Nayanatara is not unknown to lip-kiss controversies. In the past, she had to face criticism for indulging in deep lip-to-lip kiss with Tamil hero Shimbu.
In a still of Tamil film Vallavan, Shimbu was seen biting the lips of Nayanatara and the film makers used this still for publicity posters. It drew flak from film critics, but Shimbu was their main target.
This time, it was Nayanatara who had to incur the wrath of film critics and rights activists for her lip-kissing scene in a Tamil film Tirunal.
In this scene, Nayanatara presents gifts to some children. While all the children reciprocate her gesture by kissing on her cheeks, a five-year old boy takes Nayanatara’s face in his hands and gives a deep kiss on her lips, as if a hero kisses his lover.
Though the director thought it was just a fun scene, it drew a lot of criticism, since it amounted to child abuse.
Since a five-year old boy does not understand what he is doing, the child rights activists are fuming at Nayanatara for offering his lips to the boy and the film makers for introducing the scene. They are questioning how she could have lip-lock with a kid.
It is learnt they are contemplating issuing legal notices to Nayanatara and film makers in this regard.