Mumbai: In the Real Dirty Picture of Bollywood, CNN-IBN's sting operation Cobrapost exposed the large-scale presence of black money in Bollywood. Recorded videos of established directors like Anubhav Sinha, Vashu Bhagnani, Anees Basmi and Rajeev Kaul, Sandeep Marwah, and actors like Aarti Chhabria's parents and Payal Rohatgi with boyfriend Sangram Singh were broadcasted on television openly asking for black money. It created a storm of reactions in the film industry.
Rohatgi grew up in Hyderabad and came to Mumbai as an aspiring actress. She acted in a few ad films and music videos until her first Bollywood debut in Harry Baweja's Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai, a remake of American Pie. Since then, she's done cameos in films like Plan, Police Force, Rakth, 36 China Town. In the critically acclaimed film Corporate, Rohatgi did an item number after which she was offered roles as a second lead in films like Dhol, Ugly Aur Pagli and Dil Kabaddi. But it was in the Second Season of Big Boss in 2008 that she came in the limelight, surrounded by a handful of controversies.
We picked out 10 things that Payal Rohatgi and her partner and wrestler Sangram Singh said in their defence that they should have rather not.
1. Sangram: I am a professional wrestler, and won an award 2 months back. Where was your sting operation when I was struggling, when I had no money, no fame....more
01:50 PM, Jul 12, 2012
Mumbai: Top Bollywood producers and directors reveal on camera how black money funds their films and how they launder it for their investors. Vashu Bhagnani, Anubhav Sinha and Anees Bazmee reveal Bollywood's worst kept secret on camera. It's a Cobrapost-IBN Network Expose of Bollywood's Black Money Business Model. It's the Really Dirty Picture. Anubhav Sinha First up, the story of the man who is counted amongst the biggest success stories...
08:16 PM, Jul 10, 2012