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'A new day': Harvey Weinstein convicted of rape and sexual assault, led away in cuffs

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women and led off to prison in handcuffs on Monday. 

Published on 25th February 2020
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'Directors wanted to see my cleavage and thighs': Surveen Chawla on casting couch 

Surveen made her debut in the television industry with Ekta Kapoor’s Kahiin To Hoga.

Published on 23rd September 2019
'#MeToo was like a fashion trend, some people encashed it and kept quiet': TV actress Chahatt Khanna

'#MeToo was like a fashion trend, some people encashed it and kept quiet': TV actress Chahatt Khanna

Bollywood actress Chahatt Khanna recently revealed how casting couch kept her away from films.

Published on 12th September 2019
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'This is not at all acceptable': Malayalam actress Sajitha Madathil shares casting couch experience

Popular Malayalam actress Sajitha Madathil is contemplating on what needs to be done next, after the unpleasant experience she had to face at the hands of a Tamil film industry professional.
 

Published on 24th April 2019
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Nana Patekar has a history of assaulting women and everybody in Bollywood knows: Tanushree Dutta

Tanushree said he is disrespectful, he has even beaten actresses and molested them while also being crude to them.

Published on 26th September 2018
Have faced casting couches, never chose that route even if it would have made life easier: Richa Chadha

Have faced casting couches, never chose that route even if it would have made life easier: Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha reveals that she has faced casting couch "a couple of times". She also added that she never chose that route even if it would have made life easier for her.

Published on 30th August 2018
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Keeping up with Sunny Leone: On Splitsvilla XI, motherhood and her new biopic

As Sunny Leone continues to challenge herself with projects like a new web series biopic, the latest edition of Splitsvilla marks her return as a co-host for the  third year in a row

Published on 10th August 2018
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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. 

Published on 31st July 2018
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Mahesh Bhatt shocked that Mallika Sherawat didn't open up to him about casting couch

The actress recently spoke about being fired from films for refusing intimacy with actors offscreen. 

Published on 21st July 2018
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A manager tried to kiss me and even said I love you: Swara Bhasker on casting couches 

The producer's manager from the casting couch also constantly insisted on getting her residential address.

Published on 30th June 2018
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Amyra Dastur is excited to play a rebellious girl in Rajma Chawal

Amyra Dastur talks about working with Leena Yadav and shares her thoughts on the casting couch controversy

Published on 11th May 2018
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Richa Chadha says there is an ‘unspoken hierarchy’ on film sets, says she’s not ‘fond’ of it

The actress said it makes interacting awkward on the film set because of the different kind of hierarchy

Published on 30th April 2018
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Was told will have to sleep with director or producer, or both: National award-winning actress

The Marathi actress said she was told by the man that she was told to give something in return for the opportunity she was given and she didn't understand but thought she had to pay them money

Published on 25th April 2018
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In a shocker, Saroj Khan defends casting couch, says industry at least gives work, doesn’t rape and abandon

The three-time National Award winner went on to add that the casting couch is founded on principle and is based on consent.

Published on 24th April 2018

Ram Gopal Varma confesses that he is behind Sri Reddy- Pawan Kalyan controversy

Director and screenwriter Ram Gopal Varma on Wednesday took it to Twitter to say that he was the reason behind Sri Reddy’s abusive rant against Pawan Kalyan.

Published on 19th April 2018

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