Ankita Lokhande RECALLS her casting couch experience when she was asked outright to ‘sleep with a producer’
The casting couch has been prevalent within the Bollywood trade for a number of many years. Nevertheless, solely a few actresses reminiscent of Kangana Ranaut, Surveen Chawla, Chitrangada Singh and others dared to discuss their daunting experiences. Becoming a member of them within the listing, is none apart from Manikarnik actress Ankita Lokhande who has recalled her casting couch experience the place she was asked outright to ‘sleep with a producer.’ Not simply as soon as, however she had confronted it twice. First, initially of her profession and second, when she was attempting to make a transition from TV to movies.
Recalling her first casting couch experience when she was simply beginning off her appearing profession, Ankita mentioned that she was asked to compromise in trade of a function within the movie. “I was so good, I was alone in that room and was 19 or 20 years previous, and asked him, ‘Which kind of compromise does your producer need? Do I’ve to go for events or dinners?’” Ankita informed Bollywood Bubble.
“And the second he mentioned it, maine uski band baja di thi (I took him to process). I informed him, ‘I believe your producer desires a lady to sleep with, not a very proficient lady to work with.’ And I left from there. He then apologized and mentioned he’ll attempt to take me to his movie. However I mentioned, ‘In case you attempt to take me in additionally, I’m not concerned with your movie,’” she added.
Speaking about her second casting couch experience, Ankita mentioned, “After I acquired again once more into movies, I felt it once more, simply shaking arms with that particular person. I don’t need to take names, he was a huge actor. I acquired these vibes, and I rapidly acquired my arms away from him. I knew it, ab mera yahaan nahi hoga (it won’t work out for me), as a result of it’s a give and take factor. I understood and I left from there as a result of it was not for me.”
In January, Ankita confronted heavy trolling for celebrating over three million followers on Instagram and never giving due credit score to her ex beau, late star Sushant Singh Rajput. She had written: “#2021 I welcome you with my open coronary heart joyful new yr everybody. Cheers to 3M followers. Thanks for all of the love #ankitalokhande #newyear2021 #3million #congratulations”. A piece of netizens trolled the actress saying all her publicity was due to Sushant.
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