Many actresses throughout every film industry are now slowly breaking their silence and responding to the casting couch issues in public and media. Radhika Apte and Marathi artiste Usha Jadhav also joined the list and narrated their horrifying experiences on the casting couch, in an international documentary, titled ‘Bollywood’s Dark Secret’, which was shown in BBC News.
South Indian actress Samantha Akkineni also responded to the alleged casting couch issue in the film industry. Sam who has been working in Telugu and Tamil movies said, “I have been working for the past eight years and am willing to continue to act in the respective industries even after giving birth to a child.”
The actress also said that she had met several men with good character in the film industry. In fact, she has been married to her co-star Naga Chaitanya who also hails from the same film industry, there are a few bad people in every industry and not only in showbiz. She said she hadn’t faced such issues in her debut movie Ye Maya Chesave.