The much-controversial Sidharth Shukla won Bigg Boss 13, the grand finale of which was held on Saturday night. Shukla stood neck-to-neck with competitor Asim Riaz, who turned out to be the first runner up. Well, Shukla’s victory has brought the channel a lot of flak and netizens have labeled him a ‘fixed’ and ‘undeserving’ winner. And, now, if a report in Pinkvilla is anything to go by, superstar and the show’s host Salman Khan, too, isn’t very happy with Sidharth Shukla’s win. Well, so much so, that he has reportedly decided to be no longer associated with the reality show.
A source close to the production said the portal how Salman Khan felt that the makers have been biased towards Shukla throughout and that he was fumed up after they chose him as the winner. The insider added that the grand finale’s show was delayed due to this very reason. “Salman Khan felt that the channel was a bit biased towards Sidharth Shukla throughout the season. The superstar was left angry after the channel decided to pick Sidharth as the winner,” said the source.
They added, “The shoot was in fact delayed post this (the reason why the winner announcement happened post 12:00 AM). However, Salman has now made it clear to the channel that he won’t be a part of the show any longer.”
Meanwhile, in an interview with Indian Express, Sidharth Shukla opened up on all the accusations of him being the fixed winner. He said, “What do you say on such things. I won the title after a gruelling journey and when someone questions that, it’s really sad. I feel sorry for people who have such thoughts. If you have followed the season, you would know that it hasn’t been an easy time for me. It’s not that it doesn’t matter, but you cannot keep answering every question thrown at you.”
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