With or without consent: Nine onscreen kisses which will remain in your mind
An old interview of south Indian actress Rekha surfaced online in which, she is speaking about a kiss shared with actor Kamal Haasan in the movie Punnagai Mannan. She In that interview, she also said that the famous kiss between her and Kamal Haasan occurred without her consent. In the film Punnagai Mannan, directed by K Balachander, Kamal Haasan and Rekha were playing the role of lovers. And both of them had a kissing scene before they commit suicide as they are not allowed to live together.
In the interview, Rekha said that the director thought about the kiss sequence without seeking her consent. She also said that she would have never agreed to it if she knew this earlier.
But over the years, Indian films began to consider a kiss as a mark of trust signifying that you care. Here some of the best onscreen kisses that continue to linger in the minds of fans.
Bobby: Rishi Kapoor and Dimple Kapadia's debut film is Bobby. The film is believed to be one of the best films in the Bollywood industry. Nevertheless, it earned more popularity for the intense lip-lock scene in the movie. Later, the couple came together for the film Saagar in 1985 where their sizzling chemistry scorched the screen.
Dayavan: The dhak-dhak girl Madhuri Dixit in the early stages of her career shared screen space with veteran actor Vinod Khanna. The duo indulged in a steamy sex scene where they kissed for a very long period. Let's say this scene has grabbed eyeballs everywhere.
Hey Raam: Actress Rani Mukerji's hot scene with Kamal Haasan in the film Hey Raam was one of the hot news at that time. The duo lip-locked for a passionate romantic scene in the movie. Rani's bold avatar in the film shocked everybody. Their kiss is remembered still today.
Raja Hindustani: Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan and Karisma Kapoor's intense kissing scene from the film Raja Hindustani, started the kissing trend in family-oriented movies. Their long-lasting kissing scene provoked intense reactions from fans. Although Aamir has performed kissing scenes many times after that, his kiss with Karisma is believed to be one of the hottest kissing scenes in Bollywood.
Jab Tak Hai Jaan: When we talk about romance, no one can compete with Shah Rukh Khan. Yes, Bollywood Baadshah's kiss with Katrina Kaif in Jab Tak Hai Jaan is much-talked-about and much-loved by fans and it is also considered as one of the best kissing scenes in the history of Indian films.
Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela: Real-life couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone were madly in love with each other, and this was truly visible in their movie Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela. This scene made their fans go crazy because the duo made them believe in love, in magic and in a fairy tale.
Dhoom-2: The hot kissing scene between actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and actor Hrithik Roshan in Dhoom 2 is one of the passionate kissing sequences that Bollywood has ever seen. The scene was undoubtedly romantic and hot at the same time.
Jab We Met: Actor Shahid Kapoor and actress Kareena Kapoor were once counted as the best pair in Bollywood. Their kissing scene in Jab We Met is liked by fans and is undoubtedly one of the best romantic scenes of Bollywood.
Band Baaja Baaraat: Actor Ranveer Singh's debut movie was Band Baaja Baaraat. The intimate kissing scene between Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma is one the fans' favourites. The chemistry between both the actors was so electrifying that fans wished to see them as a real-life couple.