No matter how rational and practical we may consider ourselves to be, we all have some or the other kind of obsession that makes us considerably superstitious. But as much as these tendencies satisfy our beliefs, they tend to surprise those who look at them as nothing more than a psychological bug! Well, before you start questioning yourself on sanity, you will be surprised to know that your own favourite stars are also sailing the same boat! Bollywood celebs too, have their own beliefs and obsessions when it comes to trying their luck. While some of them put their faith in ornaments as their lucky charms, there are others who have even more weird superstitions. Still thinking? Discover some of the craziest things these 10 stars do to keep their luck going!
1. Amitabh Bachchan
Age has nothing to do with superstitions, confirms the megastar Amitabh Bachchan! He still has his own idiosyncrasies when it comes to the game of cricket. Being an ardent lover of this game, he avoids watching live matches as he believes it would lead to the fall of wickets! He also wears a sapphire ring that supposedly brought back his luck after a rough patch.
2. Shah Rukh Khan
King Khan has vested his faith in the power of 555! His obsession with this number can be clearly seen on the number plates of all his vehicles. Even the bike he rode for the poster of Chennai Express had 555 on its number plate.
3. Vidya Balan
Bollywood actresses have also have their weird make-believes that they follow religiously. Vidya Balan moves to another level in this case with her unreasonable obsession with a Pakistani brand of kohl called Hashmi. Apparently, she doesn’t even step out of home without lining her eyes with this kajal!
4. Abhishek Bachchan
Just like Big B, Abhishek, too, holds a similar passion for sports including cricket and football. His superstitions make him sit in one position on a chair as he believes that his movements can affect the result of the match!
5. Shilpa Shetty
Actress Shilpa Shetty is always seen wearing two watches whenever her team, Rajasthan Royals, is playing. Not just this, she also has this astounding hang-up about the way she sits during the match. She crosses her legs when the opponent team bats and opens them when her team starts batting.
6. Bipasha Basu
Bipasha Basu is so conscious about the evil eye that she buys lemon and chillies every Saturday and hangs them in her car. This ritual has been taught by her mother and she never fails to follow it every week.
7. Ekta Kapoor
Producer Ekta Kapoor’s obsession with the letter ‘K’ is a word-of-mouth for the industry. Ever since the beginning of her career, she has been making TV serials with names starting with “K”. Remember “Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi” or “Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki”? She can also be spotted wearing innumerable spiritual threads, rings and a pair of tacky sandals all the time, all of which she considers to be auspicious for her!
8. Ajay Devgn
Have you ever wondered as to where has that “a” in his last name vanished? It’s not just a spelling error but an ardent numerological belief of his mother that urged Ajay to drop that alphabet from his name.
9. Hrithik Roshan
We all know about the double thumb that Hrithik has since birth. But did you know that it’s his superstitious belief that stops him from getting that removed? Hrithik considers that extra thumb to be lucky for him and thus, he doesn’t want to undergo a surgery for that.
10. Akshay Kumar
He might come across as a very practical person but the truth remains that he, too, has an unexplainable superstition! Khiladi Kumar thinks that his presence can hamper his film’s box-office collections. Therefore, he flies abroad before his film opens in the theatres.
While the obsessions of these actors are little more weird than the others, there are a lot many actors following the same path! Salman Khan’s turquoise bracelet, Aamir Khan’s Christmas releases, Katrina Kaif’s visit to Ajmer Sharif before the release of her film and Ranbir Kapoor’s obsession with the number 8 are a few more examples of such idiosyncrasies!
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