In a recent social media post, actress Payal Ghosh has once again stirred the pot in the world of Bollywood. The starlet, who is set to dazzle audiences in her upcoming film ‘With the Fire of Love: Red’, candidly shared her thoughts, stating, “If I had gotten launched in Bollywood, they would have removed my clothes to present me because they use female bodies more than their creativity”. as they often do.’
Internet Reaction to Payal Ghosh’s Shocking Statement:
Thank god, I got launched in South Film Industry, if I would have got launched in #Bollywood they would have removed my clothes to present me, cos they use female bodies more than their creativity 😔— Payal Ghoshॐ (@iampayalghosh) October 1, 2023
The post quickly gained traction, prompting a flurry of reactions from netizens. While some argued, ‘The issues persist in South movies as well, if not to a lesser extent’, others were less forgiving, asserting, ‘Perhaps Bollywood didn’t beckon because the industry recognized your lack of talent.’
Is Bollywood Actually a Toxic Place?
Previously, in an interview with Koimoi, the ‘Saath Nibhaana Saathiya’ star drew a startling parallel, likening Bollywood to a society of malevolent forces, claiming, ‘In Bollywood, they metaphorically drain you of life and feed it to others.’ She went on to express her frustration, stating, ‘I’m often consumed by anger. At times, I let it show. But I stand firm – Bollywood is riddled with corruption, at least to a significant degree.’
Who is Payal Ghosh?
Payal Ghosh, an Indian actress hailing from a Bengali background, pursued her education in Political Science Honours at Scotish Church College, Kolkata. Subsequently, she ventured into the world of modeling in Mumbai. Her initial entry into Indian cinema occurred with the Telugu film “Prayanam,” following a brief appearance in the UK television movie “Sharpe’s Peril.” Over the following three years, she amassed seven titles to her credit. Currently, she stands at the brink of her inaugural venture into Hindi cinema in Bollywood.
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Her Previous Controversy:
In 2020, Payal Ghosh, an actor, made allegations against director Anurag Kashyap, accusing him of sexual assault. She also took legal action by filing a police complaint against him. In a post that has since been removed, she mentioned that she might have had more film opportunities if she had acquiesced to the demands of certain filmmakers.
Payal Ghosh Bollywood Movie:
Payal Ghosh, a prominent figure in the Telugu film industry, has also graced the Hindi silver screen in ‘Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi’, alongside veteran actors Paresh Rawal and the late Rishi Kapoor. Her candid remarks continue to ignite debates, shedding light on the complexities of the entertainment world.