When Nargis Fakhri was asked to sleep with directors or to go nude; actress opened up about casting couch
Rockstar actress Nargis Fakhri once talked about the casting couch presence in Bollywood and how it changed her career.
Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri was last seen in the Netflix's film Torbaaz along with Sanjay Dutt. She entered Bollywood with Ranbir Kapoor's Rockstar and later did some good films like Madras Cafe, Main Tera Hero, Azhar.
Later she went to New York and did a few films there. In an interview with ex-porn star Britney De La Mora on her YouTube channel called XXXchurch, Nargis talked about Bollywood and casting couch reality.
Nargis also talked about losing many projects because she refused to sleep with directors or go nude for them. She said, “’I always knew what I was craving for. I am not hungry for publicity. Therefore, nothing can be agreed to do. It cannot be nude. Or can’t sleep with the director. I have lost many jobs because I have not done ‘some things."
The actress added, "It was heartbreaking. I had a standard. I had a boundary. But it felt bad when I was thrown out for taking these things more than once. But then I came to know that a good person win. Of course, do not win by holding their way, but ‘own’ win by holding a path”.
Did you know Nargis was offered a modelling shot from Playboy magazine? Yes, in the same interview, she revealed that she was asked to pose for the magazine, but she refused to go nude.
The Rockstar actress said, “When I was modelling, there was this college edition Playboy magazine, and my agent said they are asking for young girls. They have preferred to see you if you would want to do something like that. I was like, Playboy is so immense, and the cash was so much! But I said no."