In an interview, Jabardasth Appa Rao said he refused to participate in Bigg Boss 3 as he is happy with Jabardasth comedy show. He admitted Bigg Boss is more popular than Jabardasth. To a question, Appa Rao stated that the real behaviour and attitude of a person will be known to everyone in Bigg Boss house. He said Bigg Boss got more publicity after Tollywood actors Jr NTR and Nani hosting it. He was candid to accept that he did not watch Bigg Boss show.