Ex-Bigg Boss contestants Nitibha Kaul and Manu Punjabi are all set to share the screen space yet again in MTV’s new show Date To Remember. In an exclusive conversation, they speak about Bigg Boss 11 and why Shilpa Shinde will win the show.
Bigg Boss 11 finale is a just a day away. People are voting for their favourite contestant out of Vikas Gupta, Puneesh Sharma, Hina Khan and Shilpa Shinde.
Even as India is busy voting, Former Bigg Boss contestants of season 10 Nitibha Kaul and Manu Punjabi are pretty confident that this season’s trophy is going to Shilpa Shinde.
The two revealed their opinion on Bigg Boss 11 finalists. Manu said, “For me, I relate my journey with Vikas Gupta. He is playing mind games. He has supported people. He did wrong and right against them. He kept Arshi Khan, Puneesh Sharma and Akash Dadlani with him.”
He continued, “People hate me for supporting him as he is a celebrity but I clearly say that this is nothing to do with my future or career because along with Vikas we have Hina and Shilpa too who can give me work and frankly, in Mumbai, everyone cares about their mess more than others, but my reason to support Vikas is that he has given a lot to the show.”
However, Manu is pretty sure Vikas will not be the winner. “He is clearly not the winner. Just how I was very sure about my journey on the show last year, I am sure about him too.”
“But clean chit winner is Shilpa Shinde,” said Manu. Last year, Bigg Boss 10 winner was a commoner but this year, the two ex-Bigg Boss contestant can’t see any possibility of Puneesh, the only commoner finalist on the show, being the winner. “Puneesh does not deserve to be the winner. He does not have it in him. Arshi deserved to be in the top five. She did a lot on the show.”
Nitibha, rooting for her favourite contestant Shilpa, said, “Shilpa is my favourite. Her journey has been dynamic. She started on a high pitch with some action, controversies and fights with Vikas. Then she became a motherly figure.” Agreeing with Nitibha, Manu added, “Actually, she is the mastermind as she has beautifully shown her different shades. She has maintained her dignity too. I have seen something that people who work in kitchen are extremely sorted, not only in the show but in general too. And if you have noticed, never before in any season, kitchen was shown so prominently but because Shilpa was there and was entertaining.”
But on being asked who would win the show, Nitibha said, “We feel Hina and Shilpa will have a tie because Hina has a huge fan following but personally, I did not like her journey because she turned really bitchy in between but overall, she has been an amazing player. I did not like her nature.”