Biggest Controversies of Bollywood in 2016


Every year some or the other controversies make it to headlines and rock the Bollywood. Since 2017 is all set to begin within a day or two, let’s have a look at what happened in 2016. What were the major moments or headlines which created controversy in 2016?

1.Saifeena’s Son’s Birth

Kareena gave birth to a baby boy in December 2016. And the couple named the boy Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi and that’s when all the controversy started. People started telling that this sounds like the name of a terrorist or worse in history there was some blood thirsty king which was recognized by the same name.

2. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Caught in Indo Pak Controversy


The movie was in a very bad situation when the entire scenes of fawad Khan was asked to chop off. Karan Johar requested everyone and finally the movie got cleared to release just before 2-3 days. But major scenes of Fawad khan were deleted from the movie in order to ensure a smooth release of the movie.

3. Bollywood Vs CBFC


The entire controversy began with Udta Punjab’s release. Censor Board’s chief Pahlaj Nihalani did not want to issue certificate to the movie Udta Punjab and even he said that he can’t even allow the movie to release as it will portray Punjab in bad light.

4. National Anthem by Amitabh Bachchan


When Amitabh Bachchan sang the national anthem at World Cup T20 finals then it went on to become a huge hue and cry. People said that Amitabh Bachchan took a huge sum of money and people did opposed that strongly. But things were clear only when Saurav Ganguly came at front and said that Mr. Bachchan didn’t took even a single amount of penny for the song and even for his travel and accommodation.

5. Karan Johar and Kamaal R Khan 25 Crore Controversy


Kamaal R Khan shared an audio clip where he said that he had been paid 25 crore by karan Johar to promote his movie ADHM.  Both Ajay Devgan and Kajol asked for a proper probe in that matter. But there was no authenticity in the audio clip and it was only a cheap publicity stunt by KRK.

6. Naseeruddin Shah


He received a lot of criticism when he called Rajesh Khanna a poor actor. Not only the fans of both the actors but also Rajesh Khanna’s daughter and the Bollywood fraternity also criticized the same.

7. Salman Khan for his rape remark


Salman Khan said in a statement that, while shooting for Sultan after a wrestling shoot, he always used to feel like a raped women. This took everyone by surprise and whole of the media and pulic opposed this. But what he actually meant was that he felt as helpless as a raped women.

8. Kapil Sharma and BMC


One fine night kapil Sharma shared on twitter and asked PM Narendra Modi that he was asked to pay a bribe of 3 lakhs for his office construction. And within days of this, BMC sent a notice to Kapil Sharma against his illegal construction.

9. Om Puri’s Insensitive Remarks


Om Puri commented very insensitively on the Uri attack which resulted in the death of several Indian soilders. He said “we didn’t force them to join the army”. And later he added “Prepare 15-20 people as suicide bombers and send them to Pakistan”.

10. Hrithik Kangana War


Hrithik and Kangana had a rather nasty and verbal war when their personal relations made it to the headlines. The legal war between both the leading wars was very much visible in the public.


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