Charm in the frontend, Gloominess in the backend! Actress Malhar Rathod
After being asked by a 65-year old producer of India, Malhaar Rathod and a youth actress realized in a minute that what she was actually asked for to do and to walk away!
It was damn scary and horrifying for me when I was asked to lift my top as a matter of condition without which I’ll not get a role. I got so confused and couldn’t understand that what step should I take initially, said Rathod, an upcoming TV star in Mumbai.
Casting couch, in Bollywood, was heard before but now she witnessed it and revealed the obstacles and struggles to get work without compromising their body. Via #MeeToo movement, few were actually secured!
Multiple women revealed their experience with sexual harassment after a long time of silence. This was done after the #MeToo which provoked led down of Hollywood powerbrokers like Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey.
Our industry saw completely the opposite way. Most of the executioners were able to survive their careers post few months of depression.
Almost 1800 releases per year are done by Movie-Mad, a world’s biggest movie producer. They are in different languages, challenging the output from Hollywood. Meanwhile making your career in such an industry is going to be a challenge.
The journey of unknown faces like me has to undergo numerous daily struggles with daily auditions and fear of rejections unusual like the celebrities kids which are directly shown in the movies and have the readymade first appearance.
Reference is what is required the most when it comes to making your entrance to Bollywood else it is very difficult to get even a single role in this challenging industry. ‘Paras Tthukral’, an actor, added that you have to start via small roles and then proceed.
Becoming an actor wasn’t expected but it’s none less than a dream changing into a reality. Before my entrance into movies, I have gone through almost all kinds of struggling jobs for my survival. I have experience with corporate gifting, call centre, did marketing jobs too which in you call “Thukral”. I shifted to Mumbai in the year 2008, has been a part of two TV shows and some movies too, and added!
Getting familiar with the casting people at a very initial stage, Rathod is living the dream reality! This has allowed her to become known among viewers. She is also seen in the advertisements of popular skincare brands like Dove & Garnier.