Bigg Boss OTT's Urfi Javed has been in the news lately for her fashion choices. The actress gets trolled for her choice of outfits, but she is least bothered about what others say about her. Urfi, who has been in the industry for quite some time now, has seen many ups and downs. Her journey wasn't an easy ride. In a recent chat with ETimes, Urfi shared that she has struggled a lot in her career and that she is 'still struggling'. The actress shared that there have been times when she slept empty stomach as she didn't have money for food.
Urfi ran away from her house to make a name for herself. After coming to Mumbai, she has been a part of several shows, but luck was not on her side. She has faced a lot of rejections.
During her chat with ETimes, Urfi recalled how she was once conned by a producer, who forced her to do explicit scenes for a web series. When she refused to do so, the producer threatened to send her to jail and even asked for a huge sum of money as compensation. She went on to share that post the shoot, when she was forced to do the explicit scenes, she had suicidal thoughts. The actress had refused to go to shoot the next day after which he threatened her and demanded Rs 40 lakh. ALSO READ:Bigg Boss OTT Contestant Urfi Javed Parties With Rakhi Sawant As She Turns A Year Older, Rakhi Shares Videos On Insta
Urfi shared that nothing much has changed for her in the industry. "I've struggled a lot in my career. I am still struggling, I feel. I started my career with Rs 3000 per day. Also, initially, I don't know why but things were not working in my favour. All the shows I would sign, they would shut down in 3 months time. I don't think I've done shows for more than 3 months and I've ended up doing some 10-12 shows."
When asked what kept her going, she said, 'necessity'. 'I had only two options either keep struggling or suicide. Till date I've no plan B, this is what I know to do. This is my only plan and I've never thought about what else I can do. I don't think I would have been alive if I had not become an actress," she said.
Urfi is known for playing the role of Avni in Bade Bhaiyya Ki Dulhania, Aarti in Meri Durga, Bella in Bepannaah and Mira In Puncch Beat Season 2. She lasted in the Bigg Boss OTT house only for a week.