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Bollywood beauties who have received threats from the Underworld

For decades, many of the top Bollywood actresses and actors have been receiving threats from the Underworld. There is a rumour that some of the Bollywood stars have links with the Underworld mafia at some point in time. However, beneath the surface of glitz and glory lies a shadowy underbelly of crime and intimidation. Numerous Bollywood celebs have enjoyed successful careers, some celebs had to retreat from the limelight due to constant threats from the underworld.

Bollywood Actresses Who Were Threatened by the Underworld

In this article, we will check out the list of top Bollywood beauties who have received threats from the Underworld mafia.

Bollywood Actresses Who Were Threatened by the Underworld

1: Mamta Kulkarni

Mamta Kulkarni with Underworld mafia

At one point, Mamta Kulkarni was one of the hottest, sexiest and most successful Bollywood actresses. With back-to-back successful films, she was enjoying her stardom. She was known for her bold on-screen presence and glamorous roles. Some of her successful films like “Baazi,” “Karan Arjun,” and “Sabse Bada Khiladi” garnered huge praise from the audience.

However, her life took a sharp U-turn when her name was associated with drug lord Vicky Goswami. It ultimately brought Mamta under the scanner of law enforcement agencies and the underworld. Reports suggest that as soon as she started receiving threats from the underworld, she had to comply with their demands. With constant fear and threat, Mamta finally moved to Kenya, and so far, she has maintained a low profile.

2: Anu Aggarwal

Anu Aggarwal with Underworld mafia

Soon after her film debut in “Aashiqui” in 1990, she became a crush of the youngsters of the 90s. Anu Aggarwal for her innocence and beauty became an overnight sensation, and she also got a massive fan following. Sadly, Anu’s career was short-lived, her life was upside down when she faced a severe car accident that left her critically injured.

Reports suggest that Anu Aggarwal received threats from the underworld mafia, which further intensified her complicated situation. Ever since then, Anu Aggarwal has kept herself away from the film industry, she has turned to spirituality and yoga.

3: Monica Bedi

Monica Bedi with Underworld mafia

Monica Bedi’s name became sensational after her alleged association with underworld don Abu Salem came to the limelight. Monica Bedi made her Bollywood debut in the mid-1990s, she appeared in superhit films like “Surakshaa” and “Tirchi Topiwale.” However, her alleged association with the underworld mafia Abu Salem ruined her professional career.

Her alleged relationship with the gangster Abu Salem led to her receiving threats from rival underworld gangs and law enforcement agencies. In 2002, Monica and Abu Salem were arrested in Portugal and extradited to India. After she was released from prison, she tried her level best for a comeback, but her dark past still hampering her growth.

4: Mandakini

Mandakini with Underworld mafia

Mandakini became a sex symbol after her rain-drenched song in her transparent saree received mixed responses across the nation with her Bollywood film debut in Raj Kapoor’s “Ram Teri Ganga Maili” in 1985. She was a national crush for her bold appearance and curvy figure. However, Mandakini’s film career was short-lived due to her alleged affair with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

As per some reports, due to her close association with underworld don Dawood, she was constantly receiving threats from rival underworld mafia. Due to constant death threats, she gradually distance herself from the Bollywood film industry.

5: Nagma

Nagma with Underworld mafia

The beauty with perfection helped Nagma, to act in films of multiple languages viz., Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu cinema. Nagma too faced threats from the underworld mafia that ultimately impacted her film career. During her time, she was one of the most beautiful and glamorous actresses, making her acting debut with the film “Baaghi” (1990).

As per reports, Nagma received extortion threats from underworld gangs, demanding money and compliance with their demands. Due to the constant threats she was receiving, she shifted her focus to politics.

6: Preity Zinta

Preity Zinta with Underworld mafia

The dimple queen Preity Zinta is one of Bollywood’s most beloved actresses, she also co-owns the IPL franchise Punjab Kings. Popularly known for her roles in films like “Dil Se,” “Koi Mil Gaya,” and “Kal Ho Naa Ho,” she became a national crush in no time. Ever since then, she started getting threats from the underworld mafia, in fact, in 2003, Preity testified in court, that she had received extortion threats.

Despite getting continuous threats, she stood tall and continued to work in the film industry, although regular pressure from the underworld affected her personal and professional life. Eventually, she moved away from mainstream cinema and focused on other ventures, including her ownership of the Kings XI Punjab cricket team in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

7: Ayesha Takia

Ayesha Takia with Underworld mafia

Known for her voluptuous figure and cute innocence on her face, Ayesha Takia is popularly known for her films like “Taarzan: The Wonder Car” and “Dor”. The stunning actress also suffered threats from the underworld gangs. According to some reports, Ayesha Takia and her family received extortion threats, demanding money and compliance.

Eventually, constant threats from the underworld forced Ayesha to reconsider her career in Bollywood, but she is quite active on social media, especially Instagram.

8: Sushmita Sen

Sushmita Sen with Underworld mafia

The former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen, has also suffered the wrath of the underworld. During the peak of her film career, she was constantly receiving extortion threats from the underworld mafia. Sushmita Sen is popularly known for her roles in films like “Biwi No.1,” “Main Hoon Na,” and “Aankhen”.

But the threats didn’t stop Sushmita, she is a very strong lady with high determination, despite the challenges, she continued to work in the industry but remained cautious about her safety.