I've nothing against Salman Khan: Kushal Tandon
Small screen actor Kushal Tandon might have got an earful from actor Salman Khan for his bad behaviour, but he says he has nothing against the host of reality show "Bigg Boss - Saath 7" and still considers him his inspiration.
In one of the episodes of the show last week Salman had slammed Kushal for insulting actress Tanisha Mukherji, misbehaving with her and also attempting to escape from the "Bigg Boss" house.
"I don't want to say anything about Salman Khan. It was his choice. Salman is one person whom I respect and consider him my inspiration. He might be biased towards Tanisha because he knows her since childhood, but everybody can see what is right and what is wrong," Kushal told IANS in a telephonic interview from Mumbai.
"In the same task if Armaan Kohli (one of the inmates in the house) can abuse Kamya (Punjabi) but when I called Tanisha with different names, only so that she quits, I don't think it was wrong. Whatever he (Salman) said that day was his personal opinion but I have nothing against him," he added.
Kushal got dismissed from the "Bigg Boss" house Wednesday after he got into a violent encounter with contestant VJ Andy. During a luxury budget task, the inmates were asked not to give any reaction to anything done by Andy or anyone else from the outside world.
The task ended up becoming a personal thing after Andy used actress Gauhar Khan's lingerie to distract her. Kushal being her good friend took a stand for her and charged towards Andy and subsequently he was asked to leave.
The 29-year-old also feels that the viewers are the real judges of the show and they are loving him, so nothing matters after that.
"In the past seven weeks I have never misbehaved with any girl. I was one person who used to take a stand for others and I stood up for two girls that day. Showing off a girl's lingerie is simply not done. I got furious and thus reacted in that way," said the "Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai" actor.
"People have been telling me that whatever happened with me was very unfair and I have won in that way. It's a viewer-based show and since the viewers are loving me I feel awesome. They know what is right and what is wrong, so for me nothing matters after that," Kushal added.
In the past seven weeks, Kushal has spent most of his time in the "Bigg Boss" house with Gauhar. Their chemistry was the most discussed topic inside the house as well. When asked if that chemistry will continue even outside the house, he said: "Yes, it will."
"We are very close to each other and we are very good friends. A girl taking a stand for a guy who is right it is a very big thing, it has never happened before, and Gauhar left the house for me, it's a very big thing. I guess that should be an answer," Kushal added.
(Posted on 31-10-2013)