If you notice, in most of the big releases in Bollywood these days, the humble bikini gets top billing.You want to find out about Tashan; the posters and trailers fairly scream at you about Kareena in a never-before bikini shot.
Ditto for Kidnap: Minissha Lamba in a bikini underwater was the USP of the movie. No wonder it tanked.
Dil Bole Haddipa starred a green bikini filled by Rani Mukherjee. Dostana boasted of a gold bikini with Priyanka Chopra in it.
What’s with the frickin’ fuss about the bikini anyway? Bollywood heroines have strutted their stuff in bikinis for ages now.
Sharmila Tagore is famous for her bikini photo in An Evening in Paris, in 1967, with nary a coy look.
Dimple Kapadia has worn bikinis with aplomb and so has Zeenat Aman. Even Rakhee Gulzar has worn a bikini.
Now, Blue, which releases on October 13, 2009, boasts of Lara Dutta in a bikini; no three bikinis, white, orange, and candy pink. We like to be precise.
The movie, that stars Sunjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Lara Dutta, Kylie Minogue and Zayed Khan, is directed by Anthony D’Souza. The screenplay of Blue has been written by Bryan Sullivan.
Blue is said to be the most expensive Bollywood movie ever made so far, with a budget of Rs 100 crores.
Kylie Minogue has sung two numbers in the movie, a solo for a promotional
video and a duet, Chiggy Wiggy, with Sonu Nigam.