Ever since it was leaked that Tanishaa Mukerji would be a part of Bigg Boss 7, rumours began flying that Tanuja (her mother) wasn’t too pleased about the entire situation. In fact, the whole family – Kajol and Ajay Devgn as well – were said to be upset about her agreeing to join the show, and even tried to talk her out of it. However, in a recent interview, Tanuja claimed that while it did bother her in the beginning, it’s “no big deal” and they “stick together” because they are family.
When TOI asked about her daughter’s relationship with Armaan Kohli – which we have been told she was initially not too happy about – the yesteryear actress got snappy. “My family is sacrosanct and I guard them fiercely. People think it is their janam sidh adhikar to ask us whatever they want to, but why should I answer? I have never bothered about the press in my life, not even during my heydays. I never clarified anything.”
She also said that she wasn’t upset about Tanishaa’s decision to enter the show, saying that “she is 35” and “must have had the need to do it.” She maintained that she supported her, and said there was no truth to the stories that she went to the finale unwillingly. “Why wouldn’t I go there?” she questioned the media, when posed the question.
As for whether Ajay Devgn did indeed try to get Tanishaa kicked out of the show, Tanuja claimed she doesn’t know about that, but doesn’t think it’s true. “Why would Ajay do something like that? We were okay with Tanishaa being on the show.”
Whatever happened on the show aside, Tanuja is just happy that her “baby has come out safe and sound.” She said that when she saw the show, she wanted to “slap everybody silly” but it’s better not to judge anyone as that environment is completely different.