He caused controversy worldwide after his depiction of India in his cartoons, but now we will be seeing Aseem Trivedi on our TV screens for a different reason.
The cartoonist’s anti-corruption cartoons led to his arrest recently but later the charges were dropped. He is now set to appear as a contestantin the latest season of ‘Bigg Boss’ which will be hosted by Salman Khan for the third consecutive year.
His father, Ashok, broke the news to a daily and said, My son is not glamour-struck, nor does he have any inclination to be a part of the showbiz. He wanted to be on the show so that he can be seen and heard.
It is believed that Colors TV, thechannel on which the show will air, approached Trivedi soon after his release.
‘Bigg Boss 6’ will hit our screens on 7th October.
By Amanpreet Singh Pattar