January Recap: 21 CRAZY Things That Happened In Bollywood This Month!

Priyam Saha , 31 Jan 2016
January Recap | Bollywood
January Recap | Bollywood

2016 has started with a bang and Bollywood has had its own shares of ups and downs. It’s only January and we’ve already seen catfights, divorces, new love stories, abortions, alcoholism and a whole lot of other stuff.

Let’s do a quick recap, now shall we?

1. Priyanka Chopra made her country proud once again by becoming the first south Asian woman to win the People’s Choice Awards!

Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra

Watch her speech here.

2. She also got candid in an interview about not needing men unless it is for children…

Which she may have regretted later.

3. Sonam Kapoor made her country proud too by doing a cameo in Coldplay’s new song..

Sonam Kapoor (Instagram | Rhea Kapoor)
Sonam Kapoor (Instagram | Rhea Kapoor)

She looked amaze!

(Psst… also, loved what Twinkle Khanna had to say about the music video!)

4. Aamir Khan got removed as brand ambassador of Incredible India following his remarks on how intolerant our country has become…

Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan

Oh, the irony!

Here’s his statement.

5. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan apparently called Rekha ‘ma’ at an award show…

Rekha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Rekha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

And OBVIOUSLY the camera zoomed into Amitabh Bachchan’s face repeatedly.

6. The Dabboo Ratnani Calendar, as per usual, gave us amazing photos of our amazing stars…

Alia Bhatt, Dabboo Ratnani
Alia Bhatt, Dabboo Ratnani

Check out some fun behind-the-scene action.

7. Diana Hayden delivered her first baby using eggs she froze 8 years ago at the age of 42…

Diana Hayden
Diana Hayden

A pioneer, clearly.

8. Kangana Ranaut opened up about being physically abused in the industry…

Kangana Ranaut (Source: Instagram)
Kangana Ranaut (Source: Instagram)

And we were like, whaaaa?

9. In other news, Kangana’s bitch-fight with Deepika Padukone gained steam too…

Kangana Ranaut, Deepika Padukone
Kangana Ranaut, Deepika Padukone

I mean, Kangana accused Deepika of making “desperate calls” to her!

10. But the Kangana story that rocked headlines for weeks was her alleged affair with Hrithik Roshan…

Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut
Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut

You know, the one she confirmed and Hrithik denied?

11. Meanwhile, DP rocked it out in the gym prepping for her Vin Diesel movie…

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Deepika Padukone

#FitnessGoals… one video at a time.

12. Reports of Poonam Pandey getting an abortion started doing the rounds…

Poonam Pandey
Poonam Pandey

And she did NOT take it well!

13. We had to watch Sunny Leone sit through a cringe-worthy interview…

Sunny Leone
Sunny Leone

What a shame!

But everyone supported her.

Including Aamir Khan.

And Rishi Kapoor.

14. Rishi Kapoor continued to rock Twitter…

Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor

First, by calling out Parineeti Chopra for receiving an award for her weight loss…

And then, by calling himself Alia Bhatt of the ’70s. LOL!

15. Karan Singh Grover opened up about fighting alcoholism…

Karan Singh Grover
Karan Singh Grover

And we were very proud of him for sharing his story.

16. Katrina Kaif was in the news a lot…

Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif

For her appearance on Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 9.

And for her hair color that apparently cost Rs. 55 Lakh.

She obviously denied it though.

17. A lot of band-baajaa-baaraat happened in Jan…

Asin and Rahul Sharma
Asin and Rahul Sharma

Kabir Bedi got married on his 70th birtday in a surprise ceremony! (which didn’t go down well with daughter Pooja Bedi AT ALL)
Asin and Rahul Sharma had a grand wedding!
Raveena Tandon‘s daughter had a beautiful church ceremony.
Sikander Kher and Priya Singh got engaged too!

18. Yami and Pulkit seemed to be in love for most parts…

Pulkit Samrat, Yami Gautam
Pulkit Samrat, Yami Gautam

To the extent that they’re only doing love making scenes with each other.

19. 2016 also seems to be the year of the break-ups…

Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif
Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif broke up…
As did Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna.
Raghu Ram and Sugandha are headed for a divorce…
And reports of Malaika Arora Khan and Arbaaz Khan are doing the rounds.
Apparently Sohail Khan is having marital problems too.
Like that wasn’t enough, Karisma Kapoor‘s divorce with Sanjay Kapoor got super murky and Randhir Kapoor had some words.

20. But at least we have India’s first threesome movie to distract ourselves with…

Ishq Junoon
Ishq Junoon

Yup – it’s true!

21. And if all fails, there’s always Himesh Reshammiya…

Himesh Reshammiya
Himesh Reshammiya

He’s back!

What’s your favourite Bollywood moment from Jan? Tell me in the comments below! :)

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