5 Movies that Landed in Trouble Because of Their Titles

While there are talks going on to change the name of the series “Tandav”, as it landed in controversy just days after its release, let’s take a look back at movies that had to change their name because of endless controversies :-

1) Laxmmi Bomb to Laxmii :- The movie and filmmaker landed in trouble after several religious groups found the name offensive and derogatory. Post the criticism and protests agaisnt the film even before it was released the makers had to change the name to laxmii

2) Raamleela to Goliyon ki Rasleela Ram-Leela :- The film faced nationwide protests after few religious groups were not happy by the original name of the film

3) Padmavati to Padmavat :- Ram-Leela was not the only movie that brought troubles in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s career. The film was in controversy because few members of Karni Sena accused the makers that they are distorting the facts and history of Rani Padmavati. The protests was fierce and even life threatening for the cast of the movie.

4)Mental hai kya to Judgemental hai kya :- The Indian Medical association, The Indian Psychiatric Society and Deepika Padukone’s The Live Love Laugh Foundation critised the film and appealed to change the name. The makers added ‘judge’ in place of ‘mental’

5) Billu Barber to Billu :- This comedy drama was named billu barber because the main lead in the film played by late Irrfan Khan was portraying the role of a barber. However the film was critisced by hairstylists as they said the term “barber” sounds offensive and hurts their sentiments.