2013 being an eventful year for Bollywood. It has been a year of Box Office records for Bollywood. Starting with record-breaking streak with Chennai Express in August and ends with Dhoom 3 in December, it been a year to celebrate Box Office records for Bollywood. Deepika Padukone emerges out as a new queen of Bollywood.
Bollywood 2013 – A flashback to an eventful year in Bollywood
2013, a year of Box Office records: It has been a money minting year for Bollywood with big releases makes even bigger at Box Office. 8 movies crossed the much talk about 100 crores mark out of which 3 have even crossed 200 crores. Star power is on high this year with Dhoom 3, Chennai Express and Krrish 3 emerges out as 200 crore grosser at Box Office. Dhoom 3 is on a roll at the moment and may cross 300 crore at Indian Box office.
Chota Packet Bada Dhamaka: Its been a year of Chota Packet Bada Dhamaka for Bollywood. The success of small budget movies like ABCD, Jolly LLB, Shahid, B.A. Pass, The Lunchbox, Ship of Theseus Aashiqui 2, Fukrey, Go Goa Gone proves that its not only big stars and high Budget that works at Box Office. Good script and quality content always strike the chord with audiences. These small films emerge out as surprise gems of Bollywood 2013.
Performances outperform Bollywood Star power: Except Box Office records, 2013 remembered will also be remembered for some out of Box superb performances. Be it Irrfan Khan in The Lunch Box and D Day, Farhan Akhtar in Bhaag Mikha Bhaag, John Abraham in Madras cafe, Sushant Sigh Rajput in Kai Po Che or Rajkumar in Shahid. The new
New Bollywood queen of Bollywood: Deepika Padukone strikes gold this year at Box Office. After an average last few years, the leggy lass was unstoppable at Box Office this year. With 4 back to back super hits in Race 2, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express and Ram Leela, she emerges out as the new queen of Bollywood. The sexy star was also in news for her scintillating chemistry with ex-boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and RamLeela respectively.
Movie games and toys: What common between Chennai Express, Krrish 3 and Dhoom 3. Except that the movies are the biggest blockbusters of 2013, all three have a game launch this year. Movies merchandise like games, toys, apparels, T-shirts etc were high on demand. Merchandising became the part of the promotion for the movies.
Bollywood goes international: Bollywood goes international this year with many stars features in international movies and albums. For the first time in his long career, millennium star Amitabh Bachchan featured in a Hollywood movie The Great Gatsby. Anupam Kher made his mark at an international arena with Oscar Winning Silver Linings Playbook.
From idiot Box to Big Screen: 2013 marks the debut of some popular TV actors. Amith Sadh, Karan Kundra and Manish Paul make impressive Bollywood debut. Sushant Singh Rajput was the finding of the year 2013 for Bollywood.
Break-ups and Patch-ups: Two well known Bollywood couples Hrithik-Sussanne Roshan, Kalki Koechlin-Anurag Kashyap ended their marriage and decided to separate. This comes as a shock for Bollywood. In December, Hrithik and Sussanne publicly announced that they have ended their 13-year-old relationship. Salman and Shahrukh hugging each other at Iftar party was one of the big news of the year.
Condolences: It was the year to bid goodbye to some of the greats of Indian Film Industry. Bollywood bid goodbye to actors Pran and Farooq Shaikh, singers Manna Dey and Shamshad Begum, filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, actresses Sophiya Haque and Jiah Khan.
Most talk about the news of Bollywood in 2013: Salman and Shahrukh’s Hug, Ranbir and Katrina’s romantic trip, Shahrukh and Aamir’s Surrogates, Ranveer and Deepika’s Kiss are some most talk about news of 2013.
Overall it was an eventful year for Bollywood. There was lots of Masala and Gossips along with some good films last year. We hope that this continues next year and the entertainment quotient continues.
Blog To Bollywood wishes Happy 2014 to India film industry.