In a current interview, Pooja Bedi has opened up about her controversial advert for Kamasutra Condoms within the 90s, which she stated was hailed as ‘starting of sexual revolution in India’.
Actor Pooja Bedi has stated that she felt good being a trailblazer when she appeared in a condom advert within the early Nineteen Nineties. The controversial advert additionally featured mannequin Marc Robinson and for a time, was banned by the nation’s official broadcaster Doordarshan. In a current interview, Pooja stated that the advert might have been banned in India nevertheless it was touted as ‘the start of the sexual revolution in India’ by Western publications. Additionally learn: Pooja Bedi was with Hrithik Roshan, Sussanne Khan at Tuesday’s Goa celebration, is ‘delighted each have discovered love once more’
The advert in query was for Kamasutra Condoms and was shot by legendary adman Alyque Padamsee in Goa. It confirmed Pooja beneath a bathe together with Marc. It aired on TV from 1990-1991. Thought-about too sultry for TV, it was banned on Doordarshan after many took objection to the content material in addition to the subject material.
Chatting with IndianExpress.com, the actor stated, “It was nice to be a fire-starter. The marketing campaign was touted as the start of the sexual revolution in India by British tabloids. It received many awards and made promoting historical past. It was nice to have been a trailblazer due to it.” The actor added that she is glad instances have modified within the three a long time since. “Thank heavens that individuals at the moment are so open about their sexuality,” she added.
Speaking about her outlook on life in the identical interview, Pooja attributed it to her upbringing. She stated, “To like deeply, to query limiting conventions, to face up for what is correct, to empower and battle for the rights of others, and to at all times keep a way of humour, particularly 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 advert paved approach for Pooja’s movie profession as she signed on for her debut movie Vishkanya and likewise her breakthrough function in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander. She went on to behave in a number of movies within the 90s and later, additionally participated in actuality exhibits like Nach Baliye, Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, Concern Issue: Khatron Ke Khiladi, and the fifth season of Bigg Boss.
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