International Kissing Day 2019: 10 kisses that spelled drama and controversies

We all are aware of the fact that Bollywood and controversies go hand in hand. The glamorous industry has witnessed a number of controversial kissing episodes. There are a lot of controversial liplocks involving Bollywood celebrities which made headlines. These kissing episodes were not part of any Bollywood movies but happened in parties, and events.

Shah Rukh Khan – John Barrowman

International Kissing Day 2019: 10 kisses that spelled drama and controversies

The picture is a screengrab of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan kissing British television personality John Barrowman. According to DNA’s sources, this particular scene was originally a part of My Name Is Khan. Director Karan Johar originally had thought that he would include this in the film in the overseas version but later decided against it.

Padmini Kohlapure - Prince Charles

International Kissing Day 2019: 10 kisses that spelled drama and controversies

In 1980, when Prince Charles visited India, he was welcomed by Bollywood actress Padmini Kolhapure. The actress after putting a garland on his neck, planted a kiss on his cheek. Even Prince was shocked with the gesture. The kiss made headlines and even today is considered one of the controversial kiss in India.

Ram Jethmalani - Leena Chandavarkar/Dharmendra

International Kissing Day 2019: 10 kisses that spelled drama and controversies

In 2015, pictures of politician and lawyer Ram Jethmalani kissing yesteryear actress Leena Chandavarkar at an awards ceremony went viral. This was not the first time Jethmalani has grabbed the paparazzi attention. In 2014, pictures of Jethmalani kissing Dharmendra went viral on social media.

Shilpa Shetty – Richard Gere

International Kissing Day 2019: 10 kisses that spelled drama and controversies

In April 2007, Hollywood actor Richard Gere planted a kiss on Shilpa Shetty’s cheek during an AIDS-awareness event. The episode attracted a number of protests in cities including Varanasi, Bhopal, Kanpur, Indore, Delhi and Mumbai. Effigies of Gere were burnt. Later, a court in Rajasthan, issued a warrant for both the actor’s arrest. A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by the CJI dismissed and suspended the arrest warrants. Gere offered to apologise if he had offended anyone.

Akash Dadlani - Shilpa Shinde

Bigg Boss 11 season’s leaked videos and unseen images shows Akash Dadlani forcibly planted a kiss on Shilpa’s cheek. Apparently, Akash has been addressing Shilpa as ‘maa’ in the Bigg Boss house.

Bipasha Basu – Christiano Rolando

This kissing episode attracted a lot of controversies not just in India but from around the world. In the viral picture, football player Christiano Ronaldo and Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu were seen kissing each other. The picture was clicked at a party.

Prateik Babbar – Amy Jackson

International Kissing Day 2019: 10 kisses that spelled drama and controversies

Prateik Babbar and Amy Jackson were rumoured to be dating but the duo always denied their relationship in public. However, the relationship came into public view after a picture of the duo sharing a passionate kiss was viral and made headlines. The duo had were partying in Goa and were dancing and kissing. The picture was clicked by their friend but went viral after Amy shared few photos of the vacation on Instagram without selecting adequate privacy settings.

Deepika Padukone – Siddharth Mallya

International Kissing Day 2019: 10 kisses that spelled drama and controversies

In 2013, Deepika Padukone along with her then boyfriend Siddharth Mallya was at the Eden Gardens to watch an IPL match. After Mallya’s team Royal Challengers’ victory over Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets, Siddharth caught hold of Deepika and planted a kiss. The kissing episode attracted a lot of controversies.

Rakhi Sawant – Mika Singh

International Kissing Day 2019: 10 kisses that spelled drama and controversies

This was the most talked about kissing episode in India. Controversy queen Rakhi Sawant was forcibly kissed by Mika Singh at his birthday party in 2006. Later, Rakhi filed a case of molestation against him. Defending himself, Mika claimed that it was Rakhi who first misbehaved with him by applying cake on his face.

Kareena Kapoor – Shahid Kapoor

Shahid and Kareena were once the popular Jodi of Bollywood. The couple were just relationship goals. Their breakup shocked not just the Bollywood but the entire India. In 2004, a video was leaked on the internet where the two were seen kissing each other. The duo alleged the video was fake.

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