"I won't get work anymore if I become 'chubby'."
Indian actress, model and singer Shehnaaz Gill, a former contestant of Indian reality show Bigg Boss 13 has become an internet sensation.
She has garnered over six million followers on Instagram, who follow her every move.
Shehnaaz’s fans were in for a treat when the actress went live to interact with them on Instagram on January 10, 2021.
The actress shared that she had not “come to talk” with her followers but to show off her look after she was all dressed up for a shoot.
However, she ended up responding to some fans’ questions and even sang a song during her live chat.
During the session, one of Shehnaaz’s fans said that she looked better “chubby”.
The actress had lost a lot of weight during the Covid-19 pandemic, as people often teased her on it during her stint in Bigg Boss.
In an interview, Shehnaaz had shared: “A large amount of work has come to a standstill all around, so I thought why not just go for weight loss?
“Kuch logon ne mere weight ka mazak udaya tha Bigg Boss 13 mein. (Some people made fun of my weight during Bigg Boss 13.)
“Kai log weight lose karte hain, maine socha chalo logon ko dikhati hoon ki main bhi patli ho sakti hoon.
“(A lot of people lose weight so I decided I should too, I wanted to show people I can be skinny as well.)
“It’s not difficult to lose weight if you really want to.”
Replying to the fan in her live chat on Instagram, Shehnaaz stated:
“I won’t get work anymore if I become ‘chubby’.”
After her Bigg Boss stint, Shehnaaz has she has appeared in a number of music videos, including Kurta Pajama, Waada Hai and Shona Shona.
In her live chat, Shehnaaz Gill also informed fans that she is not very good at doing her own makeup.
She shared that she would like to learn the skill so she can save the money spent on hiring an artist.
She said: “Someone said that your makeup is looking good. I’ve done this by myself.
“I never knew how to even do my eyebrows. I see videos daily and learn doing eyebrows and after a long time, today they are done well.
“I wish I could do professional makeup so that I can keep the money spent on hiring a makeup artist.”
Shehnaaz has revealed that she will next be seen in a music video alongside Sidharth Shukla, releasing on Valentine’s Day 2021.