Kangana Ranaut’s Controversies: Getting Slapped To Getting Twitter Handle Banned

Here are the 5 times when Bollywood actress and politician Kangana Ranaut created controversies due to her statements.

Kangana Ranaut, a BJP leader, and Bollywood actress known for her controversial remarks, faced trouble at Chandigarh airport recently. A CISF constable recently slapped her, reportedly in reaction to her past comments on the farmer’s protest. Later, Kangana released a video linking the incident to rising extremism and terrorism in Punjab. However, this isn’t the first time Kangana has stirred controversy with her statements. Here are instances where the actress ignited disputes with her words.

Kangana Ranaut’s Controversies

Calling Karan Johar The “Flagbearer” Of Nepotism

On an episode of “Koffee with Karan,” Kangana Ranaut boldly called Karan Johar the “flag bearer of nepotism,” sparking a major debate in Bollywood. Since then, the relationship between the two has been strained.

Comment on the freedom of India

At the Times Now Summit 2021, Kangana Ranaut sparked controversy by claiming that India’s 1947 independence was merely a ‘bheek’ (handout) and that true freedom only came in 2014, aligning her view with support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This statement drew criticism for seemingly disrespecting the sacrifices of India’s freedom fighters.

Calling Protesting Farmers “Terrorists”

During the farmer protests against the three farm laws, Kangana Ranaut intensified the controversy by labeling the protesting farmers as “terrorists” in response to Barbadian singer Rihanna’s comments on media coverage of the issue. Ranaut’s remark further inflamed the already heated debate.

Kangana-Hrithik’s Relationship

In a widely publicized saga, Kangana Ranaut alleged that she had a relationship with Hrithik Roshan during the filming of “Krrish” in 2013—a claim Roshan strongly denied. The ensuing exchange, marked by conflicting narratives from both actors in various interviews, captivated the public’s interest in the true nature of their relationship.

Kangana’s Twitter Banned

Kangana Ranaut was banned from Twitter in May 2021 for posting controversial comments about the post-election violence in Bengal. Two years later, her account was reinstated.

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