casting couch

Not just women, men also go through sexual abuse: Radhika Apte

Not just women, men also go through sexual abuse: Radhika Apte

Recently, Hollywood witnessed the Harvey Weinstein scandal, which has put the spotlight on sexual harassment in the entertainment industry.

Nov 20, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
Julie 2 starring Raai Laxmi based on real life actress' life

Julie 2 starring Raai Laxmi based on real life actress' life

The film's makers are withholding the actress' name to avoid legal trouble for the film, says its presenter Pahlaj Nihalani.

Nov 19, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Swara Bhaskar on sexual harassment: He stalked me during the day and called me through the night

Swara Bhaskar on sexual harassment: He stalked me during the day and called me through the night

Talented B-Town actress Swara Bhaskar is known for speaking her mind out and about. The ongoing controversy surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment cases, Swara in an interview with Mumbai Mirror opened up about her own dark ordeal with the casting couch.

Nov 07, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
If you smelt a rat, you'd rather keep away: Vidya Balan on casting couch

If you smelt a rat, you'd rather keep away: Vidya Balan on casting couch

Actress Vidya Balan says she protected herself against "sleazy predators" and "casting couch" in the industry.

Oct 26, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Upsetting that women are ready to compromise for work: Richa Chadha

Upsetting that women are ready to compromise for work: Richa Chadha

A decade on, Richa Chadha still gets upset with the way the film industry functions, be it casting couch or fake relationships.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
If actresses are ‘bad’, they may share their bed: Kerala MP Innocent on casting couch

If actresses are ‘bad’, they may share their bed: Kerala MP Innocent on casting couch

Kerala Independent MP Innocent Vareed Thekkethala on Wednesday created a furore after saying that casting couch doesn't exists in the Malayalam film industry and blamed the "bad women” for any such situation.

Jul 06, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
Tamil actress Varalaxmi reveals her 'casting couch' experience, writes 'stop disrespecting women'

Tamil actress Varalaxmi reveals her 'casting couch' experience, writes 'stop disrespecting women'

After the shocking incident of a Malayalam actress getting kidnapped and allegedly molested by her former driver and his accomplices, yet another horrifying tale of casting couch experienced by Tamil actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has come to the forefront.

Feb 21, 2017, 14:47 PM IST
Tisca Chopra REVEALS her casting couch experience in the most hilarious way! WATCH video

Tisca Chopra REVEALS her casting couch experience in the most hilarious way! WATCH video

Talented Bollywood actress and noted writer Khushwant Singh's grandniece Tisca Chopra recently shared her dreaded experience in the showbiz industry. Yes! She addressed the prevalence of big bad 'CC' (Casting Couch) in B-Town, but in a very funny manner.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:50 AM IST
Shocking! 'Hate Story 3' actress Surveen Chawla opens up about casting couch experience!

Shocking! 'Hate Story 3' actress Surveen Chawla opens up about casting couch experience!

Surveen Chawla faced the darker side of Indian film industry?

Jun 15, 2016, 16:17 PM IST
Radhika Apte in 'Marathi Casting Couch'? Watch it here

Radhika Apte in 'Marathi Casting Couch'? Watch it here

Casting Couch with Amey & Nipun is a undercover new web series which will feature Marathi celebrities.

Apr 06, 2016, 18:14 PM IST
Shocking! Ranveer Singh faced casting couch

Shocking! Ranveer Singh faced casting couch

The 'Ram Leela' star revealed that the casting couch does exist in the industry and he has faced it first hand.  

Dec 15, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

Special: Casting Couch, the harsh reality of Bollywood!

Watch our special programme on the dark side of Bollywood, Casting Couch .

Feb 11, 2015, 19:14 PM IST
Passion for acting saved me from casting couch: Vidya Balan

Passion for acting saved me from casting couch: Vidya Balan

Actress Vidya Balan says it is thanks to her passion for acting that she didn't fall prey to the casting couch in the Hindi film industry.

Feb 09, 2015, 13:31 PM IST
Both men, women get 'accosted' in Bollywood: Tisca Chopra

Both men, women get 'accosted' in Bollywood: Tisca Chopra

Actress Tisca Chopra who faced a casting couch-like situation in her career said here Friday that both men and women get "accosted" in Bollywood and there are ways to avoid it.

Jan 16, 2015, 16:42 PM IST

Rakhi Sawant's friend slaps film director

During the music launch of film 'Mumbai Can Dance Saala', Rakhi's friend came forward and slapped the director Sachendra Sharma.

Dec 12, 2014, 12:22 PM IST

Actor Inder Kumar in police custody till April 30 for alleged rape

Bollywood actor Inder Kumar has reportedly been arrested on Friday for alleged rape of a 22 year old woman in Mumbai.

Apr 26, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

People in the industry expected sexual favours from singer Hema Sardesai

The casting couch syndrome is rampant in Bollywood and is a widely known fact but little does anyone know that even singers are not spared. Sexual favours are expected from them too.

Apr 23, 2013, 10:35 AM IST

I was abused as teen on director’s casting couch, says Thandie Newton

Thandie Newton, who helped lead London’s “One Billion Rising” protest - an international campaign to end violence against women - on Friday, has revealed that she was abused as a teenage actress on a casting couch.

Feb 15, 2013, 18:16 PM IST

Casting couch is prevalent everywhere: Diana Hayden

Mincing words isn’t Miss World 1997 Diana Hayden’s forte. The actress knows how to say the most controversial of statements, and doesn’t flinch a bit while doing so.

Aug 01, 2012, 12:06 PM IST

Mahesh Bhatts and Subhash Ghais… get off your casting couch: Suhel Seth

Two of the colossal giants of the Hindi Film Industry today, Mahesh Bhatt and Subhash Ghai, wouldn’t be very happy with what this man has to say.

May 20, 2012, 11:49 AM IST