Actress Varalaxmi, daughter of popular actor Sarathkumar, made her entry into Tamil cinema with the film ‘Poda Podi’ opposite Simbu. The actress has done extraordinary films like ‘Tharai Thappattai’, ‘Sathya’, Sandakozhi 2′, ‘Sarkar’ and ‘Maari 2’. The actress has done more than 25 films in Tamil and marked her entry in Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films as well. However now, in a shocking revelation, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has said in a recent interview that she has been sexually harassed in the film industry.
Even though Varalaxmi is the daughter of the popular actor Sarathkumar, she too seems to have been unable to save herself from the casting couch in the early stage of her career. As per the actress, she has been asked to give into the wishes of some producers and directors on several occasions in the past, but she denied it as she was ready to face any struggles instead of stooping so low. However, she has proofs against some of the offenders, however she did not mention their names. Varalaxmi said that every actress should be strong enough like her to get ready to face the consequences when they oppose the casting couch.
Also, actress Raadhika Sarathkumar has appreciated Varalaxmi’s courage to have faced the difficulties in the industry. Meanwhile, Kollywood fans have been praising Varalaxmi for being outspoken without any fear.