BanglaHunt Desk: Casting couch is a difficult and dark truth in the film industry, Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood stars have repeatedly spoken about this. Many celebrities have opened their mouths more than once about getting a bad offer in the name of giving a chance to act in a new film.
2018 In front of a Telugu film office in Hyderabad, southern actress Shri Reddy protested topless against the casting couch. At that time there was a lot of debate and discussion about this incident. But he could not be suppressed.
Even after that, many stars have repeatedly spoken out against sexual harassment in Bollywood. One such actress is Rachel White. He brought charges of sexual harassment against director Sajid Khan.
Rachel made explosive allegations against the director early last year. He said that Sajid called him to his house to work on Hamshackles film. There was a vacancy for a lead actress in that film. At first, Rachel refused to go to the director's house. But Sajid said his mother was at home.
But the actress did not see anyone present at the house as she said. Rachel complained that Sajid first asked her if her 'cleavage' was real. He then told her to take off her clothes. Sajid's statement was that he wants to see how Rachel looks in a bikini because there are a few bikini shoots in the picture.
Rachel countered that she had already sent a picture of her bikini shoot to Sajid. Undeterred, the director said that Rachel would get a job in the film if she could arouse him in five minutes. After that the actress came out of the house. Many stars were vocal in making this incident of Sajid public. Akshay Kumar dropped him from his Housefull 4 film work. Bipasha Basu also moved away from Humshakals