Model-actress Sanam Shetty was in the news recently when she spoke about her relationship with Tharshan, one of the contestants of Bigg Boss Tamil. She asserts that she is forced to clarify certain details about their courtship as there was speculation that Tharshanhas been moving closely with a few girls in the house.
The Sawaari actress says that she was recently approached by the reality show team to join the housemates. But she says both Tharshan and she had applied for the show earlier. Sanam says, “We have been dating for a while. Both of us had sent our profiles to participate in Bigg Boss, but only he was selected. I was told that they already had shortlisted a few profiles which were similar to mine. It has been long since the show has kicked off. I don’t know how much I can contribute to the show if I become a participant now. Many female contestants were evicted recently, and I think the Tharshan link could also be the reason why I was approached.”
Sanam says she has been getting several queries from viewers about her relationship with Tharshan and the possibility of a wild-card entry. She says, “It is a unique opportunity that every aspiring actor dreams of. Tharshan hasn’t had any film releases, but is popular today because of the fame he garnered from the show.”
Audience is of the impression that Tharshan has been moving closely with a few girls inside the house. She says, “I have also seen the episodes where he and Sherin were pretty close like how Losliya and Kavin were. Like others, even I have no clue about this. I don’t think it’s some kind of a strategy because his only plan before going inside the house was to perform the tasks with complete commitment. All I can do is wait till he comes out; only he will be able to comment on all these assumptions that people make. I’m flooded with questions about our relationship, but even I want to know what’s on his mind. Tharshan knows how much he means to me. He is portraying himself as single in the house, maybe to attract his female audience.”
On the movie front, Sanam has three projects in pipeline, among which one of them has sharing screen space with Tharshan. “The project, titled Maggie, is made under my production. We’ve completed shooting 50 per cent of the film, which is being directed by Radhakrishnan. I play a Northeast girl who comes to Chennai. It’s a rom-com and the first half of the movie is set in Meghalaya, while the second half, which has some action sequences, happens in Chennai,” she reveals.The actress is also part of a film that’s tentatively titled Parthiban; it’s directed by Arjun Kalaivan, a former associate of Mysskin. “I play a middle-class girl who works in a pharmacy in this thriller,” she says. Burma fame Michael Thangadurai plays the lead in it. Another film that she’s got in her kitty is Ethir Vinayaatru. She plays a doctor in the film directed by debutant Ilamai, a TV producer-turned-director. “I’m paired opposite newbie Alex in the film, the story of which unfolds in a day’s time. The movie deals with the perils of using social media for unwanted things. The team is close to Vijay Sethupathi and hence they are planning to ask him to do a cameo in it,” she signs off.