Hello, friends today I will tell you about the Top 10 Bollywood Big News of the Year 2020 and 10 Bollywood Couple’s Pregnancy Announcements.
The pandemic paved the way for a lot of people to spend their time together. Bollywood celebrities were no exception to this and they even made their time highly productive.
The Top 10 Bollywood Big News of the Year 2020
10. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
The pregnancy announcement of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma brought in so much delight to their fans. They shared the news on their social media handles with a cute photograph and caption where the actress was seen flaunting her baby bump. The couple is expecting their firstborn in January 2021.
Similar was the case of Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan who announced the arrival of their second child.
Anita Hassanandini and Rohit Reddy, RJ Anmol and Amrita Rao, Jankee Parekh And Nakuul Mehta, and Teejay Sidhu-Karanvir Bohra were other celebrity couples who made their fans excited with the good news. 10 Bollywood Big News of The Year 2020.
9. Massive Popularity of OTT
The entertainment sector in the country saw a dramatic shift after the shutting down of theatres due to the lockdown. Though the release of several movies was postponed, producers and filmmakers tried their luck by selling their films to the OTT platforms, including Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Disney Plus.
They have made the watching of movies convenient and affordable during these challenging times.
Several films were released on the OTT platforms like Dil Bechara, Shakuntala Devi, Loot case, Laxmi Bomb, and Gulabo Stobo.
Many of the actors who would not have been recognized by the masses in the theatres found popularity with their acting skills through OTT.
Even various web series on these platforms are gaining popularity with each passing day. 10 Bollywood Big News of The Year 2020
8. Deepika Padukone’s JNU Visit
Deepika Padukone visited the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi to show her support for the protesting students.
Her action was just before the release of her movie Chhapaak and she stood in solidarity with the students for nearly 10 minutes.
Though she managed to make headlines for taking a strong stance, it was heavily condemned and was regarded as a cheap promotion tactic for her movie.
After Deepika’s visit to the campus, the netizens demanded that the movie should be boycotted and a ‘Boycott Chhapaak’ hashtag was trending on social media.
7. Accusation on Anurag Kashyap
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap was accused of sexual misconduct by actress Payal Ghosh.
Through her social media handle, Payal alleged that he tried to sexually assault her. Kashyap denied the allegations by releasing a statement through his legal team.
Payal was approached by NCW Chief Rekha Sharma and she even filed a complaint, stating that she needs justice.
Kashyap was questioned by the police and the case is currently investigated by the Mumbai police.
Payal has amassed support from Union minister Ramdas Athawale after visiting him to express her concerns.
6. Witchhunt of Rhea Chakraborty
Actress Rhea Chakraborty had a tough time after the death of her actor-boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput.
Rhea was accused in the FIR filed by Sushant’s father, KK Singh, who claimed that she is a part of abetment to suicide and monetary fraud.
Rhea’s family, including her brother Show, was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate. The Narcotics Control Bureau also got involved in the investigations drug-related transactions were uncovered.
Rhea and her brother were arrested and kept in custody for months. Meanwhile, several of the news channels and social media portrayed the actress as a gold-digger who was the reason for the death of Sushant.
Rhea and her family were tragically scrutinized by the media for her closeness and relation with the late actor.
5. Stars Infected by The Corona Virus
The celebrities in Bollywood were not away from being hit terribly by the pandemic. Even when the lockdown was not completely lifted, some of them contracted the deadly virus.
The first celebrity on this list is singer Kanika Kapoor who had tested positive after returning from London. Kanika was called out for not being careful enough and even her family members were given death threats.
The ones who next made the headlines were the Bachchansas Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Aaradhya Bachchan were infected.
Though Aishwarya and Aaradhya healed faster, Amitabh and Abhishek had to spend more time in the hospital to recover.
Later, celebrities including Varun Dhawan, Neetu Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Arjun Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, and Tamannah also contracted the virus.
4. Drug Probe on Deepika, Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan
The Narcotics Control Bureau got themselves involved in the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and it led to the discovery of the drug nexus in Bollywood.
The investigation started with Rhea Chakraborty, Showik Chakraborty, Samuel Miranda, and Shruti Modi. In a short span of time, the big names of Bollywood were probed by the NCB.
Actresses Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Rakul Preet Singh were questioned to probe the drug angle.
The conversations of Deepika with her manager Karishma Prakashwas received with shock by her fans.
The stars were massively trolled on social media as they were regular in promoting a healthy lifestyle. Later, actor Arjun Rampal was questioned by the NCBand he has not yet received a clean chit from them.
His girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades’s brother was arrested in relation to his involvement in drug peddling. Also, Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa were arrested in this drug inquiry.
3. Sonu Sood’s Rescue Mission
The migrant laborers in the country were stranded after the announcement of the lockdown and several of them began to travel to their hometowns on foot.
As most of them were in deep despair, actor Sonu Sood did his best to make their journey easy. He arranged buses and flights for them to reach their respective destinations.
He continued to extend help even after the lockdown and in the process, he did make life easier for a lot of people. Sonu was always in the news for his philanthropic activities and his deeds had been recognized by the United Nations.
He was awarded the SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award by the United Nations development program for his humanitarian work.
2. Kangana Ranaut’s Spat with Shiv Sena and Diljit Dosanjh
Actress Kangana Ranaut has managed to be in the limelight throughout the year for the right as well as wrong reasons.
It began with the sad demise of Sushant Singh Rajput where she openly criticized the Bollywood industry for their opportunistic ways and nepotism.
Then she began a verbal war with Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut after comparing Mumbaiwith Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Following this, Kangana’s office in Mumbai was demolished by BMC officials who claimed that it was constructed illegally.
She bashed the Maharashtra Government for this action and went on to meet the Governor of Maharashtra to voice her concerns.
A legal case was filed against Kangana which alleged that her comments and Tweets were creating communal disharmony in the society. While expressing her views on the farmer’s protest,
Kangana got into a war of words with Diljit Dosanjh.
Their exchanges lasted for 2 days after Kangana made some derogatory remarks about an old Sikh woman protestor.10 Bollywood Big News of The Year 2020
1. Death of Sushant Singh Rajput’s
The biggest news that made headlines in the year was the tragic demise of the actor Sushant Singh Rajput. On June 14, he was found hanging in his apartment and the reason for the death was not known.
Though the police ruled it as a case of suicide, the film industry was dragged into the picture and several big names in Bollywood such as Karan Johar, Aditya Chopra, and Salman Khan were blamed for the actor taking his own life.
Actors like Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor, and many were severely criticized by the fans of Sushant who alleged that these actors have bullied him.
Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty claimed that was he was taking medication for depression and this revelation by Rhea was not taken well by his family and fans.
Rhea was then taken into custody after Sushant’s father filed an FIR, alleging her of money laundering and one of the reasons for the actor’s death.
The case is now investigated by the CBI and the NCB has also been involved in the probe to look into the drug angle of the case. 10 Bollywood Big News of The Year 2020