Sanskari man Pahlaj Nihalani once made Kangana Ranaut act in soft-porn? Here's the truth

First Published 5, May 2020, 5:03 PM

Actress Kangana Ranaut revealed that she was once asked to dress in just a robe for a photo shoot organised for a Pahlaj Nihalani film
 

<p>Actress Kangana Ranaut is known for saying things like it is and she seems to have poked a sleeping dragon with her recent comments - former chairman of Central Board of Film Certification Pahlaj Nihalani.&nbsp;</p>

Actress Kangana Ranaut is known for saying things like it is and she seems to have poked a sleeping dragon with her recent comments - former chairman of Central Board of Film Certification Pahlaj Nihalani. 

<p>Nihalani has responded to the comments claiming that the photo shoot for his movie was Kangana's claim to fame.&nbsp;</p>

Nihalani has responded to the comments claiming that the photo shoot for his movie was Kangana's claim to fame. 

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<p>In an interview with Cineblitz Nihalani responded to Kangana's comments about his 'soft-porn' movie&nbsp;<em>I Love You Boss</em>, “I had spent one-and-a-half crore on that picture advertisement and shot for three songs. She did the reading post the photoshoot, but with my advertisement and the poster, she got Mahesh Bhatt’s film (Gangster) and backed out of my film as she requested me to let her do Gangster as we were under a three-movie deal. She should not play with me, otherwise, I have a lot of things to play with her.”</p>

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In an interview with Cineblitz Nihalani responded to Kangana's comments about his 'soft-porn' movie I Love You Boss, “I had spent one-and-a-half crore on that picture advertisement and shot for three songs. She did the reading post the photoshoot, but with my advertisement and the poster, she got Mahesh Bhatt’s film (Gangster) and backed out of my film as she requested me to let her do Gangster as we were under a three-movie deal. She should not play with me, otherwise, I have a lot of things to play with her.”

 

<p>The controversy began when in an interview with Mid-Day, Ranaut had narrated an incident when she had to play the role of a young girl lusting after a middle-aged man.&nbsp;<br />
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The controversy began when in an interview with Mid-Day, Ranaut had narrated an incident when she had to play the role of a young girl lusting after a middle-aged man. 
 

<p>"Pahlaj Nihalani had offered me a film called I Love You Boss. They had a photo shoot where they gave me a robe to wear and no undergarments. So I just had a satin robe for a show-girl pose, from which I had to stick my leg out, coming out of darkness,” she said.&nbsp;</p>

"Pahlaj Nihalani had offered me a film called I Love You Boss. They had a photo shoot where they gave me a robe to wear and no undergarments. So I just had a satin robe for a show-girl pose, from which I had to stick my leg out, coming out of darkness,” she said. 

<p>Terming the role as a 'soft-porn character', she added, “They should at least have given some tapes. I was supposed to play a young girl lusting after her middle-aged boss. So it was a soft-porn sort of character. And I had this epiphany that I can’t do this. I felt like this is exactly what my parents were talking about. I actually went through the photo shoot, but then I disappeared. I changed my number.”</p>

Terming the role as a 'soft-porn character', she added, “They should at least have given some tapes. I was supposed to play a young girl lusting after her middle-aged boss. So it was a soft-porn sort of character. And I had this epiphany that I can’t do this. I felt like this is exactly what my parents were talking about. I actually went through the photo shoot, but then I disappeared. I changed my number.”

<p>But when the magazine got in touch with Pahlaj Nihalani, he hit back at her, saying that "she should not play with me" or he would retaliate in kind. He also clarified that I Love You Boss was "never a porn film".<br />
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But when the magazine got in touch with Pahlaj Nihalani, he hit back at her, saying that "she should not play with me" or he would retaliate in kind. He also clarified that I Love You Boss was "never a porn film".
 

<p>"It was a youth film; she was married in that movie. I had approached Amitabh Bachchan for that role. It was on the lines of Cheeni Kum. I gave the narration to Amitji too; he pulled out since he was already doing something similar. It was never a porn film and neither am I interested in those kinds of movies," he added.</p>

"It was a youth film; she was married in that movie. I had approached Amitabh Bachchan for that role. It was on the lines of Cheeni Kum. I gave the narration to Amitji too; he pulled out since he was already doing something similar. It was never a porn film and neither am I interested in those kinds of movies," he added.

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