Bitter Kandy: Rakhi-Sandhya face-off
By: Tushar Joshi
March 10, 2006
Kandy Floss has been in the news even before it went on
The Balaji non-fiction show that debuts tonight
has had its share of drama during a shoot.
that a feature on Sandhya Mridul and item girl Rakhi Sawant
turned into a hot zone as soon as Rakhi started talking.
"It was evident
that they didn't want to be in the same room. Both have
distinct personalities, totally opposite to each other," said
Apparently, Sandhya was shocked with Rakhi's
forthrightness. "It was difficult to control Rakhi, as she
kept being provocative and controversial with her quotes. The
host of the show also had a difficult time handling them
When contacted, the creative head for the
show, Sandiip Sikcand said, "I wasn't present at the shoot, so
am not aware about a tiff between them. But full marks to
Rakhi for being honest, outspoken and true to herself. She is
one of the rare people who came on Kandy and spoke their
Rakhi didn't flinch from being vocal
about her Kandy experience. "Why should I lie? If someone asks
me something, I will speak the truth. If anyone has issues
with my personality, I can't help it. Not everyone can be a
Mallika Sherawat or a Rakhi Sawant."
But didn't her
comments make Sandhya uncomfortable? "I had the guts to speak
my mind, unlike the other person, so why should I feel bad
about it." Sandhya preferred not to comment when
Apart from issues between actors, the show
has also had drama with people working on it.
adds, "The fact that Kandy is going on air is a tight slap to
those who joined us, and then left. They said this project
would never see the light of the day. In spite of all the
hurdles, I am glad we have got people to open up like never
before and be candid in their conversations."