A few lesser known facts about Bigg Boss 14 contestant Pavitra Punia

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After the huge success that Bigg Boss 13 faced, the fans of the show have been waiting for the next season. While Bigg Boss 13 was filled with drama and unlimited entertainment, it sure left the fans satisfied. From arguments to funny camaraderie and Salman Khan being the best host that he already is, the show had everything to offer.

Now, the new season of Bigg Boss 14 is all set to reach your TV screens on October 3. The wait is finally over and the fans are ready to see a whole new set of drama. From the moment the show was announced, fans have been waiting for the confirmed list of contestants. It hasn’t being long since the makers confirmed the names. The Naagin 3 actress Pavitra Punia is one of those names. Let’s take a look at a few facts about this Bigg Boss 14 contestant.

1. Pavitra’s acting journey

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Pavitra Punia started her career with MTV reality show Splitsvilla 3 in 2009. A year later she made a cameo in Geet Hui Sabse Parayi. Soon in 2011, she finally made her debut with a lead role in Love U Zindagi opposite Sidharth Shukla. After that, the actress was seen in several Indian television shows.

2. Pavitra is her stage name

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The actress, just like many other Bollywood and TV actors, preferred to use a different name on stage than her real name. Her real name is Neha Singh.

3. Pavitra was an aspiring IPS officer

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Pavitra had a totally different ambition of becoming an IPS officer before Splitsvilla happened for her. In fact, she was preparing for the same when Splitsvilla came her way and she decided to opt for acting as a career.

4. Pavitra’s short relationship with Paras Chhabra

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Pavitra and Paras dated for a short period of 5 months. In fact, in an interview, Paras was asked about the break up. Talking about the same, the actor said that they broke up mutually as they realised they weren’t that compatible.

5. Dating rumours with Sidharth Shukla

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Pavitra Punia starred opposite Sidharth Shukla in Love U Zindagi, which had a similar story line as the movie Jab We Met. But, when Sidharth was asked about the same, he totally denied the rumours saying that they are just friends.

Published by Vidhutma Singhania on 18 Sep 2020

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