When you are in Bollywood, it is often said that you are not far away from controversies. In fact, with the glaring eyes of media constantly on the lookout for you, one wrong move and celebrities can find themselves courting a lot of trouble. More so, this post has a list of controversial Bollywood actresses who rose up to fame with controversies throughout their career.
Top 5 Most Controversial Bollywood Actress
It is well known in the film fraternity that celebrity gossip spreads like a wildfire and when it is about the hottest Bollywood actresses, the public shaming is a huge cry as compared to their male counterparts. Here are the top 5 most controversial Bollywood Actresses of all time:
The beauty from the yesteryear in Bollywood, Zeenat Aman was probably known more for her controversial movie roles (‘Balika Badhu’, ‘Satyam Shivam Sundaram’, and few more) and portrayal of her character which made her famous rather than her acting skills. Outside the camera life, she also courted controversy when she was beaten up by Sanjay Kapur so brutally which caused near blindness in one of her eyes. Besides, she was the love interest of the evergreen hero Dev Anand. Also, her husband Mazhar Khan reportedly bashed her back in the days.
Controversy’s favorite child, Rekha has been in the limelight since her debut in the Bollywood. In fact, she began her career with a hot kissing scene with actor Biswajit in her debut movie – Anjana Safar (1969). But the controversy which has engulfed most of her career was her affair with Amitabh Bachchan, and she has been till now trying to be back in his good books again. Rekha has shocked quite a lot of her fans with controversial interviews given off-screen and crossing limits on the screen.
Rakhi Sawant is the original drama Queen of the news media. Ever since she first stood in front of the camera, she has been courting controversies once after another. She was always in the news whether it was the infamous lip lock with Mika or when she kissed Kainaaz Pervez in front of paparazzi. Her list of controversies also includes bad mouthing her ex-boyfriend to the press after the breakup and suing a TV channel after finishing as Runner-up on the show. Well, quite a lot of controversies have always put Rakhi Sawant in celebrity news.
If controversy is an art, then maybe Sherlyn Chopra is the Picasso of it. The beauty from Andhra has been in the news almost all her life. Whatever she has done, it has created a lot of controversy in the media. From gracing or shaming the cover of Playboy, she was alleged to have offered huge favors to the Playboy’s head to get on their cover. Besides, she also staked claim to fantasize about Vidya Balan and even made a bold statement about having indulged in paid sex with a number of guys.
Sunny Leone (Karenjit Kaur Vohra)
When there is a talk of most controversial actresses in Bollywood, Sunny Leone is right up in the list of Bollywood controversial actresses. Being a former x-rated actress and successfully transiting to Bollywood via the Bigg Boss House, she set a large number of eyeballs raised in the country. From controversial scenes in her movies (‘Jism 2’, ‘Mastizaade’, etc.) whilst also courting controversies and court a case off-screen, Sunny has been there.
The Bollywood actresses have a lot of eyeballs following their every footstep and a slight mistake courts a number of controversies for them. Few of these controversial Bollywood Actresses enjoy the limelight whilst others might just be caught in the storm at the wrong time. No matter what, these 5 Bollywood Actresses are probably the most controversial in the film industry.