Maradona Rebello in Pankh

Posted In Cinema, India - By NitiN Kumar Jain On Sunday, May 24th, 2009 With 18 Comments






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Ranbir Kapoor dropped his towel in Saawariya and John Abraham’s butt became the talking point of the town with Dostana and now young Maradona Rebello has done it in his very first film.

He has bared his butt for the audience to see but it’s not for cheap publicity. The 22-year-old newcomer who’s making his debut in the Sanjay Gupta film Pankh, says he’s got some extreme reactions from people, after a publication released a picture of that particular scene.

But it is this scene that has got into trouble with the censor board. “First of all, I would like to make it clear that one should not assume it’s a bedroom scene just because it’s a nude scene. Secondly, I knew before signing the film that there is a scene like this. I took the approval of my parents before saying yes and I’m proud of it!” he said.

The particular scene was shot along with Lilette Dubey, who plays his mother in the film. For a newcomer, doing a scene like this can be quite awkward but Maradona denies there was anything of that sort. The actor believes that the film will lose out on some aspects if the said scene is deleted from it.

-NKJ