‘Jaan se maarne…’: Uorfi Javed receives death threats

Mumbai: Uorfi Javed, who appeared in the first season of ‘Bigg Boss OTT’ is known for her bizarre outfits and she is often targeted for the same. Recently, she recreated Rajpal Yadav’s look from the movie, ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’, which got much attention and she ended up getting “death threats.”

Uorfi received an email from an unidentified person threatening to harm her if she did not remove the video. After receiving this email, she informed the Mumbai Police about this and also posted it on X.

She wrote, “I’m just shocked and appalled by this country mahn, I’m getting death threats in recreating a character from a movie where as that character didn’t get any backlash.”

Uorfi received an email from two different email IDs. The first email came to her from a person named Nikhil Goswami and the second email that came after it was from Rupesh Kumar.

Uorfi Javed gained fame after her stint on ‘Bigg Boss OTT’. She also acted in several TV shows. She is known for portraying the role of Avni in ‘Bade Bhaiyya Ki Dulhania’. She was also seen as Aarti in ‘Meri Durga’, Bella in ‘Bepannaah’ and Mira in ‘Puncch Beat Season 2’, which streamed on ALT Balaji.

From 2016 to 2017, Uorfi played the role of Chhaya in Star Plus’s ‘Chandra Nandini’. In 2020, she joined ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ as Shivani Bhatia. She later played Tanisha Chakraborty in ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay’. In December 2022, she participated in MTV Splitsvilla X4 as a guest contestant and mischief maker.