Mumbai: Actor-model Pratik Sehajpal says it is unlucky that singer Neha Bhasin was at the receiving finish of misogynistic trolling due to her equation with him on ‘Bigg Boss OTT’.
Sehajpal and Bhasin turned two of the most talked-about contestants on “Bigg Boss OTT”, which got here to an in depth final month.
On the present, their closeness made headlines, with many speculating that they have been romantically concerned.
The on-line discourse turned ugly when folks dragged Bhasin’s marital standing, criticising her bond with Sehajpal.
In an interview with PTI, Sehajpal stated it was saddening that the “Dil Diyan Gallan” singer was unfairly judged.
“It is unlucky as a result of Neha has stood with me unconditionally and I admire it. To be sincere…What all occurred outdoors, I am apologetic for that as a result of I by no means thought one thing like this is able to occur.
“I even apologised if anyone was hurt but I am not going to apologise for the bond I had with her because it was a pure, nice emotional friendship. I hope people understand that I would never do something that would hurt them,” he stated.
The Delhi-based actor, who has labored on Ekta Kapoor’s drama “Bebaakee”, stated it is troublesome for viewers to perceive what contestants undergo on a present like “Bigg Boss”.
Sehajpal stated in a closed, confined area with no method out, folks find yourself forming robust bonds.
“What we (Bhasin and him) have been inside and the bonding that we had, solely we all know what it was. All these, who’re saying simply something about it from the outdoors, won’t ever perceive what it appears like to be in a closed area the place you have got nowhere to go.
“Whatever people on the outside are saying or judging they are also not at fault because they reacted to what they saw and I don’t judge anyone. I am not here to judge myself, Neha or the people, who have said anything about us,” he added.
Sehajpal, who was one in every of the finalists on “Bigg Boss OTT”, will now be seen on “Bigg Boss 15” on Colors, which began airing on Saturday.
The 28-year-old actor stated he needed to seem on “Bigg Boss” for the longest time and considers being on the actuality present a blessing.
“For some, it might be just another show but for me this means everything. But I’m not nervous. I was real on OTT and I’ll continue being that. I’m honest, natural and that scares people because I don’t mince my words. There’s nothing for me to fear on the show,” he added.
The newest season will see contestants staying in a jungle, preventing for fundamental facilities earlier than they enter the “Bigg Boss” home.
“Bigg Boss” season 15 additionally options actors Jay Bhanushali, Karan Kundra, Shamita Shetty, Tejasswi Prakash, Donal Bisht, singer Afsana Khan and choreographer Nishant Bhat amongst others as contestants.