While celebrities are accustomed to rumours dispelling about them, generally issues exit of hand particularly when it is about their private lives and household. Recently, rumours were rife that actor Rajesh Khattar goes via monetary troubles and he is struggling for primary wants. Opening up about the identical, Rajesh in a latest interview shared whereas he was amused concerning the rumours in the start however quickly his sons Shahid Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter’s names were dragged into it which was in a bad taste.
“I have been fending calls from friends who have been asking me whether I have hit a rough patch financially. Initially, I was amused by these reports, but they soon started affecting me,” ETimes quoted the actor as saying.
The rumours started when Rajesh’s spouse, actress Vandana Sajnani, in an interview, said that the couple had exhausted their financial savings in the previous two years owing to her frequent hospitalisation and the lockdown state of affairs. Clarifying the identical, Rajesh mentioned he did endure a monetary setback owing to the pandemic identical to everybody else however his spouse’s assertion was blown out of proportion and shortly the state of affairs went out of fingers.
What upset him extra was when his son and actor Ishaan Khatter and his brother Shahid Kapoor’s names were dragged into it. “That was in bad taste. They dragged them into it. We actors are accustomed to the occupational hazards of such baseless rumours circulating, however this was a bit a lot. God forbid, if I ever attain that stage, I’ve my household to help me. Everyone goes via a troublesome time and being delicate is the necessity of the hour,” he instructed the portal.
For the unversed, Ishaan is Rajesh’s son from his first spouse and actress Neelima Azim. After getting separated from Neelima, Rajesh married Vandana. In 2019, he and Vandana Sajnani Khattar welcomed a child boy.
The actor additionally posted about it on Instagram, writing, “While the entire nation is uniting to tide over this unprecedented situation of pandemic & extending a helping hand to each other do we really have to peddle misery to sell stories ? Its obvious that positive stories don’t make good copies(the fact that I came out of hospitalisation & am still recuperating from a grave case of covid is no news).”
“I thank everyone who expressed their concern & assure them that we are good & to my friends in media I want to say – by all means you can be creative but please verify basic facts before posting a story because there are hordes of people who treat every word written or spoken by you as gospel truth. #staysafe #stayhome,” he added.