From Reuters, “Bride and Prejudice” Star Mulls Screen Kiss, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005:
“Bride and Prejudice” star Aishwarya Rai, one of the top stars of India’s prim film industry, says she won’t rule out kissing in films when she moves from “Bollywood” to Hollywood — although she says it is certain to create a minor scandal among her fans.
She has never kissed on screen — not even after 24 films because kissing is taboo in the Indian cinema. Rai said if she did kiss someone on screen in a Hollywood movie, it would create a minor scandal among her fans.
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