India is still high on susceptible illiterates (and some literates) who are glamour-struck of sex, violence, and other sordid aspects.
Unlike the general populace from advanced countries, they cannot differentiate enough and effectively between the reel and real.
When Padma Deva meets a new client for work she does so not in an office or coffee bar but in the privacy of a hotel room.
The meeting typically lasts for two hours during which time the two of them are likely to undress, massage and caress one another. Padma is not a prostitute but a trained psychotherapist who acts as a ‘sexual surrogate’ for men suffering from a variety of sexual problems which are hampering their ability to have a normal physical relationship.
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This is the second time the stars Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan share screen space (towards the song at the end of the movie) after Pehla Nasha (1993)in which they cameoed together for a scene.
Padma helps them overcome their fears over nine two-hour sessions for which she charges £4,000.
Yet despite the veneer of clinical respectability, sexual surrogacy is a deeply controversial practice.
It launched a massive campaign in the state by strictly implementing Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994 and Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971 and running sensitisation-cum awareness campaigns promoting girl child.
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