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From Salman Khan to Aamir Khan: 6 Bollywood celebs who were the top newsmakers of 2021


2021 was mixed bag of emotions for our Bollywood celebrities. While we lost many people, we also welcomed newborns. While some got hitched and some got parted away. Some made headlines for all the wrong reasons. But this year gave our B-town celebs some sweet-sour memories. In this year-ender we will look at some of our Bollywood celebs who were top newsmakers of this year:


Aryan Khan


Aryan Khan came into headlines when he was arrested by NCB on 3rd October regarding Cruise drugs case. After being in NCB’s custody in initial days he was sent to Arthur Road Jail. After legal battle he was granted bail on 30th October by Mumbai High Court.


Salman Khan


Ahead of his 56th birthday, Salman Khan got bitten by non-venomous snake at his farmhouse and he was hospitalized over six hours in the hospital. He was discharge later.

Dilip Kumar


Bollywood’s megastar Dilip Kumar left a permanent void in the hearts of his fans and the Bollywood industry after he left for his heavenly abode on July 7 of this year. The iconic actor, who has been ailing for a long time, passed away in Mumbai at the age of 98. He is survived by his loving wife Saira Banu who took care of him till his last breath. The legendary actor was buried with full state of honours.

Aamir Khan


Aamir Khan made major headlines after he announced separation from his wife Kiran Rao in July this year, ending their 15 years of marriage. The couple issued a joint statement on social media where they specified that they will continue to co-parent their son Azad Rao Khan. Even after their formal separation announcement, the couple was seen shooting and promoting their upcoming film, ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ together in Ladakh.

Shilpa Shetty


Shilpa Shetty’s name was all over the news for the major part of the year after her husband Raj Kundra was arrested in a pornography-related case. The businessman was reportedly accused of producing and distributing pornographic content through his apps. After keeping mum over it for some time, the actress had released a statement where she asked people to be respectful of her privacy. The star husband was released on bail in September.

Kangana Ranaut


Kangana Ranaut and controversy often go hand-in-hand and this year was no exception. The actress was banned from Twitter after she made some controversial statements through her official handle about the West Bengal elections. Since then, the actress has been quite active on her official Instagram handle where she is still making headlines for her controversial views. Ranaut has also created an account on the homegrown Koo app.

By line: Divya Thearia

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