Is India ready to handle a non-virgin heroine? Absolutely not. We are an immensely traditional and conservative country.Rahul Boseindia Updated: Mar 09, 2004 16:23 IST
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Is India ready to handle a non-virgin heroine? Absolutely not. We are an immensely traditional and conservative country. Take the top three actresses ruling the roost at the box office - Aishwarya Rai, Rani Mukherjee and Preity Zinta - one will steer clear of controversial subjects, other is seen as a homemaker and third is a bubbly and cute girl next door.
A lone Bipasha Basu doing a Jism is not enough. Moreover, getting out of the urban upper middle class mindset try seeing things from a astute Indian middle class mindset - Bipasha's character is seen as a vamp. She is a bad woman who kills her husband to be with her 'hunk' lover. So where's the shift?
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First Published: Mar 06, 2004 22:36 IST