Bollywood actress are coming forward and sharing their untoward casting couch situations that actred as a speed breaker in their journey to fame and glamour. Maanvi Gagroo, a popular face in digital platform, who returned to Bollywood with ‘Ujda Chama’ recently shared a rather uncomfortable experience she had faced early in her career when the actress had to rush from an audition to do a bold scene at a ‘sleazy’ office room.
The actress talking about her #MeToo experience to SpotboyE said, “I remember I had ran out of an audition that required me to do an attempt-to-rape scene in a sleazy office with just 2 men seated next in the room. The room, which they called as their office, also had a bed.” Maanvi was so ‘petrified’ and ‘feared for her safety’ that she ran out to save her life and did not respond to the film makers repeated attempts to convince her.
Maanvi was seen as the female lead in Sunny Singh-starrer Ujda Chaman where she essayed the role off a plus-sized woman who finds love with a bald man. She will next be seen in the second season of ‘Four More Shots’ and Ayushmann Khurrana starrer ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhaan’
Maanvi began her career with the television show Dhoom Machaao Dhoom in 2007 an went on to act as supporting actress in film slike PK. Maanvi has also worked in web series like Tripling with Sumeet Vyas and Pitchers with Naveen Katuria.