As Bigg Boss
gears up for a comeback with season 11, a former contestant of the controversial reality show told news agency IANS that host Salman Khan pushed him to ditch his unhealthy lifestyle and get back in shape. Siddharth Bhardwaj's became a household name after winning reality show MTV Splitsvilla
in 2008 and three years later he participated in Bigg Boss 5
, in which he was evicted after 98 days. After participating in these reality shows, Siddharth Bhardwaj tried his luck as a DJ, which is when he adopted an 'unhealthy lifestyle.'
"I was really unfit and was leading an erratic lifestyle. I used to miss my previous shape but was lethargic to get it back. I finally got a reality check from Salman bhai
and I can easily say that he was the one whose words inspired me to kick fat out of my system. It feels like a new life altogether," said Siddharth Bhardwaj.
Salman Khan has hosted six out of 10 seasons of the reality show. At an event to launch season 11 of the show
, Salman said he only wants everyone to 'behave properly.' Speaking to IANS, Salman said: "I think many people come to the show for revamping their career and if they are fighting and misbehaving with people, industry professionals will not prefer to work with them."
Apart from Bigg Boss 11
, which starts on October 1, Salman is busy with Tiger Zinda Hai
, co-starring Katrina Kaif.
(With inputs from IANS)