Fatima Sana Shaikh who acted in the super hit Aamir Khan’s film Dangal has stirred the hornets nest once again by making the allegations on casting couch. She had even disclosed that she faced many such instances and confirmed that casting couch is very much prevalent not only in film industry but in every field. Only those who can overcome the advances with some smartness can avoid casting couch otherwise everyone has to become a victim of the casting couch at one time or the other, Fatima revealed.
Fatima who faced several rejections for not being so beautiful and fair complexioned like Deepika Padukone or Aishwarya Rai also encountered several rebuttals that she is not a heroine material before getting the dream role in Dangal which established her as an actor.
Fatima has also confessed that she lost many roles for not accepting the casting couch advances made by many and said that it’s quite common in film industry. Fatima, also told that she also faced sexual abuse at the age of 3 years and these bitter experiences made her stronger enough to pursue her dreams and now she is confident that artistes like her who doesn’t look like super models and are average and normal are also getting offers which is a welcome sign, Fatima finally expressed her happiness.