20 Indian languages since 1947.
Yes, it might sound unbelievable, but the actor has been successful in carving his name in the prestigious book. He holds the record for ‘Most Public Appearances Made By A Film Star In 12 Hours.’ He made this accomplishment during the time of promotions of his movie ‘Delhi 6’ travelling a distance of almost 1800 km by his private jet.
The BigB of the B-Town has always been a trendsetter. Well, everyone is aware of his engaging voice. This talent has earned him a position in such a great book.
5. Katrina Kaif:
A British actress and model Katrina Kaif is currently the highest paid actress in the Bollywood Film Industry. According to the Guinness Book of World Records in 2013 she had the earnings worth 63.75 crore rupees.
6. Shahrukh Khan:
The King of romance has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood movies. He is one of those actors who has won the hearts of most of the viewers. This fame of his has only contributed in making him the highest earning Bollywood actor. According to The Guinness Book of World Records, in 2013, his estimated earning was 220.5 crore.
7. Kumar Sanu:
His name appeared as a record setter in 1993. He had recorded the maximum number, 28 songs in a single day. Other than this title, he is also a holder of Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honour.
8. Sameer Anjan:
Sameer Anjan has been officially recognized by the Guinness World Record as the ‘Most Prolific Bollywood Lyricist’. Till 2015, he had composed an incredible 3,524 different songs. No doubt, he deserves this prestigious honor.
9. Jagdish Raj:
Jagdish Raj Khurana was a Bollywood actor who holds a Guinness World Record for being the most type-cast actor. He played a police inspector in 144 movies.
10. Lalita Pawar:
She is a prolific Indian actress who appeared in over 700 films in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati cinema. Making her debut at the age of 12 she acted continuously for 70 years and had been awarded for the longest film career.
11. Paidi Jairaj:
P. Jairaj, who made his debut in 1929, has had an acting career spanning 70 years. Although he has acted in more than 300 films, he is better known for character roles than as a lead. Even he is known for his longest Bollywood career.
12. Ashok Kumar:
Ashok Kumar, affectionately known as Dadamoni, acted continuously for 63 years. Although no more, he is known for the longest acting career in the Bollywood industry in the lead role.
13. The Kapoor Family:
The Kapoor family in Bollywood entered the Guinness Book of World Records. The family started their acting journey from the great Prithviraj Kapoor. Currently, Ranbir Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor are ruling the industry.