Kangana Ranaut opens up on casting couch, says ‘This is the truth of Industry’

In an interview with a news channel, Kangana Ranaut talked about the pressure on female actresses in Bollywood and casting couch.


Kangana Ranaut is known for her bold reamarks and she speaks her mind without any regrets. This has landed her into lots of controversies but she seems unbothered. Lately she opened up on many such controversial topics in an interview with Times Now. The ‘Queen’ actress talked about casting couch in Bollywood and the pressure on women. Recently, the film industry has been called out by many people on social media and Jaya Bachchan spoke against certain people trying to destroy the image of the industry in the Rajya Sabha. Kangana had responded to that speech as well on Twitter and had quizzed the veteran actress.

Now, in the interview Kangana threw light upon casting couch in Bollywood and the way female actors are pressurised. She claimed that despite being a successful actress if one wants to be a part of a film, she will have to make an actor or director happy. She went on talking about the people she came in contact with within the industry and said that many actors, superstars, A-listers, and Big Superstars expect actresses to behave like wives on the sets of the film.

Further Kangana explained the news channel that she doesn’t want to generalise the film industry but whoever she met, expects women to be like their wives on the sets of the film. She stated, “Main yeh nahi kehti ke main sabko generalise kr ri hu. But, main jisko mili hu, A List, B List, Biggest superstars, the expectation from a girl is to behave like a wife on sets. next film comes, next hero comes. This is the truth of the industry. Maybe Jaya Ji was a protected woman as she had a powerful man by her side. I am not denying her experiences. But, what happened to Parveen Babi and Zeenat Aman, we cannot deny those.”

The actress recently spoke on several issues with the news channel and even ended up calling Urmila Matondkar ‘soft porn actress.’ This made way to a fresh debate on social media as many fans came out in support of the Rangeela actress.

Meanwhile, Kangana returned to her home state Himachal Pradesh, after her brief visit to Mumbai. She has filled a legal plea in Bombay High Court against the demolition of her office against BMC and demanded Rs 2 Crore compensation. The BMC in response has asked the court to dismiss the plea.