Fans often hear something interesting or dirty as far as Bollywood is concerned. It is not just about nepotism but it is something else. Bollywood celebrities have experienced one night stands and have also been admitted in public.
Actors and actresses in the Bollywood film industry are very well trained to talk about everything according to the public image they are actually trying to portray. At times, celebrities pass comments or make remarks that are unexpected and bold.
Apart from movies, Bollywood celebrities hit the headlines because of their controversial statements. There is no hiding from the fact that people examine celebrities closely and so whatever they speak becomes a talking topic or controversy.
Rishi Kapoor’s controversial statement
Le Legendary actor Rishi Kapoor was an Indian actor, film director and film producer who worked in Hindi films. He was an active social media user during his days and he never feared anything. He was someone who never feared to troll or criticise when it mattered the most. However, when he replied back or hit out at trolls, his tweets often created controversy.
The original chocolate lover boy of the Bollywood industry was known for making controversial tweets.
“am angry. Why do you equate food with religion?? I am a beef-eating Hindu. Does that mean I am less God-fearing than a non-eater? Think!!”
Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor drew his last breath on April 30. The legendary actor was admitted to HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday morning. Rishi Kapoor was fighting cancer since 2018 and was in the United States for treatment for a year.
Rishi Kapoor who is the son of Raj Kapoor hogged the limelight in the Indian cinema with his first film Mera Naam Joker, in which he played the role of a child artiste. The actor impressed everyone with his acting skills and for which he had received a National Award for Mera Naam Joker.
In the year 1973, Rishi Kapoor made his film debut as an adult with Bobby, opposite Dimple Kapadia. The first movie made Kapoor an overnight star
It should be noted that the actor’s last Bollywood film was the 2018 film 102 Not Out alongside Amitabh Bachchan.
Controversies of Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt, who is an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter is well-known for his notable works exclusively in Hindi cinema. Besides being a bigwig in the Bollywood industry, Mahesh Bhatt has been hitting the headlines for all the controversial reasons. The most controversial one was when he locked his lips with his own daughter, Pooja Bhatt a long time ago.
This very particular incident triggered anger among the netizens on all social media platforms. Mahesh Bhatt has often hogged the limelight for his string of controversies, heartbreaks and failures. A couple of years ago, he came under fire for his controversial pictures with Jalebi actress Rhea Chakraborty.
During the previous times, he also hit the headlines for making absurd statements about his daughter Pooja Bhatt. He often hit the headlines for his series of controversies more than his films altogether. So far in his life, he had three women that shaped him whoever he is today. However, the director has always been vocal about his relationship with his fans.
For the unversed, Mahesh Bhatt was born to a Hindu father and Muslim mother out of wedlock. The thing is he never saw relationships as we see and had a different perspective to see the world and this is why his life is full of controversies. He was known to be a flashy playboy of his time.
In this article, we have summed all the women were a part of Mahesh Bhatt’s controversial love life.
1. Lorraine Bright
First on the list is Lorraine Bright. It all started when Mahesh Bhatt stumbled upon Lorraine when he was in school. Lorraine was catholic and used to study in a Bombay-based orphanage. Both fell in love with each other. The director used to visit her at her orphanage more often than not.
Mahesh Bhatt even admitted his love for Lorraine in an interview. He said, “I would jump across the wall to meet her but, when we got caught, she had to leave the orphanage. I got her enrolled at the YWCA so that she could become a typist and fend for herself. All along, I kept working. I made ads for Dalda and Lifebuoy.”
Later on, Mahesh Bhatt married Lorraine, who then changed her name to Kiran. In fact, they were just 20 at the time of marriage. The couple had their first child, Pooja Bhatt. When Mahesh Bhatt’s career came to a low, their relationship also failed miserably.
It was when Lorraine and Mahesh parted ways. However, they never got divorced. He was also said to be having an extra-marital affair with Parveen Babi. Mahesh Bhatt also confessed, “I was married to Kiran, had a child, and was responsible for both of them. Still, my physical self was drawn to another woman.”
In one of the most controversial news from the Bollywood industry, 80s Filmfare magazine published a photo of Mahesh Bhatt, where he lip-locked with his daughter Pooja Bhatt. The headline on the Filmfare magazine said, “If Pooja wasn’t my daughter, I’d have loved to marry her”
2. Parveen Babi
Parveen Babi met Mahesh Bhatt when she was at the peak of her film career. The director also lived with the actress in a live-in relationship, despite having a wife and a kid. After knowing about Parveen Babi’s mental health and mental breakdowns, Mahesh Bhatt moved to Bengaluru with her to seek medical assistance. Their relationship although lasted for just 2 good years before finally parting ways.
It was learnt that Mahesh Bhatt was the person who had claimed Parveen Babi’s dead body after she died at her apartment alone. In an interview with TOI, Mahesh Bhatt told, “The scene was scary – I got into LSD and Parveen went through a series of nervous breakdowns. I went through trauma and a hell of my own making for two and a half years.”
As per the reports, she was found under mysterious circumstances in her Mumbai apartment. She was found dead in 2005 in her apartment, where the police had to break in and untimely death reportedly happened due to a natural cause or suicide.
The Indian actress was rumoured to be suffering from a disease called paranoid schizophrenia, which means having delusions and hallucinations. She also doubted that people around her tried to murder her. She had also alleged legendary Amitabh Bachchan of planning to murder her.
3. Soni Razdan
Soni Razdan had acted in Mahesh Bhatt’s Saraansh and it was when she met the director. Soon they both fell in love with each other when the actress helped him deal with whatever he had faced in his married life. Soni Razdan and Mahesh Bhatt kept their relationship a secret as the latter didn’t want any controversy this time.
When Soni Razdan’s father questioned his intentions towards his daughter, Mahesh Bhatt made it very clear that he was serious about her. He told during one of his interviews, “When I met Soni Razdan, it was like a replay in my life. Soni’s father asked me how I planned to end my ties with Kiran and I said, a “with permanence”. But I would not divorce Kiran.”
He then accepted Islam to marry Soni Razdan which allowed him to have two more wives. As Ashraf Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt had a wedding with Sakina, which is Soni’s Islamic name. Later, the couple hosted a party to announce their wedding. They are now parents to two daughters namely Shaheen Bhatt and Alia Bhatt.