close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

  • 542/542 TARGET 272
  • BJP+

    354BJP+

  • CONG+

    90CONG+

  • OTH

    98OTH

casting couch

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

Saroj Khan defends casting couch, apologises

The comment comes in the wake of a debate which got intensified after southern actress Sri Reddy caused a stir by sitting semi-naked on a road in Hyderabad to protest against the casting couch menace in the film world.

 

Apr 25, 2018, 07:53 AM IST

Bollywood reacts to Saroj Khan's casting couch statement

Saroj Khan's unsavoury comment on casting couch has left some of the B-town celebs highly disappointed.The National Award winning dance director defended 'casting couch' in Bollywood and even compared it to 'rape'.

Apr 24, 2018, 18:58 PM IST

Not just film industry, Parliament also not immune to casting couch: Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury

Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan said on Tuesday that the film industry at least provided jobs and did not abandon women after raping them.

Apr 24, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Sri Reddy slams Saroj Khan for defending casting couch in film industry

Saroj Khan's comments on casting couch during a press conference held recently have triggered massive controversy.

 

Apr 24, 2018, 14:00 PM IST

Saroj Khan defends casting couch in Bollywood, compares it to 'rape'

The noted choreographer has worked with some of the best actresses Bollywood ever saw.

Apr 24, 2018, 10:19 AM IST