Mumbai: Actor Aman Verma feels the ninth season of celebrity reality show “Bigg Boss” will have a female participant as a winner as he does not see any male contestant strong enough for the title.
Aman, who becomes the latest contestant to get evicted from the Bigg Boss house, has placed his bets on Kishwer Merchant, Mandana Karimi and Rochelle Rao.
“I see Kishwer, Mandana and Rochelle going till the finals. Mandana is mentally strong, though she is ill at the moment. Kishwer is also very strong but her only minus is that she does not check what she says.
“She does some negative things that get against her. Rochelle is doing really good. I don’t think there is any guy there, who is strong enough (to win),” Aman told PTI post his eviction.
The 44-year-old TV star is particularly impressed the way Rochelle, his friend in the house, has turned out after her boyfriend Keith Sequiera’s emergency exit.
“Earlier she was under his shadow but now she has come in her own. Keith’s exit has proved beneficial for her. Rochelle speaks her mind, fights her battles. I personally want her to win the show.”
Rochelle and Mandana’s friendship has hit a rough patch after a task last week where the former was required to speak ill of the Iranian beauty.
Aman, who shared a good equation with both of them, does not see their path up happening.
“If Mandana thinks someone is not good that stays with her. It will be difficult for her to trust Rochelle. Also Rochelle is concerned, I don’t think she needs anyone now. She is enough for herself.”
When quizzed about the animosity between him and co-contestant Rishabh Sinha, Aman blamed the “Qubool Hai” star’s “irritating” behaviour.
“He is very irritating. He used to pick fights unnecessarily to create controversy. That’s his personality.”
Aman feels it is “unfair” that contestants like him are getting eliminated but actress Rimi Sen, who has often expressed her disinterest in the show, is going strong.
“Of course that is unfair. Here, we used to perform and Rimi would not do anything and it resulted in the loss of the whole house. That is not fair at all.”
With his calm demeanour and a calculated approach, Aman had emerged as one of the strongest contestants on the series and hence his elimination came as a shock to many.
He, however, believes his peace-seeking attitude is to blame for his ouster from the controversial show.
“I have learnt a lesson that if you don’t shout, scream, behave badly with others or abuse it is difficult to survive on such a show. But I wanted to be known as someone, who is classy, sophisticated and comes from a background.”
“Bigg Boss” airs on Colors.