Ankita Lokhande, the ex girl friend of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, opened up about facing the casting couch twice in the Indian film industry. She is well known face for the movie lovers as she has worked with National award winning actress Kangana Ranaut in the movie Manikarnika.
Anita talked about the casting couch and revealed once when she was just starting out and 2nd time when she was a successful TV actor and was looking for a transition to films. Manikarnika actress Ankita Lokhande said that the 1st incident happened when she was young.
According to Ankita Lokhande, she was asked to compromise if she wanted the role in the movie. The actress said, “I was so smart, asked him, ‘Which type of compromise does your producer want? Do I have to go for the parties or dinners?’” I was asked to ‘sleep with a producer’. Anita said, “I told him, ‘I think your producer wants a girl to sleep with, not a very talented girl to work with.’ And I left from there. Later he apologized and said he will try to take me to his movie. But I said that I’m not interested in your movie.”
The second incident took place when she was a popular face of the Television industry. The actress Ankita Lokhande said, “When I got back again into movies, I felt it again, just shaking hands with a person. I understood everything and I left from there because it was not for me.”