Casting couch is something which has been happening behind the scenes and it is not at all a new concept rather it is as old as our civilization. People started noticing it very recently. Several actresses have been a victim of harassment in the Film Industry as well.
The casting couch is a practice of asking for sexual favours from a job applicant in exchange for a job in the entertainment industry, especially acting roles. The casting couch originally referred to physical couches in the casting office. This practice is termed illegal in the United States.
Male casting directors, as well as, film producers use the casting couch in a bid to extract sex from ambitious actresses in Hollywood, Bollywood and other segments of the cinema industry.
Time and again actresses have spoken up against the casting couch and harassment. Previously, #MeToo movement hit the headlines which exposed some popular names from several professional fields across the country.
Meanwhile, Sajid Khan was involved in several controversies and in fact, even actresses have openly lambasted him online by exposing the shocking or horrific casting couch experiences with Sajid Khan.
Here’s how Farah Khan Reacted To Brother Sajid Khan During The #MeToo Movement
“This is a heartbreaking time for my family. We have to work through some very difficult issues. If my brother has behaved in this manner he has a lot to atone for. I don’t in any way endorse this behavior and Stand in solidarity with any woman who has been hurt,” Farah Khan tweeted.
Soon after the tweet went viral, netizens slammed her and called her a hypocrite. “Now u woke up??? When a perpetrator is found in your house?? While others were sharing horric stories where were you???? Now uve realised the pain ???”