By Atul Mishra Last Updated:
In the glamour world, it’s very tough to maintain a fine line between ‘personal’ and ‘public’. Come any news of any celeb any day which has to do with personal life, it goes directly under the scanner of millions of fans.
One such celeb who is making it to the headlines for his personal domain is Yuvraj Singh. But this time, it’s nothing about his own personal life, rather it’s about his sister-in-law, Akanksha Sharma.
The ex-Bigg Boss contestant has charged Yuvraj and his family with grievous charges of domestic violence. According to Akanksha, Yuvraj’s mother, Shabnam Singh, is responsible for destroying her marriage to Yuvraj’s brother Zoravar Singh by forcing her to consummate her marriage. In fact, she has gone a step further to reveal that Zoravar even used to beat him.
And now some new beans have been spilt. Online portal SpotboyE, talked to Akanksha about everything. On being asked what does she think of the fact that Yuvraj’s mother thinks of all the allegations being baseless, Akanksha said:
“Oh yeah! Well, I really don’t know why I would need a bad kind of publicity. I am a respectful woman and I would have never retaliated if the water hadn’t come up to the neck in my sasural. Nothing happened in Court on Oct 21, the judge was on leave. Now, it's Nov 21. Shabnamji will soon know if I am looking for publicity when she is confronted with facts.”
What is Akanksha fighting for? She replied:
“Freedom. I am done with her family. Let me proceed ahead in life.”
In fact, during the interview, she even said that just like Shabnam Singh, even Yuvraj wanted her to have a baby.
On being asked, how come you’ve started speaking suddenly against Yuvraj, considering the fact that you never once mentioned him in Bigg Boss, Akanksha remarked:
“I did not say anything against Yuvraj because I did not know the laws. I did not know that being privy to my kind of suffering makes him guilty as well.”
Was she shocked at all when Yuvraj asked her to have the baby, considering he is a celebrity? She said:
“Frankly speaking, I never saw Yuvraj as a celebrity or a cricketer. So I was not kind of shocked or thinking too much about what he said, but yeah he did say those things to me. I only saw him as my brother-in-law.”
When she was asked that there are rumours that she is using Yuvraj’s name to make baseless allegations, she replied:
“Well, I just told you that I thought of him not as a celebrity but family. And btw, my MIL too wanted me to have a baby soon. I had told you, not too long ago, that I was given by a few oranges given by a certain Babaji, who decides certain important things in that house, to consume, which I was told would help me to become pregnant.”
Did she ever tell the family that she cannot consummate? She said ‘yes’ and continued:
“Well, they could never understand all that. They were like 'How can you give up so soon? Try and try until you succeed'. It was like 'This is how our family works, carry out your role and obligations'. Surely, I am not an object who got married to serve someone. The atmosphere in that house was pretty stifling. 'Ab shaadi ho gayi hai, toh bachcha ho jana chahiye'. How do you deal with a thought process like that? It was like I had no right to refuse to have a baby.”
And what if she went ahead with their demands:
“How could I? Bringing a baby in this world is a huge responsibility. Even if Zoravar and I had consummated our marriage, I wouldn’t have had a baby rightaway. I would have waited a bit, and then (pauses and continues) I would have definitely seen the environment in the house and not wanted to have a baby.”
On being asked, if she has met or talked to Yuvraj and Zoravar, she said:
“I have interacted with men and gone out for lunch/dinner/coffee- but haven’t got involved with anybody after my marriage broke. The wounds have not yet healed. Lekin kuch bhi ho jaye, I will not get suppressed. I will continue to fight for justice. I want to get free from my marriage. I want a divorce from Zoravar ASAP. It has been nearly 3 years now and how much I try to put the ugly past behind me, it keeps resurfacing in my day-to-day life as most people I meet tend to drift the conversation in that direction.”
How does she react to the fact that social media users are supporting Yuvraj and lashing out at her? She said:
“Of course, that was bound to happen. He is well known. But I would like to say here that being a human and being a cricketer are two different things. People who are tweeting haven't gone through the imprisonment I underwent at my in-laws' place. I even wanted to work, but I was not allowed.”
Well, it seems too messed up a debacle and only time can tell us who’s guilty and who’s innocent. Until then, stay tuned with us for more updates on this Yuvraj-Akanksha fiasco.