Bollywood time and tide has been into controversies for obvious reasons. But her are some insanely dirty secrets revealed that B-town has be conspired to.
Bollywood Casting Couch
This outspoken actress has been subjected to the casting couch at the very beginning of her career. Never the less, she firmly refused to and spoke against it in a press meet stating “Fortunately, I never had to go through the casting couch. Honestly, I feel somebody has to be really dumb to think that they’d get a role for sleeping around. And I have never been so dumb — not even at the age of 17 when I started my career.”
We all know Ayushmann as a well established actor before he established himself into the big screen. Back to the days of his remarkable journey, it is reported that directors asked him for sexual pleasures for which the former clearly refused to.
This talented actress has been vocal about the experiences she’s been into. Reportedly, the producer of a film asked her out on a date which she refused to. She later went through a lot of hate from the production house of the same. This is what she had to say “ “I have undergone sexual abuse and I opened up about it first to my therapist and to my then partner.”
This stylish Bollywood star once opened up as to how he was a victim of casting couch but never really gave into it as he believed in himself.
The actress confessed telling she has been a victim of casting couching too. She further added that all the directors and producers who asked her for sexual preferences are now guilty. She also said this phase was just in the start of her acting career and she eventually learnt to say no.
The actress remembers the time when she was offered a film with conditions laid that she had to sleep with the particular director. But she later concluded that there hasn’t been anything intense since then and hasn’t got to encounter such instances again. She also added her experiences with a South Indian actor who tried to get flirtatious and she just turned down being very rude.
This Bollywood actress boldly revealed about her experiences in body shaming and how she was approached inappropriately on numerous occasions. At an interview, she said that one thing that had to change about the industry was the expectations on woman and how they are approached. She said women have more to offer if they are given equal opportunities.
For one wrong reason in the year 2005, a reporter pretends to be an aspiring actress and agree to offer sexual orientation in return for an offer along side Shakti Kapoor. With regard to this, the actor was seen in terms with the former.
The case filed in the year 2004 created breaking news between the director Madhur Bhandarkar who was accused for casting the couch with actress Preeti Jain. Preeti Filed a rape case against the director. She reported that her raped her several times presuming a marriage offer. This finally ended in the year 2012.
The actress took it to her social media on her experiences as to how she had to put herself into compromising positions for all wrong reasons. But she turned down and said she would never let her dignity down for anything as negotiable as a movie offer.
These are the few instances of Bollywood casting couch which we have come to know through social media and news sources. But these are just the tip of the iceberg. There are numerous cases which is happening every day when rising talents have to compromise to get recognition and fame.
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