Bollywood stars' obsession for similar car registration numbers
Call it superstition or just a fancy, but most stars insist on having similar numbers for their vehicles. We throw light on this fascinating quirk that our Bollywood stars boast of...
That Bollywood celebs live their lives in the fast lane is a known fact. From Mercedes Benz and Audi to BMW and Rolls Royce, they own mean machines that score high on the glamour and luxury scale.
But what’s also interesting is that a lot of these celebs are superstitious about their vehicle number plates, so much so that they have the same number combination for all their vehicles. A personalised vehicle registration number may come at its own cost, but then again, moolah has never been a deterrent for our celebs, has it?
From numerology to generally harbouring a preference for a certain numerical combination, several B-town celebs are guilty of playing this numbers’ game.
hitlist throws light on this fascinating quirk that our stars boast of...
Shah Rukh Khan
King Khan owns an impressive line-up of cars and all of them have the same number, 555. Moreover, sources say that it’s not just his cars that carry this number. SRK apparently insists that his associates too have this number in their mobile phone numbers.
SRK owns an impressive line-up of cars and all of them have the same number, 555
As a result, his personal staff and also most of his production house members are said to have 555 as part of their mobile numbers.
Big B reportedly prefers the number 2 for all his cars. His birthday falls on October 11 and the date adds up to two. As a result, the superstar apparently prefers combinations where the numbers on his vehicle plate add up to two.
Big B reportedly prefers the number 2 for all his cars. His birthday falls on October 11 and the date adds up to two
Like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor too believes that his birth date is lucky for him. His birth date is February 25 and two and five add up to seven.
Shahid Kapoor’s newly acquired mean machine bears the number 7000 on its number plate as it adds up to seven. The actor considers it to be his lucky number as his birth date (February 25) adds up to seven. Pic/Yogen Shah
The actor has a Range Rover with 700 on the number plate and his newly acquired Jaguar has the number 7000. His Harley Davidson bike too has 700 on the number plate. Clearly, the actor loves the number seven.
Ranbir Kapoor has a soft corner for the number 8, as it is his mother Neetu Kapoor’s birth date. This is the reason why the number plates of his Audi, Range Rover and Mercedes Benz bear the number 8.
Ranbir Kapoor has a soft corner for the number 8, as it is his mother Neetu Kapoor’s birth date
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan
This Bollywood couple also follows the numbers mantra – they are said to be very particular about the registration numbers of their prized possessions.
While Bebo considers number 3 as her lucky number, Saif Ali Khan sticks to the number 7 because his birth date, 16, adds up to 7
While Bebo considers number 3 as her lucky number, Saif Ali Khan sticks to the number 7 because his birth date, 16, adds up to 7.
Riteish Deshmukh seems to love the number 1. The number plates of all his cars have the number 1. In fact, his vanity van too has the same number.
Riteish Deshmukh seems to love the number 1
Neil Nitin Mukesh
The actor loves his cars more than his games and gadgets. No wonder then, he is picky about their registration number. Both his cars have the same number: 2277.
Neil Nitin’s both cars have the same number: 2277
Dutt may have an expensive taste in cars but that’s not where his whims end. In his enviable collection of cars — the last addition is a Rolls Royce Phantom — all of them bear the number 4545.
All of Sanjay Dutt’s cars have registration plates bearing the number 4545