Actress Padmini Kolhapure made headlines back then in 1980 when she kissed Prince Charles. When on that era this topic was the huge deal for someone to talk about and in Bollywood when hiding their kisses behind dancing flowers,Padmini made a controversy as she jumped on and very confidently gave a kiss on Prince Charles cheeks during his visit to India.
Years before when Prince Charles didn't got married with Princess Diana, the heir to the royal throne had paid a visit to India. During his trip, he visited a studio where Bollywood film was being shot. Soon after the actress hears about his visit, she left to greet him. Where she gave him a kiss on cheeks and welcomed him with a garland.This made lots controversies on that time. In one of the interview she reveals that she was recognised as the women who kissed Prince Charles. He was visiting Mumbai and she don't know what he thought that he wanted to see a shoot.
Back then she was shooting for Ahista Ahista at Rajkamal Studios. Shashikalaji did his Indian aarti and i just greeted him with a peck on his cheek. But on those days actually it was a big thing. She also added once she went to London for a holiday and this British immigration officer asked her, Are you the same person who kissed Prince Charles?" She was left embarrassed," She told this to leading news media in 2013.