Around three years back, he was happily in love with Neeru. The couple was first seen together in TV show "Guns and Roses" and later on dance reality show "Nach Baliye" in 2005. The two also got engaged, but broke up in 2010.
Amit says he is still single since then.
"And I like it that way. Of course, there are rumours the minute I am seen with a girl. While I was shooting in Punjab with Taapsee Pannu, I went out for dinner with her. The next day we were a couple in the papers. But the truth is, I am not seeing anyone," said the actor, whose work in the 2013 film "Kai Po Che" was lauded.
Recalling his past relationship, he said: "All of a sudden my life fell apart. She was was the only family that I had. She transformed me from a boy into a man. When she left me, my life fell apart. I had to start from scratch."
He was told about his split from Neeru during his stay in reality show "Bigg Boss" in 2006. He admits he was a "cry baby" on the show.
"I was only 22 and. therefore, just a baby. Inside 'Bigg Boss', emotions are constantly heightened. It's not a normal place to be in."
"On top of that, I was told my girlfriend Neeru Bajwa had left me. Can you imagine, she was my life! And to be told inside there where I had no way of ascertaining the truth, that she had left me...it shattered me," said Amit.
But he found a new lease of life, ultimately.
"I used the money I got for 'Bigg Boss' to go to the Lee Strasberg Acting School in New York where I learnt to be single again," he added.
--IANS (Posted on 03-01-2014)