In a current interview, Pooja Bedi has opened up about her controversial ad for Kamasutra Condoms in the 90s, which she mentioned was hailed as ‘beginning of sexual revolution in India’.
Actor Pooja Bedi has mentioned that she felt good being a trailblazer when she appeared in a condom ad in the early Nineteen Nineties. The controversial ad additionally featured mannequin Marc Robinson and for a time, was banned by the nation’s official broadcaster Doordarshan. In a current interview, Pooja mentioned that the ad could have been banned in India however it was touted as ‘the beginning of the sexual revolution in India’ by Western publications. Also learn: Pooja Bedi was with Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne Khan at Tuesday’s Goa social gathering, is ‘delighted each have discovered love once more’
The ad in question was for Kamasutra Condoms and was shot by legendary adman Alyque Padamsee in Goa. It confirmed Pooja below a bathe together with Marc. It aired on TV from 1990-1991. Considered too sultry for TV, it was banned on Doordarshan after many took objection to the content material in addition to the subject material.
Speaking to IndianExpress.com, the actor mentioned, “It was great to be a fire-starter. The campaign was touted as the beginning of the sexual revolution in India by British tabloids. It won many awards and made advertising history. It was great to have been a trailblazer because of it.” The actor added that she is glad occasions have modified in the three many years since. “Thank heavens that people today are so open about their sexuality,” she added.
Talking about her outlook on life in the identical interview, Pooja attributed it to her upbringing. She mentioned, “To love deeply, to question limiting conventions, to stand up for what is right, to empower and fight for the rights of others, and to always maintain a sense of humour, especially at myself have been some key highlights (of my upbringing.” Pooja is the daughter of veteran actor Kabir Bedi and model-turned-dancer Protima Bedi.
The ad paved approach for Pooja’s movie career as she signed on for her debut movie Vishkanya and in addition her breakthrough function in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander. She went on to behave in a number of movies in the 90s and later, additionally participated in actuality reveals like Nach Baliye, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi, and the fifth season of Bigg Boss.
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