2017 - The year that was

2017 - The year that was News

Shashi Tharoor: The English Twitter tutor 2017 gifted us

Here is looking back at how Shashi Tharoor's brilliant vocabulary became the talk of the Internet, throughout the year.

Best Indian Web Series of 2017: Bose Dead/Alive, Inside Edge and Bachelors Season 2 find place in list

Best new web series 2017: While watching films in a theater require us to step out of the house, these web series in 2017 kept us glued to our phones in 2017.


2017: An unforgettable year for Malayalam female actors

Parvathy had a brilliant run at the box office, award shows and she even dominated news space. Her performance in Take Off won her the best actor (female) award at the International Film Festival (IFFI) 2017.

2017's best Telugu films: Arjun Reddy, Baahubali 2 and Hello in the list

Here is my list of Telugu films like Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Spyder and Jai Lava Kusa that managed to entertain us and had something interesting to offer within the spectrum of commercial films.

2017 recap: Five films about the Northeast you have not heard of, but should watch

The disconnect of North East with the rest of India can also be attributed to the absence of stories about the culture and society in the region on the silver screen.

Top 10 Bollywood actresses of 2017: Zaira Wasim, Swara Bhasker and Vidya Balan were a refreshing departure in a not so perfect year

As 2017 comes to an end, we list the female actors who put up a great show with their ace acting skills and succeeded in binding the audiences to the screen for good 120 minutes and more.


Manushi Chhillar to samosa-seller son, these students inspired us in 2017

These students did not let their present decide their destiny. They worked hard to achieve their goals

Best of 2017: 20 HILARIOUS memes that left everyone ROFL-ing on the Internet

Whether it was Priyanka Chopra's Met Gala dress or Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding or just a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi passing by, most of the top headlines became fodder for hilarious memes in 2017.

Top job trends to watch for in 2018

Mere possession of educational qualifications and degrees do not guarantee a job, as an employee's mental make-up and intellect hold equal weightage.

2017 Rewind: 11 weirdly interesting news stories from the world of health

Some serious yet unusual medical discoveries and surgeries that took place in 2017, leaving everyone baffled.

2017 - The year that was Photos

Honest Indians of the Year Awards (that no one wants to give, or take)

We at IndianExpress.com believe all 'achievements' ought to be recognised, and now present the 'Honest Indian of the Year 2017 Award' (that no one wants to give, or take). We hope you take in the 'spirit' with which we've 'pegged' it.

Katrina Kaif, Sonam Kapoor, Kriti Sanon: Bollywood fashionistas who nailed quirky prints in 2017

Over the years, we have seen Bollywood celebs stepping out in fun prints during their casual outings and at times, formal events, but this time, these are the celebs who caught our eye. From Katrina Kaif to Kangana Ranaut, take a look at how our Bollywood beauties upped their fashion game.


From Sonam Kapoor to Anushka Sharma: Bollywood celebs who nailed androgynous style in 2017

From Sonam Kapoor to Anushka Sharma, Bollywood celebs give us lessons in androgynous dressing. Considering how powerful and statement-worthy the androgynous looks were this year, it only seems right. Check out the pictures here.

Hitched: Sports stars who tied the knot in 2017

Many sports stars including Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, football captain Sunil Chhetri, football legend Lionel Messi and tennis star Serena Williams got married in 2017.

Sports for a cause: Athletes who used their stardom for a social cause in 2017

A lot of hardwork goes behind the players who achieve success. But only some star athletes use their popularity for the right cause.

Usain Bolt, Ashish Nehra, Kaka, Felipe Massa: Sportstars who retired in 2017

Many legends from various sports brought the curtain down to their illustrious career this year. Here is a look back and a tribute to the sporting personalities who hung up their boots this year.


Golden, red and white: Bollywood's 'It' colours of 2017

The year 2017 has been quite exciting. From glamorous red carpet appearances to festive bashes, celebrities have given us some major fashion goals. There have also been certain colours that were exclusively opted by actors like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor and others.

How Janhvi Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan turned youth style icons in 2017

Janhvi Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan have not even made their Bollywood debut, but these ladies have already started delivering on the fashion front. Resplendent in gorgeous designer lehengas to acing the latest trends, the duo are going out, all guns blazing. With the year coming to an end, let's take a look at few of their best fashion moments.

Worst Bollywood fashion moments of 2017

This year, we saw quite a few misses, like Deepika Padukone in the metallic Monisha Jaisingh dress, not to forget the poison ivy lamé suit, and Shraddha Kapoor in the hot pink one-shouldered, balloon sleeve outfit from Atsu Sekhose. With the year coming to an end, here's a look at the worst moments of Bollywood fashion in 2017.

2017 - The year that was Videos

Bollywood 2017 In 5 Minutes: Everything That Made News From B-Town

Bollywood 2017 was a mixed bag where content was the king and big ticket films flopped. While Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Tiger Zinda Hai and Golmaal Again won hearts, Jab Harry Met Sejal and Tubelight failed to impress.