By Shreya Sharma Last Updated:
Bigg Boss OTT is over and Bigg Boss 15 has begun, but one thing that has been carried forward is the love between Shamita Shetty and Raqesh Bapat. The two had met inside the Bigg Boss OTT’s house and were seen by each other’s side no matter what. Their relationship had become like that of a married couple, who could neither stay away nor stop fighting. Outside the BB OTT house, they had decided to work on their relationship and now, that Shamita is inside the Bigg Boss 15’s house, she is missing Raqesh and how!
After the wrap of Bigg Boss OTT, on September 24, 2021, Raqesh Bapat and Shamita Shetty were spotted at her sister, Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s restaurant, Bastian for a date. Later, he had shared a picture from their dinner date, holding each other’s hand on the dinner table, on his IG handle. Raqesh had captioned the picture as “U and I," with a red heart emoji and a hashtag that read '#ShaRa', the nickname lovingly given by their fans.
As we said, Shamita Shetty is inside Bigg Boss 15’s house and she is often seen missing her beau, Raqesh Bapat and talking about him. Recently, Jay Bhanushali was seen teasing Shamita with Raqesh’s name. He further asked her to strike a pose of a new bride and speak a Marathi dialogue for Raqesh. Shamita looked at the camera, blushingly and said, “Aaho, aaika na”, which means “Please listen.” Her love for Raqesh was clearly evident.
Further, Tejasswi Prakash, Vidhi Pandya and others joined Jay Bhanushali in teasing Shamita Shetty. Tejasswi also added that the new bride prepares ‘pohe’, the Maharashtrian special breakfast, the next morning. Listening to this, Shamita turned red from blushing. Shamita’s team shared the same video on her IG handle and Raqesh was quick to reciprocate to his bae’s love. He replied, “Hooo aaikla kanda pohe awaits”, which means, “Yes, I’ve heard. Waiting for my kande pohe.”
On September 26, 2021, Shamita Shetty and Raqesh Bapat had hosted a LIVE session on Instagram and had answered some of the questions of their fans. Raqesh, who is not just an actor, but an artist too, was asked about where he would visualise Shamita if he had to paint her. On hearing the question, Raqesh had started blushing. In reply, he had said that the question was indeed very 'naughty' and had tackled it very wittily.
Raqesh Bapat had told the fan that he would love to paint Shamita standing on the shore of a beach, donning a flowy dress. In his words, ''That is a very naughty question, by the way. I think I would like to paint her standing by the beach, with the sea in front of her and the breeze brushing through her hair, maybe a flowy dress. I think I would like to capture her on the sand, looking at the sea.'' On hearing his reply, Shamita Shetty had said, ''Awww, that’s beautiful.”
For the unversed, Raqesh Bapat was earlier married to Ridhi Dogra and they had parted ways in 2019.