Radhika Apte admits to have faced the casting couch

Radhika Apte admits to have faced the casting couch

Radhika Apte, the fearless actress has come clean on Bollywood’s worst kept secret. The ‘Parched’ actress recently admitted to having faced the issue. Yes, the ‘Parched‘ actress who has been the cynosure of all eyes not only for her acting skils but due to the bold characters she portrays onscreen. The ‘Citylight’ actress has opened up on the issue.

Radhika Apte said, “You know I know also a lot of casting couch and I know a lot of people who have gone through it, I genuinely haven’t gone through it. See, I’m fortunate that I’ve never met people who have asked me to.”

She further added, “I think once an actor in South called me on my room phone and tried to get flirtatious and I just was so rude to him. I think he fought with me later on. But anyway, I haven’t ever got a request saying that you have to sleep with us. Oh, once I got a call and they said ‘they’re doing this film in Bollywood and I want you to have a meeting with them. But would you be okay sleeping with that person?’ And I laughed! I said you’re so funny, you’re very funny and I said no I’m not. Ask him to go to hell.”

Radhika will soon be seen in ‘Parched’ that has already won immense appreciation from critics in major Film Festivals. It is written and directed by Leena Yadav and produced by Ajay Devgan under his banner Ajay Devgn Films. It is scheduled to be released on September 23.

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