Bollywood Celebrities Who went to Jail: Stars Who Served Time Behind Bars

Bollywood Celebrities Who went to Jail: From their opulent lifestyles and huge incomes to their battles with illness, Bollywood celebs are in the news for all the wrong reasons. Their followers are interested in them for all the wrong reasons.  

While it’s true that Bollywood stars rarely wind themselves behind bars, today we’ll take a look at some of the performers from the industry that did so for major offenses.                                                                     

Bollywood Celebrities who went to Jail

1. Sanjay Dutt

Famous Munnabhai M.B.B.S. actor Sanjay Dutt was convicted of a crime related to the 1993 bombings in Mumbai. He served six years in prison for possessing some of the explosives used in the attacks. 

The term was lowered to five years, but he was released eight months early because of his exemplary behavior, according to the authorities.

Sanjay Dutt

2. Saif Ali Khan

While having dinner at a five-star hotel in Mumbai, Saif Ali Khan was detained for assaulting a businessperson. As a result of an altercation with his companions, he punched the businessman.  Two years following the altercation, he was indicted for assault by a municipal court.

Saif Ali Khan

3. Shah Rukh Khan

The actor Shah Rukh Khan served time in prison after an altercation with a reporter. In an interview with David Letterman, Shah Rukh discussed a dispute he had with a magazine editor who had published hurtful and inaccurate comments about his co-star.

Shah Rukh Khan

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4. Salman Khan

The hit-and-run incident at the American bakery   , in which Salman Khan’s automobile ran over seven people, and the blackbuck poaching incidents landed him in prison multiple times.

Salman was given a five-year prison term in connection with the blackbuck poaching case by a Jodhpur court. His other actors from Hum Saath Saath Hain were also found not guilty by the court in Jodhpur. Thanks to his fan’s efforts, the actor is now completely exonerated.

Salman Khan

5. Fardeen Khan

Actor Fardeen Khan, who was one of the most promising young performers working at the time, got himself into a lot of problems in 2001 after being found with narcotics. Rumor has it that he had more than the legal amount of drugs in his system. The actor spent five days behind bars following his arrest.

Fardeen Khan

6. John Abraham

John Abraham

John Abraham is widely recognized as one of the most accomplished performers in Bollywood. It is well-known that the Dhoom actor enjoys going for bike rides. However, there was that one incident when the actor went for a ride and ended up in jail.

That night, while riding his bike, the actor had an accident with two other bicyclists; fortunately, each of them survived; actor John Abraham was sentenced to 15 days in prison following the incident.

7. Monica Bedi

Monica Bedi

Monica Bedi was a much-loved Bollywood actress, but her career and fame were in jeopardy when she was detained at the Lisbon airport with the world’s most sought terrorist, Abu Salim, on charges of possessing a counterfeit passport.  Three years in prison were handed down to the actress.

8. Rajpal Yadav

Rajpal Yadav

The news that Rajpal Yadav, who brought laughter to our faces in countless Bollywood films, had also served his time in prison is stunning. For submitting a fraudulent affidavit in court, Yadav received a 10-day prison sentence in 2013. 

Following his appeal, a division bench of the High Court suspended the sentence, which he had served for four days beginning on December 3, 2013, and ending on December 6, 2013. 

After failing to return a debt he took out in 2010 to fund his directorial debut, the Delhi High Court handed him a three-month civil prison sentence on November 30, 2018. 

The Delhi Police took him into jail without delay. Consequently, a three-month jail term was handed out by the Delhi High Court in November 2018

9. Shiney Ahuja

Shiney Ahuja

As a result of serious rape claims made by his maid, actor Shiney Ahuja was arrested and subsequently imprisoned for three months in 2009.

10. Suraj Pancholi

Suraj Pancholi

The actor got himself into a lot of trouble when he was just 21 years old and served a month in prison. When rumors began circulating that he was involved with Jiah Khan, the late actress denied the connection and instead blamed actor Sooraj Pancholi for her suicide. 

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