casting couch

Adah Sharma on casting couch: Production of couches exists universally

Adah, who has worked in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industries apart from Bollywood, says there is always a choice.

May 08, 2020, 11:24 AM IST

Bollywood News: Ayushmann Khurrana recalls casting couch experience

After a stint on the small screen, Ayushmann made his film debut in 2012 with "Vicky Donor". 

May 06, 2020, 07:42 AM IST

Web-series actress Maanvi Gagroo narrates her casting couch experience, says was asked to 'compromise'

Maanvi Gagroo will next be seen in season 2 of 'Four More Shots Please!' which features Kirti Kulhari, Bani J and Sayani Gupta in lead roles. 

Apr 10, 2020, 14:41 PM IST

Former 'Bigg Boss' contestant Elli AvrRam opens up on facing casting couch

Recently, she featured in Netflix Originals 'Typewriter' by Sujoy Ghosh and ALTBalaji's web-series 'The Verdict—State vs Nanavati'.

Sep 30, 2019, 17:29 PM IST

Directors wanted to see my cleavage, thighs: Surveen Chawla

The 'Hate Story 2' actress had to face the casting couch five times - thrice in South filmdom and twice in Bollywood.

Sep 24, 2019, 09:18 AM IST

Sri Reddy writes an open letter to Chief Minister KCR

Actress Sri Reddy who became a sensation for raising her voice against casting couch in Tollywood is back to making the headlines. 

Apr 22, 2019, 18:54 PM IST

Bollywood's MeToo has kept eerily quiet about the truly big names

Some of our A-list actresses do not want to dig up dirt from their own pasts.

Nov 04, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

Bollywood's MeToo movement has been tragically derailed by opportunists, publicity-seekers

"I didn't know any better," or, "I was afraid I'd lose my job," are not quite the alibis that serve the MeToo movement well.

Oct 17, 2018, 18:30 PM IST

Casting couch is one's own choice, says Rajniesh Duggall

Rajneesh feels young aspirants coming from smaller towns sometimes get lured into it, but at the same time, he feels the industry has streamlined the casting process in a professional way over the years.


Jul 17, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

South actress Aamani opens up on facing casting couch

Aamani starred in 'Jamba Lakidi Pamba' opposite Naresh.

Jul 03, 2018, 09:56 AM IST

The guy tried to kiss my ears: Swara Bhasker narrates her casting couch ordeal

The actress revealed that she was asked for her residential address

Jun 30, 2018, 14:59 PM IST

I don't really know the truth about casting couch, says Nidhhi Agerwal

The topic of casting couch in the industry has always been a source of debate, with many denying its existence and some condemning it.


Jun 01, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Alia Bhatt admits casting couch exists in Bollywood

Earlier, actors like Richa Chadha, Radhika Apte, Kalki Koechlin and Swara Bhaskar opened up about their shocking experiences on casting couch.

May 20, 2018, 22:55 PM IST

Casting couch is everywhere, say Sachin-Jigar

Sachin said that for him and Jigar, it has always been about discovering a new voice or a new lyric writer.

May 09, 2018, 15:54 PM IST

'Dev D' actress Mahie Gill reveals how she faced casting couch in Bollywood

A few days back Radhika Apte and Marathi actress Usha Jadhav too had opened up about the incidents of casting couch.

May 02, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

Rakhi Sawant opens up about casting couch

Rakhi completely supports Saroj Khan in the opinion that there is no coercion involved when sexual favours are exchanged. 

Apr 30, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

Shatrughan Sinha defends Saroj Khan, says sexual favours happen in entertainment and political world

Sinha himself does not deny the existence of the casting couch.

Apr 26, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

Radhika Apte, Usha Jadhav break their silence on sexual harassment in film industry

The documentary also features other actresses sharing their sexual harassment experiences in the showbiz world.

Apr 26, 2018, 08:20 AM IST

The two ugly faces of sexual assault in Bollywood

There is a mindset that lets some feel entitled to exploit. Then there's the other where failure converts consenting adults into victims.

Apr 25, 2018, 20:22 PM IST

Sonam, Kareena, Swara refrain from casting couch talk

Produced by Rhea Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor, directed by Shashanka Ghosh, the film "Veere Di Wedding" is releasing on June 1.

Apr 25, 2018, 16:41 PM IST