Pratyusha Banerjee’s Ex-BF Rahul Raj Singh slams Vikas Gupta, says they did not date
Rahul Raj Singh has accused Vikas Gupta of using Pratyusha Banerjee's name for the sake of publicity.
Recently, Vikas Gupta revealed that he dated late actor Pratyusha Banerjee for a while. He also claimed that she found out about his bisexuality after they had broken up. However, Banerjee’s ex-boyfriend Rahul Raj Singh stated that they never dated. He also accused him of using her name for the sake of publicity.
Speaking to the Times Of India, Rahul said: “Pratyusha was always open about her relationships. She never hid her personal life. Vikas Gupta is just making use of the situation because the person isn’t alive to respond to his claims. She had told me when we were doing the show Power Couple (2015) that Vikas had proposed to her and she declined it, as she was aware of his sexuality. When I asked her why didn’t take up any project after Balika Vadhu and cash in on the success of her show, she told me that Vikas had planned a project with her, which he scrapped later.”
Further, Singh said: “Pratyusha never dated Vikas, so the question of them parting ways doesn’t arise. In fact, they weren’t even on talking terms after a point. He shouldn’t cook up stories for publicity. Pratyusha would have slapped him had she been alive, I also don’t appreciate him bringing up my name in his interviews. I don’t think he has anything else to talk about other than me eating chips at the hospital. I find it defamatory and if this doesn’t stop, I will have to legal action against him. All I want to say is that stop using Pratyusha’s name to be in the limelight.”
Pratyusha passed away on April 1, 2016, of suicide, and Rahul was accused of abetment to suicide.