Hie Readers. Welcome to Humor Nation. Titles to a movie add life to it. We often say never judge a book by its cover, but do we follow? Probably not, as titles are a short description of what’s inside. Its kind of a branding and labeling to the movies.
To noteworthy, there are many movie titles that faced controversy before release. Moreover, the matter went too serious that the only option left with the team was to change them.
Here is a list of 10 such movies that changed their titles due to controversies.
The story depicted intense love of its lead characters, Ram and Leela. The story had some violent and sexy scenes. The Hindu committee didn’t like their lord’s name used.
Therefore, they opted for a new title- Goliyo ki Raas Leela Ramleela.
Who is unaware of the controversy behind Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavat? It was the story of Chittorh ki Maharani Padmavati. This offended the residents. They stated that the movie was insulting their queen.
The movie released as Padmavaat.
3. Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum
This was the title set for veer zaara. Probably, the team wanted to find something that sounds better and suits accurately.
4. Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum
Same name again. Yes! the second time it was rejected for a film starring Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma. The movie was released as Jab Tak Hai Jaan.
5. Saali Kutiya
Sounds offensive? This name was given to a mild romantic movie starring Imran Khan and Kangana Ranaut. Later, The name of the movie was ‘Katti- Batti‘.