One of the gorgeous and stunning lady of B-Town is none other than Deepika Padukone. Being the Daughter of former Indian badminton player, Prakash Padukone , she chose her career as acting and actually did wonders . She made herself a polished star with time and gave several hits to the audience , creating a huge fan following.
But this star celeb has been a part of many controversies and today, we are presenting our readers , the major controversies , which Deepika has been a part of.
Read the following as under:
1) Cleavage controversy:
This was when, one of the leading publishing house printed an inappropriate picture of Deepika Padukone , which went viral as media carried many write-ups about her cleavage show with moral policing. Deepika turned up with SWAG and gave a befitted answer .She took to her twitter account and wrote : “Yes I am a woman. I have breasts. I have a cleavage. You got a problem?”
2) Infidelity charges:
There were a plenty of rumors circulated about Deepika-Ranbir bitter break up. Deepika confirmed the rumors about infidelity and she openly spoke about it and said, “The first time he cheated on me, I thought there was something wrong with me or the relationship, but when someone makes a habit of it, you know the problem lies with him. Yet I was foolish enough to give him a second chance because he begged and pleaded, despite the fact that everyone around me said he was still staying.” She had to break the silence as everyone around her was asking questions and she had to spill the beans to end everything.
3) Chat show controversy:
When Deepika was invited on the popular chat show Koffee With Karan , she passed statements on Ranbir Kapoor as the break-up news was everywhere around the B-Town and among her fans. She quoted that she wishes him to endorse a condom brand sparking off further rumours about his infidelity.
4) Dum Maro Dum item number
When Deepika did the item number in the movie ‘Dum Maro Dum’, it was liked by the audience but the lyrics of the song were much in controversy as a result Deepika faced a lot of criticism .This song was denounced even by the original performer of the song, actor Zeenat Amaan .
5) The alleged love affair with Siddarth Mallya
Who doesn’t know the love affair of Deepika and Siddhartha Mallya but both of them , never confessed it in front of camera. However, their lip lock in a T20 match of RCB , revealed a lot about their relationship.
6) Padmaavat and Baajirao Controversy
Everyone knows about the controversies before the release of the movie Padmaavat , the fringe Rajput Karni Sena threatens to cut off Deepika’s nose and also one of the BJP leader places Rs 10 crore bounty on her head. The group, responsible for disrupting the film’s shoot in Jaipur, calling for a nationwide bandh and vandalizing theatres ahead of the film’s release. Member of the sena , Mahipal Singh Makrana issuing a threat, saying, “Rajputs never raise a hand on women but if need be, we will do to Deepika what Lakshman did to Shurpanakha.”
It was also reported that Surajpal Amu, a mid-level media coordinator of the BJP, placed a bounty on the actress’ head. “We will reward the ones beheading [Padukone and Bhansali] with Rs 10 crore, and also take care of their family’s needs,” he was quoted saying. Peshwa Bajirao’s descendants stir up controversies
The star-cast :Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and director Sanjay Leela Bhansali faced stiff opposition from members of Peshwa Bajirao’s family. From picking on legal battles with the team to claiming that they were “rewriting history” and demanding changes in the film including costumes, the film went through it all before finally hitting screens in 2015.
6) Ram -Leela Controversy.
Ahead of the release of ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’ – originally titled Ram Leela – a petition was filed due to its association with the Hindu deity Rama.
The Jalandhar Police filed an FIR director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and leading stars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh under section 295-A (deliberate and malicious act intended to outrage religious feelings) of the Indian Penal Code.
A suit was filed by six petitioners, including Prabhu Samaj Dharmik Ram Leela Committee, who stated that the movie hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus as it contained sex, violence and vulgarity. While the Punjab and Hariyana High Court stayed the arrest, the makers did change the title to ‘ Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela’, just 48 hours ahead of the film’s scheduled release.
Bhansali also issued a statement saying, “It appears that some misinformation is being carried out regarding [ Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela] which we would like to clarify and state that [it] is inspired and based on William Shakespeare’s work Romeo and Juliet. The said film is neither related to ‘Ramleela’ folklore/traditional performance associated with Lord Ram nor related to ‘Rasleela’ associated with Lord Krishna. Ram, the character in the said film does not depict or resemble Lord Rama in any manner.”
7 ) JNU Controversy
Deepika stood silently behind students of New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), which was shocking for the whole country. Students were protesting against the attack that took place in their campus . Post this , netizens started a trend of #BoycottChhapaak and ‘block’ Deepika Padukone . However, going by the latest reports, the actress saw a hike in social media followers, more than the usual, since taking a stand. Her film too has opened to very positive reviews.