There have been many actors in the Bollywood industry who are having criminal records. Many of them are accused by the courts for not being guilty and there are some who have been convicted and jailed also for doing illegal activities. There are many superstars who have criminal records attached to them like, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and others. Let’s check out the list of few Bollywood actors who have criminal records.
1. Salman Khan
Salman Khan is one of the most popular and successful celebrities in the Bollywood film industry. He has always been superb on the screens and his fan following is just unbelievable in India. Apart from making a big name in the film industry and being a superstar, he also has some criminal records. Two cases have been registered against this superstar. The first one is under Section 51 of Wildlife Act for hunting three chinkaras. He was also charged for poaching two blackbucks in Jodhpur.
2. Shahrukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan, also known as the Baadshaah of the Bollywood film industry is one of the most popular and successful actors in the Bollywood industry. He is very popular among the Bollywood fans and is also one of the most versatile actors. Talking about the criminal allegations of this superstar, he was charged for damaging railway property when he was promoting his film Raees. Not only this, SRK was also charged for misbehaving with the Mumbai Cricket Association at the Wankhede in the year 2012.
3. Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt is a famous Indian actor who appears mainly in Bollywood films and has also been a very successful actor in his times. Talking about the criminal record of Sanjay Dutt, he was charged under the arms act for keeping illegal weapons. It was being said that his act was linked to the 1993 blasts in Mumbai which killed around 257 people. Although he wasn’t found guilty for the 1993 blasts, later he was arrested and was sentenced 5 years jail for keeping illegal weapons.
Govinda has been a very successful actor of the Bollywood film industry and mainly he is known for his comic roles in the film industry. He has been a part of many blockbusters and commercially successful films and his acting has always been appreciated by the fans. Talking about the criminal allegations, Govinda was charged for slapping a guy who had visited his sets when he was shooting for the film ‘Money Hai Toh Honey Hai’.
5. Sooraj Pancholi
Sooraj Pancholi is the son of famous Bollywood actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Nawab who made his debut with the film Hero which was produced by Salman Khan. Talking about the criminal charges on this young actor, he was on the suspect list in the case of Jia Khan’s suicide. He has been the boyfriend of Jia Khan, which became one of the reasons why he was involved in the case.
6. Fardeen Khan
Fardeen Khan has been a part of some really good movies in the Bollywood. He has been a part of many superhits and commercially successful films. This actor was charged in the case of buying cocaine in the year 2001. He was charged under the section 27 of NDPS Act but was later accused later by the High Court as according to them he wasn’t doing any business of cocaine and it was also his first time.
7. Nawazzudin Siddiqui
Nawazuddin Siddiqui is an Indian actor who appears in the Bollywood films. He has proved that he is one of the most talented actors in our Bollywood industry with his great on-screen presence. Nawazuddin Siddiqui made his debut in the Bollywood industry with the film Sarfarosh which was directed by John Mathew and released in the year 1999. Nawazuddin has appeared in many commercially successful films like Kick (2014), Manjhi (2015), New York (2012) and others. Talking about his criminal records, Nawazzudin was charged for spying his wife and checking on her call details.
8. Shiney Ahuja
Shiney Ahuja is an Indian actor who has appeared in many Bollywood films and has done many successful films like Welcome Back, Gangster, Bhool Bhulaiyya and others. Now talking more about the life of this actor, this actor is also one of the actors who have criminal records attached to them. Shiney Ahuja was found guilty for raping his maid and then he was jailed.
9. John Abraham
John Abraham is an Indian actor, model and a producer who appears in Bollywood films. He has very well established himself in the Bollywood industry with his great acting skills. He is also one of the fittest Bollywood actors and is also very popular among the fans because of his really good physique. He has done many successful films in his career like Dhoom which was released in the year 2004, Zinda which was released in the year 2006, Dostana (2008), Taxi No.9211 (2006), New York (2009), Force (2011) and many more. Now talking about the criminal record of this famous actor, he was once jailed for rash driving in the year 2006. John was sentenced 15 days jail but he granted bail from the Bombay High Court.
10. Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon has been a very successful actress and has done many super hit films in her time. She has been really loved by the Bollywood fans and her acting has really been appreciated in the Bollywood film industry. Talking more about her personal life, Raveena Tandon has also been there in the list of actors who have criminal records. A complaint was filed against this actress for shooting in a temple where the camera wasn’t allowed. The complaint was filed by Bhubaneswar’s Lingaraj Temple authorities.