• Salman Khan
    • Success of films “Bodyguard” and “Ready” • Hosts popular reality television show “Bigg Boss – 5” • Rumors of favoritism towards contestant, Mahek Chahal • Produces his first film, “Chillar Party”Reuters
  • Shah Rukh Khan
    • Release of films “Ra. One” and “Don 2: The King is Back” • Kerala police files a case against him for violating provisions of Indecent Representation of Women Act (1986) • Hosts reality television show “Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout” on Imagine TVReuters
  • Aamir Khan (R) and his wife Kiran Rao
    • Announces a child, a boy, with wife Kiran Rao. The boy was born through IVF surrogacy • Signs on as host of a talk show on Star Plus • Controversy surrounds a film he produces – “Delhi Belly” and a song sequence in the filmReuters
  • Sanjay Dutt
    • Success of film “Double Dhamaal” • Argument with “Rascals” co-star Kangana Ranaut • Jointly hosts reality television show “Bigg Boss – 5” with fellow actor Salman Khan • His role - Kancha Cheena - in Karan Malhotra’s forthcoming film, “Agneepath”Reuters
  • Akshay Kumar (Reuters)
    Akshay Kumar (Reuters)Reuters
  • Bollywood actor Imran Khan
    Bollywood actor Imran KhanReuters
  • 'Barfee’
    • Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra in dramatic roles • Lead actors play the roles of a deaf man and a mentally-challenged girl • Release date July 13Reuters

This year has been, like most others in an industry that thrives on drama, an eventful one. Bollywood's leading men have been in the news for a variety of reasons... some good and some bad.

In addition to releasing record-breaking films and creating ambitious science-fiction projects, these actors have also made news for domestic and personal reasons.

Check out the list of Bollywood actors who made the biggest headlines in 2011...