In the Indian entertainment business, Simi Garewal is a name that conjures up images of grace, poise, and versatility. She has a special place in the hearts of millions of people with her unique charm and extraordinary talent.
As an actress, television host, and producer, Simi Garewal has not only left an indelible mark on the silver screen but also established herself as a prominent figure in the world of Indian media. Born in 1947, Simi made her acting debut in 1962 and gained recognition with the film Mera Naam Joker in 1970. Needless to say, she has shown flexibility throughout her career by appearing in various genres, from melodramas to fun comedies.
In 1990, she switched to television and became the host of the well-liked discussion program “Rendezvous with Simi Garewal.” On the show, she spoke with notable individuals from the worlds of politics, film, and pop culture. Within a short period of time, her show became popular because of Simi’s composure and perceptive questioning.
Her ability to extract intimate details and feelings from her guests made her program a must-see for viewers. However, because of this, her program has also attracted a lot of hate from time to time. From focusing too much on celebrities’ personal lives to asking non-serious questions, Simi has always been a target of trolls.
Even when she didn’t appear on TV much, trolls still didn’t want to give her a peaceful life.
Recently, Simi Garewal found herself in the middle of controversy after she uploaded an old video with Shvetha Jaishankar and Mahesh Bhupathi, who is the ex-husband of Lara Dutta. This nostalgic flashback prompted a range of responses, with many people voicing their displeasure. In response to the backlash, Garewal defended herself and clapped back at the trolls.
Simi Garewal defends herself for posting an old clip of Mahesh Bhupathi with his wife
Recently, Simi Garewal came under fire for posting an old episode of her talk show, “Rendezvous with Simi Garewal,” in which Mahesh Bhupathi and his ex-wife Shvetha Jaishankar were featured. The former couple was seen talking with Simi in the show’s episode on the video.
It is important to remember that Mahesh Bhupathi and Shvetha Jaishankar divorced in 2009; Mahesh is currently married to Lara Dutta.
She shared the video on Instagram and captioned it:
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Following Simi’s post, fans expressed their reactions in the comments section
One fan raised concerns about delving into someone’s past, stating,
However, in response, Simi Garewal defended her actions, highlighting the value of real-life stories and the lessons we can learn from human experiences, especially those with happy endings. She replied,
Amid all this trolling, there are people who got her post and praised her for putting her words delicately. As one user wrote,
For those who are unaware, in 2002, ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi married model Shvetha Jaishankar. However, they separated in 2009, seven years after their marriage. Eventually, in 2011, the tennis player married actress Lara Dutta. The next year, in 2012, the couple welcomed Saira Bhupathi into the world.