There have been instances where Indian celebrities have been involved in irresponsible behavior, which has garnered negative attention and criticism from the media and public. Here are a few examples:
In 2015, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was criticized for endorsing a product containing a harmful substance. She later faced legal action and had to withdraw the advertisement.
In 2018, actress Shilpa Shetty faced backlash for making insensitive comments about the #MeToo movement. She later apologized for her remarks.
In 2020, Bollywood celebrities attended a party amid the COVID-19 pandemic, violating social distancing norms and facing criticism from the public and media.
In 2021, actress Kangana Ranaut was criticized for making derogatory comments about farmers protesting against new farm laws. She later faced legal action and had to apologize.
In 2012, actor Shah Rukh Khan got into a scuffle with security guards at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium after a match of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He was banned from the stadium for five years as a result.
In 2015, actress Rakhi Sawant created a stir at a press conference by wearing a dress with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s face printed on it. The move was widely criticized, and Sawant later apologized.
In 2018, actress Kangana Ranaut got into a heated argument with a journalist at a press event for her film “Judgementall Hai Kya.” The argument led to the Entertainment Journalists’ Guild of India boycotting the actress, which she later apologized for.
In 2019, actor Akshay Kumar was caught on camera pushing a man who was trying to take a selfie with him at Mumbai airport. The incident led to criticism from fans and media.
In 2020, actor Varun Dhawan was criticized for not wearing a mask in public during the COVID-19 pandemic. He later apologized and urged fans to wear masks and follow safety guidelines.
It is important for celebrities to act responsibly in public and avoid unwanted incidents that can lead to negative attention and consequences.
They must use their platform responsibly and be mindful of their actions and words. They should refrain from endorsing harmful products, make sensitive remarks, and avoid flouting laws and regulations, especially during times of crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.