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Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra were the most discussed female actors of 2018

Sanju was the most discussed movie of 2018 while Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone were the most discussed actresses and Akshay Kumar, Ranbir Kapoor and Salman Khan were the most discussed actors.

bollywood Updated: Jan 31, 2019 20:03 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Deepika Padukone,Priyanka Chopra,Akshay Kumar
Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone were the most discussed actresses of 2018.(Instagram)

Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone were the most discussed actresses of 2018, according to a report. The joint report by UC Media Lab, Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Balaji Motion Pictures, sheds light on entertainment content trends and preferences on mobile phones for the year, analysing page views and integrated popularity index, read a statement.

Priyanka climbed the popularity charts not just in India, but in Hollywood too. Her wedding to American singer Nick Jonas generated much discussion online. Deepika rode high on the success of Padmaavat, and her marriage to actor Ranveer Singh kept her in the spotlight.

Ranbir Kapoor-starrer Sanju, which presented the highs and lows of actor Sanjay Dutt’s life on the big screen, was the most discussed movie of 2018, beating Padmaavat and Raazi, reveals a report.

Ranbir, on account of his movie release and personal life, was among the most discussed actors of the year, beating superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan. He shares the top spot with Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar.

Movies like Manmarziyaan, Badhaai Ho, AndhaDhun and Blackmail also got a thumbs up from the viewers.

As far as comedy is concerned, Akshay remained one of the most popular all-time comedic actors, followed by Govinda, Rajpal Yadav and Johny Lever.

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Game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan, remained the most discussed reality show on TV. Kumkum Bhagya was the most discussed TV serial in 2018. The series is produced and developed by Ekta Kapoor under the banner of Balaji Telefilms, and is directed by Sameer Kulkarni. Kundali Bhagya and Naagin 3 were also part of the Top 5 list.

Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma was back in the limelight with the return of his show The Kapil Sharma Show. He was the most discussed TV celebrity of 2018, along with actors Karan Singh Grover and Karanvir Bohra. Hina Khan, Jennifer Winget and Divyanka Tripathi were the top TV Actresses of the year.

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First Published: Jan 31, 2019 20:03 IST