Many celebrities are coming out and speaking about the nepotism debate that is taking place around the star kids in Bollywood, while many spoke about their share of struggles. Now, the Angrezi Medium actor RadhikaMadan opened up on the issue and revealed that she has lost films and how she seized the ones she got. She further states that one needs to stop cribbing and start working on themselves.
She said, “Your job is to just ask for the audition, that is it. I literally went to the producers and asked them to let me audition. And that’s how I got roles, that’s how I got Pataakha, that’s how I got Angrezi (Angrezi Medium). I literally went and said, ‘Can I audition?’ That is the most outsiders can do. You need to stop cribbing and start working on yourself. There’s a situation, accept it and move on. Will it change? I don’t know. In the meantime though, can we just utilise this time by not complaining and working on ourselves. The issues has been put out, yes. I’m not denying it, let’s not run away from it. I’m not saying to not address the issue, it has been addressed. Everybody is aware, All I’m saying is to not put all your energies into it, but rather, work on yourself.”
She also spoke about the times when she did not had films under her kitty, and that she indulged herself into martial-art training, which helped her when she bagged MardKoDardNahiHota because the film began suddenly and there was not much time. “Mard was shelved was for like one-and-a-half years so what could I do? I didn’t have anything on my plate during that time, then I didn’t crib during that time. Instead, and I sat and worked on myself. I told myself, ‘Yaar. Radhika, after this, you’re not going to get time later, so how much you can learn now, learn. So I learned different crafts. I started painting, I started watching films that I hadn’t watched before, I continued with my martial arts training, which helped me in the film because the film had suddenly begun and there was not much time then, so thankfully I got time to practice my martial arts. I learned so many things; it’s about how you see it, what you became a person”, she exclaimed.
She also revealed her auditioning for Dharma, which apparently was the worst audition because she was scared. She continued, “I did audition for Dharma. I gave them the worst audition of myself because I was so scared. I auditioned for Student of the Year, but I had got a fever and performed and I gave the worst audition of my life. So, I won’t blame a Dharma for not casting me. It was my call, I got an opportunity, but I didn’t perform and tagged myself out.”
“We should all just work on the craft and plan to take the industry to the next level. There’s no point of in-fighting. Just take things to the next level and that’s what my aim is. Just focus on your work and our industry should keep rising”, she concluded.