Ashneer Grover rejected this Shark Tank contestant’s clothing line and said, “nobody will wear this in my house”. Then, his wife Madhuri Grover wore it on The Kapil Sharma Show.
Ashneer Grover rejected this Shark Tank contestant’s clothing line, then, his wife wore a dress from the same brand. (Image courtesy: Instagram)
Designer Niti Singhal was on Shark Tank, much like 197 other contestants, to pitch her clothing brand on the show to the Sharks but she had to face harsh criticisms. Her brand Twee In One makes reversible and convertible clothing. She was on the show to present her business idea in front of the investors in order to persuade them into investing in her company. BharatPe co-founder Ashneer Grover was not approving of her idea and dissed her business model. However, the tables turned when his wife Madhuri Jain Grover was seen on The Kapil Sharma Show wearing a dress from the same clothing line.
When Niti Singhal was on the show to pitch her business idea, Ashneer Grover told her, “Bahut hi ganda fashion hai ye. Nobody will wear this in my house. Aap ye band kar do (This is really bad fashion. Nobody will wear this) in my house. You should shut it down).”
Niti Singhal was one of the few contestants on the show who was not welcomed with words of appreciation by the Sharks, except for Ghazal Alagh who was very approving of her idea. No brownie points for guessing, Niti did not crack any deal with the Sharks. However, the tables turned when Ashneer Grover’s wife wore a dress from Twee In One on The Kapil Sharma Show.
Twee In One’s Instagram account shared a video that shows Ashneer Grover lashing out at Niti Singhal followed by a picture from The Kapil Sharma Show where his wife is seen wearing a dress from her clothing line. “We love how @madsj30 look beautiful in our Twee dress at @tksshowofficial ! Thank you Madhuri, for believing in our work (sic),” the video caption reads.
“Thank you for the dress. I think the sharks didn’t like the dresses presented on the side board, the dresses worn by you and the models were good. Keep up the good work and wish you all the best for your venture!” Madhuri Grover wrote in the comments section.
According to a report on Times of India, the dress was a gift from Niti to Madhuri when she came to pitch her idea on the show.
In an interview with Hindustan Times, Niti Singhal said, “With the kind of product I have, there has been critical feedback for a long time. I am used to it. Even mentors in the fashion industry said a few harsh things over the years . So I have received criticism, of course not as harsh as Ashneer’s. But since I have, it has made me thick-skinned. I believe in my product so I have the confidence to face all criticism. And in the end, any PR is good PR, even if people are talking bad about it.”
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