Nikki Tamboli lost her brother to COVID-19 earlier this year, just a couple of days before she was supposed to leave for the Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 shoot. Many were quick to assume that she would be backing out from the show after suffering a huge loss. However, the actress did not give up on her professional commitment and left for the show’s shoot in Cape Town. Sadly this did not sit well with trolls as they took full advantage of the opportunity to harass her. This is why Nikki had even shared a heartfelt post on her Instagram about how she needed to do this for her brother.
We can only imagine how hard it must’ve been for the Kanchana 3 actress to put on her game face during her grieving period. In a recent interview with a leading daily, she opened up and said, “I came to Cape Town leaving my emotional parents behind after my brother’s death and it has been the biggest challenge for me. To be honest, I respect the show a lot, but because whatever I went through recently I feel main bahut weak pad rahi hoon (I am feeling weak).”
Nikki even added that people have seen her in Bigg Boss and know how strong she be but she has been having a tough time shooting for the show due to her family.
She further added, “While I was doing Bigg Boss, everything was fine with my family so I was very focused on the show, but this time things have been very difficult. My brother passed away on May 4th and on May 6th, I came to Cape Town. Obviously it was not possible for me to be all happy and fine within two days and be strong at the same time.”
Nikki also mentioned that it is not easy for her to get over the pain so easily. She said, “People are motivating and encouraging me to get back to normal but it will take time for me to overcome this loss.” We totally understand, and our heart goes out to her.
We think Nikki deserves to be appreciated for the kind of strength she has been showing. It must be incredibly hard having to participate in a reality show after going through such tough times. Also, hey trolls, mind being considerate enough to understand a situation before commenting on it?
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