Kapil Sharma's recent tiff with co-star Sunil Grover has once again brought the renowned comedian in the limelight. It has been reported that Sharma allegedly assaulted Sunil Grover aka Dr Mashoor Gulati during a flight, which has sparked a fresh controversy for Kapil.
The comedian-turned-actor is facing severe backlash for his unruly behavior and is being highly criticized for his arrogant behavior. Though, he is trying to pacify the matter, however, looks like this controversy will take a while to end.
Interestingly, this isn't the first time that Kapil has landed himself in such a trouble. In fact, he has been the controversy's favorite child for quite some time now.
From targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his contentious fall out with Colors, here are seven incidents when Kapil Sharma sparked a controversy:
1. Kapil Sharma vs Chandan Prabhakar
Sunil Grover isn't the only one who got on Kapil Sharma's radar. Earlier, Sharma had reportedly misbehaved with his another co-star Chandan Prabhakar. According to the media reports, Kapil had targeted Chandan by saying he is a part of Sharma's show only because of their friendship. To this Chandan retaliated saying, even if Kapil Sharma is a celeb, he can't talk to him like this. It is also reported that later Kapil abused Chandan on their way back on the same flight and the duo did not perform together in their next show in Melbourne.
2. Tweets to PM Modi and issue with BMC
Kapil Sharma created a sensation when he took to twitter and asked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi where his "Achche Din" were. In a series of tweets, Kapil said, "Yeh hain aapke achhe din ?” and “I am paying â‚¹15 cr income tax from last 5 year n still i have to pay â‚¹5 lakh bribe to BMC office for making my office.” Kapil alleged that BMC officials demanded a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from him to build an office. Later BMC said that Kapil had violated rules by getting some illegal construction work done.
3. Tax evasion case
In 2013, Kapil Sharma had to face some troubles with the Income Tax department who booked the comedian for evading the service tax. According to a news report, an I-T official said that Kapil had registered with service tax department but didn’t pay the tax amounting to Rs 65 lakh.
4. Alleged misbehavior with female stars
It was reported that Kapil Sharma was accused of misbehaving with his female co-stars during a Marathi film's function. He allegedly behaved inappropriately with Tanishaa Mukherjee, Monali Thakur, and other female stars.
Later Kapil had refused to comment on the incident, however, he later tweeted saying, “I fall, I rise, I make mistakes, I live, I learn, I’ve been hurt but I am alive. I am human, I am not perfect but I am thankful :) (sic)”.
5. Relationship with Sunil Grover
Apart from the recent spat with Sunil Grover, Kapil has had a bitter course of a relationship with his 'The Kapil Sharma Show' co-star. It all began when Sunil Grover decided to part ways with Kapil when he decided to leave Kapil's previous show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" After which Sunil launched his own show, but unfortunately it flopped at he made a comeback to Kapil's team.Although there have been rumors that all is not well between the two stars.
One recent case is of Sunil Grover's latest film "Coffee with D". According to sources, Kapil denied promoting Sunil's film on the show. Now their's another news doing the rounds that Sunil will no longer continue doing Kapil Sharma's show and will soon exit.
6. Fallout with Colors TV channel
Kapil rose to fame with his show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" on Colors TV where he used to call celebrities to promote their films. The show proved out to be chartbuster but things started to get bitter between show's host Kapil and Colors CEO Raj Nayak.
According to the sources, Kapil was unhappy over channel giving more emphasis to Krushna Abhishek’s show "Comedy Nights Bachao". After Kapil Sharma left the channel, Colors tried to run the show with Krushna, but the attempt failed miserably.