In a recent interview after eviction from the Bigg Boss house, Akanksha Sharma, who happens to be Yuvraj Singh‘s former sister-in-law, had alleged that the cricketer used to smoke pot and also mentioned that it was a common thing in the industry.
Since then, this has raised a lot of eyebrows towards Yuvraj’s lifestyle, the allegations has certainly irked his father, who has come out in his defence.
Yograj Singh, father of Yuvraj, has rubbished claims of his son being a drug addict.
Yograj said, “What nonsense is she talking? It’s absolute rubbish”.
“I’m a father of four children and none of them are drug addicts”, he added.
“Yuvraj, as also my other three children, are like lions. They don’t eat grass…,” continued Yograj Singh.
“The lady who is accusing Yuvraj, should put her own house in order before alleging something”,
Yograj also added, “These allegations will not hamper the chances of my son’s comeback — he will certainly comeback and play for India!”
Yuvraj and Zorawar are sons of Yograj’s first wife, Shabnam Singh and they live with their mother.
Also, the entire scene hasn’t gone down well with Yuvraj’s mom Shabnam and she has decided to file a defamation suit against Akanksha.
“Why do you think she got eliminated? It’s not just because she wasn’t playing the game well but it was due to the fact that she was discrediting Yuvraj, who is a national hero. Obviously, there was public outrage as his fans didn’t like it and voted her out. Yuvi has got a huge fan following and who’s she? She’s merely hopping on Yuvi’s fame and was lying all the time. We will take lawful recourse,” Shabnam was quoted by a portal as saying.
Her lawyer, Daman Bir Sobti said, “Yes, we will be filing a civil suit for damages and a criminal complaint for defamation. We will take video footage from the Bigg Boss house for further proof. She (Akansha) has also been giving a lot of interviews post-eviction. Shabnam will be coming to Chandigarh to discuss the matter with me.”
While replying to the question on her allegations on Yuvraj, his mother said, “My son has given his blood, sweat and tears to the nation, this is insulting to him,”
To a question, what was Yuvi’s reaction on the entire incident?
Shabnam replied, “Yuvi hasn’t told me anything, he doesn’t get into these things but just one tweet from him and there will be lot of outrage. He prefers keeping quiet. Also, he’s busy with his upcoming wedding and we don’t want to give her publicity. I would have definitely helped her if she’d asked for it, if she wanted to do something in life. It is her right and dignity. But she can’t badmouth us this way. Her lawyers are misguiding her.”