Paras Chhabra made a fair amount of fan following for himself after his stint on Bigg Boss 13. But soon after coming out of the house, the pandemic happened and Paras started facing weight issues. the fat on his tummy was quite visible to the Netizens in his social media posts. The actor has now opened up on the same. He has explained the reason behind his weight gain
The former Splitsvilla participant attributes his weight gain to his anxiety. Chhabra told the leading daily that because of anxiety, he was taking anxiety pills, which made him sleep a lot. He has said that he wants to shed weight organically and doesn’t want to use supplements.
In a conversation with a publication, Paras revealed, “I am gaining weight because of two reasons – one because I had a liver infection which made me swell up and secondly after I came out of the Bigg Boss house, I started getting anxiety attacks. I was taking anti-anxiety pills and so I would sleep a lot and have gained weight post that.”
He added, “I am now going to lose weight naturally by gymming and exercising. I have started work on my fitness and will be back in form soon. Earlier I had planned to do hardcore gymming with the help of supplements but my family members, most of whom are doctors, have asked me to stay away from anything like that. They have advised me to shed weight naturally and I am now following their advice only.”
Paras has also spoken about the toxic social media environment that aggravated affected his mental situation. ‘The kind of hate I got for putting on weight took me by shock which affected my mental health and triggered anxiety in me,” said Paras.
Paras recently attended his Bigg Boss 13 co-contestant Sidharth Shukla’s funeral. In an earlier interview, he has said that he ‘was already anxious and depressed’ the day Sidharth died and that he started having anxiety attacks after learning of his death.