Report Wire - Umar Riaz on Bigg Boss 15 eviction, assault on career: ‘It made me question why I was on the show’

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Umar Riaz on Bigg Boss 15 eviction, assault on career: ‘It made me question why I was on the show’

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“It was disappointing to see myself being out,” stated Umar Riaz whereas speaking about his eviction from Bigg Boss 15. The surgeon, who can also be Bigg Boss 13’s runner-up Asim Riaz’s brother, was ousted from the truth present final weekend for flouting home guidelines and indulging in a bodily battle. However, his comfort is the love that he has been receiving from followers from all quarters.
“I was so sad when I was told to leave, especially after being tagged as a violent, aggressive doctor. However, it was so overwhelming to see people shower me with so much love. That helped me to come out of the zone and gather myself up. It was truly a happy feeling,” Umar Riaz stated in an unique chat with indianexpress.com.

As followers have rightly identified, different contestants have earlier additionally gone bodily however had been let off by makers. Umar too agrees that because the very starting, contestants have turned bodily due to the character of the duties. Starting from the ‘map’ there was pushing and pulling however none obtained the cruel punishment like him. “Karan Kundrra had also pushed Pratik Sehajpal during the start of the season, and later even Nishant Bhat but people defended it saying it was a task. Simba Nagpal had pushed me into the pool but no action was taken against him. Even Shamita Shetty had pushed Rakhi Sawant, while Tejasswi Prakash pushed Afsana Khan, yet there was no noise about it. Honestly, while they kept saying I was aggressive no one ever warned me that I could be out. I think the tasks planned this season led to a lot of physical fights. Others have made the same mistakes but given I am not a TV face I had to bear the brunt.”

 

 
His followers have additionally been upset given his career was repeatedly made enjoyable of. Upset about the identical, the surgeon-turned-actor stated that when he was to enter the home, he was briefed that everybody was on the identical platform. “They told me to be myself however when I did that I was attacked time and again in reference to my profession. Never has anyone spoken about them being actors? I have been working throughout the pandemic as a frontline worker but everything was demeaned on the show. It was so upsetting that I sometimes even questioned whether I did the right thing by being on the show,” he shared.
Umar additionally spoke about Salman Khan additionally bashing him. And whereas followers really feel the famous person was overly harsh in direction of him, the previous contestant has no complaints. Sharing that he was intimidated each time he was on display screen, Umar added, “I don’t want to comment much about him but he is a star, and I look up to him. I would be actually scared if I knew I had gone wrong during the week. I will not judge him for what he said as I only have love and respect for him.”

While he doesn’t agree that he would have positively received if he stayed, Umar Riaz is assured that he would have positively reached the highest 5. “When you are inside the house, you don’t know what’s happening. I was bashed every week and that did leave me slightly underconfident. However, I know I have had a good journey and there were chances that I would be sitting on the couch in the finale as one of the top contestants. The rest was up to God and the audience.”

 

 
Ask him about what brother Asim Riaz needed to say about his eviction and the elder brother stated, “He was definitely upset but when we met and discussed, he said you have done your job as fans love you. He asked me to just keep focusing on my work. Asim also said that he was proud of me.” Umar has now deliberate to utilise the recognition and construct a profession for himself within the leisure business.
Lastly, we quizzed him on his relationship standing with Rashami Desai. While the 2 have been mates for a very long time, on Bigg Boss 15, they usually spoke concerning the fondness between them and the scope for a romantic alliance. “We have been friends, and even in the house, we were just good friends. There is definitely a liking towards each other but it’s too soon to even tag it as a relationship. We haven’t moved towards that stage and would prefer to call it still friendship,” Umar Riaz concluded.