Bigg Boss 14 winner and TV actress Rubina Dilaik contracted COVID-19 in May this year. In a recent post, the actor revealed that she gained 7 kilos post her recovery from the deadly disease. She opened about how the sudden weight gain made her feel uncomfortable and low on confidence. However, she is now learning to love herself again as she realizes that there is more to her than a ‘perfect, lean body’.
Posting pictures of herself in an off-shoulder gown, Rubina wrote, ” I am Learning to love myself again after realising, a perfect, lean body doesn't define who I am… I gained 7 kgs post my covid recovery which made me really uncomfortable and low on confidence! Struggled hard to get back to my usual 50 but…So here is to my beautiful people a lil nugget (which I am currently practicing)! Weight is all about having your health first and not your looks…. Be kind to your body (sic).”
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Rubina’s husband, actor Abhinav Shukla, commented on the post, “Ok ma’am! I have put on 7 kgs just eating parathas!” Their Bigg Boss 14 co-contestant Jaan Kumar Sanu wrote, “I’ve put on 5 kgs eating pizza @rubinadilaik.”
Rubina Dilaik is best-known for her performance in TV shows like Choti Bahu – Sindoor Bin Suhagan, Punar Vivah – Ek Nayi Umeed, and Shakti: Astitva Ke Ahsaas Ki. She participated as a contestant in Bigg Boss 14 last year and emerged as the winner of the season this year.