Bollywood looks too attractive with its shining lights and high scope, but there are some dark sides of bollywood behind the lights. Today we are going to throw lights on 8 incidents of Casting Couch.
Frist all, undunderstand What accully Casting Couch is.
used in reference to the supposed practice whereby actresses are awarded parts in films or plays in return for granting sexual favours to the casting director
Now the question is whom could face Casting Couch proposal ?
Well, Olny new actresses who don’t have any backgroung they can face this kind of proposals. Those who have bollywood backgrounds, couldn’t face these proposals.
Some newcomers said it out and thrown lights on this dark side. here are some actresses who revealed about Casting Couch Movments.
1. Kalki koechlin
Kalki koechlin is known as “Miss Beauty With Brain”. She admitted that casting couch exits but she managed to get out that awkward situations. Here is what she said about it
“I must say, of course, it exists! It did try and entangle me in its grip but I am slippery, I always managed to get out of it. The minute I felt uncomfortable, I walked away!
2. Kangana Ranaut
The Fear Less Lady Who Never Fears To Make Her Opinions, Once she revealed about casting couch and said
“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. People should use their common sense. It’s stupid if you actually believe someone who tells you that he or she is giving you a role only if you please him or her.
If the casting couch route was so easy, then all the women from the red light area would have been superstars today.”
3. Maushmi Udeshi
The actress candid about her experiences in B-town
It’s really a harsh place to carry on. And being a woman, it’s really frustrating.
Unlike for guys where people at least notice your talent, here everyone thinks about ‘other things’
If you want to get a role in Bollywood, you have to make compromises. Come what may, I don’t want to resort to that,”
4. Preeti jain
The infamous casting couch scandal in B-town is the Preeti Jain’s case which created massive controversy by putting allegations on the famous director Madhur Bhandarkar. The case was finally closed in 2012 when the Supreme Court acquitted Bhandarkar from the case.
5. Sameera Reddy
She opened up about casting couch and said
If I deny having had any bad experiences, I would be lying. Every industry has its downside, and so does Bollywood. I have certainly had my share of bad experiences. But I have always managed to maintain my stand and command respect.”
6. Mamta Kulkarni
As said earlier that the practice of casting couch has there in Bollywood industry for over 100 years, the burning example of it is Mamta Kulkarni’r allegation against the famous director Rajkumar Santoshi. The famous ‘bholi bhali ladki’ of 90’s Bollywood accused one of the top directors of Bollywood industry Rajkumar Santoshi or giving her a srx proposal while shooting his movie ‘China Get’. Though the allegation dashed to the ground, as there was no evidence against the director.
7. Suchitra Krishnamurthy
She Revealed about it and wrote on her blog
“I remember many years ago, I had gone to meet a very successful producer about a film role at a plush suburban hotel. They were looking for a new face to launch
After a discussion about academics, family and work experience, the producer asked Suchitra to call her father to tell him that she was spending the night with him at the hotel and that he should pick her up in the morning”
Payal Rohatgi says that she has faced casting couch before, but never from a friend. She told The Times of India,
“This must have happened to me before. But never from a friend. You can’t f**k your buddy, if you are giving her a role!”
So this is what these actresses revealed about the Dark & Hidden Side Bollywood industry.
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