10 Bollywood Heroines Who Dared To Bare
Bollywood Heroines Who Dared To Bare ? Yes, in an industry dictated by age old terms and highly dominated by the doyens of patriarchal society the heroines rarely got the chance to dare to invade forbidden territories. Inspite of the male domination in Bollywood some daring Bollywood Heroines dared to bare on screen and create more than controversies. [Read: The Quintessential Bollywood Bubble Neetu Singh ]
Simi Garewal : the delicate and docile lady in White who is famous now for her rendezvous with celebrities was once a hot quotient on screen when she shocked the nation by appearing in her birthday suit in a scene by the lake in Raj kapoors magnum opus mera naam joker in 1970. She also created a major controversy by appearing topless in an intimate scene with shashi kapoor in the erotic drama Siddhartha in 1972.
Mandakini : still a teenager she posed wearing a transparent White saree under a waterfall providing full view of her bare breasts in Raj kapoors super hit musical ram teri ganga maili in 1985. [Read: The Summer HOT Fashion Trend ]
Mita Vashisht : she was called the new age Smita Patil when she appeared on the art house scene in late 80s. Her topless scene with raghubir yadav in kasba in 1990 raised more than just eyebrows. She shocked the industry more with her completely nude swimming sequence in the art film Siddeshwari in 1991.
Anu Aggarwal : the mahesh bhaṭṭ discovery made a bold move by performing a breast feeding scene in the thriller khalnaaika in 1993. As if that was not bold enough she went a step further and appeared bare bodied in the art house erotica The cloud door in 1995. [Read: 9 Bollywood Actresses Who can Rock a Saree ]
Deepa Sahi : it takes more than guts to perform a nude scene in a film directed by your better half. Sahi created a storm with her full frontal nudity in her husband Ketan mehtas experimental maya Memsaab in 1992.
Mamta Kulkarni : a budding starlet who made news briefly with her daring topless photo shoot for stardust magazine in 1993. Women’s organisations took her to court but she wasn’t apologetic or undeterred by the act and went ahead to appear backless to explore her feminist in rakesh Roshans karaṇ arjun in 1995. [Read: Salary of Top 10 Bollywood Actresses! ]
Padmini Kolhapure : known for her sensitive and emotional performances she was subjected to portraying bold scenes as a teenager in films like gehrayee in 1979 where she displayed full back nudity in an exorcism scene with Amrish puri. Whereas in a graphic rape scene in Insaaf ka tarazu she was made to catwalk in a semi nude state.
Zeenat Aman : former miss India and a top sex symbol she had no qualms about wearing skimpy attire in Raj kapoors satyam shivam Sundaram in 1978. She wore the most revealing cholis and appeared wet and sensuous under a waterfall in the song bhor bhaye panghat pe. Her almost topless sequence in one shot left the audience shocked. [Read: Fate Of Bollywood Movies In 2016 ]
Rohiṇi Hattangadi : a rare and surprising entry here but she did appear topless and semi nude in an struggling scene with actor manohar singh in the art film party in 1985 for which she went on to win the national award. Playing a neglected and sex deprived housewife the scene turned out to be a major reference point in the movie.
Radhika Apte : considered the face of new wave cinema today she made the audience gasp in surprise when she stripped to her lingerie for varuṇ Dhawan in badlapur in 2015. She went a step ahead and appeared nude in an intimate scene with Adil Hussain in parched in 2016, the lesbian scene involving her topless along with tanishta Chatterji in the same movie created a ruckus on the online circuit.