Bollywood and Controversies go hand-in-hand. From movie name to any particular scene in the movie, controversies keep coming up before and after the release of the movies. From Karan Johar’s ‘My Name Is Khan’ to Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Ramleela’ these movies faced a lot of Controversies for the Movie Name. We bring to you Bollywood Movie Titles which created Controversies,
Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhanslai had to go through a lot of trouble with the film’s title which was supposed to be Ram-Leela. Six petitioners had filed a suit against the title, claiming that the film’s original name – Ram Leela, hurt the religious sentiments of Hindus and showed the Hindu gods in bad light. Bhansali had to later rename the film as Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram-Leela.
R…Rajkumar was previously titled as Rambo Rajkumar. However, director Prabhu Deva had to change it when the makers of the Rambo series claimed that they had copyrighted the name and it was thus unavailable for use.
MY NAME IS KHAN
The film’s title created a controversy for obvious reasons. However, director Karan Johar chose to stand by his decision and refused to change the title of the Shah Rukh Khan starrer film.
Filmmaker Pooja Bhatt got into a tussle with Vipul Shah over the title of the Akshay Kumar starrer film Holiday. She accused Shah of infringement of copyright.
Makers of the film Billu had initially faced a lot of controversy for its title which was previously called Billu Barber. The Salon and Hairdressers’ Union had protested against the usage of the word barber. Later, the makers decided to drop the word Barber and name the film Billu.