Despite the fact that Aamir Khan’s movie Laal Singh Chaddha has recorded decent reviews not only from the Indian media but international one, it is a trend that Bollywood actor’s movie face boycott calls even before their release.
Aamir Khan has remained embroiled in controversies from time to time and many believe that he himself triggers such issues ahead of release of his movie to get some attention. While his movies have been appreciated most of the times, the actor’s life has been a tale of controversies.
We take few cases where the Laal Singh Chaddha actor Aamir Khan faced controversies at professional and personal level.
This is a known fact that Aamir Khan does not attend any Bollywood award ceremonies. Khan had during interviews told the public that he has little respect for the award functions due to which he skips such events.
Statement by Aamir that his former wife Kiran Rao feels unsafe in India had triggered criticism of the actor. He had stated this during a talk show in a way which suggested that extremism in India was on the rise. Most of his movies after this statement faced boycott call especially on Twitter.
PK Movie involving Hindu Gods
Aamir Khan had faced a backlash of Hindu groups due to alleged disrespect to the Hindu gods. There were many scenes in the movie which many Hindu groups objected to and even demanded that the movie be banned in India. Although the movie had talked about all religions but Hindu groups had felt that it targeted their community.
Alleged affair with co-actor
During the recent times an alleged affair of Aamir Khan with Fatima Sana Sheikh became the headlines in the media. Many even blamed the alleged affair to be the reason behind Aamir and Kiran Rao’s divorce. However Fatima Sana Sheikh and Aarmir have not given any statement over controversy.
Actor’s meeting with Turkish first lady
A major backlash was witnessed when Aamir Khan the first lady of Turkey Emine Erdogan. The picture of the meeting had invited much criticism on social media as during the recent times Turkey has grown military closeness with Pakistan.