29 October, New Delhi
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s bold performance in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ has been the talk of the town for quite long. The former Miss World’s amazing chemistry with Ranbir Kapoor grabbed a million eyeballs.
And while everyone wondered what the pretty lady thought about kissing and intimacy in movies, the ‘Jazbaa’ actress recently revealed her opinion.
In an interview with Filmfare, she said, “When ‘Bride And Prejudice’ happened. It had a kiss in the script. But I said Gurinder (Chadha) we can avoid it because it isn’t crucial to your story. And you don’t miss it between Martin Henderson and me at all. During that phase, I also did ‘Shabd’. There wasn’t a kiss but there was intimacy shown by a female director (Leena Yadav). (Laughs) We filmed it in a way and joked that it could be my show reel to the West. I was okay with projecting intimacy without contact. Because I knew how much a kiss with me would be discussed.”
“We came to ‘Dhoom’, 10 years into my career, by which point a kiss had become a familiar sight. So with the changing times, you consider what could be shocking or not with a sense of responsibility. A social and visual comfort comes with the changing times. You gauge that keeping your comfort space in mind. When I did the kiss in ‘Dhoom’, we decided to treat it in a scene. There’s a dialogue in the kiss. It’s not like there’s a crescendo music and just a kiss. Hrithik and I don’t run into each other’s arms.”, she added.
Now that’s interesting!
On a related note, Karan Johar’s ADHM that also stars Anushka Sharma and Fawad Khan has garnered a huge appreciation from both the critics and the audience.