Shehnaaz Gill Recalls She Was Body-Shamed During 'Bigg Boss', Adds Why She Had To Change Her Style

In an interview, Shehnaaz Gill revealed how she was body-shamed during her stint in the reality show, 'Bigg Boss'. The actress also added why she had to change her dressing style.


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Shehnaaz Gill Recalls She Was Body-Shamed During 'Bigg Boss', Adds Why She Had To Change Her Style

Popular actress, Shehnaaz Gill made her Bollywood debut with the film, Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, co-starring Salman Khan. However, she rose to fame with her stint in one of the most controversial reality television shows, Bigg Boss 13. Over there, Shehnaaz's chemistry with the late actor and co-contestant, Sidharth Shukla was also hugely loved by their millions of fans. Afterwards, Siddharth won the show, followed by Asim Riaz as the first runner-up and Shehnaaz as the second runner-up. Now, the actress made some startling revelations from her days on Bigg Boss.

Shehnaaz Gill reveals she was badly body-shamed during Bigg Boss 13

In an interview with the Press Trust of India (PTI), Shehnaaz Gill revealed how she changed herself and had to work on her body. The Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan actress revealed she was brutally body-shamed during her stint in the reality show, Bigg Boss 13. Thus, she had to improve herself. She said:

“I changed myself, worked on myself. When people gave me good advice, I followed it and improved. I lost weight as I would hear a lot of comments on 'Bigg Boss' about being fat and was body-shamed."

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Shehnaaz Gill on how she had to change her dressing style

Further, in the same conversation, Shehnaaz shared that people also used to think that she could only wear salwar suits. Thus, only to break all such preconceived notions, she made some improvisations in her dressing style. She elaborated:

"Then I changed my style as people would think I could only wear salwar-suit. I broke all these preconceived notions and would continue to do so moving forward."

When Shehnaaz Gill revealed she was paid the least for Bigg Boss 13

A while back, Shehnaaz appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show, and made another shocking revelation. During the course of the show, the host, Kapil Sharma asked if Salman Khan had signed her for his film, Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, because Bigg Boss had a due payment to Shehnaaz. To this, Shehnaaz mentioned that she was paid less on the show. In fact, she was the cheapest hired celebrity contestant on that show. The actress further added that although she was the cheapest hire, she came out as the most expensive one.

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Reports about Shehnaaz Gill and Raghav Juyal's live-in relationship

Post losing Sidharth Shukla on September 2, 2021, due to a heart attack, Shehnaaz Gill had lost all belief in the institution of marriage. However, it seems that she is trying hard to regain that belief. As per the latest reports, Shehnaaz is living together with Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan co-star, Raghav Juyal. Even though they aren't showing their love in front of the public, a video from the trailer launch of their film had surfaced on the internet, making their fans more curious about their relationship.

At the beginning of the video, the duo showed their extremely friendly nature while posing with each other by keeping a distance. Later, as the camera panned, they were spotted conversing cosily, which hinted that something was cooking between the duo. However, neither Shehnaaz nor Raghav has confirmed anything about the same.

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