The dust hasn’t quite settled on everyone’s year-end festivities and that’s especially true in the case of many of our celebrity friends. From Manish Malhotra and Karan Johar (who jetted off to Dubai together) to Mumbai society queen ‘Queenie’ Singh, our favourite famous faces are only heading back into town now — well over a week into the new year. Brothers Sanjay and Anil Kapoor were both in the dazzling city of Dubai with their respective spouses Maheep and Sunita, but third (and eldest) sibling Boney Kapoor chose Maldives to bring in 2014 with his beautiful girls: wife Sridevi and their two daughters. Lord knows they needed a good vacation after a freak fire gutted much of their Mumbai home, but that’s another story. Back to Dubai, where Rocky S tells us the party scene was incomparable and Queenie Singh adds that, apart from all the glamorous private parties there, the streets were also an awesome place to be — especially in the areas around Burj Khalifa and The Palm Islands. With aviation man Naresh Goyal, industrialists including the Ruias and Shilpa Shetty’s family choosing to spend the last days of 2013 in the UAE, we’re officially christening Dubai the party hub of the year. And this despite the fact that Nargis Fakhri was turning up the temperature in a bikini in Maldives, Sonam was splashing about in Goa and the Badshah, Shah Rukh Khan, was partying in picturesque Phuket!
Article by - Sonali Velinker Kamat