Casting Couch: Ranveer Singh was asked for sexual favour

Casting couch do prevalent in Bollywood and it is a hard truth. Actor Ranveer Singh narrated once horrifying incident which he had experienced during his struggling days in Bollywood. While speaking to NDTV, Ranveer Singh for the first time has spilled the beans about his experience of the same. “Casting couch is a very real thing”, says Ranveer Singh.

The ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actor said that during his struggling days, he was invited by a casting director to his residence in Andheri. Without revealing the name of the director, Ranveer said that he is a highly acclaimed gentleman in Bollywood industry. Recalling the incident, he said that without looking into his portfolio, the man asked for sexual favour.

The actor said, “I visited a certain gentleman at his home in Andheri and handed him my portfolio. But he kept it aside. Later I got to know what he was interested in”.

“He had the gall to try and negotiate with me. He said okay we won’t do anything, just let me touch it”. Ranveer revealed that he later asked if he could see it. “When I said 'No', he was heartbroken like a jilted lover”, added the Band Baaja Baaraat actor. 

Ranveer Singh said casting couch is a reality in Bollywood. “I later spoke with other strugglers who said the man had made similar propositions to them,” he added.

Well, bad days are gone and now Ranveer Singh is one of the most sought after actors of Bollywood.