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Newbie Prachi Desai was given a raw deal by Abbas-Mustan, all because of Govinda with whom she's sharing screen space with in their production, Life Partner. Says a source from the sets, "On Monday night, Prachi was to appear on Star Plus's Voice of India, along with Farhan Akhtar to promote her first film Rock On!!. Abbas-Mustaan had promised they'd let her leave in time for the show. But courtesy Govinda's constantly late status, she had to cancel her appearance at the last minute. A bitterly disappointed Prachi was seen sobbing her heart out on the sets."
That wasn't all. The source adds. "Prachi got fired from both sides. By Abbas and Mustan for making a fuss about not being allowed to go, when they had her date. And by Riteish Sidhwani, for cancelling at the last minute. Being a newcomer, the actress, had to swallow all the insults quietly. But when the Rock On!! filmmaker taunted her mom, she burst into tears." Prachi is a popular TV actress, so Farhan was very keen that she attend.
A source close to Prachi says she was extremely upset that she couldn't go. "Because of Govinda, the last four days of the schedule had been getting delayed. The shooting began a day late, thanks to him. Rock On!! is Prachi's first film and she'd been looking forward to promoting it. She was all ready to leave for the Voice Of India show, when she was informed that she'd have to stay back." Earlier, she had to cancel her appearance on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa as well.
Prachi, admits, "Yes. I was pretty upset. I was upset not only personally as Rock On!! is a very important film for me; but also because both shows are watched by the whole nation. Being a newcomer, I don't know what to do in such situations. I can't take a stand for myself."
Govinda, who'd left for the sets at 4 pm said, "I have been down with flu for the last week but still I still came for shooting. One day did get cancelled as I was very ill but mein bimaar hoon toh hoon kya karein? If someone is complaining about a sick person, I can't help it. There are people who are trying to control and harm me through the media."