Didn’t get work for 8 months after speaking out against casting couch: Aditi Rao Hydari
The actress who started her career with Malayalam film Prajapathi in 2006 said she questioned the situation and thought how could a person talk to her like that.
Bollywood actor Aditi Rao Hydari is cementing her place across film industries with every role and character she is playing in movies like Padmaavat and Kaatru Veliyidai among others. However, she recently revealed that she has been no stranger to casting couches while auditioning for roles and when she decided to face it, she had to suffer but she doesn’t regret it.
In a recent interview with a leading publication, Aditi spoke about all the incidents and said she did lose a lot of work and at one point even went eight months without it and she cried about it. However, she said she did not regret it and cried because she felt upset about the situation and realised the truth of the situation and how girls are treated in the industry. The actress who started her career with Malayalam film Prajapathi in 2006 said she questioned the situation and thought how could a person talk to her like that.
Aditi said that encounter with the casting couch and her reaction to it only made her feel stronger about the kind of work she wanted to do in films. She also went on to say that while the situations are going to keep coming, girls should empower themselves every single day. They should nip power play in the bud and if they are worried about not getting work, all of them should know that if they are talented, the right people will call them.
Aditi Rao Hydari will be seen in Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, a 2018 Tamil action-thriller film which has be co-written and directed by Mani Ratnam as AR Rahman plays music director.,