Controversial Magazine Covers
NR [ Thu, Apr 24, 2014 ]
While being featured on a popular magazine's cover is a proud moment for a star, coming up with a eye-grabbing and eye-popping cover is a glossy's way to shout out 'pick-me-up' at its audiences.
So, here's a look at some magazine covers that took the nation by storm...
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Elle, 2010
The cover kissed controversy when Aishwarya launched a protest against the glossy claiming that they have lightened her skin tone in this cover.
Aishwarya, who is proud of her Indian complexion criticized the magazine and even claimed that they have no right to portray her beauty falsely.
Mandira Bedi, Maxim (2007)
Mandy baby, who rose high on popularity charts after her noodle strap TV stint during IPL, courted controversy when she posed provocatively on Maxim's cover.
Dressed in a golden bikini, jacket and pants, Mandira irked the Sikh community by sporting the 'Ek Onkar;' (God is One) tattoo near her belly button.
The Sikh community blamed her for hurting their religious sentiments and threatened to drag her to court if she didn't remove the tattoo.
Kangana Ranaut, Stardust (2007
Kangana Ranaut took her bathroom matters out in open when she decided to pose in nothing but lather on the cover of a film magazine.
We know that Kangy has a bold streak in herself, but this was pure tease.
Mamata Kulkarni, Stardust (1993)
You won't believe this but super hot actress Mamata Kulkarni was fined Rs.15000 for posing topless for this magazine cover.
Not just that but the actress was also arrested for the bold shoot.
Those were the days, indeed! Bold Mamata tagged the protesters as 'hypocrites' and went on record to say that I was her decision to agree for the provocative shoot.
On the cover she posed wearing nothing but her unbuttoned jeans. No wonders, Mamata was touted to be one of the boldest actresses of her times.
Rekha, Film Mirror
From men in her life to her bold avatars, Rekha's life is full of 'Silsilas' worth talking about.
When her contemporaries were busy running around trees, this seductress teased her fans with a bolder than ever cover shoot.
The dusky beauty took sexiness to the next level by posing nude on the cover of a magazine.
Sharmila Tagore, Filmfare
Those were the days when Bollywood was considered bad and the actresses where expected to be wrapped in a six yard saree.
It was then than Sharmila Tagore decided to break free and posed on the cover of a film magazine in an itsy bitsy bikini.