Vidya Balan in her recent interview opens up about her casting couch experience

Vidya Balan in her recent interview gets candid and talks about almost everything - From fat-shaming to rejection, humiliation and sexual proposition. She also revealed how she braved past it

Vidya Balan in her recent interview opens up about her casting couch experience Vidya Balan in her recent interview opens up about her casting couch experience Source : Press

An actors life doesn't only include pomp and glamour and almost all actors have a story to tell. Vidya Balan who is known for her strong persona and a voice of her own, she has always lead with example. Vidya in a recent interview opened up about her journey on Bollywood that not many know about. From the rejections she faced to the various several struggles she battled before and after she back a star and also about how a director once tried to act smart with her, she made some shocking revelations in her interview.

Talking about an incident where a director tried to act smart with her she said, "One day I remember I was in Chennai and this director came to meet me. I said let's sit in the coffee shop and he kept insisting that he wants to talk to me and that we should go to the room. I left the door of my room open and he left within five minutes. This incident suddenly struck me today when I'm talking about this."

She also spoke about an incident that scarred her. She said, "Someone wrote that 'Dress like this, she has no business of getting out, she should stay indoors'. That had affected me so much that for the longest time, I would get dreams of it and get really angry. Today, I don't let the noise get to me."

On the work front, Vidya was last seen in Mission Mangal along with Akshay Kumar, and the film entered the Rs 100-crore club in just five days of its release and it is now eyeing the Rs 150-crore mark, as the 10-day collection of the film amounted to Rs 149.31 crore. The film also stars Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu, Sharman Joshi, Kirti Kulhari, Nithya Menen and Sharman Joshi.


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