Our Punjabi industry and controversies go hand in hand. The year 2021 saw the end of friendship of two jigree friends to case registered against popular singer Lehmber Hussainpuri’s in alleged domestic violence by his wife. This year saw a lot of major controversies that shook the entire Punjabi audience.
So, let’s have a look at top five controversies which grabbed everyone’s attention.
SHARRY MAAN v/s PARMISH VERMA:
This one has to be the biggest and much hyped controversy that stirred everyone. How can we forget the day Parmish got married in Surrey, Canada but his best friend Sharry Maan came half way as guests were not allowed to take their phones inside the wedding venue as the couple didn’t want any picture or video from the function to leak out. This didn’t go well with Sharry and being upset he went live on Instagram to express his anger and views. In the session, he used harsh words and abusive language telling his fans that he has just returned from Parmish’s wedding and he is really hurt as his phone was taken away. He had also claimed that neither Parmish nor any of his family members came in person to meet him which broke his heart. Also Read : 2021 Recap: Weddings We Saw This Year!
After all this drama, Parmish also replied on his social media which was an end of their long time friendship.
WHEN PUNJABI AUDIENCE CONDEMNED AMMY VIRK:
Ammy Virk had landed himself in the controversy over the release of his much anticipated movie ‘Qismat 2’ as the makers of the movie had collaborated with Zee for the project which had referred farmers as ‘terrorsist’ and what not. Not only this, many of his fans were not happy with his Bollywood debut project, ‘Bhuj’ for the same reason.
This didn’t go well with the farmers protesting against the black laws due to which Ammy was being brutally trolled online. Also Read : 2021 Recap: Cinema Directors Who Didn’t Live Upto Our Expectations!
However, later a lot his industry friends came in support of him and even the actor himself along with Jagdeep Sidhu issued his clarification stating that he was bound by a contract which he had signed before the farmers’ protests. In one of the interviews, Ammy’s close friend and director Jagdeep Sidhu had revealed that Ammy had signed the movies even before the protest began and after November 2020 they did not do any new film with the respective banner.
ARJAN DHILLON’S REAL NAME?
It all started when a video of singer Arjan Dhillon surfaced online where people could be seen referring Arjan as ‘Khan Sahab’ and the facebook profile with name ‘Hardeep Khan’went viral which had singer’s photograph in the profile photo. Also Read : That’s What New Year 2022 Saw From Pollywood Celebs!
Back then Prem Dhillon’s song, ‘Parahuna’ was also released which had a line ‘Badal ke gaut ainvayi jatt bande’ and netizens had started to make assumptions if Prem had targeted Arjan.
No clarification was issued by Arjan on the same though and what was the actual truth behind the viral video is still a mystery.
LEHMBER HUSSAINPURI’S ALLEGED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE:
Everybody was shocked to see a case being registered on singer Lehmber Hussainpuri where he was accused of domestic violence on his wife and children at his place at Deol Nagar at Jalandhar after which his wife was even admitted to a local civil hospital.
After a lot of investigation and interference by women cell, singer had reconciled with his wife and relatives were barred from interfering in their lives.
WHEN GARRY SANDHU COMMENTED ON GAGAN KOKRI AND PARMISH VERMA'S SINGING:
It all started when earlier this year Garry Sandhu had posted a video on his social media handle stating that he is not keeping up well and he might have to quit singing. Later on one of his fans had requested him to not quit singing in response to which he had said that no matter what he will continue to sing at least better than Gagan Kokri, Parmish Verma and Harman Cheema. This obviously didn’t go well with both Gagan and Parmish and taking to their respective social media handle, gave it back to the singer.
Well, these were a few controversies which stirred a lot of gossip in the industry.