Updated December 31st, 2023 at 07:54 IST

Year ender 2023: Elvish's rave party to Sheezan Khan’s arrest, biggest TV controversies

From Rakhi Sawant's marriage fiasco with Adil Khan Durrani to Sheezan Khan's arrest, here are this year's biggest controversies of television celebrities.

TV celebs’ controversies
TV celebs’ controversies | Image:Instagram

In 2023, the Indian television industry witnessed a mix of positive highlights and controversies. From Rakhi Sawant's tumultuous marriage with Adil Khan Durrani to Sheezan Khan's arrest, the year saw a range of attention-grabbing controversies that fueled discussions on social media. As the year concludes, let's revisit the most talked-about incidents that left everyone shocked.

Elvish Yadav rave party

Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner Elvish Yadav faced controversy when questioned by Noida Police about alleged snake venom use at a rave party. Yadav, among the six accused, denied the allegations, stating they were baseless. He pledged full cooperation with the police.

Elvish Yadav | Image: Instagram

Rakhi Sawant and Adil Durrani

This year social media sensation Rakhi Sawant's marital status became a public obsession. Discussions about her personal life, including decisions to involve the police, past relationships, and leaked conversations with Adil, dominated social platforms. Rakhi also announced her acceptance of Islam, donning the Abhaya, and faced betrayals from friends like Sherlyn Chopra and Rajshree More.

Rakhi Sawant and Adil Durrani | Image: Instagram

Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal’s accusations against Asit Modi

This controversy emerged on the set of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah as Jennifer, known for her role as Roshan Sodhi, disclosed her departure after 15 years citing indiscipline and sexual harassment. She filed an FIR against the show's producer, Asit along with executive producer Jatin Bajaj and operational head Sohail Ramani.

Jennifer Mistry Bansiwal and Asit Modi | Image: Instagram

Sheezan Khan’s arrest

Actress Tunisha Sharma's tragic suicide on the set of Ali Baba: Dastaan-E-Kabul on December 24, 2022, shook the TV industry. Her co-star, Sheezan Khan faced arrest under IPC section 306 (abetment to suicide) based on accusations of harassment from Tunisha's mother. After more than 70 days in jail, Sheezan Khan was eventually granted bail.

Sheezan and Tunisha | Image: Instagram

Shailesh Lodha’s legal battle with Asit Modi

In March this year, Shailesh who played Taarak Mehta in TMKOC revealed his reason for leaving the popular show. Lodha accused the producer, Asit of rude behaviour leading to his exit. Lodha mentioned an incident where his participation in the show Good Night India upset Modi and he used disrespectful language and referred to everyone as servants during confrontation.


Published December 27th, 2023 at 18:23 IST

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