Want to know what turns on those who turn us all on? Sex! Something which few girls, least of all heroines, spoke about openly without having their mouths washed out with Listerine or Nirma Washing Powder. But with the erotic eighties giving way to the naughty nineties, changes are afoot in tinsel town. What with the sexy sizzlers shedding their inhibitions with their clothes, at the drop of a lace. With them opening out so much for the silver-screen, they also opened up about things that good girls did, but never spoke about! This passion-session has the carefree Sonu Walia, the chirpy Juhi Chawla, the image conscious Sangeeta Bijlani to the beautiful Madhuri Dixit. I asked and they answered. From sex to abortion, from love to experience, I wanted them to tell all…
If you were to walk into a room full of men, what type would you look at or try to seduce? Sonu: The first thing I would look at would be a tall and good-looking man. The kind who catches your eye. But I would not sit and talk to a good-looking guy because most of them are quite narcissistic. I’d probably want to be with a guy who has an interesting face. I wouldn’t think of sex right away. Juhi: I would look at those men who were presentable, but are laughing and smiling the most. It’s very important to me that a man have a ready wit and a good sense of humour. Madhuri: The guy I would be immediately attracted to would be a combination of good looks and ready wit. Sangeeta: First of all, I wouldn’t walk into a room full of strange men. If I went for a party, I would probably know some people and go to them. But if I didn’t know anyone, I would go towards someone who has a ‘presence’ which I can feel, or lots of character.
Have you ever dressed for effect – to turn heads? Do you know that (according to Freud) dolling up has sexual undertones? Sonu: On the few occasions that I do go out, I definitely dress to be the best. It’s a good feeling to walk into a place and have heads turning. I love that. And I disagree with the notion that dressing for effect has sexual undertones. I don’t believe that the only thing men think of when they look at a woman is how to get her into bed! And if, as you say, the average man thinks of sex every three minutes, then let me put it this way – In that case I wouldn’t go for the average man at all! Juhi: I’ve always dressed for myself though I do admit that dressing up does have sexual undertones. After all, the brightest flowers attract the most insects, though I disagree with Freud when he says that dressing up is purely sexual. Freud is a fraud! After all who doesn’t like dressing up? Who doesn’t like admiring glances or turning heads? I love it! Sangeeta: I dress for myself, never for effect. The heads turning just show to what degree I’ve been successful at making myself look good.
When did you last get turned on? Sonu: The last time was so long ago, I can’t even remember! There must be something very wrong with the men of today. I react to males not because they are males but to the characters they personify. It’s not a sexual feeling. That comes much later. I don’t get turned on right away. I have to be mentally stimulated first. Juhi: If you’re talking sexually, I wouldn’t know. But emotionally, it happens all the time. In fact, as recent as yesterday. I think of my Mr. Right and just drift off, and before I know it, I’m clutching my pillow real tight. I love romance. Madhuri: When I saw Top Gun, I freaked over Tom Cruise, I found him extremely attractive and handsome.