Esha Gupta is one of the renowned actresses in Bollywood. She has featured in various big bollywood films. The actress is celebrating her birthday today. In 2007, Esha Gupta competed in the Femina Miss India pageant. She finished third, won the Miss India International title, and went on to represent India in the Miss International competition. You have heard of the instances of casting couch in bollywood. She has also once narrated the such incidents.
Esha once speaking about casting couching incident and the behaviour of man towards women. She wrote, "Two people, they've done that to me. One of them, well I did the film still. Because it was a little sly move. I think they also expected an outdoor shoot, we'll just be really nice to her, things may change then. But I am also really smart, I said I am not going to sleep alone. I used to make my makeup artist sleep in the room with me. I said 'Oh I am scared, I won't sleep'. But, it's not the ghosts that you are scared of, it's the person. Because you never know when they...”
She further added, “You also don't want to be disrespectful. But the problem is also they only do it to us, they won't do it to the industry kids because there their parents will come and kill you. But to us, they would do thinking she wants work. So eventually I saw a very dirty side of the person I worked with because they became very vindictive when they realised that 'shit she is not going to do anything'. Because that is the only film where my mother also went with me,".
Narrating another incident she said, "Then there was where halfway through the film, the co-producer told the maker of the film, 'I don't want her in the movie. Why is she there?' This is after 4-5 days of starting the shoot. He said, 'No she is my Heroine.' The maker came to me and asked 'Did this happen with this guy?' and I looked at him and laughed saying yes sir," the actress said and added: "There are also people who don't give me work because they say, 'She is not going to do anything, what's the point?' But you realise that you make your own way."
On the work front, Esha Gupta has featured in films like, Jannat 2, Chakravyuh (2012) won her plaudits, but her performance in the comedy Humshakals (2014) attracted criticism. Her most successful films were the criminal drama Rustom (2016), the horror movie Raaz 3D (2013), and Baadshaho (2017).