As reported the Scroll.in, Oviya, who was one of the most popular contestants on the show, while giving reasons behind her exit from the show had said that she was leaving the show as she was undergoing mental stress, and could not deal with her feelings for a fellow contestant. Even Kamal Haasan took to twitter to apologise and expressed his anger over the fact that the show makers made fun of differently abled people.
It was earlier reported that a complaint has been filed at the Nazarathpet police station by an advocate stating that the producers of the show, Star Vijay, and the host Kamal Haasan are exclusively responsible for Oviya taking such a drastic step during the show. Therefore, police have now issued summons to Oviya for her clarification the issue. Hence, they had driven her to attempt suicide and telecast the same to gain in TRP ratings, he alleged.
Furthermore, the petitioner alleged the Vijay TV reality show aired visuals of Oviya Helen drowning in the pool of the house and, trying to commit suicide. "We spoke to Oviya's personal secretary, who denied that she attempted suicide", the police inspector was quoted as saying to the Hindu.
Responding to the PIL filed by Saravanan, the first bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sundar, directed the assistant solicitor general representing the Centre to specify what mechanism is available. Telugu version of Bigg Boss is spiceless compared to its Tamil counterpart.
The matter has been posted for next hearing on August 18, 2017.