Whether it is any era or year, Bollywood stars are always in the limelight be it for good or very wrong done. Mind The News took the initiative to list down the names of the famous Bollywood Stars who were trapped into legal troubles leading them to be behind the bars.
From the time Sanjay Dutt made his debut in Rocky film in 1981, he has been attracted to all the stardom. His entire Bollywood career has been revolving around controversies, limelight, court trials and jail time. He was jailed in 1982 for the first time due to possession for cocaine. After spending 5 months, in 1993 he was again jailed under Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA) due to his involvement in 1993 bomb blast. After this Actor has been in and out of jail several times and its funny to see the actor spending more time inside the jail than outside.
People have started questioning the holiday periods/furloughs Sanjay Dutt has been getting from Jail life due to various reasons.
Besides successful Bollywood career, Salman Khan or Sallu Bhai is also known in the industry for his frequent confrontations with the laws. For rash and negligent driving, which led to death of one person and injured three others, Salman Khan was arrested in September 2002. Again in 2006, he was arrested for killing a black buck during shooting for his movie Hum Saath Saath Hai. Good part is that he managed to obtain bails in both these cases. But again in 2007, jailed attracted Sallu bhai for the third time.
The rising actor of Bollywood Industry was supposed to be the next big thing in the B-Town if his career wouldn’t abruptly halt. Winning Best Debut in Hazaaron Khwahishein Aisi and starring in Gangster and Khoya Khoya Chaand, 2009 was the year Shiney was accused for raping her and was arrested in June 2009. After spending three months in jail, September 2009 is the time he was bailed. In 2011 again, he was imprisoned by the court for raping his 20 years old maid and was sentenced to 7 years of imprisonment. But he was bailed after spending just 27 days in jail.
An Indian actress seen in movies like Jaanam Samjha Karo and Jodi No.1, Bedi apart from Bollywood has also worked with the Tollywood Industry. Seen in Jhalak Dikhlaja, TV Show, he was known for being Abu Salem’s Gangster Girl Friend. In 2002, the Lisbon police for entering the country using forged documents arrested Abu Salem and Monica Bedi in Portugal with fake passport with the name of Fouzia from Bhopal. After extradited to Indian in 2005, in 2006, Indian court convicted Bedi for passport forgery case. In all, Bedi has spend approximately 5 years in Jail.
Saif Ali Khan:
Along with Salman Khan, even Nawab of Pataudi Khandaan, Saif Ali Khan was also summoned by the court in the Blackbuck poaching case during Hum Saath Saath Hai Shooting. Other than this, Saifu was also in the news for assaulting a photographer in 2008 and again an NRI businessman while dining out with his friends (included GF at that time as Kareena Kapoor). He was released on bail later.
Seems no Khan other than SRK and Aamir khan was left from enjoying the Jail life or legal issues. The Narcotics Control Bureau also arrested Fardeen Khan for attempting to buy drugs and possession of cocaine. He was only charged for the former case and the later charged that carried maximum punishment of 0 years in prison was released innocent for the same.
The Fitness Freak, John Abraham who is fond of bikes and sport scar was also arrested for rash and negligent riding in 2006 as he hurted two pedestrians with his bike. Thereafter, he was sentenced for 15 days of jail in 2010 by Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate Court. Then he was released on bail immediately.
Son of actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab- Suraj Pancholi, soon to make his debut in films was arrested on the account of encouraging his girlfriend Jiah Khan’s suicide. She was found dead in her apartment on June 3rd, 2013. Suraj did spend few days in jail before he was bailed.
Trouble did attracted Bollywood actress Sana Khan as well as she was alleged about her boyfriend Ismail Khan assaulting Sahil Khan surfaced and hence the couple was arrested in another case (Assaulting Poonam Khanna) as well but were bailed.
Even Shreyas Talpade was summoned to the court for an alleged dispute relating to payments and credit dues for Shreyas’ production, Poshter Boyz. The actor had availed the company’s services for VFX but later defaulted on the payment and didn’t give them credit as well.