You will be amazed with the glam and gala of Bollywood, but its not as sunshine as you think every time. Bollywood has many dark sides and secrets that they will be ashamed to make it public.
There have been numerous such facts and incidents but we have compiled some of them for you:-
1) Some of A-Listers have done B-Grades movies(including full frontal nudity)
Shakti Kapoor – Meri Life Mein Uski Wife(He even did a rape scene with frontal nude actress)
Rajesh Khanna – Wafa a deadly love story
Amitabh Bachan – Boom
Katrina Kaif – Boom
Akshay Kumar – Mr Bond
Sharukh Khan – Maya Memsaab bedroom scene include frontal nudity
2) Many of your favorite stars have cheated with their partners
Raj Kapoor with Nargis.
Dharmendra(earlier married to Prakash Kaur) with Hema Malini.
Amitabh Bachhan with Rekha.
Dillip Kumar with Asma
Govinda and Ranbir Kapoor accepted in public platform that they have cheated.
3) Many suffered depression and mental sickness
Parveen Babi, one of the most glamorous and beautiful actresses in Bollywood became mentally unstable and spend many years in a mental hospital in USA. She was found dead in her Mumbai apartment.
4)Connection with underworld dons
Teri Ganga Maili star, Mandakini and Dawood Ibrahim were linked up extensively and the reports of a secret marriage surfaced too
Monica Bedi and Abu Salem supposedly lived together in Portugal.
Mamta Kulkarni was allegedly in a relationship with underworld don Chhota Rajan, and even used the connection to intimidate big producers to sign her for their films.
Kalki Koechlin, Ranveer Singh, Ayushmann Khurrana, Kangana Ranaut, Radhika Apte have openly confessed about their bitter experience with casting couch
6) Sexualisation of female characters
This is the reality of every other movie in India today. India tops the chart in showing attractive women in its movies and as much as 35% of these female characters are shown with some nudity.
Sexualisation of female characters in movies is a standard practice across the global film industry, and women are twice as likely as men to be shown in sexually revealing clothing, partially or fully naked, thin, and five times as likely to be referenced as attractive.
Another trend that has been on the rise is the prevalence of item-numbers in movies. Today, item-numbers have become a must, with offensive or provocative lyrics and a whole lot of skin show. It’s very disturbing that words such as ‘item-girl’ or ‘item-numbers’ have become acceptable and the female-leads are themselves performing and encouraging these so called ‘item-numbers’. eg. “Kareena compared to chicken biryani in item number Fevicon Se” many more examples available
Another discrimination that the women in Bollywood have to face is the fact that it is ageist in nature. After an actress hits the 30 year mark, the number of movies coming her way dwindles. In an interview with Anupama Chopra, when asked about acting in movies like Rascals or Double Dhamaal, Kangana Ranaut said, “We have to earn our bread and butter out of this business, sometimes you just have those limited options and as somebody who’s self-dependent, I don’t have any other job, so you have to keep working.” These are just some of the very deep-seated prejudices that force the actresses to succumb to the discriminatory treatment of Bollywood.
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