From Shah Rukh Khan to Vijay Sethupathi... IMDb reveals the top 10 most popular celebrities of 2023!

(This article is authored by Alar)

The year 2023 has been a roller coaster ride for the entertainment industry, with many blockbuster movies, web series, and OTT releases. Fans have been eagerly waiting for their favourite stars to grace the screens and entertain them. 

IMDb, the world’s most popular and authoritative source for movie, TV and celebrity content, has revealed the answer. Based on the page views of IMDb users from around the world, IMDb has compiled the list of the top 10 most popular celebrities of 2023. The ranking reflects the popularity and fan engagement of the celebrities across the IMDb global audience.

The list is dominated by stars from the Indian film industry, with eight out of the top 10 celebrities hailing from Bollywood and South Indian cinema. The king of romance, Shah Rukh Khan, tops the list, followed by the talented and versatile Alia Bhatt.

The power couple, Deepika Padukone also make it to the top 10, along with the rising stars Wamiqa Gabbi and Sobhita Dhulipala. The list also features the leading ladies of South Indian cinema, Nayanthara and Tamannaah Bhatia, who have impressed the audience with their performances in multiple languages. The list is completed by Akshay Kumar, and the Makkal Selvan of Tamil cinema, Vijay Sethupathi.

Here is the complete list of the IMDb Annual 10 Most Popular Celebrities of 2023, along with their notable works:

  1. Shah Rukh Khan - Known for: Pathaan, Jawan, Dunki
  2. Alia Bhatt - Known for: Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani, Heart of Stone, RRR
  3. Deepika Padukone - Known for: Pathaan, Jawan, The Buckingham Murders
  4. Wamiqa Gabbi - Known for: Jubilee, Khufiya, Charlie Chopra & the Mystery of Solang Valley
  5. Nayanthara - Known for: Jawan, Ponniyin Selvan: II, Netrikann
  6. Tamannaah Bhatia - Known for: Lust Stories 2, Jee Karda, Bholaa Shankar
  7. Kareena Kapoor Khan - Known for: Jaane Jaan, Laal Singh Chaddha, Veere Di Wedding 2
  8. Sobhita Dhulipala - Known for: Made in Heaven 2, Ponniyin Selvan: II, Major
  9. Akshay Kumar - Known for: OMG 2, Mission Raniganj, Selfiee
  10. Vijay Sethupathi - Known for: Jawan, Farzi, Master

The list showcases the diversity and dynamism of the Indian film industry, which has been producing quality content across genres and languages. The fans have been appreciating the performances of these celebrities, who have been delivering hits after hits. The list also reflects the changing trends and preferences of the audience, who are looking for more content-driven and realistic stories, rather than the typical masala entertainers.