Nargis Fakhri is not the one to mince words. She has absolutely no qualms in calling a spade, a spade. And when it comes to facing the camera, she follows the same approach. Therefore, for someone like Nargis, posing naked is no big deal. But when she did it for a magazine, she received backlash from all over. The dare-to-bare act had more haters than lovers.
Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who rose to fame with Indian TV reality show Bigg Boss, posed for two magazine covers mocking the Pakistani intelligence agency ISI with a tattoo on her left shoulder. Veena wore absolutely nothing for this photoshoot which created furore all over. Much to everyone s shock, she later denied doing this photoshoot.
In a country like India where being homosexual is a crime, a photoshoot that screamed lesbianism was bound to receive criticism. Neetu Chandra and Krishika Gupta did this controversial photoshoot and became overnight sensations. However, a few right-wing activists completely disapproved it for being homosexual in nature.
Milind Soman and Madhu Sapre s naked photoshoot was too bold for the times it was shot in the nineties. The supermodels, in the controversial photoshoot, covered their modesty with just a python. While the concept was fresh, the photoshoot received backlash from the moral police.
You have to mind your every move when you are a global icon. The moment you go wrong, you will find yourself in the pothole of controversies. Well, that s exactly what happened with Priyanka Chopra when she modelled for Conde Nast Traveller India magazine and wore a t-shirt which was found insensitive to refugees and immigrants by many. The matter became so big that Priyanka even had to tweet an apology for this.