I am Being Considered As Porn Star: Rajshri Deshpande

Anurag Kashyap’s web series Sacred Games received a good reception. The performance of the actor is top notch, however, also raking in controversy over some of the nude scenes that are part of the series. Actress Rajshri Deshpande shot some intimate scenes with her co-actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, in which she went topless for in a scene. However, this has invited trouble for the actress as she is getting messages stating that she is a porn star.

“We have a lovemaking scene. It was a big thing for me to open up my blouse, but I did it. But little did I know that my pictures from that scene will start circulating on WhatsApp. Collages have been made saying: Hot Indian Actress With Mangalsutra! And, the scene has made way to porn sites. Worse still, I am getting messages saying that I am a porn star,”  Rajshri said.

Rajshri Deshpande Opens Up On Her Nude Scenes

When asked whether she felt uncomfortable enacting the nude scene, she quips,” “Nope. Of course, real sex is not happening. But enough of camera cheating, these are times of real cinema. I don’t feel shy when it comes to work. Besides, cinema is my passion. To add, I have done nudity in another film too— but i can’t reveal more about that one now. It was required, just like it was required in Sacred Games.”

Rajshri further added that her husband had no issues for her topless scenes. “He supports me. He said, ‘You are giving your soul, and if that requires you to go naked, do it if you believe in it, you don’t need any permission. I am in a happy space,” she said.

Apart from the nude scenes, Sacred Games also got entangled into controversy after an objection was raised over certain scenes which put former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in a bad light.