These Vintage Pictures Of Bollywood Auditions In The '50s Will Make You Angry!

Shreemi Verma , 08 Apr 2015

This is how auditions were conducted in 1951

So a while back, Indian Redditors were discussing a photo spread in Life Magazine which showed how women were auditioned in the 1950’s, needless to say – things were not too comfortable. I know the Indian film industry is still primarily dominated by men, but I really hope that this isn’t the way our actresses have to audition anymore.

1) Is he learning the art of draping a saree?

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2) Or maybe the saree wasn’t good enough!

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3) No comments.

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I’m curious to know what the guy in the middle is looking at though!

4) Yep, not awkward at all.

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5) How to dress to win a job instantly! Exhibit A.

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6) Exhibit B.

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7) Told you, not a very comfortable audition.

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Any thoughts?

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