Censorship had arrived in Indian films only 11 years before. He had a rule: no kissing the heroine and no riding a horse. The most recent amendments to the act occurred more than a generation ago in To the yin of Sunny is the yang of performer Ali Zafar. But for the first 20 years of his film career, he didn't kiss a single one of his co-stars.
Briley. Age: 23.
Ambiguous suggestions of principles to the film inspectors led to confusion as to what would make it through.
Kamryn. Age: 29.
In bed with Bollywood: sex and censorship in Indian cinema
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