The year 2015 saw several popular TV celebs embroiled in major controversies that created a lot of buzz in the Telly industry.
Here are some of the major controversies of 2015 that made headlines:
"Diya Aur Baati Hum" lead actors Deepika Singh and Anas Rashid slap-gate:
Earlier this year, there were reports that Anas had touched Deepika inappropriately while shooting for a scene, which led to an uncomfortable moment for the actress. When Deepika complained about the same to the director, Anas intervened and the duo landed in a heated argument. The actor eportedly abused Deepika verbally, which irked the actress to such an extent that she smacked the actor.
When Karan Patel gate-crashed ex-girlfriend Kamya Punjabi's party:
"Yeh Hai Mohabbatein" actor Karan shocked his fans when news of his spilt with Kamya Punjabi broke out earlier this year. Soon after ending his relationship, Karan married TV actress Ankita Bhargava. However, a few weeks ago, Karan was rumoured to have gate-crashed Box Cricket League party thrown by Kamya. He reportedly walked up to Kamya and told her that they should patch up and apologised to her for his wrongdoings.
Jay Bhanushali and Mahhi Vij divorce rumours:
Rumours of the celebrity couple's divorce started doing the rounds when they were in Argentina shooting for "Khatron Ke Khiladi 7". Both Jay and Mahhi got involved in a huge argument over Jay's closeness with another participant, Parvathy Omanakuttan, so much so that Mahhi reportedly requested the unit to put her up in a separate room.
Daljeet and Shaleen Bhanot's ugly divorce:
"Nach Baliye 4" winners Daljeet and Shaleen ended their five-year marriage on a bitter note and the actress has been vocal about the issues they faced. Daljeet reportedly claimed the TV actor was very short-tempered; he allegedly also tried to strangulate her. She even filed a complaint against him.
When Karan Kundra slapped co-actress Saanvi Talwar:
Rumour had it that during the shooting of one of the scenes in "Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum", Karan had to kiss his co-star on lips, after which Saanvi had to slap him. When Saanvi got into the character and smacked him hard, Karan reacted to it by slapping and abusing her later.
Rashami Desai and Nandish Sandhu divorce:
The good-looking couple, who went through a lot of ups and downs in their married life, finally announced their divorce earlier this week. The buzz is that the reason for the split was Nandish's closeness with Ankita Shorey, who was crowned Femina Miss India International in 2011.
When drunk Kapil Sharma misbehaved with Marathi actress Deepali Sayyad:
The news came as a big shock to comedian Kapil's fans. Kapil reportedly misbehaved with the actress during a party. The actress alleged that the comedian was drunk and abused her. Soon after the news made headlines, Kapil took twitter to clarify his point. "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".
Sai Ballal arrested for molestation charges:
In July, senior actor Sai Ballal, who plays the role of Kamalnarayan Rajvanshi (Bhaiyaji) in hit show "Udaan", was arrested on molestation charges, following a complaint filed by his co-star Helen Fonseca. According to the report filed by Helen, Ballal initially used to send sleazy text messages, which gradually turned into objectionable video clips.
Rape charges against Yash Pandit and Vishal Thakkar:
Bollywood and television actor Vishal Thakkar was arrested in October after he was accused of raping a television actress in his house.
Again in November, a case was registered against TV actor and"Splitsvilla 8" contestant Yash Pandit for allegedly raping an actress on the pretext of marriage.