07 May '11, 5am

To the young, skinny is the new beautiful

To the young, skinny is the new beautiful

Ms Kapoor in the 2008 film Tashan with Bollywood stars (from left) Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor and Akshay Kumar. The Bollywood A-list actress, almost overnight, dropped 8kg to 48kg for a bikini scene that ultimately became the most talked-about part of the film. -- PHOTO: APUNKACHOICE View more photos NEW DELHI - Ms Kareena Kapoor, 30, is known as the actress who triggered the size zero phenomenon in India. In the 2008 film Tashan, the Bollywood A-list actress, almost overnight, dropped 8kg to 48kg for a bikini scene that ultimately became the most talked-about part of the film. The 1.65m-tall actress continued to look thinner and thinner, evoking the envy of young Indian women and the concern of others. 'Every girl wants to be really slim and I think I am quite slim,' the actress famously said in an interview. 'India's size zero is associated with me and I am proud of that...

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