Being a celebrity is not all about attention and glamour. It’s also about being an inspiration for thousands across the nation and beyond. The fans love and get motivated by their idols. It is heart-wrenching when the celebrities you look up to make horrible mistakes that sometimes end their career.
1. Sanjay Dutt
From fear-inducing gangster to innocent lover boy, he has played every kind of roles with total perfection. His fans were stunned and heartbroken when he was associated with 1993 Mumbai terror attack. He kept the weapons that were used in the attack. He was finally released from jail in 2016.
2. Rajiv Gandhi
Aspirations and dreams of the entire nation rested upon this young prime minister. His zealous nature created a favorable atmosphere in the nation until his name was associated with Bofors Scandal.
3. Mohammad Azharuddin
One of the greatest captains of Indian cricket team was sentenced to a lifetime ban after he was found guilty of match-fixing. His one mistake broke the heart of millions of fans around the nation.
4. Tarun Tejpal
He was editor-in-chief of Tehelka. It’s an Indian magazine known for conducting sting operations and investigative journalism. He was an idol for many aspiring journalists. Ironically, he was charged, arrested, and later bailed for assaulting a co-worker sexually.
5. Ajay Jadeja
Considered as one of the best fielders of Indian cricket team, this player was found guilty of match-fixing. A 5-year ban was imposed on this cricket that marked the end of his career too.
6. Vinod Kambli
Sachin Tendulkar’s childhood friend made debut with the ‘God of cricket’ himself. Once it was believed that he was more talented than Sachin. However, as his journey of fame continued, the stardom got to his head. Alcoholism and controversies finally ended his career in cricket.
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