As much as we'd like to believe that talent and hard work are the only elements needed for success, it's safe to say that, sometimes, luck plays an important role as well. It's not an indication of how much you deserve or don't deserve something, but few would dispute the fact that sometimes luck ends up becoming the deciding factor.
If you thought that it's just regular people who strive to be this lucky every single day, you're wrong. Even the ones we consider the luckiest have their superstitions and lucky charms that they cannot do without.
From adding an extra K or dropping a letter from their movie names to wearing gemstones that are meant to bring success and peace, Bollywood celebrities have been known for their ardent belief in good luck charms. Read on to find out your favourite celebrity's lucky charm, one that they have been relying on for years.
No matter what the occasion or his choice of attire is, Bollywood's Bhaijaan is never spotted without his silver bracelet with a turquoise stone that is meant to bring him continued success and fortune.
After the collapse of his production house ABCL, Amitabh Bachchan had declared bankruptcy, with all his important assets dissolved. This is when he stumbled upon a blue sapphire ring that he now wears on his right hand's middle finger. It is believed that his luck turned around after he wore this ring, and it led him to the biggest game show of the country, Kaun Banega Crorepati.
Shah Rukh Khan's obsession with the number '555' has been talked about for years. Not only does he refuse to drive a car that wouldn't include 555 in its number plate, but he also made sure that the licence plate of his bike in Chennai Express was stamped with this magical number.
Ranbir Kapoor is a true mumma's boy, so much so that he considers his own mother his luckiest charm and ends up adding number 8, Neetu Singh's birth date, on almost all of his favourite possessions - be it his jerseys or on the number plates of his cars. Now, isn't that sweet?
Ever since he was a kid, Ranveer has been tying a black thread around his ankle at his mother's suggestion. He used to fall sick often, so this is meant to ensure good health.
It's not a coincidence that most of Aamir's films release in the month of December. The actor, who's known to deliver some of the most inspiring movies of our times, considers December as the luckiest time of the year.
In the past few years, Deepika has managed to consistently blow us away with her performances. She firmly believes in paying a visit to Mumbai's Siddhivinayak Temple before the release of her movies.
We've all got certain features that we might consider flaws or imperfections, but we should take a lesson from Hrithik in embracing them. Despite the suggestions of several people in the industry, he refused to get the second thumb from his hand surgically removed and considers it his good luck charm.
Only a die-hard fan would know that Shilpa is always spotted wearing a beautiful emerald ring on the little finger of her right hand. This auspicious ring was gifted to her by mother and is known to have transformed her professional life.
Ever wondered why Ajay's surname lacks a vowel? Well, a long time ago, he was made to believe that removing this letter could be beneficial for his career. According to him, it was the best decision he ever made!
So, what's your good luck charm?
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