Not only the common people, but even the best of Bollywood celebrities have had their shares of insulting and offensive encounters which left the entire nation in shock.

Here we have listed some of the Bollywood celebs who were in the line of fire due to their looks and financial status.

1. Priyanka Chopra:

Unbelievable as it may sound, but the Miss World winner Priyanka Chopra, who has now become an International name faced racial slurs in the US. In a recent interview, PC revealed that she had faced racism during her school time in America. Priyanka was called ‘Brownie’ and as she could not take all this abuse, she decided to return home. These incidents deeply affected PC but she didn't give up and went on to grab the lead in the American TV show ‘Quantico’ and is also making her Hollywood debut with ‘Baywatch’.

2. Ranveer Singh:

In a recent interview, the Bollywood heartthrob Ranveer Singh revealed some of his bitter life experiences, including racism. He said, "I have had some tough life experiences. It’s not all been rosy. I have been through prolonged intense and immense emotional turbulence, financial difficulties… I have been ridiculed, faced racism and humiliation."

3. Bipasha Basu:

The next in the list is Bipasha Basu. This sultry diva had a shocking experience related to racism when her co-star Kareena Kapoor Khan called her ‘Kaali Billi’ because of her dusky complexion. However, Bipasha chose to remain silent on this issue.

4. Nawazuddin Siddiqui:

Nawaz is one of the finest actors on the scene today and has proven his talent and worth with his outstanding performances. He was harassed by none other than Rishi Kapoor who passed some unpleasant comments targeting Nawaz. Replying to Nawaz’s views on clichéd romance in Bollywood, Kapoor called him an average actor who is not capable of doing anything because he doesn’t have the face, looks, image, and talent.

5. Shilpa Shetty:

The South Indian beauty Shilpa Shetty was a victim of racial attack on live television. This happened on British reality TV show, Celebrity Big Brother in 2007. The actress was mocked for her Indian accent and addressed as ‘The Indian’ and a ‘dog’ during her stay in the Big Brother house. The show received a backlash due to the nasty behaviour of some contestants against Shilpa, especially the late Jade Goody. However, as karma would have it, Shilpa went on to win the show.

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