The world of Bollywood and its special inhabitants (celluloid celebrities) hold an exceptional place in the hearts of millions of Bollywood followers living in the country and abroad. In a Bollywood struck nation like India, people like to keep track of everything (positive/negative) about their favorite stars. The year 2013, that is about to be bygone story in a few days made big news all year around about prominent Bollywood actors. While we forgot some of them, there are certainly news pieces that took us all storm. Here are 7 Bollywood celebrities who made rather big news in 2013.
7. Shahrukh Khan (Baby Abram):
Although, year 2013 came up with a plenty of good news for ‘Badshah Khan’ SRK, the birth of his third child, Abram must have pleased him the most. But, the good news soon turned controversial when the media reported news of sex determination test done before the birth of his child. Abram was born from a surrogate mother and SRK-Gauri is the second Bollywood celebrity couple after Aamir-Kiran to have a child through surrogacy.
6. Priyanka Chopra (Exotic):
Priyanka Chopra, the ravishing Bollywood diva, created two headlines this year. The first with her highly successful music album named ‘Exotic’ where she featured alongside Pitbull. Her debut music album had all English numbers. It was one of the highest moolah grosser in its category, the world over. It was an experiment, which was the first of its kind in Bollywood ever. ‘Piggy Chops’ as she is famously known, has been named the latest ‘Guess’ Girl, where she would be shot by Bryan Adams. She is the first woman of Indian descent to be bestowed with such an honor.
5. Jiah Khan (Suicide):
The promising young actress who had appeared in the blockbuster film ‘Ghajini’ alongside superstar Aamir Khan shocked her fans after she committed suicide at her residence in Mumbai. The case raised many eye in the media when her mother Rabbiya casted doubted the manner of her death. Aspersions were also casted over the role of Jiah’s boyfriend Sooraj, son of Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi to have planned murder.
4. Sherlyn Chopra (Baring till Last Clothing on):
Glamorous & seductive, but not so successful, Bollywood actress Sherlyn Chopra was seen posing nude for Hugh Hefner’s widely famous ‘Playboy’ magazine. With this, Sherlyn becomes the first Indian actress to feature in the highly popular magazine where models bare all in the photo shoots. Her pictures, when posted on Twitter raged huge hullabaloo in India – many women organizations threatened her with dire consequences as well. However, Sherlyn earned a name for her and bagged some important film projects too, as a result.
3. Mallika Sherawat:
It was the time for sex siren and heartthrob of many young Indian males, Mallika Sherawat to call some magic this year. The actress, who is known more for her flesh flaunting and erotic pelvic thrusts, featured in a show named ‘The Bachelorette India – Mere Khayalon ki Mallika’. The show that ended in the first week of November had 30 young males (basically wannabe actors) from across the country and abroad participating in it. She finally chose the one, but it’s still to be seen if there is a marriage happening after all.
2. Salman & Shahrukh:
Since the night the two Pathans of Bollywood came head on with each other in Katrina Kaif’s birthday bash way back in 2008, they have been consistently making headlines in Bollywood gossip columns of various newspapers for all the wrong reasons. But, earlier this year, during the Iftar party hosted by Baba Siddiqui (MLA from Bandra West), both SRK and Salman were seen hugging each other. Seemed like an awkward hug for both of them!
1. Sanjay Dutt (Jail Sentence):
Popular actor, our very own ‘Munnabhai’, was finally convicted in a long pending case for possessing illegal firearms and sentenced to 42 month term (of his five year jail sentence), for his alleged involvement in the 1993 serial bomb blasts in Mumbai. He was put behind bars in the Yerwada jail of Pune. This development gathered many headlines in the various national dailies and easily became the biggest news involving any Bollywood celebrity in 2013.