In an interview with Bollywood Life, Veteran actress Neena Gupta opened up about her work life in Bollywood. This star said how she almost fell into the casting couch during her days.
Casting couch has been a part of Bollywood for a long time now and people from Bollywood believe that there is no way to escape it. Not just actresses but even actors have been a victim of this and many have come forward to talk about it in detail in passed few years. Actresses like Tisca Chopra, Kalki Koechlin, Swara Bhaskar and even Kangana Ranaut had to face casting couch for many films.
While interviewing the badhai ho actress, the bollywood life team, asked the actress if the casting couch system is gradually fading infront of the working skills required in the industry or if it is still there. They even asked her what would her message be to the young girls who want to make a mark in this Industry.
To these questions Neena Gupta said, “Well, nobody would call a 60-year old woman for a casting couch incident, right (jokingly), so, I wouldn’t be in the best position to know about the state of the casting couch in the industry today. However, coming to new and upcoming actresses, I think everyone has a different journey. You have a different journey and so do I. Trying to make your way according to someone else’s journey would be a mistake. Similarly, it isn’t necessary that someone trying to follow my footsteps would encounter the same things that I did or forgot the same things that I lost. So, everybody’s journey is different, and based on their understanding, every young girl should just work hard and only focus on their work. These are two most important things. If you have them, then all the other things automatically fall into place,”
The old actress seemed thrilled and excited for her upcoming project “Dial 100” where she would be working with Manoj Bajpayee ‘The family man’ actor. She said that the movie has recently released on Zee5.