In pics: History of male nudity in Bollywood

Movies | | August 1, 2014, 1:02 pm
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<b>Kunal Kapoor in 'Rang De Basanti'</b>: For a newbie actor, it takes courage to pose in the buff and Kunal Kapoor was bold enough to go full monty in 'Rang De Basant'.

Kunal Kapoor in 'Rang De Basanti': For a newbie actor, it takes courage to pose in the buff and Kunal Kapoor was bold enough to go full monty in 'Rang De Basant'.

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<b>John Abraham in 'New York'</b>: As the script demanded, the model-turned-actor posed stark naked in the movie.

John Abraham in 'New York': As the script demanded, the model-turned-actor posed stark naked in the movie.

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<b>Neil Nitin Mukesh in 'Jail'</b>: The actor stripped off for Madhur Bhandarkar's movie 'Jail'. Although the movie couldn't create any firework at the box-office, but his dare bare act was noticed by all.

Neil Nitin Mukesh in 'Jail': The actor stripped off for Madhur Bhandarkar's movie 'Jail'. Although the movie couldn't create any firework at the box-office, but his dare bare act was noticed by all.

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<b>Rajkumar Rao in 'Shahid'</b>: Rajkumar Rao did a full monty in the 'Shahid'. The actor even won a National Award for the movie.

Rajkumar Rao in 'Shahid': Rajkumar Rao did a full monty in the 'Shahid'. The actor even won a National Award for the movie.

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<b>Nirmal Pandey in 'Train to Pakistan'</b>: Actor Nirmal Pandey was also seen in the buff in the same movie.

Nirmal Pandey in 'Train to Pakistan': Actor Nirmal Pandey was also seen in the buff in the same movie.

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<b>Ranbir Kapoor in 'Saawariyaa'</b>: Ranbir Kapoor's epic towel dance left little to the imagination and the actor revealed more than required.

Ranbir Kapoor in 'Saawariyaa': Ranbir Kapoor's epic towel dance left little to the imagination and the actor revealed more than required.

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<b>Rahul Bose in 'Split Wide Open'</b>: This was one of the most controversial films. Directed by Shyam Benegal,the movie looked at the subversive sexuality in modern India and how the notions of morality are challenged when sex and poverty collide.

Rahul Bose in 'Split Wide Open': This was one of the most controversial films. Directed by Shyam Benegal,the movie looked at the subversive sexuality in modern India and how the notions of morality are challenged when sex and poverty collide.

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<b>Rajit Kapoor in 'Train to Pakistan'</b>: Based on Khuswant Singh's novel, in one of the scenes,  actor Rajit Kapoor is asked by the police to strip.

Rajit Kapoor in 'Train to Pakistan': Based on Khuswant Singh's novel, in one of the scenes, actor Rajit Kapoor is asked by the police to strip.

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Male nudity in Bollywood is  considered to be a taboo and Bollywood actors are mostly apprehensive about posing in the buff  except for a few. With Aamir Khan's 'PK' poster, where the actor wears nothing and strategically holds  a transistor to hide his modesty, we show you the other Bollywood actors who did a full monty  in movies.

Male nudity in Bollywood is considered to be a taboo and Bollywood actors are mostly apprehensive about posing in the buff except for a few. With Aamir Khan's 'PK' poster, where the actor wears nothing and strategically holds a transistor to hide his modesty, we show you the other Bollywood actors who did a full monty in movies.