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Bollywood Films That Courted Controversies

Aashish,Amrita And Ishaa Romance Scene Photo From Movie Girlfriend

Aashish,Amrita And Ishaa Romance Scene Photo From Movie Girlfriend
Girlfriend: Since This Karan Razdan Film Dealt With Lesbianism, There Were Calls For The Movie To Be Banned. Posters Of The Film Were Also Burnt In Some Places

Vimala Raman With The Captain In Movie Dam 999

Vimala Raman With The Captain In Movie Dam 999
In This Image: Vimala Raman
Dam 999: Tamil Nadu Banned The Screening Of 'Dam 999' Due To Widespread Protests Against The Movie That Was Seen As Taking A Pro-Kerala Stand In The Mullaperiyar Dam Case

A Child Photo From Movie Firaaq

A Child Photo From Movie Firaaq
In This Image:
Firaaq: Directed By Nandita Das, ‘Firaaq’ Was A Hard-Hitting Portrayal Of Families Caught In The Vicious Aftermath Of The 2002 Communal Riots In Gujarat. It Was Banned In The State But Went On To Win Two National Film Awards.

Kamal Haasan In A Kissing Scene In Movie Hey Ram

Kamal Haasan In A Kissing Scene In Movie Hey Ram
In This Image: Kamal Haasan
Hey Ram: Some Political Parties Protested The Alleged Negative Depiction Of Mahatma Gandhi In Yet Another Controversial Kamal Haasan Film

Arvind And Manish Romance Scene Photo From Movie Bombay

Arvind And Manish Romance Scene Photo From Movie Bombay
Bombay: Mani Ratnam’s Classic Film Based On The Babri Masjid Demolition And The Subsequent Riots In Bombay (Now Mumbai) Caused Severe Uproar Over The Representation Of Inter-Religious Relations And Riots. The Acclaimed Director Received Threats And A Bomb Was Also Hurled At His House

Ranbir Kapoor Cute Look Photo From Movie Wake Up Sid

Ranbir Kapoor Cute Look Photo From Movie Wake Up Sid
In This Image: Ranbir Kapoor
Wake Up Sid: In October 2009, Raj Thackeray-Led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Protested The Use Of The Word 'Bombay' Instead Of 'Mumbai' In The Movie. The Matter Was Resolved Only After Filmmaker Karan Johar (The Film's Producer) Agreed To Insert An Apology At The Start Of The Movie.

Shahrukh And Kajol Photo From Movie My Name Is Khan

Shahrukh And Kajol Photo From Movie My Name Is Khan
In This Image: Shahrukh Khan, Kajol Devgn
My Name Is Khan: A Comment By Shah Rukh Khan On The Exclusion Of Pakistani Players From The Indian Premier League Ignited Shiv Sena’s Ire. Posters And Banners Were Brought Down, Slogans Were Shouted And Effigies Were Burnt. Shiv Sena Sent Notices To All Theatres Threatening Them With Dire Consequences If They Exhibited The Film. The Maharashtra State Government Offered Full Security To Exhibitors And The Film Was Released After Being Postponed For Three Days. It Went On To Become One Of The Biggest Hits Of 2010 And The Top Grossing Hindi Film In International Markets.

Hrithik And Aishwarya In Traditional Wear In Movie Jodhaa Akbar

Hrithik And Aishwarya In Traditional Wear In Movie Jodhaa Akbar
Jodhaa Akbar: This Ashutosh Gowariker Film Created One Of The Biggest Controversy Just Before Its Release. The Protesters Objected To The Portrayal Of Jodhaa As Akbar’s Wife. They Insisted That Jodhaa Was Akbar’s Daughter-In-Law And Not Wife. The Film Was Banned In Rajasthan And Madhya Pradesh. However, It Went On To Become A Box Office Success.

Arjun And Abhay Dance In Song Mehengai In Movie Chakravyuh

Arjun And Abhay Dance In Song Mehengai In Movie Chakravyuh
In This Image: Arjun Rampal, Abhay Deol
Chakravyuh: The ‘Mehengai’ Song In ‘Chakravyuh’ Allegedly Hurt The Sentiments Of People By Mentioning Tata, Birla And Bata So Much That A Defamation Suit Was Filed By Shoemaker Bata, Raising Objection To The Use Of Its Name In The Lyrics. The Song Was, However, Allowed To Feature In The Film With A Disclaimer That The Names Were Being Used ‘Symbolically’

Deepika Nice Expression Photo From Movie Aarakshan

Deepika Nice Expression Photo From Movie Aarakshan
In This Image: Deepika Padukone
Aarakshan: Amitabh Bachchan's Film 'Aarakshan' Was Mired In Controversy With Protests From Caste Groups Forcing The Producers To Cut Parts Of The Film, Highlighting Deep-Seated Social Tensions In The Country. Many Caste Groups Complained That The Film Portrayed Them In A Negative Light Because Of Certain Scenes In Which Characters Say Untouchables, Known As 'Dalits', Are Dirty And Fit To Polish The Shoes Of Their Social Betters.

Naseeruddin And Sarika Photo In Movie Parzania

Naseeruddin And Sarika Photo In Movie Parzania
In This Image: Naseeruddin Shah, Sarika
Parzania: Co-Written And Directed By Rahul Dholakia, It Was Based On A True Story During The Gujarat Riots. It Tells The Story Of A 10-Year-Old Parsi Boy, Parzan Pithawala, Who Disappears After The Gulbarg Society Massacre In Ahmedabad. The Film Was Banned In Gujarat Following Fears Of A Communal Uproar

Shabana And Nandita Romance Photo In Movie Fire

Shabana And Nandita Romance Photo In Movie Fire
In This Image: Shabana Azmi, Nandita Das
Fire: Deepa Mehta's 1996 Film Starring Shabana Azmi And Nandita Das In Prominent Roles, Depicted Homosexual Relations Between Two Women. The Film's Release Led To A Flurry Of Protests With Certain Political Parties Accusing It Of Maligning Indian Culture

Aamir And Kajol Photo In A Song From Movie Fanaa

Aamir And Kajol Photo In A Song From Movie Fanaa
In This Image: Aamir Khan, Kajol Devgn
Fanaa: Aamir Khan-Starrer ‘Fanaa’ Faced A Ban In Gujarat Following His Anti-Narmada Dam Project Statements. Aamir Had Demanded Proper Rehabilitation Of The Farmers Displaced By The Construction Of The Dam.

Anupam And Pavan Discurssion Photo From Movie Black Friday

Anupam And Pavan Discurssion Photo From Movie Black Friday
In This Image: Anupam Kher, Pavan Malhotra
Black Friday: This Was Anurag Kashyap's Ambitious Project Based On The 1993 Bombay Serial Bombings. The Film Tried To Recreate The Incident And The Intense Feelings That Followed. The Film's Screening Was Banned. It Remained In The Cans For Two Years. In 2004, A Petition Was Filed By The People Named In The Film Asking For A Stay On Its Release. The Argument Was Upheld But The Film Was Finally Released In 2007

Saif Ali And Kareena Hot Bare Body Romance Photo From Movie Kurbaan

Saif Ali And Kareena Hot Bare Body Romance Photo From Movie Kurbaan
Kurbaan: The Karan Johar Film Got Mired In Controversy With The Shiv Sena Objecting To The Movie's Poster That Flaunted Actress Kareena Kapoor's Bare Back.
 
 
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