The year 2017 was full of controversies for Bollywood. From protest against film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati to actor Kangana Ranaut branding film-maker Karan Johar as a ‘flagbearer of nepotism– Bollywood had enough controversies grabbing headlines in 2017.
Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali ‘Padmavati’ raised controversy and Karni Sena, an organisation of the Rajput community, urged a nationwide ban on the film claiming that the film is hurting the sentiments and also distorting historical facts.
Kangana Ranaut and Karan Johar Nepotism Controversy-
On the Karan Johar’s talk show ‘Koffee With Karan’, one of the outspoken actresses of Bollywood, Kangana Ranaut called film-maker Karan Johar a ‘flagbearer of nepotism’.
This controversy got bigger when Karan and actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan poked fun at Kangana and chanted “Nepotism rocks” at the IIFA Awards event this year in the US. They later apologized for their act.
Fatima Sana Sheikh swimsuit trolling-
One of the controversies happened when ‘Dangal’ fame actress Fatima Sana Sheikh was trolled for posting the photograph of her wearing a swimsuit at a beach on social media page during the month of Ramzan.