01/5Priyanka Chopra to Ranbir Kapoor-Mahira Khan: Celebs who hit headlines for smoking controversy

Priyanka Chopra to Ranbir Kapoor-Mahira Khan: Celebs who hit headlines for smoking controversy

It is not very often that Bollywood celebrities are snapped smoking, but when they do, they are sure to hit headlines. While Recently Hrithik Roshan adorably clarified to a fan that he is a non-smoker, in the past Ranbir Kapoor has hit headlines after he was snapped enjoying a smoke in New York with Mahira Khan. Here’s taking a look at all those times when B-town has hit headlines for a smoking controversy.


02/5Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra faced a lot of flak on social media after pictures of her smoking went viral on the internet. Netizens tagged the click as insensitive, considering the fact that Priyanka had opened up that she was suffering from asthma since the age of 5. The viral photos featured Nick Jonas and her mother Madhu Chopra on a yacht, during her birthday celebration in Miami.


03/5Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan

When Sussanne Khan posted a photo of Hrithik Roshan chilling with his kids Hrehaan and Hridaan, a curious fan asked if the actor was smoking. “Does @iHrithik have a cigarette in his hand or am i seeing wrong? I hope you don’t @iHrithik. It makes me very very sorry,” she wrote. The actor was quick to clarify, “I am a non smoker . :) and if I was Krrish , first thing I’d do after eradicating this virus would be to decimate every last cigarette from this planet.”. Hrithik Roshan impressed the internet with his classic response.


04/5Ranbir Kapoor and Mahira Khan

Ranbir Kapoor and Mahira Khan

Back in 2017, rumours were rife that Ranbir Kapoor and Mahira Khan were in a relationship and the duo were also snapped smoking on the streets of New York. Pictures of the couple had gone viral and didn't go down well with several internet users. Mahira was snapped in a backless white dress, while Ranbir sported a beige tee, the couple was reportedly having a long chat when these pictures were clicked.


05/5Ram Gopal Varma

Ram Gopal Varma

Known as controversy’s favourite child, Ram Gopal Varma hit headlines when the entire nation joined in the initiative of lighting diyas, as directed by PM Narendra Modi. Instead of lighting diyas and candles, the filmmaker posted a picture of him lighting up cigarette and he wrote, "9 PM Disclaimer: Not following Corona warnings is far more dangerous than not following government warnings on cigarette smoking”.