In a recent interview with Navbharat Times, Himanshu revealed a shocking incident where he was asked to have an affair to stay relevant in the news. Apparently a magazine publication asked him to do so and also gave him a room in Goa. “Immediately after Tum Bin I got a glimpse of what the industry is like and it bothered me a lot. It was a time when magazines were huge. So I got a call from a huge magazine publication asking me to have an affair. I was told That ‘if you have an affair with an upcoming actress, it makes a good story’.
He also added that for the first time he understood how the film industry works. “I was told, ‘Yes, no one can be a star without publicity. We will talk to one or two candidates, they will be as famous as you. We will also give you a room in Goa. You go there now and we will explain.” He gave more information.