By Hindustan Times
The drama gets bigger; the ages, small. The upcoming season six of reality show Bigg Boss is likely to see children and teenagers be part of the bickering in the house. The reports have sparked a debate on whether it is okay to involve children in a show that is high on glamour, theatrics and politics, and requires confinement for months in a house with strangers. Ex-inmates say it’s a bad idea.
“I don’t think it’s a good idea at all. The purpose of the show is to put the housemates under such extreme physical, mental, emotional stress that they crumble, thus providing drama and content. I don’t think it’s correct to put a child through this,” says actor Ashmit Patel, who was an inmate in season 4. Afghan beauty Vida Samadzai, an inmate in the show’s fifth season, says, “I wouldn’t want fragile teens or innocent children to be a part of