Actors from Bollywood are regarded as role models. The audience is drawn to them because of their larger-than-life onscreen image. However, sometimes the opposite occurs, and these heroes lose their composure and command in everyday life. Here is the list of 10 Bollywood actors who went to prison.
During the filming of Hum Saath – Saath Hain (1999) in Rajasthan, Salman Khan was involved in two major crimes: attacking and killing a blackbuck.
Dutt, a leading actor in the 1990s, was sentenced to five years in prison for keeping illegal weapons in his home during the Mumbai serial blasts of 1991-1993. The actor served five years in prison before being freed in February 2016 and is now working on many projects at the same time.
In 2006, the actor lost control of his Hayabusa and collided with a cycle, injuring two pedestrians. John sentenced him to 15 days in prison for hasty and reckless driving.
Akshay Kumar made the unpleasant request that his wife, writer and former actress Twinkle Khanna unzip his jeans, and the event was the Lakme Fashion Week (2009), where Khiladi Kumar walked the ramp. Akshay Kumar was arrested and spent some time in jail before being released.
The actor was sentenced to prison for a case of check forgery. Because of his macho demeanour, he is also known as Anna.
Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan was convicted in the blackbuck case, but he assaulted a guy at the Taj hotel in Mumbai, sending the victim to the hospital and putting Saif Ali Khan in bars.
Fardeen Khan began his acting career with Prem Aggan (1998), for which he won the Filmfare Best Debut Award, however, he was unable to maintain his popularity afterwards. The actor was arrested for distributing and possessing cocaine after only a few years on the scene.
He made his debut through Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi (2005) and doing successful films like Gangster, Woh Lamhe, Life in a… Metro, Bhool Bhulaiya but soon in 2009, he lost fame when his made filed a case against him for raping while withdrawn case later.
On the 22nd of January, a Mumbai-based vehicle mechanic filed a complaint against Pancholi, alleging that he threatened him over a car repair fee of Rs 2,82,158.
Suraj and aspiring actress Jiah Khan were reportedly dating, according to rumours. Aditya Pancholi’s son was sentenced to prison for allegedly aiding and abetting the actress’ death.