As the 12 months 2022 involves an finish, we hope there are solely happier days to see within the Indian leisure trade subsequent 12 months. Bollywood movies had a troublesome time this 12 months with just a few managing to herald the numbers on the field workplace. Several Hindi movies additionally confronted boycott traits over some subject or the opposite. Amid the rise and success of a number of South movies, some even raised doubts if Bollywood was truly useless. Not simply movies, many Bollywood celebrities have been additionally part of numerous controversies. From Ranveer Singh’s nude picture shoot to actors Ajay Devgn and Kiccha Sudeep locking horns over the Hindi language and Jacqueline Fernandez being named in a cash laundering case, there was a lot going within the movie trade other than movies. Here are the highest controversies of the 12 months:
Ranveer Singh’s nude picture shoot
It was nonetheless summer time in July and Ranveer Singh raised the temperatures much more by posing bare for a world journal, Paper. The actor could not have imagined that it gained’t simply appeal to eyeballs however police complaints as effectively. While a lot of his trade colleagues like actors Vidya Balan, Masaba Gupta, Nakuul Mehta and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap overtly praised the nude picture shoot, a Mumbai-based NGO sought an FIR in opposition to him over ‘hurting sentiments of women’. Also learn: Honey Singh on Besharam Rang controversy: ‘People have become way too sensitive…’
Lalit Sen declaring love for Sushmita Sen
Former IPL chairman Lalit immediately caught the eye of the film lovers in July as he declared love for Sushmita Sen together with a bunch of romantic photos from their Maldives trip. He known as her his ‘better half’ as he wrote about ‘a new beginning and a new life’ after the demise of his spouse in 2018. He added, “Not married – just dating each other. That too it will happen one day.” The actor, nonetheless, didn’t converse up in any respect and some weeks later, Lalit additionally modified his Instagram profile pic from the one with Sushmita to a solo one. It is to be famous, the 2 additionally ranked among the many most googled folks this 12 months.
Jacqueline Fernandez named in ₹200 crore cash laundering case
Jacqueline discovered herself in serious trouble as she was named as an accused within the ₹200 crore cash laundering case involving conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar. She continues to seem for questioning in entrance of the Enforcement Directorate commonly and isn’t allowed to fly overseas. According to ED’s earlier chargesheet, she and actor-dancer Nora Fatehi obtained costly items value crores from Sukesh. Things grew to become even murkier as Nora, who is called as a witness within the case, filed a defamation go well with in opposition to Jacqueline in a Delhi court docket.
Sajid Khan’s participation on Bigg Boss 16
People had but not forgotten the MeToo motion which had Housefull director Sajid among the many greatest names on the record of sexual predators. Many actors had accused him of molestation and asking for sexual favours. But 4 years after the accusations, he was among the many first few contestants on the present. Despite many elevating objections over his participation, the channel didn’t pay any heed to calls for for his eviction. Since Sajid continues to be protected from the nominations in the home, one should surprise if he’ll go on to win the present!
Ajay Devgn and Kiccha Sudeep get right into a tussle over Hindi
South star Kiccha Sudeep hit the hornet’s nest together with his assertion at an occasion in April stating that “Hindi is no more a national language and that Bollywood is struggling, hence they are making pan-India films”. Objecting to his assertion, Ajay requested him on Twitter in Hindi, ‘If Hindi is not our national language, then why do you dub your films in Hindi?’ Sudeep however chose peace and said his statement was taken out of context. But he did ask Ajay if he would have understood his response had he typed it in Kannada. “Don’t we too belong to India, sir,” Sudeep had tweeted.
Lal Singh Chaddha falls prey to cancel culture
Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha was one of many much-anticipated movies this 12 months however regardless of constructive to blended critiques, the movie couldn’t carry within the anticipated collections on the field workplace. Some of the credit score goes to the #BoycottLaalSinghChaddha pattern on Twitter round its release. Some Twitter customers circulated Aamir’s “India’s growing intolerance” assertion from 2015 alongside together with his ex-wife Kiran Rao’s previous assertion about leaving the nation for the protection of their youngster. Co-star Kareena Kapoor’s previous video by which she stated she doesn’t care about trolls additionally went viral.
Deepika Padukone’s Besharam Rang
The 12 months 2022 was a boring 12 months for Bollywood with solely a handful of blockbusters. But actors Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone introduced the much-needed power with the release of the primary track Besharam Rang from their upcoming movie Pathaan. Fans of the 2 couldn’t get sufficient of the trippy quantity however a number of political leaders raised an objection over the color of the saffron bikini worn by Deepika within the track. Many known as for a ban on the movie. Madhya Pradesh house minister Narottam Mishra stated it “has been shot with a dirty mindset”. The head priest of a temple in Ayodhya even stated that he would burn Shah Rukh ‘alive’.