By Hindustan Times
The year was a mixed-bag affair. Filmmakers went from bold to bolder with themes and motifs. Many eminent artistes departed. India's darling Madhuri Dixit came back home. Kolaveri Di got India coverage on Time magazine. Here're 2011's twenty most memorable moments:
1. Nude promise and betrayal: Poonam Pandey, a Kingfisher model rose to stardom overnight after she promised to strip if India wins the World Cup.
2. Rajinikanth hospitalised: Southern heartthrob Rajinikanth was admitted to ICU after lung infection. The actor fell ill while he was shooting for Rana.
3. Aamir produces bold Delhi Belly: Aamir Khan did the impossible by surprising his family audience by making a youth-centric movie filled with expletives, starring his nephew Imran Khan.
4. Amy Winehouse dies: English singer-songwriter Amy Wineho