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More than ‘just good friends’ in Bollywood

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“We are just good friends” has to be the most overused phrase in Bollywood (or even Hollywood) for that matter.

 

A couple of years ago, each time rumour mills started working non-stop about a “friendship” between celebrities, the two concerned parties were sure to come up with a statement about how they were just good friends.

 

Of course, there are a lot of Bollywood stars who are genuinely good friends, but cast your mind back to Aishwarya-Abhishek or Lara-Dino and you will see a lot of “we are good friends” statements before the relationship was “outed”.

 

I do see some change in this attitude though, and Preity Zinta is a good example.

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