#MeToo: Director Asked Zareen Khan To "Rehearse Kissing Scene" With Him

Mina Muzumdar |Sep 18, 2019

Bollywood actress Zareen Khan recounts casting couch experience as a director demanded her to rehearse an intimate scene with him. Read details!

Actress Zareen Khan who is all set for the release of Daaka just opened up to share about one of her awful experience in the casting couch that she underwent during the early year of her career.

The Hate Story 2 actress then narrated the incident as a film director demand her to rehearse a kissing scene with him, saying:

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According to the actress, at that time she was still a newbie in the film industry, however, in response to that director request, she bluntly rejected.  "What? I am not doing any kissing scene as a rehearsal," she told the director.


Zareen Khan is not the only one who went through the same horrific situation in the casting couch. Earlier, Mission Mangal actress Vidya Balan also shared the same experience.

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Vidya Balan

Since last year, #MeToo storm has started with an expose detailing countless allegations against Bollywood biggies who have inappropriate behaviour at the workplace.


Though the courage for Indian women to identify the alleged tormentors does not come easily, many stars include Tanushree Dutta, Ahana Kumra, Mandana Karimi and Kangana Ranaut has come forward to reveal their #Metoo story. The era of sexually predatory behaviour and workplace harassment in Bollywood is expecting to come to an end.

Zareen Khan first stepped into the film industry in 2010 in Salman Khan's film Veer. The Housefull 2 actress is now gearing up for her upcoming Punjabi film.


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