Kangana Ranaut is hailed for giving powerful performances and making a name for herself despite coming from a small town. But in recent years, she has been in the news more for her controversial statements.
Time and again, the outspoken Bollywood actress has been engaging in Twitter spats, making shocking allegations and statements, raising her voice, sharing her opinion on things and topics she believes she should speak on.
From her recent statement on India’s hard-won freedom from British colonial rule, comparing Mumbai with Pakistan and from issues with filmmaker Karan Johar and superstar Hrithik Roshan, Ranaut is no stranger to controversy.
Here are her biggest controversies:
‘The freedom we got in 1947 was a ‘bheek’
She sparked a fresh controversy at the Times Now Summit 2021 when the Queen actress said that ‘the freedom we got in 1947 was a ‘bheek’, the citizens of India got real freedom in 2014.’ A vocal supporter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she was referring to his victory in the 2014 general elections. Critics said her comments insulted India’s freedom fighters.