Actress Tisca Chopra recalls casting couch experience

The Taare Zameen Par actress shared  nightmarish experience with an influential Bollywood director

Tisca Chopra has joined the long list of actors who have come out to speak about their experience with Bollywood’s notorious casting couch. The actress has revealed that she was also a victim of it, bringing the issue back into the spotlight.

In a story-telling session of Kommune India, the Taare Zameen Par actress shared her nightmarish experience with an influential Bollywood director from a time when she was a nobody in the film industry. She had made her debut but had no other offers. So when a famous director approached her she grabbed the opportunity not knowing that working with him would mean agreeing to be his “bed squeeze”.

Watch the actress speaking about the incident first-hand here: