20 Celebrities Who Made ‘The Best Of 2020’ By Learning To Cook, Losing Weight Or Making Babies

From moving in with their loved ones to welcoming an addition to the family, here’s what your favourite celebrities were up to during the lockdown.

Simren Rodrigues

December 11, 2020


Web Series

12 min


The novel coronavirus brought the entire world to a standstill. 2020 will go down in history as the year we witnessed a pandemic. However, just as every cloud has a silver lining, the 2020 lockdown too gave us some fond memories to cherish. From honing a certain skill to learning new ones, preparing scrumptious meals and treats to welcoming a new addition to the family, our celebrities did not let the grey clouds of the lockdown dull their sky. Here’s how your favourite celebrities made the best of this not-so-good year.

1. Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan shared a good news

Bollywood’s iconic duo Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan announced the news of her second pregnancy during the lockdown. They shared a joint statement that read, “We are very pleased to announce that we are expecting an addition to our family!! Thank you to all our well-wishers for their love and support.”

2. Rucha Gujarathi and husband Vishal Jaiswal welcome baby girl

Rucha from Waaris welcomed her first child in 2020. She gave birth to an adorable daughter. Her husband Vishal broke the news to her fans. The duo received immense love, blessings and good wishes on social media. Rucha and her beau Vishal had tied the knot in 2016.

3. Kumkum Bhagya’s Shikha Singh blessed with a baby girl

Shikha Singh gave birth to an adorable baby girl on June 16 amidst the ongoing pandemic. Shikha along with her husband Karan Shah named the baby girl Alayna Singh Shah. Their happy announcement sparked excitement among fans.

4. Samantha Akkineni jets off to Maldives 

Samantha took the perfect break from work as she jetted off to the Maldives during the lockdown. The Telugu star visited the picturesque destination with her husband Naga Chaitanya. She took to Instagram to share pictures from her trip. Samantha Akkineni brought her A-game to the table with her stylish vacay outfits.

5. Ekta Kaul-Sumeet Vyas become parents

Another duo that joined the 2020 celebrity parents list was Ekta Kaul and Sumeet Vyas. They welcomed their first baby boy and named him Ved. The REJCTX actor Sumeet took to Instagram to announce the news. He shared a post that read, “It’s a boy. Shall be called VED. Mamma and Daddy are acting cliche… smothering the child every few minutes….” Fans couldn’t contain their excitement as they bombarded the post with best wishes.

6.  Sonalee Kulkarni takes up the fitness challenge

Hampi actor Sonalee Kulkarni took up the 37-day fitness challenge with her beau Kunal Benodekar. They trained under a personal trainer through video calls. Sonalee also took to Instagram to document their progress throughout the journey. This inspired several fans who thanked and appreciated the couple for their hard work.

7. Amey Wagh perfects a round roti

The Faster Fene star Amey Wagh took up the challenge to make perfectly round rotis. He posted a two series picture. In the first one, the shape of the chapati was rather distorted. However, in the second picture, he was able to master the art of making round chapatis. Amey took 27 days to learn the art and proved no task is too big or too small and everything is possible with determination.

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8. Divyanka Tripathi tries her hand at hair cutting

Vivek Dahiya and Divyanka were up for crazy adventures during the lockdown. Divyanka took up the task of grooming her husband’s hair. The actor turned into a hairdresser at home. Vivek took to Instagram to share the news with his fans. He quipped, “Can you trust your wife with a haircut? Apparently, I did not and wait to see what happened. Video rolling out soon…..! Bola toh tha kaan sambhal ke kaat na…. #StayTuned ! #LifeUnderQuarantineSeries”

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9. Malaika Arora expresses her love for cooking

Malaika took to Instagram to reveal her eternal love for cooking. The actor flaunted her culinary skills as she prepared a delicious bowl of Malabari veg stew. Malaika called it ‘Malabari Veg Stew for the soul’ in her caption. She also stated that her family simply loves the stew and they munch on it with some steamed white rice and gluten-free, vegan chickpea bread.

