Hey World, Indians Discovered Kissing!

India came up with the three Cs – Chess, Chut**apa and Chumbans. Kisses from us to you on International Kissing Day.

Love and Sex
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If you’ve been scandalised by 23 kisses shared between Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor in ‘Befikre’, and then further scandalised by Pahlaj Nihalani’s uncharacteristic approval of these 23 kisses, then perhaps you should brace yourself when we tell you that we, the Indians, gave the world the gift of kissing.

India is the land that gave the world three Cs – Chess, Chut**apa and our best-kept secret – Chumbans! From writing about it in the Vedas and the Mahabharata, to a four-minute long lip-lock in cinema, we’ve been pioneers in the field of tongue wrestling.

Editor: Kunal Mehra

(This story is from The Quint’s archives and was first published in November 2015. It is now being reposted to mark International Kissing Day.)

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