As the year 2018 is coming to an end, we all are quite excited and all set to welcome 2019 with open arms. But at the same time we remember what all had happened in the year 2018.
So let us jot down the most trending things that happened from January 2018 – December 2018 in Bollywood:
- Band Baaja Baarat:
The most trending thing that happened in the year 2018 were Bollywood weddings, which we have still not got over with. Starting with Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja, Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi, Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar to Kapil Sharma and Ginni, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas and many more…..
- Screw You Cancer:
The news of our favorite celebs getting diagnosed with cancer broke hearts of many fans.. From Irrfan Khan to Sonali Bendre, from Rishi Kapoor to Tahira Kashyap all of them were diagnosed with cancer and are still fighting with it.
We wish you all a speedy recovery.
- Web Series Stole The Show:
2018 was a year where web series won over cinema. Actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan, Ali Fazal, Vikrant Massey, R Madhavan, Saqib Saleem, Sunny Leone gained popularity and more fans with their web series. Web series like Sacred Games, Mirzapur, Rangbaaz, Breathe, Karenjit Kaur stole the limelight more than what cinema did.
The #MeToo movement shook the entire industry with a big shock. Me Too is a movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault. The #MeToo movement which started in October 2017 but spread like a forest fire in 2018. From Anu Malik to Vikas Bahl, from Sajid Khan to our Sanskari Bapuji Alok Nath, and many more were accused of sexual allegations. This was the most shocking thing that happened in 2018.
- Love Is In The Air:
Many new relationships were seen brewing in the air in 2018. From Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora to Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor to Harshvardhan Rane and Kim Sharma new relationships were seen spreading on social media.
Many famous celebrities left us in tears in 2018. From Sridevi to Narendra Jha, from Sujatha Kumar to Rita Bhaduri, celebrities bid goodbye to the world.
We all still miss you
- Unsuccessful films by successful actors:
Films like Thugs Of Hindostan, Gold, Race 3, Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se, Helicopter Eela, Zero created a lot of buzz because of actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Akshay Kumar, and the Deols but failed to create an impact on the audiences.
- Unexpected Superhits:
When 2018 saw many flops, it even saw unexpected hits. Films like Stree, Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho, Satyameva Jayate, Parmanu, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety not only won the audiences heart but also won at the box office.
The most trending looks of 2018 were not during movie promotions or during any fashion event but it were the airport looks and the gym looks. Airport looks and Gym looks were the most trending thing on social media. And how can we forget Taimur Ali Khan. This kid got famous more than any kid would have and we all know tops the rate card among paparazzi as informed by Karan Johar on Koffee With Karan.
2018 was a year which saw a huge bag of debutants entering the industry. From Aayush Sharma to Sara Ali Khan, from Janhvi Kapoor to Ishaan Khatter, from Radhika Madan to Dulqueer Salmaan, and many more took their 1st step in the Bollywood. While some saw success from their first film itself, some still have to work very hard to reach the top.
Well, there are more but these are the top 10 from us at UrbanAsian.