Niharika Konidela, the Mega Princess, daughter of Naga Babu and niece of Megastar Chiranjeevi and Jana Sena President & actor Power Star Pawan Kalyan, opened up about casting Couch. Recently during the media interaction, Niharika Konidela shared her point of View on the sexual harassment issue in the film Industry. It is known news that Telugu actress Sri Reddy is fighting against Casting Couch in Tollywood and she has also revealed several names from Telugu and Tamil film Industries. On 7th April, Sri Reddy had stripped in public and staged a protest in front of the film chamber office alleging that local artists were not being given enough opportunities in the industry. Sri Reddy also complained of sexual exploitation of women in the regional film industry. Not only Sri Reddy, recently Sammohanam beauty Aditi Rao Hydari, also talked about casting couch, which she faced in Bollywood. Niharika Konidela revealed the truth behind Casting Couch.
When Niharika Konidela was asked about Casting Couch, the actress said, “The casting couch is just not confined only to film industry but also in several sectors.” She added that she has heard many stories of casting couch outside the film Industry.” She further said that casting couch could not happen without the consent of an individual as without consent it would be called a rape.
Number of Bollywood and Tollywood actresses like Priyanka Chopra, Samantha Akkineni, Amala Paul, Rakul Preet Singh, Kalki Koechlin, Radhika Apte, Tisca Chopra, Swara Bhasker, and others have shared their views regarding Casting Couch.
Niharika Konidela made her Telugu debut with Oka Manasu, in which she shared the screen space with Naga Shourya, written and directed by Rama Raju V Gottimukkala, which was bombed at the box office. This year she made her Tamil debut with Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren, unfortunately, it was also turned out commercially flop at the box office. Recently she came up with another romantic and family entertainer movie Happy Wedding, in which she was paired opposite Sumanth Ashwin. On its opening day the movie received negative reviews and finally turning out disaster at the box office. Finally Niharika Konidela scored a hat trick flop.