Being famous often means every action of yours is going to be carefully examined and judged and it is sometimes aptly called the prize of fame.
Famous people have to deal with close scrutinization of their nature i.e. thoughts and actions by the public all the time. There are many instances of a celebrity ruining their career all by themselves.
Below is an interesting list of Bollywood celebrities who managed to destroy their career by their own doings.
Vivek Oberoi’s tanking film career is one of the most infamous examples of career destruction in Bollywood by Salman Khan.
It all started when Vivek began dating Aishwarya Rai. Knowing that Vivek and Aishwarya were dating each other, Salman developed the habit of dialing their numbers and harassing them.
After a while, Vivek thought this had to end and went to the media to tell Salman’s doing to the world. This decision proved fatal to his acting career as afterward, Salman used his powerful position to make sure he does not get any good work in the future.
Shakti Kapoor is mainly known for his villainous and comic roles in the films and has worked in more than 700 films in his film career.
During the 1980s and 1990s, Shakti Kapoor teamed up with actor Kedar Khan and Asrani as the evil or comical trio and appeared in over 100 films.In a 2005 sting operation by India TV Shakti Kapoor was seen demanding sexual favors from a girl in an exchange for professional help in the Film Industry.
This sting caused a great media scandal and destroyed Shakti Kapoor’s acting career.
There used to be a time when Abhijeet Bhattacharya was known for his melodious signing, but now he is largely known, if he is known at all, for his highly sexist, homophobic, and hateful tweets.
He has often talked against three khans in interviews. Over time his skill in irritating the public overshadowed his skill in singing and his singing career suffered.
Shiney Ahuja won the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award in 2005 for the film Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi.
He then went on to work in several successful films like Gangster, Who Lamhe, Life in a Metro, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, and welcome back.
He was arrested in 2009 for raping, detaining, and threatening his domestic help who was 19 at the time.
Though the victim later withdrew her initial statements, the judge of the case believed, perhaps rightly, that she was doing so under pressure and punished Shiney by ordering him to spend 7 years in jail.
Since then he has not been much in the news.
There was a time when Fardeen Khan had a decent career in Bollywood but a media scandal changed everything for him.
In 2001 he was charged with buying cocaine and this caused a big media scandal at that time.
This media scandal proved fatal for his career. By the time the heat of the cocaine scandal got cooled, his acting career was already finished.
Zayed Khan is the son of Bollywood actors Sanjay and Zarine Khan. He had many opportunities to make his name in the film industry.
One usually thinks that owing only to his family name and the number and types of roles he got, he should have at least a steady career in Bollywood.
But then one forgets the sheer number of bad choices he made while selecting the films to work in. These flop films include Cash, rocky, and speed.
These films caused a dip in his acting career that he has not been able to climb out since.
Aman Verma was a part of Bigg Boss 9 and has also hosted many TV shows. Aman Verma was exposed in a sting operation performed by India TV.
In the sting operation, he was seen involved in casting couch. This sting operation became a great scandal when it went public.
The scandal delivered a massive blow to Aman’s career.
Manisha Koirala was once a massive Bollywood star but over time her excessive alcoholism diminished the quality of her performance and popularity.
Her acting career suffered because of this and she went from being an A-list Bollywood actress to losing several major acting roles.
Eventually, her name faded from the Bollywood film industry.