While talking on the subject, she said:
“The fact of the matter is that if an A-list star is accused of something like this, you will require a large number of people to come forward, including A-list actresses and actors, to make a difference… It will take many voices for people to acknowledge that huge stars could have such an ugly side.”
The starlet who is currently busy in working towards her next film titled “Raid” said:
“It might sound cowardly, but I do agree that if you speak out about the casting couch, it will end your career.”
Previously, it was “Fukrey” actress Richa Chadha who talked openly about her casting couch experience. She also clarified later to a news agency that she would reveal the names involved only if her ‘safety and livelihood’ could be ‘ensured’.
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The ‘Time’s Up’ and ‘Me Too’ campaigns have not only given a platform and strength to women, it has also created a havoc in the entertainment industry.
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Actresses and other female talents in the Tinseltown talked about how it could have ruined their careers and why there was a need to speak up.