Top 10 Bollywood Celebrities Who Went To Jail

Even actors weren’t spared when they chose the wrong way off-screen. Some of the B-Town celebs have also gone wrong with their misconduct. From brawls with media to possessing illegal weapons, these actors ended up mixing crime scenes in reel life with their real life.

It is a pathetic fact that ever-glowing and shining Bollywood industry has linkups with the crime world. Some celebrities have already proved it right. Even some A-listers got punished when it comes to crime. Some of them have also been to jail.

Here is the list of top 10 celebs that went to jail by committing severe crime.

10. Ankit Tiwari

Ankit Tiwari

We couldn’t believe that this amazing and dynamic playback singer in Bollywood films had ever committed a crime. He is well known for his superhit songs in “Ek Villain”, “Aashiqui 2” and other films. On May 2014, he got arrested as he had charges for raping his girlfriend. His brother complained of threats to her life. He was detained under the charges. She was an advertising professional who reported for rape at Versova police station. She stated that he raped her several times by promising marriage, since July 2013. The Sessions Court granted bail to him a week later on the condition of furbishing Rs. 20000 bond.

9. Inder Kumar

Inder Kumar

Last seen in Salman Khan Starrer “Wanted”, Inder Kumar has been caught recently in a legal trouble. A struggling actress who is 23 years old accused him for rape. He has been booked under Section 324 (Grievous Hurt), Section 506 (for criminal Intimidation), and Section 376 (for Rape) of the Indian Penal Code. On April 2014, the Versova Police arrested him when she booked a FIR against him for rape and assault charges. On May 9, the medical reports proved that she had been assaulted and raped according to the police. However, he denied of his involvement in any such activities. According to him, it was a consensual relationship and he granted bail on June 2014.

8. Sonali Bendre

 Sonali Bendre

She was preyed under religious issues. Some of the religious people filed a case as she posed inappropriately for a magazine cover shoot. Hence, she got arrested. However, she got bail after some time. She has also endorsed a fairness cream in the past. Now, she has announced that she won’t do any other ad related to fairness product again that promotes bias related to skin tone.

7. Madhubala


The gorgeous and stunning actress in tinsel town was also taken into custody. She was alleged to be taking signing amount for a film but later refused without returning it and the case was filed by the filmmaker BR Chopra. The court case related to Naya Daur (1957) happened in the year 1956. Dilip Kumar gave evidence against Madhubala in favor of B.R. Chopra. It caused a serious blow to the relationship between Madhubala and Dilip Kumar and there was no chance of any reconciliation between Madhubala’s father and Dilip Kumar.

6. John Abraham

John Abraham

The well-known handsome hunk, model turned Bollywood actor, John Abraham also been in custody for rash driving. In 2006, he was accused of rash driving his bike and hitting two people with it in Mumbai. However, the Bombay High Court upheld the imprisonment for 15 days handed to him for negligent and rash driving and for hurting two persons. The court released him on probation in 2012 after taking lenient view. So, he won’t spend time in jail as he was released on probation by the court.

5. Shiney Ahuja

Shiney Ahuja

He has a very bad reputation since the case filed by his maid for raping her. He was reported for sexual assault in his apartment in June 2009. According to some news sources, he had consensual sex with his maid but he supposed to deny it. The maid took back the charge against him and told that the act was consensual. But the judge at the trial court didn’t accept retraction and convinced him as the court had circumstantial evidence. In the year 2011, he was sentenced for 7 years of imprisonment. He filed appeal for the bailment in Bombay High Court. His sentence was stayed until the decision made by the High Court. The case is still pending after several hearings.

4. Monica Bedi

The Gangster’s girl and beauty queen of B-town had direct linkups with Abu Salem, an underworld don. She was also jailed for forgery. She came out from jail and appeared again in TV shows from 2013.  Both Abu Salem and Monica were arrested in September 2002 and sentenced for imprisonment in Portugal. They had charges to use forged documents to enter the country. Bedi was convinced by an Indian Court in 2006 for making passport on a fake id. Her conviction was upheld by the Supreme Court of India in November 2010 but the jail term was reduced to the period se had served already.

3. Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan

Chhotey Nawab was also involved in a case of poaching Black Buck along with Salman Khan. He also had a case of assault filed by a South African entrepreneur against him and his friends. They were involved in a clash at a hotel in the suburb. When he was at a restaurant with Karishma Kapoor and Kareena, he had a fight with a guy and he broke the guy’s nose in aggression. Due to this reason, he got arrested as per the statements from eyewitness.

2. Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt

Sanju Baba also has a criminal record in his name. He has been crooked for some of the severe crimes. In 1982, young Sanjay Dutt was caused for possessing drugs illegally and served the jail term for 5 months. In 1993, he was again charged for possessing illegal arms in 1993 Mumbai Bomb Blast. He served jail term for 6 years and got out of Yerwada Jail, Pune recently. He went to jail several times for keeping war weapons illegally in his house.  He was alleged to supply explosives and ammunitions and smuggled in India for serial blasts.

1. Salman Khan

Salman Khan

Along with Sanjay Dutt, Salman Khan is another leading name with several cases filed in the court. He was sentenced for poaching Black Buck and antelopes in Rajasthan during the shots. He is also charged for hit-and-run case in 2002 for 5 years by Sessions Court Mumbai. He was known for being short-tempered and he was involved in two big cases. Recently, he has got a major relief from the court and he is successfully following his “Being Human” NGO label and focusing on major projects under his belt.