India is the largest producer of movies. Bollywood, Kollywood, Tollywood and other regional cinema industries together produce more movies than any nations in the world. The Indian film industry has seen quite a lot of new faces in every passing year.
The ones with a natural ability to act well have always managed to attract the fans at the best scene. It’s only because of the talent, actors and actresses carved out a reputation for themselves as successful celebrities.
Well, it doesn’t matter where and when you were born but if you are cut out for acting, then you are bound to come through with flying colours in the film industry. On the dark side, it is not easy to survive in the movie industry.
Several actors, actresses have been the victim of harassment in the industry, which is the bitter truth. We have seen several actors recalling their casting couch experiences.
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 sexual favours from a job applicant in exchange for a job in the entertainment industry, especially acting roles. 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.
Ranveer Singh recalls his casting couch experience, discloses he was called to a seedy place
Ranveer who is one of the dashing personalities in Bollywood spoke about how one producer called him at a seedy place where he actually asked him if he is a hard worker or a smart worker.
“This guy calls me to this seedy place and is like, ‘Are you a hard worker, or a smart worker?’. I didn’t consider myself to be smart, so I said: ‘I think I’m a hard worker.’ He was like, ‘Darling, be smart, be sexy,” Ranveer Singh replied.