Rahul Sipligunj and Punarnavi Bhoopalam, developed a bond during the controversial reality show Bigg Boss 3 Telugu, which was hosted by Akkineni Nagarjuna. Rahul Sipligunj won the trophy of Bigg Boss 3 Telugu and also the prize money of Rs 50 Lakhs. In Bigg Boss 3 house, Punarnavi Bhupalam made some good noise and she was often linked up with co-contestant Rahul Sipligunj. Both continued to stand by each other in the house during thick and thin. However, they were at loggerheads in the last week of their journey in the Biss house with Rahul Sipligunj tried to avoid Punarnavi Bhoopalam for various reasons. Recently Punarnavi Bhoopalam attended an interview and said that she and Rahul Sipligunj were not having any affair.
According to Punarnavi Bhoopalam, she is very close to Rahul Sipligunj but they are not lovers.
Punarnavi Bhoopalam also said that she always feel sad that she couldn’t accept the love of a boy who proposed to her in Intermediate. Before she could understand him and contact, he died in Sri Lanka bomb blasts.
Rahul Sipligunj said that he felt very bad after coming out of Bigg Boss house, when he came to know that his father had a heart attack while he was in the show.
Punarnavi Bhoopalam said, “Rahul Sipligunj is my bestest friend in the Bigg Boss house. It is a pure and strong friendship. I shouldn’t have fought with him so much. That’s the biggest regret I have. I was not comfortable for the first few weeks in the house. I used to scold him and ask him to stay away.”
On the other side, Punarnavi Bhoopalam has played supporting roles in a few movies such as Uyyala Jampala, Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju, Pittagoda, Manasuku Nachindi etc. Rahul Sipligunj is a playback singer, and Independent musician. Rahul became popular with his independent songs on YouTube.