The Newsmakers of 2013

  • Angelina Jolie: As a preventive measure against breast cancer, Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy.

    Angelina Jolie: As a preventive measure against breast cancer, Hollywood actor Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy.

  • Chennai Express: One of the most talked about films of the year, it was the first entrant to the enviable Rs 200 crore-club.

    Chennai Express: One of the most talked about films of the year, it was the first entrant to the enviable Rs 200 crore-club.

  • Ranveer Singh: Subtle, nuanced and powerful, Ranveer Singh’s performance in the Vikramaditya Motwane film came as a revelation.

    Ranveer Singh: Subtle, nuanced and powerful, Ranveer Singh’s performance in the Vikramaditya Motwane film came as a revelation.

  • Priyanka Chopra had a lot on her plate this year - starring in 200 crore-club Krrish 3, voicing Ishaani in Hollywood film Plane.

    Priyanka Chopra had a lot on her plate this year - starring in 200 crore-club Krrish 3, voicing Ishaani in Hollywood film Plane.

  • Thank you Kapil for giving us our night-time funnies which are not vulgar, not clichéd and not forced.

    Thank you Kapil for giving us our night-time funnies which are not vulgar, not clichéd and not forced.

  • Overcoming the controversies that came his way, Yo Yo Honey Singh's chart toppers have ensured his presence is taken seriously.

    Overcoming the controversies that came his way, Yo Yo Honey Singh's chart toppers have ensured his presence is taken seriously.

  • Gravity With its sense of documentary realism, Gravity changed the way we looked at sci-fi dramas in Hollywood,

    Gravity With its sense of documentary realism, Gravity changed the way we looked at sci-fi dramas in Hollywood,

  • Deepika Padukone worked in the right films, gave stupendous performances and four of her films were back-to-back hits.

    Deepika Padukone worked in the right films, gave stupendous performances and four of her films were back-to-back hits.

  • This year, movie sequels were big. Be it dhoom 3, or Krrish 3, these were the movies that really made the big bucks at the BO.

    This year, movie sequels were big. Be it dhoom 3, or Krrish 3, these were the movies that really made the big bucks at the BO.

  • Farhan Akhtar's performance as Milkha Singh was full-bodied, uninhibited and opened gateway for biopics on sports personalities.

    Farhan Akhtar's performance as Milkha Singh was full-bodied, uninhibited and opened gateway for biopics on sports personalities.

  • With 24 Anil Kapoor ushered in tight scripts, controlled melodrama, and an a-lister star cast.

    With 24 Anil Kapoor ushered in tight scripts, controlled melodrama, and an a-lister star cast.

  • Indie Films: Whether it was the sensitive Lunchbox, the brave Shahid, the gutsy BA Pass.

    Indie Films: Whether it was the sensitive Lunchbox, the brave Shahid, the gutsy BA Pass.

  • One of the most promising debuts of the year is Sushant Singh Rajput.

    One of the most promising debuts of the year is Sushant Singh Rajput.