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Kalki Koechlin’s old teleshopping ad has now resurfaced, thanks to this Bollywood extra’s Reddit answers!

Kalki Koechlin has a secret!

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 14, 2016 4:38 pm
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Websites like Reddit, Quora etc. have random strangers posting interesting questions and no less interesting answers on them. Though there are certain discussions here that seem funny, there are others that will absolutely blow your mind.

In this case, Harry Key, an American actor who has acted in Indian movies like Dostana, Dum Maaro Dum, Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja etc., held an AMA or Ask Me Anything session recently on Reddit. Soon, what followed was bringing back the ghost of Kalki Koechlin’s past. And this is in all probability, way before she acted in Dev D.

So, during the session when Key was asked about his favourite movie, one of the movies that he mentioned was Dev D. Just like an afterthought, he mentions in passing how he is friends with Koechlin, with who he once worked in an infomercial. But he did not go into details about the advertisement, because ” I’m sure she’d rather I never share.” It seems, none of the actors who worked in that advertisement were very proud of it.

Other users were however, quick to put one and one together and figure out which infomercial was he talking about after all. After coaxing him a bit, Key gave in too, and as it turns out, it was called ‘The Powerful Swing Massager’ and the actors apparently agreed to do it after they were told it will air only in Saudi Arabia.

(Source: Harry Key/Reddit) (Source: Harry Key/Reddit)

People were then quick to look up the infomercial video on the Internet, and there it was on YouTube, waiting for this one day of tough luck to befall on the actors who were tricked into acting in it. Though when you look at it now, it seems funny, but Koechlin who is known for essaying her roles with perfection, managed to be nothing less in this one too!

Watch the video here.

Yes, we thought it was funny too, and so did she. A Twitter user brought this to the notice of the actress, and she was a sport!


So now that Koechlin has endorsed it too, will you want to buy the ‘The Powerful Swing Massager’? Let us know in the comments section below.