It has been an ideal 12 months for all these celebrities! 8. Falguni Nayar PUNIT PARANJPE / AFP through Getty Pictures 9. The Indian Hockey Crew Alexander Hassenstein / Getty Pictures Bringing again all of the Chak De! feels for India, our outstanding hockey crew beat Germany on the Tokyo Olympics and claimed a bronze medal for the nation after 41 years! Their victory was a reminder for the world that Indian gamers really go away no stone unturned in terms of successful medals (and hearts). 10. Neeraj Chopra Matthias Hangst / Getty Pictures Aka — The Golden Boy! Bringing India its first ever gold for Javelin Throw at The Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj was really shining like a diamond underneath the highlight of victory. On the age of 23, he has achieved what hundreds of thousands of us might solely dream of. Oh and that CRED ad was simply pretty much as good, if not higher than the one starring our different nationwide crush, Rahul Dravid. 11. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Chris Graythen / Getty Pictures Offering India the proper begin on the Tokyo Olympics, Mirabai Chanu bagged the silver medal in Girls's Weightlifting on the very first day of the video games. Lifting a complete load of 202 kgs, she is certainly a shining instance of the power of the spirit of sportsmanship. 15. Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha Paul 16. Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal 18. Lee Jung-jae from Squid Recreation. Netflix 2021 was, with none doubt, the 12 months of Squid Recreation and Lee Jung-jae's Seong Gi-hun had our hearts beating (and rooting for him) all through the present. He was type, empathetic, loyal, and courageous, but additionally SO cute! There's more excellent news as a result of the actor has been nominated for "The Best Actor in a Television Series — Drama" award on the 2022 Golden Globes.