As the television industry comes into its own, its controversies are also getting bigger by the day. While sometimes, the fracas is between the actors and their producers, sometimes it is about their personal lives. And 2016 was no different.
We picked the 10 biggest controversies that shocked the entire television industry:
1.Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide
Television actress Pratyusha Banerjee who is popularly known for her character as Anandi from ‘Balika Vadhu’ committed suicide on 1st of April. The news shocked the world when she was found dead hanging on a ceiling fan at her apartment in Mumbai. Thus began the blame game. While her parents accused her boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh for instigating her suicide, Rahul instead said it was her parents who had left the actor mentally tortured. However, the truth is yet to be revealed.
2. Kapil Sharma’s ugly fight with Colors channel
It all began with money issues. But then it became an ugly war when Kapil found its rival on the same channel, “Comedy Nights Bachao”.Call it ego war or breach of contracts, but Kapil soon ended his long tie-up with Colors and pulled out his hit comedy show only to find a perfect welcome on Sony where Kapil’s team returned with a revamped version and a new packaging, “The Kapil Sharma Show”.