- Shilpa Shinde left the sketch comedy show this week
- He gave Sunil Grover’s presence as the reason for his departure.
- “Please stop this drama,” Shilpa Shinde wrote.
After exchanging recriminations through media interviews, actress Shilpa Shinde has posted a screenshot of an email exchange she had with Gangs of Filmistan co-producer Neeti Simoes as evidence that she voiced her concerns about the show before it became controversial. Ms. Shinde, a major TV star and former winner of big boss, left the sketch comedy show this week just as it began airing; gave as reasons for his departure the presence of his co-star Sunil Grover in Gangs of Filmistan as well as COVID-19 safety guidelines that are allegedly not being followed on set. Sisters Preeti and Neeti Simoes, who are the showrunners, have claimed to have been caught off guard by Shilpa Shinde’s accusations.
Shilpa shinde shared the screenshot with these words: “Stop telling lies because I had already emailed you on Aug 29, 2020 regarding my issues and wanted to end this matter on a happy note and you responded too. I also received flowers and a note saying ‘Get well soon and miss you on the sets.’ So please stop this drama. I haven’t felt good while filming on your sets and I currently have COVID symptoms. No one pays for this, but only I have to face it. … So at least what you could do is not spread that they are trying to contact me and everything. “
In the email exchange, Shilpa Shinde writes to Neeti Simoes about a variety of concerns, including “not a proper briefing”, a supposedly “one-sided contract”, last minute changes to the scripts, hours of filming being extend beyond the target packaging time and inappropriate wardrobe accessories. Ms. Shinde’s email also dedicates an entire paragraph to Sunil Grover, with whom she appeared on the comedy show. Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan in 2018.
“I mentioned that I wouldn’t want to work with Sunil Grover simply because I don’t want to work as a prop for the show as he loved doing everything and there is absolutely nothing that matches his energy level.” Read part of the email from Shilpa Shinde. She also claims to have discovered Sunil Grover’s involvement in Gangs of Filmistan Regardless: “I learned from outside that Sunil is part of the program and by seeking clarity about the news, you confirmed that his part is different from mine and that we will not film together.”
The email is dated August 29, two days earlier. Gangs of Filmistan began to be transmitted. The screenshots shared by Shilpa Shinde show this response from Neeti Simoes on the same day: “Hi Shilpa, we would not like you to be part of the program if you are not comfortable. However, let’s talk once tomorrow. I will understand all your grievances and we can come to a surrogate conclusion for you. We will always end on a positive note. “
In previous interviews with various publications, Shilpa Shinde has maintained that safety guidelines were not followed on set except during the filming of the show’s promotion and that she recently started to feel bad; He also claimed that the scripts were not ready on time or were changed at the last minute. Regarding her reasons for being reluctant to appear in a parody with Sunil Grover, Ms. Shinde said Indian express, “He’s a great man and a great actor. However, I feel like he wants to take all the limelight when he acts. This is unfair to other actors. The creators are promoting the show as the return of Shilpa and have literally pushed myself into the part. from behind “.
Shilpa Shinde has also expressed her concern about her screen time. “I’m not going back to stand behind the crowd and clap,” he said. India Times, “They don’t show me at all on the show. I can’t work like this and I hate lies. I don’t want to be exploited. The creators lied to me.”
In an interview with Pinkvilla yesterday, Preeti Simoes claimed that Shilpa Shinde had only spoken to them “through the media” and had not expressed her concerns directly to the producers. She denied that scripts were sent or changed at the last minute and that safety guidelines were ignored on set. “The team is surprised by their sudden reaction as they did not communicate their complaints on the sets. I don’t know what the problem is,” Ms Simoes said.
Shilpa Shinde starred in the TV show Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai from 2015 to 2016. Later he participated in Bigg Boss 11 and won the season.