Bollywood has a few celebrities who knocked the doors of the jail. This is a list of famous Bollywood stars who went to jail. I think you got some of the names in your mind. But, you may like to know the story and controversies they were involved. So, here we are sharing the information about Bollywood stars who went to the jail.
1. Sanjay Dutt
Dutt was arrested under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act (TADA) in April 1993, due to terrorist interactions, and illegal possession of a 9mm pistol and an AK-56 assault rifle. After spending 18 months in jail, he was granted bail in April 1995. In July 2007 he was sentenced to six years rigorous imprisonment. The Supreme Court of India, in a judgement on 21 March 2013, convicted Dutt of illegal possession of arms relating to the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. Currently he is serving a jail term.
2. Salman Khan
Salman Khan is one of the most powerful personality of the Hindi Film Industry. He is a successful actor but we can’t neglect the controversies he has made in the past. The first time Salman spent few day in the jail in 2006 for hunting two rare dears when he was shooting for Hum Sath Sath Hai movie. But it was not the end, another time he knocked the door of the jail when he has driven his car over the sleeping peoples on footpath. Both of the cases are still in court.
Saif Ali Khan
In 1998, Khan was charged with poaching two blackbucks in Kankani during the filming of Hum Saath Saath Hain along with co-stars Salman Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam. He was also in the news for beating up a man in the Taj Hotel, Mumbai. Saif and his gang were requested by a nearby person to keep silent. Resulting Saif Got angry and beaten him badly. But, latterly the actor was arrested on a charge of Attempt to Murder and unfortunately spent few hours in jail.
4. Monica Bedi
Monica Bedi– In other words, girl friend of Don Abu Salem. The Punjabi beauty has spent five years in the jail in passport forgery case. But she got released on bail and appeared in the famous reality show Bigg-Boss.
5. Shiney Ahuja
A debut which won him the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award in 2006, Shiney Ahuja was on the fast track to success when he got derailed. Accused of raping his maidservant, Shiney Ahuja was arrested and kept in prison for 27 days before he was released on bail. The maid has since then withdrawn the case, but the actor is yet to recover from the bad publicity.
6. Madhur Bhandarkar
The three times national award winner director Madhur Bhandarkar was arrested in 2006 for allegedly raping a small actress Preethi Jain in a promise to offer a movie. But he has been relief by the court as nothing was proved against him.
7. Fardeen Khan
Son of actor Feorze Khan, Fardeen had a poor outing in Bollywood. The Filmfare Best Debut Award in 1998 for his movie Prem Agan was a good beginning to a career, but which fizzled out. In 2001, he was arrested for possession of cocaine. He agreed to undergo a detoxification process following which the court agreed to grant him immunity from prosecution.
8. John Abraham
John Abraham is very passionate about riding foreign bikes. He has many recognizable sports bike models. But, the scene got changed when he had an accident on his bike and hurt two peoples. Whether he has admitted his crime and spent 15 days in jail.
One of the most beautiful actresses in Bollywood film history. But knowingly or unknowingly, she has reached in jail for rejecting to act in the movie Naya Daur after taking the advance from the director B.R.Chpra.