TOP 10 Controversies of Umar Riaz (Bigg Boss 15 Contestant)



Pratik Sehajpal and Umar Riaz’ verbal spat on first day; latter says ‘Tu kaun hai’
: It’s not even a few minutes of Bigg Boss OTT finalist Pratik Sehajpal entering the house and the fights have already begun. Pratik’s first fight begins with Umar Riaz, Bigg Boss welcomed the Bigg Boss OTT contestants – Pratik, Shamita Shetty and Nishant Bhat, and announced that they will have special powers, will be safe from nominations and their stay is going to be a threat for the rest of housemates. The trio also has free access to the entire area – main house and jungle. As they step in the jungle from the main house, Umar in one corner talks about Pratik’s attitude. Pratik, who was walking away, hears his name and picks a fight saying, ‘Say whatever you want to say on my face.’ Soon this conversation turns into a verbal fight. While Umar says that he doesn’t know him, Pratik hits back saying, “Tu mere hate comments like karta tha” (You would like my hate comments.” Umar says, “Tu hai kaun.” All the other housemates gather around to watch them fight.


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  • Salman Khan introduces Umar Riaz as Bigg Boss 13's first runner-up Asim Riaz' brother. Umar speaks about his wish of always being in showbiz. He also spoke about his love for Salman Khan. I am not Asim Riaz 2.0
  • I am not Asim 2.0. I want people to remember me as Umar Riaz from Bigg Boss 15 - Umar Riaz
  • Asim Riaz dedicates a rap song to Salman Khan; the latter pulls his leg for the need to explaining the meaning of the lyrics.
  • Umar Riaz and Ieshaan Sehgaal are the 'bulls' of the house
  • Umar Riaz and Eishaan Sehgaal get into a fight. Despite Umar winning the task, Donal Bisht gives the survival kit to Eishaan.
  • Salman and the latter is seen pulling Asim's leg. Their fun banter is unmissable as Salman Khan teases Asim and both the Riaz brothers are seen laughing hard at the host's witty jokes.
  • Salman Khan asks Asim, "What is that one quality of Umar that can make his journey on BB 15 difficult"? Asim tells Salman that Umar has fire and he is after all a human being and will have different emotions, as he continues to speak, Salman starts pulling his leg and they all have a hearty laugh.
  • Towards the end Salman jokes that seeing Umar he doesn't feel that he is going to take any of Asim's advice seriously. He further imitates Asim's body language. Umar jokingly asks the hosts if he is the one going inside the jungle theme house or it's Asim.
  • Asim and Umar's bonding with host Salman Khan will definitely make all their fans desperately wanting to watch the show.
About Umar Riaz:
  • Name: Umar Riaz
  • Occupation: Doctor, Model, Actor
  • Claim to fame: Supporting brother Asim Riaz during BB13

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  • A doctor by qualification, an actor and model by profession, Umar Riaz is all set to enter Bigg Boss 15. He is the elder brother of Bigg Boss 13’s first runner-up Asim Riaz and came into the limelight for wholeheartedly supporting his brother during his stint.
  • He gained popularity as he handled Asim’s social media during his journey too. Moreover, his activeness on social media, good looks and fitness has made him garner quite a fan following ahead of his Bigg Boss stint.
  • Born and brought up in Jammu, Umar is a fitness enthusiast too. The model-actor completed his schooling and then went on to pursue MBBS from Government Medical College in Jammu. According to reports, he started practising as a senior doctor at Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital And Research Centre in Mumbai.
  • Though he is a doctor, his passion and interest in acting and modelling made him pursue it too. Umar has been a part of music videos alongside popular TV actress Dalljiet Kaur and Bigg Boss 12 fame Saba Khan. If reports are to be believed, though Umar has stepped into the entertainment world, he continues to practice as a doctor too.
  • Umar has also been rumoured to be dating actress Sonal Vengurlekar. She is known for her roles in Yeh Teri Galiyaan, Gupta Brothers and Yeh Hai Chahatein among others.
  • While all of this is a gist of what is know about the handsome man, fans are looking forward to knowing him better with his Bigg Boss journey.

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Controversies, Lesser Known Facts:
  • Early life: Umar Riaz was born in a middle-class family and hails from Jammu. He did his schooling and further studies from Jammu and Kashmir. Umar's father, Riaz Ahmed Choudhary is a retired politician. Umar always had an attraction towards showbiz and also did modelling. He posed for some renowned Indian photographers.
  • Is a surgeon by profession: Umar Riaz is an MBBS and has done Masters in Surgery. According to reports, he started practising as a senior doctor at Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital And Research Centre in Mumbai.
  • Umar's hobbies: Umar Riaz loves spending time with pet dogs and other than that during his spare time, he loves riding horses. He is also a fitness enthusiast and spends most part of his day in the gym.
  • Claim to fame: Umar Riaz shot to fame by his constant support for his brother Asim Riaz during his Bigg Boss 13 journey. Umar handled his social media account and wholeheartedly supported his brother. He also entered the Bigg Boss 13 house during the family week and fought for his brother's win.
  • Featuring in music videos: Umar has been a part of several music videos alongside popular TV actress Dalljiet Kaur and Bigg Boss 12 fame Saba Khan. Reportedly, Umar continued to practise as a doctor until he entered the Bigg Boss 15 house. He is also seen with Asim Riaz in the single, Sky High.
  • Dating TV actress Sonal Vengurlekar: Umar Riaz was reportedly dating television actress Sonal Vengurlekar. Sonal had shared screenshots of their chats where he called her a 'flop actor'. She'd written on Twitter, "Dekho reality saamne aane ke baad, How @realumarriaz is behaving, Even if I am a flop actor, Or chapri tiktok star , I am happy because jo bhi hai khud ke dum pe hai, Atleast kisi aur ki fame par nahi jeeti mai, Respect dekho shame (sic)." She'd also accused him of using her money and having access to her online applications even after they broke up. Later, Umar squashed these accusations by saying that Sonal is playing tricks because she wants access to Bigg Boss.


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