Besides their film career, the people involved in the industry make headlines for different personal reasons as well. Actors, Actresses, Producers, Directors, history has seen many of them involved in controversies and fights which catch the attention of the fans. Bollywood is an extravagant world, but sometimes these scandals can bring down the career of the concerned celebrity. It can even end their career once they lose the popularity amongst the fans. Here we take a look at 6 Bollywood Actresses who ended up in jail owing to such controversies:
Considered as one of the most influential actresses of Hindi Cinema, her controversies earned her the nickname “Beauty with Tragedy”. As per reports, Madhubala was arrested in the year 1957 as she did not fulfil her commitments she promised to famous director B R Chopra. She had signed a film with the director, but later denied acting in the movie. She even had took advanced payment for the film
- MONICA BEDI
Her connections with gangster Abu Salem made the actress more famous than her acting career. They got married and flew to Portugal, but were arrested there. The charges were forging of foreign documents to escape India. The Portugal Police announced 2 years of prison for Bedi.
- SONALI BENDRE
Sonali Bendre in 2001, was arrested for a short time with charges of “hurting the religious sentiments of the people”. She wore a trifle diaphanous, thigh length yellow lemon Kurta printed with utterances like OM and OM NAMAH SHIVAY which angered the people. The photographer who captured her pictures for Showtime Magazine as well as the fashion designer were also arrested. They were bailed out with a fine of 12000/-
- SHWETA BASU PRASAD
Known to the world for her roles in movies “IQBAL” and “MAKDEE”, Shweta Basu Prasad shocked the industry with her involvement in a sex racket in the year 2014. Hyderabad Police caught her in a compromising position in a hotel room. She was detained for almost two months and was then cleared of charges.
- SANA KHAN
The TV star that also starred in Salman Khan’s movie ‘Jai Ho’ was charged with threatening and physically assaulting a woman who is reported to have leaked information about the couple. Sana, her boyfriend and her servant dragged the victim out of a hospital where we went for a small check-up and assaulted her and threatened her for life. The Complaint was filed at the Amboli Police Station and these three were then arrested as her the woman’s FIR.