Popular television actor Manish Raisinghan recently reacted to the rumours of his link-up with 'Sasural Simar Ka' co-star, actress Avika Gor, and that they have a secret child.
Days after Avika quashed the rumours, Manish called the rumour 'absurd' and said that he laughed about the matter with his wife, Sangeita.
In an interview with ETimes, the actor also also pointed out that he is 18 years older than Avika.
Manish said that Avika will always be a close friend and added that she is in a happy relationship now with Milind Chandwani.
Avika, who rose to fame as a child actor in 'Balika Vadhu', told RJ Siddharth Kannan, "There were articles like humne bachcha chhupa ke rakha hai (we have a secret child). We are very close, even now. In my journey from the age of 13 till now, he has been the closest friend that I've ever had."
Avika also stated that the rumours did affect them initially, to a point that they didn’t conversate with each other for two weeks. Gor said, "If we read old news stories about us, we laugh."
She further mentioned, "He's 18 years elder to me. Even now when people ask me if anything was happening between us, I'm like 'yaar, mere papa se thoda chhota hai woh (he's almost my father's age)."
For those unversed, in November 2020, Avika made her relationship official with MTV Roadies contestant Milind. On the other hand, Manish tied the knot with his lady love Sangeita Chauhaan in June last year.