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IN Desi ON 25 Apr, 2016
Be it Bollywood actors, singers, directors, or movies, controversy is one such thing which always hovered them like a bee hovering around the flowers.
We really cannot say whether controversies are good or bad, but they definitely add spice to the news and grab a lot of attention.
Here are the top most controversial movies of Bollywood, pointing out the an entirely evolutionary picture of Bollywood.
Satyam Shivam Sundaram is one amongst the most Controversial movies of Bollywood. The movie was released in 1978 and was banned for some time because of the most controversial thing of the movie being the sex scene between Zeenat Aman and Shashi Kapoor, the provocative scene was highlighted, but the movie stood out more than an erotic myth and also an evergreen hit.
Bandit Queen, is a movie based on true story of 'Phoolan Devi' and the brutal reality of the Indian hinterland. The movie was in controversy due to 'Seema Biswas', the lead actor as Phoolan, being paraded naked, the rape scenes and the highly abusive language.
The movie 'Fire', caught a lot of attention worldwide with many appreciations and awards, but was highly criticized and faced a lot of controversy in India as it was the first movie based on homosexuality.
This movie is the third and final part of Deepa Mehta's Elements Trilogy, the first two being the 'Fire' and the 'Earth', covering the controversial subjects like misogyny and ostracism.
The movie was in controversy even before it was released as it was starring Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief head, Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh who tried to portray himself as God. The movie was banned as the chief appeared in an attire similar to that of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru, and would hurt religious sentiments of the Sikh community.
It is as erotic thriller movie starring Emraan Hashmi and Mallika Sherawat in the lead roles. This movie was in controversy because of the bold scenes between the two actors and also as it was the remake of a Hollywood movie, Unfaithful.
Kamasutra: A Tale of Love, The film is based on Vātsyāyana's Kamasutra, an ancient Indian text in Sanskrit literature about human sexuality and was banned due to the bold, erotic scenes and content.
This movie was released in 1975 and grabbed a lot of attention as it highlighted the issues of inter-caste marriage and premarital pregnancy.
It is an American movie based on the novel, by Hermann Hesse. It was in a lot of controversies because of Simi Garewal's nude scenes which were shot in the holy city of Rishikesh.
It was a blockbuster movie of its times but it stirred a lot of controversies as it showed a 13-year-old getting brutally raped on screen.
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