8 Bollywood Films That Ran Into Trouble For Their Controversial Titles!

8 Bollywood Films That Ran Into Trouble For Their Controversial Titles!

Martini Shots, Bollywood, February 11, 2017, Authors: Arunita Tiwari (Editorial Team), http://www.desimartini.com/new...ood/article44851.htm

Every now and then comes a Bollywood film that creates a wave of controversy and is dragged into court rooms to resolve matters.

There have been some major controversies around some big Bollywood film titles that eventually resulted in either a change of name or nationwide protests.

These controversies however did draw a lot of attention to the films and certainly made us want to know more about them!

Here is a list of films titles that created major controversies.

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Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela – The film was initially named Ram Leela and it was alleged that the film is a twisted interpretation of the Ramayana and hurt the sentiments of the Hindu community. With cases being filed Sanjay Leela Bhansli a few days before release, the title was changed to Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram Leela.

8 Bollywood Films That Ran Into Trouble For Their Controversial Titles!

R… Rajkumar – This Prabhu Deva flick starring Shahid Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha was initially named Rambo Rajkumar. The title ran into copyright issues with the makers of the Hollywood Rambo series claiming that the title could not be used by any other film. The title was changed to R… Rajkumar.

8 Bollywood Films That Ran Into Trouble For Their Controversial Titles!

Udta Punjab – Based on drug scandals in the state of Punjab the film was glared upon by a lot of people including the censor board that suggested 89 cuts to the film and asked the makers to drop Punjab from the title. The film however resolved the issues and released with the same name.

8 Bollywood Films That Ran Into Trouble For Their Controversial Titles!

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