Yes, #BoycottLaalSinghChaddha is trending. Still, let’s take a look at some of the main controversies surrounding perfectionist Aamir Khan.
1. When Aamir Khan said India is intolerant
Aamir Khan’s comments about intolerance in India have sparked outrage. He had made the statement in 2015 and now a segment of social media users have dug up the old controversy and shared it across the internet. In the statement, referring to his wife, Aamir said that Kiran Rao felt uncomfortable in the country and wanted to leave India. His statement was also denied by actors like Paresh Rawal and Anupam Kher.
2. Aamir Khan’s dog name controversy
Aamir once named his dog Shah Rukh Khan, which caused a lot of uproar against him. This also led to a cold war between Aamir Khan and SRK, although the latter did not respond to the controversy.
3. PK film controversy
Aamir Khan has faced intense anger from the public and religious leaders over the concept of his film PK. People whipped him for questioning the ancient religious practices of the Hindu community. He has been criticized for his nudity and for allegedly insulting Hindu gods and goddesses.
4. His hatred of award shows
Aamir Khan does not appear to attend any of the award shows and critics have claimed that this is because he did not win a Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 1991 for his film Dil.