Mumbai: Actor Ashmit Patel, who was earlier romantically linked to Pakistani actress Veena Malik, has now found love in actress Maheck Chahal, who says she feels safe and secure with him around.
Ashmit and Maheck, who have both been part of different seasons of controversial reality show "Bigg Boss", are currently seen on the couple-based reality show "Power Couple", co-hosted by celebrity couple Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora Khan.
Asked what qualities she likes about Ashmit, Maheck told IANS: "Obviously he is very handsome. He's a very kind man, a little strict and disciplined... For a woman, it's always important that she is with somebody who makes her feel secure, feel safe and somebody who leads her. I feel he's got all those qualities."
The Norwegian-born "Wanted" actress also added that the couple share interests and they never get bored with each other.
Ashmit, in turn, says there are a "million things" he likes about Maheck.
"I love the fact that she is... well, she's born in Norway, and so she has a global thinking but she is very Indian. There is a million things which I like about her. And having the fact that she's amazingly hot looking," said Ashmit, who was last seen in the 2014 Salman Khan starrer "Jai Ho".
How did Ashmit and Maheck meet?
"We have been friends for 12 years and it was just a natural progression from one evening where post our work out... We realised we enjoy each other's company," Ashmit said.
Ashmit was said to have been under the weather, and Maheck took good care of him.