'No vulgarity in my film'

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'No vulgarity in my film'

“There is no vulgarity or cheapness in the shower scene. The shot gives an illusion that I am not wearing anything but it is a trick of the camera. It’s an illusion that the film-makers have created because I wasn’t comfortable shooting otherwise,” said Neetu.

The actress, who made an appearance as a temptress on UTV Bindass' Emotional Atyachaar to promote her film, says she feels disturbed when people react strongly to such scenes.

“I play a hostel girl in the movie and in that particular scene I am just thinking about something while bathing. Now this is something so many of us do and can connect with. Besides, you can’t wear a lehenga in the bathroom. What's realistic cinema then?” said Neetu.

Comparisons are being drawn between her bathing scene and a similar scene by veteran actress Smita Patil in 1980 film Chakra.

Commenting upon that, Neetu said: “Back then even Smita Patil knew what she was doing. It's not wrong. I don't do films because they have bold scenes. I do bold scenes if the script demands,” she said.

The mention of her being known as a bold actress in Bollywood ticks off Neetu, who drew the ire of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists for her girl-on-girl photo shoot for a magazine last year.

“Where have I done bold roles? I have not done any bold role. In Traffic Signal, I played a simple girl, in One Two Three I played a police officer and was covered in uniform throughout. Even in Apartment this is just a scene which you won't even care about when you see the film,” she said in an agitated tone.

Among her upcoming movies are Khusar Prasad Ka Bhoot, Love Jaisa Kuch and Anees Bazmee’s No Problem.Her film Apartment, which also features Tanushree Dutta, will release on April 23.

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