Showbiz is never complete without its fair share of controversies. Bollywood has been embroiled in controversies over the years. Some of these controversies range from violence to black money to religion. Whatever may be the reason, Bollywood cannot keep itself away from controversies causing the respective actor’s PR teams to go into overdrive.
Let’s look at some of the biggest controversies to rock Bollywood recently
10. Aditya Pancholi’s Fist Of Fury
Aditya Pancholi created a huge scene at a posh suburban outlet when he wasn’t happy with English music being played. He was drunk and demanded Hindi music to be played. When the bouncer attempted to escort him from the premises, Aditya hit the bouncer with his phone and cut his head open. An FIR was filed and Aditya was later released on bail.
9. Deepika Padukone Cleavage Show
When the nation’s biggest newspaper took a dig at Deepika Padukone for showing too much of her cleavage, the entire film industry came out in support of her and criticized the editor. This eventually led to the newspaper issuing a national apology to Deepika.
8. Pooja Misrra’s Idea Stolen?
Pooja Missra created a stir when she claimed that Farah Khan and Colors channel stole her idea for a show and cast Farah in it. This resulted in various legal notices going back and forth.
7. Gauhar Khan Slapped
India was in shock when a member from the audience got on stage and slapped Gauhar Khan at an event that she was hosting. The man was supposedly incensed by Gauhar’s skimpy outfit and wanted to teach her a lesson.
6. Sarcastic Sonam Kapoor
Trouble started brewing when Sonam Kapoor was asked if she considered herself in the same league as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Sonam retorted by saying that since Aishwarya worked with her father, she should refer to her as ‘aunty’.
5. Mahima Chaudhary ‘Black’ Trouble
Mahima Chaudhary landed in trouble when her real name ‘Ritu Choudhary’ was linked with many overseas accounts holding black money. Mahima, obviously, denied any wrong doings.
4. Kareena Kapoor Khan Controversary
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) used Kareena’s picture to promote a campaign against ‘love jihad’. Half the face of Kareena displayed her in a sindoor and bindi and the other half covered in a niqab. Kareena was terrified with this, as she feared backlash. She even hired two bodyguards to protect her.
3. Radhika Apte’s Exposure
Radhika Apte is known for her ‘girl next door’ image. However, before the release of her latest Bollywood movie ‘Badlapur’, nude pictures of her surfaced all over the internet. Many say that this was a publicity stunt by her, while her PR team denied by stating that the pictures were morphed with her face.
2. Mallika Sherawat’s International Exposure
Mallika Sherawat is not one to shy away from controversies. Be it her bold choice of movies or her skin show in various item numbers. During her attempt to gain attention, she exposed more than the media could handle while attending the premier of a Hollywood movie. Her move backfired and many fashion experts called her outfit the shame of the century.
1. Shah Rukh Khan vs. Aamir Khan
When two of the biggest names in the industry go head to head, it is sure to make heads turn. One would have imagined that two of the biggest stars of Bollywood would be good friends over the years. But we are so wrong. Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan have been having subtle digs at each other in a long drawn cold war. Aamir took it too far by naming his dog Shah Rukh and even suggested via social media that Shah Rukh keeps licking his feet and begging for more biscuits. Shah Rukh Khan was not amused and he later stated that his two children loved him as an actor, however he has lost them as fans.