India TV released a video, allegedly showing Shakti Kapoor asking for sexual favor from an undercover reporter posing as an aspiring actress, in return for entry into the film industry.Where he told the undercover reporter "I want to make love to you....kiss you". According to India TV, this was a sting operation to expose the phenomenon of casting couch prevalent in Bollywood. This incident sparked a controversy in Bollywood and Kapoor was banned by the Film & Television Producers Guild of India. Association of Indian Motion Pictures and TV Programme Producers decided not to ban him as no allegations against him were proven. One week later, however, the Film & Television Producers Guild lifted the ban. Kapoor claimed that the video clip in question was doctored and he had been framed. He said that the undercover reporter met him several times and threatened to commit suicide if he did not come to the hotel room she had booked. Shakti Kapoor born 3 September 1958 is an Indian Bollywood actor. He is notably known for playing comic and villainous roles. He is known for acting alongside comedian Kader Khan in over 100 films. Shakti Kapoor, since the start of his career in 1972 he has often been nominated for the Filmfare Award in the Best Comedian category and won once, for his performance in David Dhawan's film, Raja Babu. During his career, he has enacted very vulgar roles in Hindi Softcore movies and was a part of many successful films such as Aasha, Khiladi, Aankhen, Judwaa and many more. Nowadays, Shakti is a regular fixture in Priyadarshan films like Hungama, Hulchul, Chup Chup Ke and Malamaal Weekly and most recently Malayalam remake Bhagam Bhag and Bhool Bhulaiya. Shakti Kapoor is married to Shivangi Padmini Kolhapure's elder sister and has two children, a son Siddhanth and a daughter Shraddha. Siddhanth Kapoor is a DJ and also an assistant director. His daughter, Shraddha Kapoor is an actress.