As the year 2020 is about to end, let’s go on a ride down memory lane. This year indeed was full of controversies that rocked the Bollywood fraternity. From the boycott culture to Sushant Singh Rajput death row, 2020 was full of ups and downs.
Here are the top 5 controversies of the year 2020 that caused chaos in Bollywood
The Chhapaak row began when the main lead of the movie, Deepika Padukone visited the JNU protests ahead of the release. Many people were irked by her presence and claimed it as a publicity stunt. The raged netizens demanded to boycott the movie. Owing to all this, Chhapaak didn’t do well at the Box Office.
SSR Death Row
The sudden death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput on June 14, sent shockwaves across the nation. As soon as the news of his demise broke out on social media, it led to a plethora of controversies. While many blamed biggies of Bollywood and nepotism for the actor’s death, others blamed his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. This went on for about three months before it was allegedly claimed that it was death by suicide.
Laxmii Movie Title Change
The Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani starrer Laxmii was the much-awaited movie of 2020. However, the makes had to face the wrath of a certain section of the society for hurting religious sentiments. They all demanded a boycott of the movie. Following the rage, the title of the movie was changed from Laxmmii Bomb to Laxmii.
Kangana Ranaut vs. Diljit Dosanjh
The cold war between Kangana Ranaut and Diljit Dosanjh began when the former made a misinformed tweet on the farmers’ protests. The Queen actress misidentified an old lady from the protests as the old lady from the Shaheen Bagh protests. This didn’t go down with Diljit and he bashed Kangana left and right. He put out a series of tweets in Punjabi taking a jibe at Kangana’s tweet. Even Kangana then slammed the actor and it went on for a while.
Kangana vs. Shiv Sena
Kangana Ranaut and controversies go hand in hand. The Kangana vs. Shiv Sena row began when the actress compared Mumbai to Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Following her remark, politician Sanjay Raut bashed Kangana. The verbal spat went on for a while. In fact, BMC even broke down the actress’s office in Mumbai saying it is illegal construction.
These are a few Bollywood controversies of 2020. Let’s know in the comment section below if you remember anymore.