Fire was the first Indian film to feature a lesbian relationship, however, the 2004 thriller Girlfriend offers a bold approach towards homosexuality which is considered not just a taboo in India but also illegal. Directed by Karan Razdan, the plot of the film revolves around a love triangle between the three main characters portrayed by Isha Koppikar, Amrita Arora, and Aashish Chaudhary. The film also features a sensuous lovemaking scene between the two lead actresses.
Directed and produced by Vinod Pande, Sins is a 2005 Bollywood adult film. The film created some controversy owing to its plot revolving around a Catholic priest and some topless scenes. The story of the film was inspired by an incident in 1988 in which a priest was convicted of sexual harassment and murder ending in a death sentence. The film stars Shiney Ahuja and Seema Rahmani in the lead roles.
Love Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)
Love Sex Aur Dhoka is a 2010 anthology film featuring three different short stories. Directed by Dibanker Banerjee, the film revolves around three sub plots such as MMS scandals, sting operations, and honor killings. The film is entirely shot on a digicam and this makes it the first film in Bollywood presented in found footage format.
The Dirty Picture (2011)
The Dirty Picture is a Bollywood Biopic Film, based on the life of Silk Smitha, an actress known for bold roles in several South Indian films. Although the film is touted to be a biopic on Silk Smitha, the filmmakers have stated that the film is not entirely based on Silk alone but also some of her other contemporaries like Disco Shanti. Directed by Milan Lutharia, the film was a new benchmark in Vidya Balan’s career. The film also starred Naseeruddin Shah, Tusshar Kapoor, and Emraan Hashmi in the lead roles.
Hate Story (2012)
The 2012 adult thriller film Hate Story is basically a story of vengeance. However, considering the few intimate scenes and the bold content throughout the film, Hate Story earns a place in the list of best adult films of Bollywood. Directed by Vivek Agnihotri, Hate Story tells the story of a young girl who seeks revenge against a powerful man. The film stars Paoli Dam, Gulshan Devaliya, and Nikhil Dwivedi in the lead roles.
Jism 2 (2012)
Jism 2 is not a sequel to the first 2003 thriller film Jism. However, it takes the legacy of Jism franchise featuring a story in an erotic manner. The film features former pornographic actress Sunny Leone in her Bollywood debut alongside Randeep Hooda and Arunoday Singh. Directed by Pooja Bhatt, the film tells the story of a porn star who is hired by Indian Intelligence agents to trap a dreaded assassin. The twist in the tale is the fact that the assassin was the former lover of the porn star.
Poonam Pandey became a heartthrob for a lot of young boys out there after her bold statements and pictures on social media. Since then, she has been gaining followers and it was only a matter of time that she would be cast as a lead actress in a Bollywood film. The wait ended with 2013 Nasha, where she is romancing with a teenage boy. The film stars Shivam Patil as the teenage boy alongside Poonam Pandey. Nasha is directed by Amit Saxena.
B.A. Pass (2013)
B.A. Pass is a 2013 Hindi neo-noir film starring Chak De fame Shilpa Shukla and Shadab Kamal. Directed by Ajay Bahl, the film is based on a short story titled The Railway Aunty penned by Mohan Sikka. The film features certain adult elements such as adultery, male prostitution, etc.
Mastram is a fictional biography film featuring the life of an anonymous author called Mastram. The film stars Rahul Bagga and Tara Alisha Berry in the lead roles. Directed by Akhilesh Jaiswal, the film tells the story of a bank clerk who is also an aspiring writer. His persistent effort to succeed in writing leads him to write sex stories in Hindi and eventually, his work becomes popular and his pen name Mastram gains acknowledgment as a pornographic writer.
Hunterr is a 2015 adult comedy with sensual scenes. The film is directed by Harshavardhan Kulkarni and features Gulshan Devaiah, Radhika Apte, and Sai Tamhankar in pivotal roles. The film follows the life of Mandar Ponkshe, played by Gulshan Devaiah, who is a sex addict and a player. He lures young married women into one night stands and often hunts for sex. However, everything changes for the Hunter when he finds love eventually.
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Over to you!
That’s it. Bollywood is not known for adult films. That’s the reason why a Bollywood film with few kissing scenes is also considered adult and not appropriate for everyone. Well, adult films are not always inappropriate. They can be the best medium for growing kids to understand the whole concept better and also make us open a bit to talk about these important topics.