The world of Bollywood has always something entertaining or shocking to drive your attention. Bollywood industry is also surrounded by controversies, no matter how hard celebrities try to avoid. As 2017 has ended and we have seen many celebs last year curled up into ugly controversies. If you have missed any of the controversies, don’t worry we are here with the top 10 Bollywood controversies of 2017, so grasp a relax place and get ready to know what was hot last year.
Here are the 10 biggest controversies of Bollywood in 2017
#1 Mira Rajput’s Comment on Motherhood:
It was the first time when media caught Mira Rajput without hubby Shahid Kapoor. She made a public appearance on a platform to share her views and experience of motherhood and she totally messed it up. Her statement on motherhood become one of the most controversial statements of 2017.
“I had a tough pregnancy, I went to those 5 months of difficult times to bring my daughter into this world, in fact, both of us together (Shahid Kapoor and she). So now I want to spend every moment that I can with her. I love being at home, I love being a mother to my child, I wouldn’t want to spend one hour a day with my child and rush off to work, why did I have her? She is not a puppy; I want to be there for her as a mother”, Said Meera Rajput.
Many thought that she made this statement as a comment at Shahid’s ex girlfriend kareena kapoor who was blessed with a boy but giving more priority to work.
#2 Abhay Deol Targeted Actors Promoting Fairness Products
Abhay deol targeted the Bollywood celebs like Shahid kapoor, Shahrukh Khan, Sonam kapoor, Yami Gautam who all endorse fairness products . According to Abhay rising racism is due to big celebrities in Industry are promoting such fairness creams.
Said Abhay Deol, “It’s an issue, or a complex, we in India have been having for thousands of years. It started with the days of agriculture when people who worked in the fields had darker skin, because they were exposed to the sun all day. Peasants were poor anyway. That is how we came to associate fair skin with richness and wealth, because the feudal moneyed stayed indoors. After that came the Mughals and then the British. We may have a very deep-rooted cultural identity, but a very young national identity. As a people, we are being pulled in all directions and, many a time, we don’t know where to go.”
While this stand by abhay deol was appreciated by others but still some are here who objected too. In fact the Bollywood Diva and Style icon Sonam Kapoor indulged in an argument with Abhay Deol.
#3 Lipstick Under My Burkha
Lipstick Under My Burkha was the most controversial movie of 2017. Censor board was not giving a green signal to the movie because of its bold content.
In an Interview Pahlaj Nihalani said” The story is lady oriented and talks about their fantasy. There are continuous sexual scenes, abusive words, audio pornography and a bit sensitive touch about one particular section of society, hence film refused.”
#4 Attack on Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Padmavati’s Set:
Big Bollywood filmmakers and stars like Saif Ali Khan, Karan Johar, Ram Gopal Varma, Farhan Akhtar, Madhur Bhandarkar along with Sonam Kapoor have expressed their anger after the attack on padmavati set by Rajput Karni Sena workers in Jaipur.
This incidence shocked the complete Bollywood industry. The reason behind the attack was the rumor that movie is shooting a intimate sequence between Ala udding khilji and Padmavati. This rumor made Rajput karni sena angry and they attacked Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
#5 Sonu Nigam Accusation on Azaan:
One of the most debated Bollywood controversies of 2017 was the tweet by Sonu Nigam on Azaan. The controversy started when Sonu Nigam tweeted “God bless everyone. I am not a muslim and I have to be woken up by the Azaan in the morning When will this forced religiousness end in India.”
This tweet by Sonu Nigam took the whole story to the next level and led to huge debate. Sonu Nigam also shaved his head in response to a call given by a Kolkata-based cleric, who announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh to anybody who tonsured the Bollywood singer
#6 Hrithik and Kangna Love Affair Gone Wrong
Literally Hrithik roshan and Kangana Ranaut should be rewarded as the most controversial people of 2017. First Kangana went on national Tv show “Aap ki adalat” and bare it all about her relation with Hrithik Roshan. After this Hrithik went on a TV show and told the story of his side. Still statements made by both was different from each other and it’s still unsolved controversy.
#7 Nepotism Debate
Kangna is considered as the most outspoken and brave actress in the Bollywood Industry. Recently Kangana on the set of ‘Koffee with Karan’ on Karan’s own show, called him ‘Flag bearer of nepotism’. This become a big controversy of 2017. Later Varun Dhawan, Saif Ali Khan and Karan Johor also poked fun at IIFA Awards on Kangana’s statement on nepotism.
#8 Mahira Khan and Ranbir Kapoor
This picture from the street of NewYork of Ranbir Kapoor and Mahira khan sharing Cigarettes went Viral on Internet with their dating rumors. Not only this, Mahira also got trolled for wearing a Backless outfit which is not acceptable in Islamic region.
#9 Dangal Actress Fatima Sana Sheikh
After getting fame from ‘Dangal’, actress Fatima got trolled badly on wearing a swimsuit at a beach and posting that pictures on Social media during the month of Ramadan.
#10 Akshay Kumar’s National Award