The former BharatPe co-founder Ashneer Grover rose to fame as one of Shark Tank India’s favourite judges. His quirky one-liners and sassy remarks made him a fan favourite. His dialogue, ‘yeh toh doglapna hai’ from the show became a very well-received meme. Fans were left broken-hearted when the makers unveiled the teaser for Shark Tank India season 2 and saw that their favourite shark was replaced by CarDekho co-founder Amit Jain.
While the makers of the show have refused to share the reason behind Ashneer’s exit, the former judge has commented on the same. During an interaction with RedFM, the entrepreneur admitted the reason behind not being on the reality show. He expressed that it wasn’t due to monetary issues but rather status issues. He said, "Afford sirf paise se nahi hota, aukaat se hota hai." ALSO READ: Shark Tank India 2: Namita Thapar REACTS To Ashneer Grover's Ouster From New Season: ‘One Person Doesn't Make Or Break A Show’
There have been rumours floating around that Grover is in talks to be a part of Bigg Boss 17. Refuting the speculations, he took a dig at the celebrities participating in the show. He said, "You will never see me on that show. Failed individuals go on that show, not successful people… There was a time when I used to watch the show, but I feel it’s become stale now. They approached me, I said sorry, not happening." ALSO READ: Shark Tank India’s Former Judge Ashneer Grover Announces His Autobiography ‘Doglapan’; Writes, ‘Aap Apni Naukri Chhod Doge Ya Fir Zindagi Bhar Naukri Hi Karoge’
He went on to share that he would love to be part of the show only if the makers paid him more than the host, Salman Khan. Well, even though the audience won’t be seeing their favourite shark on-screen for the time being, he recently announced his first book, Doglapan.
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