Who is your favourite Bollywood star? What do they like the most? And what is that thing that they cannot stand?
We have seen how B-Town stars are often trolled for demanding strange things from filmmakers. And sometimes even the producers and directors end up giving in to their demands because their film is at stake.
"Who said working with celebrities is an easy task?"
Some are against intimacy on-screen, while some are afraid of specific animals, some female actors are against skin show while some come for shoot with tight schedules. So, if you think you know your favourite stars very well, get ready, as these clauses will surely give you a reality check.
After her marriage, Kareena Kapoor Khan added a no intimate kissing scene clause in her contract. According to a TOI report, her demand is that she won't work along with 'B' grade actors on-screen. She is known for rejecting films because she wants to work only with A-star actors.
The romance king of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, is a man who is known for taking his movies a step ahead with his different avatar. But did you know that years back SRK suffered a serious injury while horse riding? "I could say I fit into each of these images: I could be a strapping six feet something - ok something minus, about three inches at least, though I don't know much about horse-riding. A horse once galloped off with me flapping helplessly on it and I have had a "no horse-riding" clause embedded in my contracts ever since," he said in an article for Outlook Turning Points 2013 which was published by the New York Times.
Priyanka Chopra aka PeeCee is that actor who has taken Bollywood to an international level. After making her name in Bollywood, PeeCee is now busy creating a mark for herself in Hollywood. The very talented and bold Priyanka Chopra is also seen speaking about women empowerment on various occasions. According to Bollywood Life, she has a no nudity clause in her contract that she has never broken.
The very versatile actor, who has done justice to various roles like King Akbar, superhero Krrish, savior of Mohenjo Daro or a clever criminal in Dhoom series, Bollywood's very own Greek God, Hrithik Roshan is an all-rounder. He always works a bit extra than the scheduled time to put his best into the role he is playing and even charges more for it. Yes! Hrithik Roshan has the work more, earn more clause in his contract.
The gorgeous Sunny Leone is known for heating up the screens. But you will be amazed to know that she has a no kissing clause in her contract. According to a report by TOI, Sunny Leone is fine with the intimate scenes, but she has issues with kissing someone on screen.
The Khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar is the first choice of various directors these days. Akshay has a no working on Sundays clause in his contract. Though he broke his clause for the movie Brothers and Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara!
The bold and beautiful Kangana Ranaut is known for her straightforward nature. She speaks her heart and it applies to her contracts as well. Yes! According to Pinkvilla, she has a final edit clause in her contract that says a film cannot be released without a final YES from her side.
Aamir Khan is known as the perfectionist of Bollywood. When it comes to experimenting new things, his name comes on the top. But according to India Today report, Aamir Khan has a no low angle shot clause in his contract. This clause restricts various directors from filming Aamir Khan in their own way.
She is bold and she is gorgeous, Sonakshi Sinha is someone who a majority of people adore. Asli Sona has the clause of not kissing anyone on-screen as she doesn't find it comfortable enough.
Handsome Pakistani actor Ali Zafar is among the most adorable and desired actor of all times. According to Indian Express, the man who often plays the good guy has the no kissing on-screen clause in his contract. "I have a clause that I won't be kissing on screen. In 'London Paris New York', kissing was essential in the film and so they got a body double to do it. I obviously think about what people are going to feel like back home (Pakistan) and what they are going to think," he said.
It was the movie Rock On!! in which Prachi Desai made her debut. She played the role of an understanding and supporting wife to Farhan Akhtar. According to Hindustan Times, Prachi Desai has a no kissing clause in her contract as she isn't comfortable with on-screen smooches.
Tanuj Virwani made his Bollywood career with Luv U Soniyo, a Hindi movie in 2013. In a report by Mid Day, Tanuj Virwani mentioned, "I am petrified of snakes and my contract states that I wouldn't be asked to shoot with them or even in close proximity whatsoever. The producers have been gracious enough to put this down in the contract."
It came to light during the shoot of Housefull 2 that south Indian actress Asin has said no to wearing a bikini on-screen. According to a report by Zee News, Asin Thottumkal introduced a no bikini clause in her contract. It will surely be very exciting to see which film entices these stars to drop their guards.
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