In the tumultuous year of 2022, Shehzan Khan, known for his role in Ali Baba Tales of Kabul, found himself engulfed in a storm of controversy and accusations, most notably linked to the tragic death of his co-star, Tunisha Sharma. This challenging period tested Shehzan in ways he had never anticipated, with accusations of abetting suicide casting a dark shadow over his life and career.
The ordeal became even more poignant as Shehzan weathered this storm without the support of his father. Despite facing such serious allegations, his father remained conspicuously absent, adding another layer of complexity to Shehzan's struggles.
Enduring a harrowing month behind bars, Shehzan recently opened up about this distressing chapter of his life. He revealed the emotional void left by his father, who, despite being alive and well, failed to reach out even once during this tumultuous time.
In a interview, Shehzan delved into the strained relationship with his father, tracing its roots back to his early childhood. His parents' separation when he was just 6 or 8 years old meant that Shehzan never had the opportunity to develop a meaningful connection with his father, as they never shared a household. The absence of paternal support became even more pronounced as legal challenges mounted, and the world around him raised questions about his emotional state.
Expressing a sense of indifference, Shehzan disclosed that his father, residing in Rajasthan with his first wife and children, failed to be a source of comfort during his darkest hours. Instead, it was his mother who emerged as a resilient pillar of support, steadfastly fulfilling her responsibilities despite the challenges that the family faced.
Adding another layer to the narrative, the aftermath of Tunisha Sharma's tragic demise revealed a complex web of emotions and accusations. It surfaced that Tunisha had intense feelings for Shehzan, leading her mother to file an FIR against him. The allegations ranged from deceit during their relationship to accusations of coercing Tunisha into adopting his religion and pressuring her family to conform to his beliefs.