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When Kareena Kapoor Khan broke her no-kissing policy for Ki and Ka

Many actors in Bollywood including the likes of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and Salman Khan have had a self-imposed no-kissing policy. Joining them are stars like Fawad Khan, Mahira Khan. However, Kareena recently broke that rule for R Balki’s Ki and Ka.

bollywood Updated: Feb 19, 2016 07:43 IST
Anjuri Nayar Singh
Anjuri Nayar Singh
Hindustan Times
Kareena Kapoor Khan alongwith Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Pakistani stars Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan have a self-imposed no-kissing policy.
Kareena Kapoor Khan alongwith Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Pakistani stars Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan have a self-imposed no-kissing policy.(RAAJESSH KASHYAP/HT)

While actor Kareena Kapoor Khan has broken her self-imposed no-kissing rule with her upcoming film Ki and Ka, where she is seen alongside actor Arjun Kapoor, there are still many others in Bollywood who are not comfortable filming a lip lock on screen. Recently, there was news that actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who will be seen in Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, alongside actor Ranbir Kapoor, has refused to kiss him.

Meanwhile, Pakistani actors Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan, too, have decided to refrain from getting intimate on screen in their respective upcoming films, Kapoor & Sons and Raees.

Actor Shahid Kapoor seems to be staying away from this after his marriage last year and there were reports that he might include it in his contract. Actors Sonakshi Sinha and Salman Khan, too, don’t kiss on screen.

Read: Kareena, Arjun take a dig at ‘Hindustani sabhyata’ in Ki and Ka trailer

Kareena Kapoor Khan shares a passionate kissing scene with her co star Arjun Kapoor in Ki and Ka. (YouTube Grab)

Trade analyst Atul Mohan says reports talking about how actors will kiss or not kiss on screen add to the publicity of the film. “When a big star breaks this no-kissing rule, it definitely adds to the promotion and excitement around the film,” he says.

Read: I like the idea of virgin romance, says Fawad Khan

Agreeing with him, trade analyst Omar Qureshi says, “There are many clauses that actors are made to sign, such as nudity clause or no-pregnancy clause. If kissing is not a part of that, actors will always say they went ahead as the script demanded it.”

Watch Ki and Ka trailer here:

Filmmaker Shakun Batra, who is directing Fawad in his upcoming film, says, “It’s very important for the actor and the director to be on the same page and that was true for me and Fawad. I think it depends from actor to actor and also on the importance of the scene and how else it can be portrayed,” he says.

IN PICS: Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira on sets of Raees

Meanwhile, Johar is said to have shot the kissing scene with Aishwarya in a way that would not involve a real lip-lock. Buzz is that he has also shot an intimate scene with Ash for the film without any skin show.

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First Published: Feb 19, 2016 07:40 IST

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