TV actor Vishal Kotian, who entered the ‘Bigg Boss 15’ house on Saturday, is best known for playing the role of Birbal in the show ‘Akbar Ka Bal Birbal’, but it was an easy one for him from Mumbai’s Dagdi Chawl. The journey hasn’t happened. He grew up. Chawl briefly became famous after appearing in the 2015 Marathi action drama named after it.
“I have seen many difficulties in my life,” actor Said in conversation with IANS. “I come from a slum area of Mumbai. I am from Dagdi Chawl, where there was no proper education and no one to speak proper English. Now it has improved. From there I got here.”
Vishal Kotian started out as a model but later she was featured in several television shows like ‘Devon Ke Dev Mahadev’, ‘Mahabharata’, ‘Vighnaharta Ganesh’, ‘Parivar No. 1’, ‘Shash… Koi Hai’, Cast in serials. CID’ and ‘Pyaar Mein Twist’.
Talking about being called to join the ‘Bigg Boss 15’ house, Kotian said: “I wanted to be a part of all seasons, but they wanted me to be in it this time. And yes, one Being an entertainer and a television actor, why would I not want to be in the biggest reality show in which I will get money and fame. Those who are telling journalists that they have chosen ‘Bigg Boss’ are lying. ‘ chooses people. I am honest to my profession and myself.”
According to the actor, Bigg Boss is a “place of freedom”. Vishal Kotian said: “I know it has been called the most controversial reality show but I want people to know that it is not just about fights or use of hate speech. It is more than that. There is also an entertainment element. “
Will the audience like him in ‘Bigg Boss 15’? Kotian replied confidently: “I’m humorous, I have a good personality, I’m a good looking guy, and I know it. I’m true to myself – and that’s what matters in life. I want that.” people remember me it was this guy who is ‘tapodi’ but can speak english and have an MBA.they must remember me as a guy who really fought with everyone but still people used to entertain. And she is beautiful.”
Remembering the time I spent with the late ‘Bigg Boss 13’ winner Siddharth ShuklaVishal Kotian said: “I knew him a lot before we became actors. We used to ride bikes together and play ‘gully’ cricket. Siddharth and I were very close to each other. In fact, in their last project, which we shot in Odisha, we play brothers and it is yet to release. His passing came as a shock and indeed, it is unfortunate, but then it is a reality that we have to accept. His death taught me that life is too short that I can’t hold grudges, so just move on. This time I am dedicating my ‘Bigg Boss 15’ call to Shukla. This is for you Shukla ji.”
On meeting Salman Khan on stage, Kotian said, “I have seen his films. I took inspiration from him to work on my body. It is a dream come true. I used to sell tickets in the black market before movie shows. , especially for his films. When I was 12- or 13 years old, I sold tickets to the film ‘Veergati’; at the age of 15 I sold ‘Bandhan’. With this money I paid school fees. I am thankful to Salman Khan. In a way, I am indebted to my education.”