There are many actresses in Bollywood who have achieved a special status today, but at a time they have also suffered a casting couch in their careers. You can call it the disgusting truth of the film industry. Many Bollywood actresses headed to the film industry with the dream of becoming a heroine, but they had to face the casting couch. The casting couch incident has been publicly acknowledged by many actresses and they have also shared their experiences. Today we will talk about those 5 actresses who fall victim to it and also accepted it publicly.
Today, Radhika Apte is now a big name in the Bollywood. She has also made her mark in the South Indian film industry. Radhika was also seen in Akshay Kumar’s popular film Padman in the year 2018. Radhika Apte has admitted that she has suffered from a casting couch in the Indian film industry. A Bollywood film was offered to her by an actor, but she was asked to compromise for it.
Surveen Chawla is a very beautiful actress. She worked in the film industry after working in several TV serials. In the South Indian film industry, she too had to go through a casting couch, but according to her, she refused to compromise. However, Surveen also admitted that she has never faced such issues in Bollywood.
Bollywood actress Elli Avram had told that in the early days of her career two directors gave her a sign to sleep with her. According to Avram, she also had to face the body shaming. Because of her young age she faced denied many times to become an actress. She was also said to lose weight.
Tisca Chopra, who is today a well-known actress, has also worked in many famous TV serials and web series. She played Ishaan’s mother in Taare Zameen Par. She has also openly admitted that she faced a casting couch for working in a film early in her career.
Bollywood actress Kalki Coechlin, who is also the ex-wife of film director Anurag Kashyap, has publicly acknowledged that she has faced casting couch in her career. Kalki told that people felt that if I am not from India, they would easily exploit me by taking advantage of me, but according to Kalki, she never compromised. On the basis of her talent, she made a place for herself in the industry.