Bigg Boss 13 | Lesser Known Facts About The Contestant Dalljiet Kaur

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Bigg Boss 13 contestant, Dalljiet Kaur accounts a lot of history in the TV Industry. From divorce to BB house, there are facts that not many know about her.

Written By Aditi Sharma | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Dalljiet Kaur is a TV actress who recently decided to participate in one of the most talked shows, Bigg Boss 13. The premiere of the show was on Sunday, September 29. Dalljiet Kaur is one of the 13 contestants who was welcomed by Salman Khan in the Bigg Boss house. Dalljiet confirmed her presence in the show one month ago. She said she is scared as well as excited for the show. The actress went through a bad phase before being at the position that she is in today. Here are some lesser-known facts about Dalljiet Kaur.

Marriage and Domestic Violence

Dalljiet Kaur was married to Shaleen Bhanot. They met on the sets of ‘Kulvaddhu’ (2006). They participated in the famous TV show, ‘Nach Baliye’ together and later got married. Reportedly, Dalljiet and Shaleen’s families were very different, status-wise. The couple got divorced after 5 years of marriage. Dalljiet opened up about being a victim of domestic violence in this marriage. Dalljiet recalled that once her husband pushed her in front of her father. On November 30, 2014, the actions of her husband almost killed her before she finally escaped with the help of her maid. She filed a non-cognizable offence against Shaleen. But it was on April 27, 2015, that she lodged an FIR against him.

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The ‘No money’ phase

After bearing a son, Dalljiet decided to quit the TV industry to enjoy motherhood. When she was divorced, she was completely out of money. It was difficult for her to survive. She had to fight with her ex-husband for the maintenance money. Dalljiet recalled her days when she was struggling, revealing that she wasn't sure whether she will be able to buy milk for her son the next month. This was the phase when she signed up for the show ‘Kaala Teeka’. She is still grateful to the makers of the show for giving her this opportunity.

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The big transformation

In 2016, Dalljiet Kaur decided to take another big step in her life when she decided to lose weight. She talked about her makeover, in an interview with a news organisation. She said she takes life one day at a time. That time she realised it is time to transform herself and started working on her physique. She willingly changed herself and felt more confident post her weight-loss transformation.

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4 years to the decision of entering into Bigg Boss

Dalljiet was offered the opportunity to be a part of Big Boss in the past. However, she denied the offer as her son needed her at that time. After four years, she is finally a part of Bigg Boss 13. Expressing her excitement for the show, she was quoted saying that she has become mentally strong but is still a little scared for entering the Big Boss house.

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