Shalin Bhanot's father slams Sumbul's dad's remarks on Bigg Boss 16. Here's what happened

Sumbul Khan's father had contacted the Imlie actress and spoke to her after Salman Khan said she was obsessed with Shalin Bhanot. Now, Shalin's father has lashed out at Sumbul's dad for his comments.

Shalin Bhanot's father slams Sumbul's dad.
Shalin Bhanot's father slams Sumbul's dad.

In Short

  • Sumbul's father had audio called the actress and told her to stay away from Shalin Bhanot and Tina Dutta.
  • Now, Shalin's father has reacted against the comments made by Sumbul's father.
  • Ex-contestants have also reacted against Sumbul's father's comments.

By India Today Web Desk: Bigg Boss is known to be a controversial reality show. However, things took a turn when Salman Khan, in Weekend Ka Vaar, claimed that Sumbul Touqeer Khan is ‘obsessed’ with Shalin. The Imlie actress broke down, and Shalin tried to defend her by saying that she is much younger to him. Later, Sumbul was contacted by her father through an audio call, and he told her, “Shalin Aur Tina ko unki aukaat dikha doh (Show Shalin and Tina their status).” Now, Shalin’s father has reacted to it.



After this controversial conversation between Sumbul and her father, Shalin Bhanot’s father had reacted. He said, "Is this the way people speak on national television? Making unjustified offensive comments on National Television, against other participants is very very cheap! And it's more shocking that these comments and abuses were not edited out and rather shown. Sumbul is an adult, either you shouldn't have sent her on the show and if you have, then no outside guidance should be allowed as per the format. This is unacceptable!"


Several other stars, especially ex-contestants, also reacted against Sumbul’s father’s comments. Kushal Tandon wrote, “Why sumbul is only contestant who’s dad was allowed to come on stage to talk about how she is goin ... how she is the only contestant who’s dad gives her a cal and can talk over phone. ... And how dare her dad is allowed to have a phone call now ... and how can he speak Ill of other contestants .. vo bhi kiski ki Beti hain his dad is saying tina is Kamini ... stay out of her wow. And best part all is getting on air , and showing to public what are they projecting? bhai dal main kuch kallaaa nahi , puri dall heee kaliiii hain , hahhaaa big boos mahan hain. (sic)” See the tweets here:

He also called the reality show a joke.

Urvashi Dholakia wrote, “SLOW CLAP wah Bigg boss .. u have made urself look like a BIGG LOSS !! The joke is on you thanks to Sumbul & her father who spoke so badly & forgot that everyone is someone’s CHILD in that house!! SHAME ON YOU. @ColorsTV @justvoot #biggboss16 #disgusted. (sic)”

Devoleena Bhattacharjee wrote, “I wonder why the phone call was shown when @BiggBoss himself mentioned it was inappropriate. I understand the anger & frustration #sumbul’s father is going through. But #tina’s parents must be going through the same hurt & anger after listening to the call & abuses. IT WAS WRONG. (sic)”


Sumbul’s father had managed to convince Bigg Boss, citing that he was unwell, and spoke to the Imlie actress. He had said, " Beta suno, Tina aur Shalin se dur raho. Yeh dono bohot badi kahani bana rahe hai aur kuch nahi kar rahe. Tumko maine jacket bheji thi, tum Shalin ki jacket pehen ke ghum rahi ho. Tumko maine 5-5 jacket bheji hai. Malum hai log kitni gaaliyaan de rahe hai mujhe ki apni beti ka tamasha ban diya aur pata nahi kya kya… Puri duniya mein yeh message ja raha hai ki 18 saal ki ladki ek 40 saal ke aadmi ke piche pagalon ki tarah padi hui hai. Beta mujhe maalum hai tum Shalin ko baap ki tarah dekh rahi ho par koi nahi samjhega. (Stay away from Tina and Shalin. I sent you five jackets but you are still wearing Shalin's jacket and roaming around. People are accusing me of ruining our image… Everyone is talking about how an 18 year-old girl is crazy after a 40-year-old man. I know you consider Shalin a father figure, but people will not understand that)."