Like every yr, 2017 too was riddled with a few huge controversies concerning our film stars and movie fraternity individuals. But, a few controversies have been exceptional and subsequently, 2017 without a doubt sticks out. Bollywood hungama brings to you the foremost controversies that made the most news in 2017.
1. Padmavati controversy
This is the biggest controversy of the yr and one in every of the most important ones in indian movie records. It all started on january 27, 2017 when members of sri rajput karni sena attacked director sanjay leela bhansali at the units of his film padmavati in jaipur. The attack became prompted over reviews that the movie distorts rajput history and shows a dream series between alauddin khilji and queen padmavati. Sanjay leela bhansali clarified that it’s not real however that didn’t stop the protests. It in reality have become bigger after the trailer was out. Whilst deepika padukone confirmed her indignant to those protests by way of saying that our u . S . A . Has regressed, it caused further problem for her. Sri rajput karni sena threatened that they’ll reduce off the nose of the actress. In the meantime, the states of rajasthan, gujarat, madhya pradesh, uttar pradesh and punjab banned the film. Padmavati become to release on december 1 but because of these problems and additionally because of postpone in getting a censor certificates, the movie turned into postponed indefinitely.
2. Hrithik Roshan-Kangana Ranaut feud reloaded
The controversy round hrithik roshan and kangana ranaut had first all started in 2016 when the former had slapped a prison case at the latter over her ‘stupid ex’ comment. Kangana retaliated by using suing him as properly. The matter had gone into cold storage but in september, it got reignited after kangana ranaut blasted hrithik roshan for allegedly harassing her and developing issues in her life, on the television show ‘aap ki adalat’. This was the first time any actress had publicly lambasted a male actor ever in this sort of way and hence, the episode went viral. Hrithik roshan, in the meantime, kept quiet for a few weeks and later, he gave his aspect of the tale. At the same time as a segment of society praised kangana ranaut for her fearlessness, others criticized her mainly considering that her interview came at a time when her movie simran changed into to launch. For this reason, her ‘aap ki adalat’ stint turned into dubbed as a exposure stunt.
3. Nepotism row
This controversy too involves Kangana Ranaut. She called Karan Johar a ‘movie mafia’ and ‘flag bearer of nepotism’ when she appeared on Karan Johar’s TV show ‘Koffee With Karan’. KJo later made his displeasure clear over her comments. Kangana hit back at him with an open letter and she got widespread support. The matter had ended there, but in July, Karan Johar along with star kids Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan took a dig at Kangana Ranaut at ‘IIFA Awards 2017’ by proclaiming, in lighter vein, ‘Nepotism rocks’. Sadly, the joke was not seen as funny and all three had to apologize following an uproar over their stint.
4. Kangana Ranaut and Apurva Asrani fight over credit for Simran
It emerged in May this year that there exists a feud between Kangana Ranaut and Simranwriter Apurva Asrani. Apurva was livid when Kangana claimed in an interview that Simranwas quite a dark film and that it’s her who made it light. Later, he was shocked to see his name missing in the initial publicity campaign. Kangana however hit back at Apurva’s allegations, especially on ‘Aap Ki Adalat’.
5. Sonu Nigam azaan row
On the morning of april 17, sonu nigam made a sequence of tweets in which he expressed displeasure over the sound of azaan early inside the morning. Though he made it clear that he has reservations with all the religions the usage of loudspeakers, his tweets had been visible as an attack of islam. Syed sha atef ali al quaderi, vice-president of the west bengal minority united council, introduced a reward of rs 10 lakh for every body who would shave the singer’s head, positioned a garland of old tattered shoes round his neck and excursion him across the u . S . For his comments. Sonu nigam tonsured his head himself that have become pretty a speaking point.
6. Kapil Sharma’s fall
Kapil Sharma had a really tough time this year owing to a number of reasons. He, in March 2017, got into a fight mid-air with Sunil Grover and even badmouthed Ali Asgar and Sugandha Mishra. As a result, all three of them walked out of his TV show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. During July-August, he had to postpone and even cancel his episode with stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Ajay Devgn etc. He later came out and said that he’s suffering from anxiety and depression and went to an Ayurveda clinic for treatment. ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’, as a result, had to go off air and it’s expected to come back on air in early 2018.
7. Akshay Kumar-Mallika Dua-Shyam Rangeela row
A few months ago, a clip from the comic TV show ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ featuring stand-up comic Shyam Rangeela mimicking Prime Minister Narendra Modi went viral. Later it emerged that this particular segment was removed by the channel, fearing repercussions. But what made the maximum noise is super judge Akshay Kumarcommenting on judge Mallika Dua in the same clip that ‘Aap bell bajao, main aap ko bajata hoon’. Mallika’s father, journalist Vinod Dua slammed Akshay for his ‘sexist’ comments and Mallika too jumped in support of her father. Akshay Kumar remained silent but his wife Twinkle Khanna hit back at Mallika and stated that Akshay didn’t intend to make a vulgar comment. Twinkle then went a bit too far and when she realized, she backtracked her opinion.
8. Shah Rukh Khan’s train journey goes wrong
Shah Rukh Khan’s train journey from Mumbai to Delhi to promote his gangster flick Raees led to a terrible stampede at Vadodara railway station. It took the life of Farheed Khan Pathan, a local politician, due to cardiac arrest after being caught up in the maddening crowd. He had come to meet his niece Samina Shaikh, a reporter, who was also travelling with SRK in the same train. Samina however made it clear that the team of Raees was very cooperative and extended all help. Yet, many criticized Shah Rukh Khan and the management for not organizing things well.
9. Bata shoes sues Jolly LLB 2 makers
A dialogue in the courtroom drama Jolly LLB 2 that went ‘Bata ka joota pehan kar, tuchchi si terricot ki shirt pehan kar, saala humse zabaan ladha raha hai’ was found objectionable by the shoe company Bata. They slapped a legal notice worth Rs. 3 crores on the film’s makers. As a result, the objectionable reference was removed.