Top 10 Controversies In Bollywood That Stirred The Entertainment Industry

Bollywood is always known to entertain the audience, but along with this it also comes with a lot of controversies that becomes the topic of discussion in the media. So below are the ones, that stirred the glamour industry.

The death of Sushant Singh Rajput

The death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput in 2020 sparked a massive controversy, with many speculations around his death and allegations of nepotism and bullying in the film industry.

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AIB Roast

In 2015, a comedy roast organized by the comedy group AIB featuring Bollywood celebrities like Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor received backlash for its use of offensive language and jokes.

AIB Roast

Padmaavat controversy

The release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Padmaavat in 2018 faced controversy and protests by several Rajput groups who alleged that the movie distorted historical facts.

Padmaavat controversy

Kangana Ranaut vs. Karan Johar

Actress Kangana Ranaut’s comments about filmmaker Karan Johar in 2017 led to a war of words between the two, with Johar accusing Ranaut of playing the victim card and Ranaut calling him the flagbearer of nepotism in Bollywood.

Kangana Ranaut vs. Karan Johar

Salman Khan’s hit-and-run case

Actor Salman Khan’s 2002 hit-and-run case, in which he was accused of killing a man while driving drunk, created a massive controversy that dragged on for over a decade.

Salman Khan's hit-and-run case

Aamir Khan’s intolerance remark

Actor Aamir Khan’s remarks about growing intolerance in India in 2015 sparked a massive controversy, with many criticizing him for being unpatriotic.

Aamir Khan

MeToo movement in Bollywood

The #MeToo movement that began in Hollywood also reached Bollywood, with several women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment against prominent actors and filmmakers.

Mee too movement

Shah Rukh Khan’s detention at US airport

In 2012, actor Shah Rukh Khan was detained at a US airport for several hours, sparking controversy and debates on racial profiling.

Shah Rukh

Sanjay Dutt’s jail sentence

Actor Sanjay Dutt’s conviction and imprisonment in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case created a massive controversy, with many supporting and criticizing his sentence.

Sanjay Dutt's jail sentence

Veere Di Wedding controversy

The 2018 movie Veere Di Wedding faced controversy for its depiction of female sexuality and use of explicit language, with many calling for a ban on the film.

Veere Di Wedding
Arpita Mackelvy
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