Bigg Boss 15 fame Shamita Shetty recently opened up on struggled she faced in the film industry. The actress also talked about personal attacks made by contestants on the Salman Khan’s show.
Bollywood actress Shamita Shetty emerged as the third runner-up of Bigg Boss 15. Though she didn’t win the show, she managed to win many hearts. From Bigg Boss OTT to Bigg Boss 15, Shamita’s journey in the house was full of ups and downs. In a recent interview, Shamita opened up about how she dealt with personal attacks that were made on her throughout the show and also spoke about living under the shadow of her sister Shilpa Shetty. Also Read: Bigg Boss 15: Shamita Shetty Cries After Rakhi Sawant Imitates Her In Front Of Salman Khan, Making Him Laugh
Speaking to ETimes, “I am so happy that people gave me this chance to show my true self. I am so happy they kept me till the end and let me play this game my way. A lot of people out there don’t understand how difficult it has been for me in the industry. They only want to believe that it is easy because I’ve someone in the industry. But they don’t understand that it is very difficult for a sibling to make their mark in the industry especially when there is constant comparison and a lot more expectations. And it has been a struggle for me and my sister Shilpa knows my struggle. I am happy that I got this opportunity to be a part of this platform and be myself. I am happy that I could stand by my values, principles and didn’t let the game or the house change my real personality till the end,” said the actress. Also Read: Tejasswi Prakash To Parth Samthaan: Top 15 Television Celebs You Won’t Believe Hold These Degrees
Talking about her BB journey, Shamita shared that in the house she was told that there’s no degree of right or wrong, and this was difficult for her to digest. She shared that during the show, many people even changed their perceptions about her when they got to know her. Throughout Shamita’s Bigg Boss 15 journey, Shilpa supported her and urged the viewers to vote for her.
Reacting to the personal attacks made on her, Shamita said, “There were moments where I really broke down in the house. It was very difficult to digest and absorb the things that were being said to me. It was horrible. It is a horrible feeling for anyone to have. But luckily I managed to put myself together and came back stronger each time. I continued my journey and I am glad that I reached the end.”
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Post Bigg Boss 15, Shamita is yet to announce her next project. Currently, she is busy spending quality time with her beau Raqesh Bapat. She met him on the Karan Johar-hosted show Bigg Boss OTT. The couple fell in love in the BB OTT house and since then, they have been giving major relationship goals to their fans. Also Read: Farhan Akhtar And Shibani Dandekar Getting Married On February 21, Know Details
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