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Akshay Kumar is once again in controversy for advertising a tobacco brand. Last year, when he was seen promoting a tobacco brand for the first time, he was trolled a lot on social media. Akshay had apologized to the fans and had talked about donating the earnings from this brand promotion.
Shahrukh, Ajay Devgan and Akshay Kumar in tobacco brand advertisement.
He had terminated his contract with this brand and had said not to promote any tobacco product in future. Then the matter had cooled down but now a new ad of Akshay has come out promoting the same brand, after which controversy has arisen again.
As soon as this advertisement comes out, Akshay is being criticized again. Akshay has given clarification that this ad was shot in 2021, which the company can run till next month. He had left its promotion last year itself.
Well, this is not the first time this has happened. Even before this, many actors have faced problems while doing advertisements. Big stars like Saif Ali Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Shahrukh Khan are also included in this list. Let’s take a look at these controversies…
Saif Ali Khan.
Saif has promoted pan masala
Saif Ali Khan’s name is included among the celebs promoting Pan Masala. In 2015, the Delhi government had written a letter to Saif requesting him to stop promoting pan masala, however, it is not known what response Saif gave to this request.
Yami was trapped by advertising fairness cream
Yami Gautam also got into trouble by advertising a fairness cream. The company and Yami were accused of promoting fairness, after which the company had to change the name of its product. After changing the name of the product, Yami is still seen endorsing this brand.
Shahrukh Khan was also criticized
Shahrukh also got embroiled in controversies by promoting men’s fairness cream, after which he clarified that some of my friends had lynched me, but let me tell you that we are not advertising fairness cream but skin for men. Talking about care cream.
Aishwarya was also opposed
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was also in trouble due to the advertisement of the jewelery brand. It was shown in the advertisement that Aishwarya is sitting like a queen wearing the brand’s jewelery and a dark-skinned young man is standing near her with an umbrella. After much protest this advertisement had to be withdrawn.
Milind Soman-Madhu Sapre.
Madhu Sapre-Milind Soman’s advertisement created a stir
In 1995, the advertisement of models Madhu Spray and Milind Soman was also discussed a lot. Both of them had created a stir by posing nude in a shoe advertisement. This advertisement also had to be withdrawn after protests.
Ranveer Singh also came under target
Ranveer Singh also got embroiled in controversies due to the advertisement of apparel brand. In the advertisement, Ranveer was accused of using the woman as an object. In the advertisement, a girl is thrown and Ranveer catches her and lifts her on his shoulder. Seeing the controversy escalating, Ranveer had apologized.
Pierce Brosnan was seen promoting pan masala
Fans were very angry after seeing Hollywood actor Pierce Brosnan promoting pan masala. Fans had objections as to why the actor was selling something that causes cancer. However, Brosnan later said that he was deceived by the company and was made to promote Pan Masala as a mouth freshener.