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SHOCKING! Anupamaa’s Rupali Ganguly Quit Film Industry Because Of CASTING COUCH, Says ‘I Promised My Dad I Would Never Lose My Dignity’

TV actress Rupali Ganguly needs no introduction, thanks to her brilliant stint on shows like ‘Sarabhai vs Sarabhai’ and ‘Anupamaa’. She is currently seen playing the lead role in Star Plus’ daily soap Anupamaa and the show has earned her a household name and instant fame. But do you know that Rupali, who comes from a film background, gave up on her dreams of acting in movies because of the casting couch? Yes, you read that right ! The actress left the film industry because she couldn’t handle how the industry worked at the time.

In a recent interview with Etimes TV, Rupali revealed that the casting couch was the only reason she decided against acting in movies. She mentioned that at that time, the casting couch was very common in the showbiz industry, so she couldn’t deal with it. Rupali Ganguly reportedly said, “At that time in the film industry, casting was very prevalent. I had a film background but I promised my father that I would never lose my dignity and that’s how he allowed me to become a hero. But then I couldn’t handle the way the industry worked at the time, especially the casting couch thing. I decided I couldn’t deal with it. ALSO READ: Rupali Ganguly speaks candidly about her difficult days and reveals “I was once a waiter at a party where dad was invited”

The actress also spoke at length about her family struggles and her journey before having Anupamaa. Ganguly recalled that she had to take on odd jobs like waitressing to support her family. His family faced financial difficulties after his father’s films failed at the box office. However, she did not give up.

Interestingly, Rupali Ganguly is now considered the most famous and successful actress in the television industry. Her outstanding performance in Anupamaa plays a big role in establishing her as the most searched actress. His show has topped all TRP charts since its release and is the most popular show at present.