TV Actress Sulagna Chatterjee Shared A Screenshot Of How She Responded To A Casting Couch Offer

6:03 pm 30 Nov, 2017

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After the rise of the #metoo campaign, we continue to witness more and more cases of women speaking up about sexual harassment, their encounters with assault and trauma and their struggles to live in a male-dominated society on a day to day basis.

 

A large number of women have spoken up about being assaulted.
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In fact, this was something we have never seen before on such a large scale. The call was not only for common people, in fact, it made big names from the entertainment fraternity to speak their hearts out.


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And now one more actress has spoken up about something that is not only a common practice in the entertainment industry, in fact, many fall prey to it just for the sake of quick money.



Television actor Sulagna Chatterjee recently shared a picture on her Instagram account explaining how she was offered to be a part of ‘casting couch’. Apart from saying a complete no to it, she also took a bold step and shared the screenshot of the chat she had with an agent regarding a project. The chat is a clear indication of the fact that the agent was asking for a ‘compromise’ from her.

Below is the screenshot.

When Chatterjee was contacted about the incident, she revealed to a website and said, “I just posted it casually and don’t want any publicity out of it. As far as the incident is considered, I had exchanged numbers with this guy for some work, but I did not remember him. He just suddenly dropped a message, and this was for an advertisement opposite a Bollywood A-lister.”

 

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Don't you dare! #moods #poses #shoot

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She further mentioned, “Of course was my first reaction was happiness, and then he explained that the shoot will last for one day. I was thinking he would ask me to come for a look test, but he texted about ‘a compromise’. The rest is in the screenshot. He went on to continue asking if I ever did ‘compro-projects’ and I said no, and said there is no point in asking me.”


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