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Jaya Bachchan Recalls ‘Awkward’ Menstrual Ordeal During Outdoor Shoots, Reveals Changing Sanitary Pads Behind Bushes

Jaya Bachchan, who is often at loggerheads with the media, has opened up about her menstruation while shooting back in the day. Senior actress and Rajya Sabha MP, who features in her granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda’s podcast what the hell navya During a recent episode of the podcast, Navya asked about her first period with her daughter Shweta Bachchan. Jaya Bachchan reveals she doesn’t mind if granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda has ‘unmarried children’,

To this Jaya replied, “Yes, I do remember. I used to have a lot of trouble during work.” The veteran actor shared his anguish about changing pads on the sets. “The films of those times did not even have basic facilities like adequate toilets, as opposed to the highly equipped film sets of today,” he said.

“It was horrible (having periods while shooting). When we used to shoot outdoors, we didn’t have vanity vans, we had to change behind bushes… It’s crazy. There weren’t even enough toilets, you had to field Or go to the top of the hill. It was weird, it was embarrassing,” said the actress. Jaya Bachchan calls Papa an ‘intruder’; Veteran actress chased outside Bachchan’s house on Diwali (Watch Video),

Jaya apologized for being too graphic, but mentioned, “You’ll take the plastic bag, so you can discard a pad, and put it in a plastic bag, put them (the pads) in a basket, take them home.” Go, and then get rid of them.” She continued: “Can you imagine sitting with four sanitary towels (at a time)? It was uncomfortable. When I was younger, we used to use sanitary towels but then you don’t have that kind of sanitary towels You just stick to what you have (that) today. You had to make a double-ended belt because the towels only had loops to tie the tape on. It was really bad.”

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