Another Bollywood director has spoken out against the menace of the casting couch. Director Vivek Agnihotri tweeted about an incident that his nephew faced, where this nephew was sexually exploited by Bollywood’s ‘most powerful’.
He tweeted, “One of my nephews came from US to try his luck in Bollywood. Introduced him to the middleman of India’s top star & producer/director. He was promptly invited where he was propositioned, molested & sexually exploited by the most powerful. Left India forever. Many stories like this.” Here’s his tweet:
Vivek Agnihotri later said that his nephew doesn't intend to return to Bollywood because of the experience and has never spoken about a filmy career again. The producer who was accused of the molestation is still unknown.