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The Newsminute | December 1, 2014| 3.39 pm IST Bollywood actress and model Gauhar Khan was recently reported to have been slapped by a male audience member for wearing 'short clothes' and dancing to vulgar songs. The actress was shooting for the finale of the reality music show 'India's Raw Star' when the incident occurred. This however doesn't seem to be a lone episode as several incidences of celebs/public figures getting slapped or hit have been reported by the media. We decided to list a few of the famous 'slaps' that made a big rustle in the media. Shah Rukh Khan slaps Shirish Kunder In 2012, Shirish Kunder, husband of Bollywood film director Farah Khan, was reportedly slapped by actor Shah Rukh Khan at a party at a popular nightclub in Juhu. The reason for this clash between the two still remains unclear according to a report on TOI. Image courtesy: Planetradiocity Harbhajan Singh slaps Sreesanth In 2008, after an IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab, Harbhajan Singh reportedly slapped S. Sreesanth. The exact reason behind Singh's act is still not clear as S. Sreesanth later claimed that he got backstabbed and not slapped, according to a Hindu report. Autorickshaw driver slaps Arvind Kejriwal AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal was slapped by an auto-rickshaw driver while campaigning for the general elections in Sultanpuri, north-west Delhi earlier this year. In a report on NDTV, he forgave the assailant by saying "I forgive those who attack me. Assault me as much as you want, I won't retaliate. I appeal to volunteers not to retaliate, otherwise there is no difference between us and them."  Video courtesy: NDTV Salman Khan slaps Subhash Ghai Salman Khan is not a new contender in the slapping circuit but one of the most famous incidents is the one when he reportedly slapped film maker Subhash Ghai. Salman Khan did not like some comments made by the film maker and ended up slapping him. This incident was later discovered by Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan who asked his son to immediately apologize to the director, according to Bollywoodmantra. Image courtesy: pardaphash Harvinder Singh slaps Sharad Pawar NCP leader Sharad Pawar was slapped by a youth named Harvinder Singh at the New Delhi Municipal Corporation centre after attending a literary function in 2011. The assailant is said to have previously attacked telecom minister Sukh Ram. Video courtesy: ANI multimedia
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