Padmaavat Is A Sure Thing, Can You Guess Some More??
Here is a list of movies that faced serious criticism and heated contoversy but managed to hit the success flag.
This film has been popular for its heated controversy, it went through a lot of hatred from Rajput Karni Sena. Despite the support of some states it still managed to be a 100croce club movie.
- OMG-Oh My God!!
This movie breaks the superstitious belief that some people do just to prove they know future whereas they themselves are unaware of their future. The film faced anti-ritualistic attacks that proved to be a major cause for success at the box office.
- Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela
Ram Leela was protested for its title as well as content in Indore, Rajkot, and Jalandhar. Later film was released with a different title and Deepika’s and Ranveer’s fell head over heels after this movie.
- Udta Punjab
A movie filled with all foul words featuring drug-themed Bollywood film that got brutally dragged into controversies. Punjab police decided to give protection at cinema halls and multiplexes as it attracted much violence on the leak of the truth of Punjab.
- Bajirao Mastani
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film featuring Deepika and Ranveer also faced protests and riots. 200 BJP (Bhartiya Janata Party) protesters raised slogans to stop this film but it turned out to be a huge success making audience fall into history once again.
- Jodha Akhbar
This movie was protested by Rajputs of Rajasthan claiming it played with history. Despite all hate and controversy, it made to the audience heart. This movie in itself is a royal piece of art having spectacular acting of Aishwarya and Hrithik.
The film starring Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma got tagged anti-Hindu by Bajrang Dal. They even destroyed theater in protest of its release in Gujarat. But, the film won after all protests and controversies.
- My Name Is Khan
This movie had a message that not all Muslims are terrorist nor all terrorist are Muslim. It was massively protested by Members of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Bajrang Dal and Shiv Sena nationwide.
- Madras Cafe
This movie got banned in Chennai. As people of Chennai felt its spilling beans about people of Chennai. After criticism, this movie got appreciated.
This movie actually set some theaters on fire as this movie dared to talk openly about homosexuality community. It went under heated protests by various communities that ultimately made this movie grab success.