As we all know, 2022, was not in favor of Bollywood and Bollywood films at all. Only a few movies performed well at the box office. Moreover, 2022 was all about controversies, and most of them were associated with the Hindi film industry and prominent celebrities. From the Boycott Bollywood controversy to Ranveer Singh’s Nude Photoshoot, fans witnessed it all.
Let’s have a look at the biggest controversies of 2022 that made headlines and grabbed a lot of attention.
From Ranveer Singh’s Nude Photoshoot to Sajid Khan’s entry in Bigg Boss 16 Controversies of 2022.
Akshay Kumar in Pan Masala Ad
Akshay is considered to be one of the fittest actors in B-Town. His fans were quite disappointed when they saw their favorite star promoting something that he should not. The actor was hired as the brand ambassador of Vimal Pan Masala. The day, his ad was out, fans found his old video in which he was talking against tobacco and stuff. He was brutally criticized for the same and even apologized to everyone.
Filmmaker Leena maninekalai’s documentary Kaali’s poster faced a lot of social media outrage after the Hindu Goddess Kaali was shown smoking a cigarette and bearing a pride parade flag.
Sajid Khan in Bigg Boss 16
The filmmaker is accused of sexual harassment by a lot of women from the film industry only. There was a huge social media banter when he entered Bigg Boss 16 to clear his image. So many people opposed this decision of calling him on the show and even demanded his exit from the show in an instant.
Ranveer Singh’s Nude Photoshoot
Ranveer Singh went nude for a magazine photoshoot and his pictures created a lot of buzz on social media. The debates were initiated about equality and stuff. Moreover, the actor fell into legal trouble for doing the same.
From Laal Singh Chaddha to RakshaBandhan, a lot of star-studded movies got heavily impacted by this trend. Earlier, in an interview, Kareena Kapoor Khan said that if people don’t like her then don’t watch her movies, and when people did what she said, the actress faced huge consequences and asked everyone to watch her film. 2022 was a really bad year for Bollywood for a lot of reasons.
Ajay Devgn vs Kiccha Sudeep
A controversial conversation between Ajay and Sudeep went viral on social media. Ajay Devgn Tweeted that Hindi is our mother tongue and our national language, and it will always be.
The Kashmir Files
The movie turned out to be a blockbuster and received a lot of praise from around the world. However, a lot of controversies also initiated after the release of the film as some people claimed that the movie was nothing but propaganda. The movie depicted the genocide of Kashmiri Pandits in the 1990s and was lauded by the majority of people across the country.