With the New Year around the corner, it’s time to bid adieu to 2018. The year has been a fruitful one for the entertainment industry.
The year has been a box full of surprises for the entertainment industry with films like Padmaavat, Baaghi 2, Sanju, Stree, Tumbbad that have left a mark on the audience. Not only films but OTT platforms too have created waves digitally. Bollywood also witnessed exceptional achievers who have gone ahead to strike a chord with the audience and the critics alike.
Before starting a new journey, let’s take a look at all of the B-Town achievers of 2018.
Deepika Padukone began the year with a bang with the magnum opus Padmaavat. The actress not only won the hearts of the audience but also garnered rave reviews for her apt portrayal of Rani Padmini. She is termed as the Queen of 100 crores club and while her last outing Padmavat clocked 300 crores at the box office.
Tiger Shroff has surprised the critics and audience alike with the astounding success of Sajid Nadiadwala’s Baaghi 2. Tiger Shroff shattered major records at the box office with his power-packed performance and enigmatic fanbase across the nation. Tiger Shroff has emerged as the youngest Bollywood actor amongst the lot to clock the fastest century as well.
Shraddha Kapoor has won accolades for her unique character and apt portrayal of Stree. After Ek Villain and ABCD 2, Stree becomes Shraddha’s third film to cross the century. The much-loved performance of Shraddha Kapoor has definitely struck a chord with the audience.
Content Queen Ekta Kapoor has been mastering multiple mediums at the same time dominating the silver screen, television as well as the digital medium. Breaking all stereotypes, Ekta carved a niche for herself, creating new content for the audience.
This year, Ekta Kapoor has been ruling over all platforms with content like Home and XXX in digital space, films like Veere di Wedding and her very famous TV shows Naagin and Kasautii Zindagii Kay.
After the stupendous success of Baaghi 2 which earned a whopping 165.5 crores at the box office, Disha Patani has bagged Salman Khan’s upcoming film Bharat as well.
Sohum had already gotten a National Award for the first film as a producer ‘Ship of Theseus’ and this year he received his acknowledgment as an actor too. Tumbbad turned out to be his true blue breakthrough. Sohum Shah has worked on Tumbbad for 6 years to make his vision a reality.
Sanya’s Badhaai Ho has grossed 200 crores gross globally. And this is her second film to cross the 200 crore mark at the global box office.
The talented actress right from creating a mark with her first film this year to dominating the digital platform, Radhika Apte has ruled the year across platforms. It has been a great year for her with the consecutive successes of her various projects from Padman to AndhaDhun and the recently released Baazaar. The actress’ last outings Sacred Games, Lust Stories and Ghoul a lot of critical acclaim and love from her viewers in the digital space.
After treating the audience with Bollywood classics like Munna Bhai M.B.B.S, 3 Idiots and PK, Rajkumar Hirani treated with yet another film Sanju which has created a mark on the masses globally. Touted to be a miracle maker, Rajkumar Hirani continued his bull run at the box office as his last release Sanju did a record-shattering collection at the box office.
Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala’s first release of 2018 Baaghi 2 has created a storm at the box office. Sajid Nadiadwala has pushed the envelope with his supreme production values and Tiger Shroff has delivered a stellar performance.
Yo Yo Honey Singh has made a comeback into the music industry with a bang with chartbusters like Dil Chori Sada and Chhote Chhote Peg. He later came up with Rangtaari from Loveratri and Party is Over now from Mitron. He then rapped for Urvashi Urvashi which received a thunderous response from the audience across the globe.