Ravi Kishan Shukla is a popular Indian actor, politician, movie producer and TV personality. He currently plies his trade as a Member of parliament, Lok Sabha from Gorakhpur. His movie works are primarily in Bhojpuri and Hindi movies, including Telugu cinemas.
For the record, Ravi Kishan has also featured in a few Kannada and Tamil movies. In 2006, he took part in Bigg Boss, which is the Indian version of Big Brother. He also ended up as the second runner up. Moreover, he was also a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 in 2012.
Ravi Kishan reveals facing Casting Couch by a Woman
Meanwhile, the actor-politician Ravi Kishan has shared that he had indeed faced casting couch by a woman who is now a “big shot”. He disclosed that he was offered a ‘coffee at night’ by the woman. In fact, he chose not to name.
He was asked about casting couch during his recent appearance on the chat show named ‘Aap ki Adalat’, as per a media report. “Yeah, it happened and this is something that happens in the industry. But I somehow managed to escape. My father had taught me that I should approach my work with honesty, I never wanted to take a shortcut. I knew I was talented,” he said.
Ravi added: “I can’t name her, because she has become a big shot now. She had said, ‘Coffee peene raat me aayie. I thought that is something people prefer to have during the day, so I got the hint and refused,” he said as per a media report.
For the record, Ravi Kishan is a massive star in the Bhojpuri film industry. He has worked in Hindi, Telugu and Kannada movies. Moreover, he was seen in the web series ‘Khakee: The Bihar Chapter’ and besides that, he has hosted a singing reality show ‘Swarn Swar Bharat’.