On Sunday night, Sourabh Patel got evicted from the house of Bigg Boss Season 12. He entered the show as a farmer from Madhya Pradesh with his best friend Shivashish Mishra. After being evicted from Bigg Boss, Sourabh Patel sat down for an interview with indianexpress.com.
Unhappy from the decision made, Sourabh said, “I wasn’t expecting it to happen. It really came as a shocker for me. I am also quite upset with Romil Chaudhary. When Shivashish and I had decided that I would be safe, he need not have changed it. He knew he could manipulate Shiv and so he nominated me.”
Sharing about his experience in the house, he said, “It was a life changing experience for me. I have really learnt a lot. I can feel some good changes in me after the show. From being more confident about myself, improving my communication skills to knowing about mistakes in life, the show has made me a better person.”
He talked about having a close relatiosnhip with everyone in the house. To be precise, he said, “It was a wonderful time. We stayed as a family. Everyone was really nice. Initially, I was scared that how would the celebrities turn out to be. But they gave me immense love. They might have been popular television stars and a national cricketer but not even for a moment did we feel a difference. When I would be upset, they were the ones who would pep me up. I will really miss all of them.”
When he was asked about his regrets, Sourabh replied by saying, “No, I will not change anything in my journey. I don’t think I could have played the game any other way. My performance had a certain boundary and I would like to keep it that way. As for Bigg Boss not being the perfect place for good people, I think it’s a wrong assumption. Every one of us have a good and bad side. It’s only in situations do we react differently.”
While he was inside the show, major headlines emerged stating that he lied about his profession and identity. According to the sources, his real name was Sahil who was an assistant casting director and and an aspiring actor.
Reuting such claims, Sourabh Patel explained, “Firstly, I do not have much to say about the matter as I haven’t read any of the articles. But all I can say is that I had a proper background check before I entered the show. If I was a casting director, I would have said the same. Why would I lie? One can check my identity proofs and they would know I didn't lie.”