Back then in 'Sasural...', there were no romantic scenes between me and Manish. So, we wrote a five-minute script and put it on You Tube.
People really liked it."Manish was always into photography. It was interesting then we thought to do something from the heart, and then we started making films. I was 13 when all of this (dating rumours) started. So there was no point of even thinking about stupid stuff like this. I don't have the time to be in a relationship right now," she added.
Avika Gor-Manish Raisinghani Interestingly, Avika was only 13 and Manish 32, when they first met on the set of the TV show, 'Sasural Simar Ka' but despite of their huge age difference, the duo always managed to hit the headlines over their alleged romantic relation!
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But now in an exclusive interview with Bombay Times, the couple spoke a length about their said relationship for the first time and it's not what you are thinking!
Avika Gor who shot to fame from Colors hit how 'Balika Vadhu' Manish says, "The gossip affected me in the beginning and I was stupid enough to maintain a distance from Avika.
We have maintained our friendship in a dignified way till now.
Her openness helped us to be on the same page and work together.
We are a great team and have many common friends who we associate with professionally." We share a unique bond of friendship, which is inexplicable.
I felt that she was a kid earlier and needed to be guided with love and protection. She is almost 20 years younger to me, so I can't marry or date a lady so young," Manish told the Times of India in 2015.
"We have maintained our friendship in a dignified way till now.