Producer and host Vikas Gupta came out about his sexuality a few months back. The producer took to Instagram to share a video where he alleged that Parth Samthaan, Shilpa Shinde and Priyank Sharma had forced him to come out with his sexuality. In the video, Vikas also mentioned how his sexuality had strained his relationship with his brother, actor Siddharth Gupta and his mother. And the family rift became more evident when Vikas was left out of brother Siddharth's birthday party on November 3. Vikas Gupta Comes Out As Bisexual With Flying Colours This Pride Month and Nothing’s Going to Dampen His Vibe (Watch Video).
When quizzed about his absence from the party, Vikas confessed to ETimes TV that eversince his coming out, his family has distanced themselves from him. "My brother Sid and my mother left my home sometime ago, things had gone very bad after I disclosed my bisexuality to the world. My family finds it embarrassing to have me around them. They don't want to be seen with me. Our society can be difficult, so not inviting me to the birthday is fine. I don't wish to spoil their celebrations," Vikas told the portal. Vikas Gupta Birthday Special: From Kaisi Yeh Yaariyaan to Yeh Hai Aashiqui, Bigg Boss Mastermind's Shows That Impacted Youth Like Never Before.
When they reached out to Siddharth, he said, "How does what I do on my birthday make news? This is my personal life and why am I being questioned about this."
A video being circulated from the November 3 party also saw how no one was wearing masks. When quized about that, Siddharth revealed, "Every person attending the party had undergone the COVID-19 antigen test to check if he could attend or not. We also got each one's temperature with the thermal thermometer checked before he/she entered. We even had the Aarogya Setu App in function."