Singer Afsana Khan opted out of the reality show Bigg Boss 15. The singer who was confirmed as one of the contestants of the show is now no longer part of the show due to health reasons and apologised to her fans.
It was recently reported that Afsana suffered panic attacks while quarantining in a hotel room and received medical attention. Taking to her Instagram Stories to confirm the news and shared a picture of the medicines she is taking. She wrote, “Sorry my fans plz,” as she posted a picture of a folded hands and crying emojis. Reports also suggest that she has already returned to Punjab.
Afsana was introduced as a contestant in a new promo for Bigg Boss 15 earlier this week. Afsana was introduced along with Tejasswi Prakash, Karan Kundrra and Simba Nagpal. She is best known for her hit track, Titliaan. The news of the singer’s opting out of Bigg Boss’s 15 comes just days before the show’s premiere on October 2. Other confirmed contestants include Shamita Shetty, Umar Riaz, Donal Bisht, Nishant Bhat and Pratik Sehajpal.
There are also reports that Bigg Boss OTT winner Divya Agarwal will also participate in Bigg Boss 15. However, her boyfriend Varun Sood confirmed that she will not be a part of the show.
“Why would she compete with people who she has already defeated???” he wrote on Twitter, responding to a fan.
Salman Khan’s show will have a ‘jungle’ theme this season and contestants will have to stay in a forest and fight for basic necessities before they can enter the main Bigg Boss house. “The facilities that contestants will get this time will be lesser than before. They will only get a tiny survival kit, they will be punished, and luxury budgets will be slashed,” Salman said at a media event.