“Despite asking Star Sports to not record my conversation…” Rohit Sharma slams camera person for recording private conversations

Indian captain Rohit Sharma has criticized broadcaster Star Sports for recording and airing the audio of his private conversation with a former Mumbai Indians teammate Dhawal Kulkarni and others before an IPL match.

In the clip, Rohit requested the cameraman not to record the audio of his conversation. However, the broadcaster aired the conversation, irking the former MI captain

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Two days after MI played their final league match of IPL 2024, Rohit responded to the incident, claiming his privacy was breached as the broadcaster focused on getting exclusive content for views and engagements.

“The lives of cricketers have become so intrusive that cameras are now recording every step and conversation we are having in privacy with our friends and colleagues, at training or on match days,” Rohit said in a social media post.

He added, “Despite asking Star Sports to not record my conversation, it was recorded and then played on air, which is a breach of privacy. The need to get exclusive content and focus only on views and engagement will one day break the trust between the fans, cricketers, and cricket.”

Rohit’s statement highlights the growing concern over the lack of privacy for public figures, with broadcasters and media outlets often prioritizing sensational content over respect for personal boundaries.