Shamita Shetty is one of the six finalists of Bigg Boss Season 15 and has been a frequent face in Bigg Boss. She first appeared in Bigg Boss 3 but had to leave due to her sister’s wedding. She then entered Bigg Boss OTT but couldn’t win. She then made a boss entry on Bigg Boss 15 with Nishant Bhat and Pratik Sehajpal.
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Shetty is one of the most sensible and mature contestants of the season. She has become the go-to person for many other contestants. Shetty is an understanding person and has appeared quite settled throughout the season. She not only gives advice but also helps others in many ways.
Shamita Shetty’s journey in Bigg Boss has not been an easy one. She had to face age shaming by other contestants but she handled it so well, proving that she was not only physically strong but also tough mentally. She was also appreciated by many for looking flawless at the age of 42.
The actress had made many bonds in the show. She proved to be the friend that one needs in the BiggBoss house. She often prioritised her friends above the politics of the game and empathised with her co-contestants. She shares a beautiful bond with Nishanth Bhat, Pratik Sehajpal, Neha Bhasinand Karan Kundrra. She was delighted when Rajiv Adatia entered the house as they already share a bond. They had each other’s backs on many occasions. Raqesh Bapat was someone Shetty had formed a strong connection with in Bigg Boss OTT, Raqesh left the Bigg Boss 15 house due to medical reasons but had given her strength in the short period while he was there.
The actress has also made it a point to voice her opinions strongly. There have been a few times when Salman Khan reprimanded her for her stand but she stood her ground without being intimidated by the star host’s personality. She stood her ground when she had to explain her shoulder injury to everyone.
Through her four-month-long journey on the show, Shamita Shetty has stood for what she believes to be right. Earlier this week, Tejasswi Prakash labelled her as ‘aunty’ and criticised her for giving massages to Sehajpal and Kundrra. Shetty slammed Tejasswi’s comments and reminded her that the tasks are part of the game. She had major conflicts with Abhijeet Bichukle as she felt uncomfortable with his inappropriate talk and actions. Devollena Bhattacharjee, who entered the house mid-season, judged Shetty and they often had conflicts. However, as the show progressed they grew closer after talking through their misunderstandings. Rakhi Sawant and Shetty had fights during tasks which even reached the stage of physical conflicts. Sawant made fun of the actor’s injury, which didn’t go down well.
Shamita Shetty was often the topic of discussion inside as well as outside the Bigg Boss house. She was accused of having the channel favor her but she was also admired for carrying herself gracefully throughout the show and applauded for standing her ground. She has garnered a huge fan base and her supporters include Shilpa Shetty, Kashmera Shah and other celebrities.