There are many entertainment shows in India, and makers often come up with new ideas to create exciting shows for the audience. Clearly, the engaging content is not just the kid’s humor or some weird science related stuff.
This turns makers to go to make cheap and shocking content to get some views. Most of the time they ended up creating controversies.
While most of the Indian reality shows are called fake and scripted, there are many fictional shows as well which created huge controversies.
Here we gathered some of the most popular Indian TV series that is famous for being controversial.
According to some statistics, almost every second North Indian house watch Bigg Boss. It is probably because of its popular theme and watching our favorite celebs fighting for normal issues just gave us some sort of relaxation.
Salman Khan hosting the show is another element people are watching it. The show has been in controversies because of some loud and abusing contestants, Salman’s anger, kissing moments, catfights, and many other things that can be classified as entertainment.
Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao
Another reality show inspired by the famous British reality show ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me out of Here!” The show looks promising and entertaining at first glance as our favorite celebrity will try to survive in a jungle.
However, the show is not remembered for its bizarre concept, but only people watched it because of some shocking fun.
Many celebs like Akashdeep Saigal, Jay Bhanushali, and Shweta Tiwari have created some controversies due to which the show canceled. Moreover, this is not the show you can watch with your family.
Splitsvilla is another popular show where young boys and girls participated to find a perfect match for each other. Like any other shows, they have to perform some tasks to stay in the Villa and each task is designed in a way to make them closer.
However, the show is popular for lots of jealousy, fights, backstabbing, awful commenting on each other, and hatred. This is the reason that the show will always remain in controversies.
A reality show with a quirky theme where a person asked for a loyalty check from his/her partner. The controversial show is very popular among youth. But the show is also criticized for showing the partners in a bad light and broadcasting them as a cheater.
An NGO has filed public interest litigation in which it is stated that “through this program, the TV channel has been hurting the feeling of viewers, spreading vulgarity and demoting social and moral values in our society.”
SuperStud – School of Flirt
Like the title suggests, SuperStud is the school of Flirt and it was hosted by Ashmit Patel and Natasha Suri.
In this quirky show, both the host guide contestants how to flirt. No doubt it had hurt people’s sentiment as someone is guiding people by teaching them how to flirt.
MTV Roadies came into fame because of its judges and their wild anger as they unleash on contestants. The show is mental torture for all the contestants and at the same time pleasing experience for the viewers.
The show has been in controversies because of abusive words, violence, and nudity.
Pati Patni Aur Woh
It was a reality show where celebrity couples were tested in parenting. The show came into controversies.
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights sent a notice to the makers and make them stop the telecast claiming violation of a child’s rights.
Sacch Ka Saamna
Rajeev Khandelwal hosted the controversial show Sacch Ka Saamna where he asked personal questions to guests and he had to answer truthfully. For instance, Kamal Akhtar was aksed about his bedroom life.
Bobby Darling was asked about her fear of being alone, and Vinod Kambley was asked about his friend’s success.
Bani – Ishq Da Kalma
The show was titled ‘Gurbani – Ishq Da Kalma’ before. Later, Sikh associations opposed the show saying Gurbani depicts the beliefs of Sikh Gurus. After this controversy, makers changed the show title.
Just like the movie, the show has been in controversies as well. Some Rajput Kshatriya from Akhil Bharatiya Chatariya Sabha had protested saying Jodha didn’t marry Akbar to save her father’s kingdom.
However, it helped the show to shine and get some views.
Coffee With Karan
Coffee With Karan comes as one of the most controversial shows as stars talk about their affairs and link up there. With the host Karan Johar, the show has seen many actors revealing their status whether they are single or married.
It has been in controversies when celebs opened up too much and made comments that create headlines. For instance, Sonam Kapoor said people believe ugly people are good actors, and Hardik Pandya’s ‘Karke Aaya Hoon’.