10. Dheeraj Dhoopar-Vinny Arora Dhoopar’s romance intensifies during lockdown

The lockdown managed to intensify Kundali Bhagya’s star Dheeraj Dhoopar’s romance with his wife Vinny Arora. He took to Instagram to share an adorable video of the two that left fans in awe. In the video, Dheeraj gave his fans a glimpse of their quarantine life. The lovebirds were seen having the time of their lives as they played ludo, watched television together and explored other cute activities.

11. Actor Shaheer Shaikh ties the knot with lady love Ruchikaa Kapoor

The lockdown couldn’t stop the duo from becoming one forever. Shaheer Shaikh tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Ruchikaa Kapoor in November. The actor opted for a close and simple court marriage due to the COVID-19 restrictions. The marriage was attended by close family members and a few close friends of the actor.

12.Karanvir surprises fans on his 37th birthday

In August, Karanvir took to Instagram to surprise his fans on the occasion of his 37th birthday. The actor announced that he will be expecting his third child with wife Teejay Sidhu. This created a ripple of excitement among fans who poured in congratulatory texts and best wishes for the duo. Karanvir and Teejay are parents to adorable twin girls.

13. Hina Khan celebrates 8M followers with a sweet note

Hina Khan flaunted her baking skills during the lockdown after she touched 8M followers on Instagram. She celebrated the occasion with a chocolate cake baked all by herself. She also posed for a picture with the cake and thanked everyone who helped her reach this stage. The actor’s lip-smacking chocolate cake had 8M written on it.

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14. Kajal Aggarwal and Gautam Kitchlu’s dream wedding

Kajal Aggarwal tied the knot with her longtime beau Gautam Kitchlu on October 30. She took to Instagram to share glimpses of her wedding and pre-wedding festivities. Her ardent fans were awestruck after seeing her dreamy wedding pictures. The couple also celebrated their first Karwa Chauth this year.

15. Dipika Kakkar celebrates special occasions with a sweet treat

Dipika Kakkar turned from an actor to a talented baker during the lockdown. She celebrated every special occasion with a sweet treat baked by herself. From her husband Shoaib’s birthday, her mother-in-law’s birthday to their wedding anniversary, Dipika did not shy away from flaunting her baking skills.

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16. Kumkum Bhagya’s Prachi aka Mugdha Chaphekar’s love for desserts and baking

Kumkum Bhagya’s Prachi aka Mugdha Chaphekar is one of ZEE5’s favourite beti. But did you know Mugdha loves to bake? The sweet-natured girl revealed her love for desserts to her fans. She baked several caked during the lockdown that included her special Rava cake.

17. Katrina Kaif experiments with cooking during lockdown

Katrina Kaif was totally occupied during the lockdown. Not because of work but by exploring her newfound love for cooking instead. The actor was accompanied by her sister Isabelle Kaif. The duo shared various videos on their Instagram accounts and they all were super adorable.

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18. Pulkit Samrat-Kriti Kharbanda move in together during the lockdown

The two lovebirds have been winning hearts because of their mushy and quirky posts together. The duo didn’t shy away from expressing their love for each other and the lockdown failed to keep them apart.

19. Richa Chadha and Ali Faizal move in together amidst COVID-19

Even though the lockdown compelled them to postpone their wedding, it definitely couldn’t keep them apart. The couple was supposed to tie the knot in 2020. However, the pandemic ruined their wedding plans. So, the duo moved in together on the occasion of Diwali. As per reports, the couple has rented a flat together.

20. Rajkummar Rao gets cosy with ladylove Patralekhaa

Rajkummar Rao and Patralekhaa have become the epitome of romance for the audience. They did not allow the bad vibes of the lockdown to ruin their romantic life. One look at their Instagram account and you are convinced that they are a match made in heaven.

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