A new set of celebrities will compete in the 16th season of the reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ hosted by Bollywood star Salman Khan. A former Miss India as well as many TV stars, a Bollywood director, a folk singer, and a Bollywood director will stay in the extravagant house styled as a vintage circus.
It has already begun shooting the reality show with the final 14 contestants already in the house. The show is being hosted by Salman Khan for the 13th time in a row. The following is the list of Bigg Boss Season 16’s official contestants, as everyone is curious about who they will be spending the next 100 days with:
What time and where is Bigg Boss 16?
For the 13th time, Salman Khan will host Bigg Boss 16 on Saturday. Here’s everything you need to know about the new season.
A new episode of Bigg Boss 16 will debut on Saturday. It will be quite different from the previous seasons with Salman Khan hosting the show once again. There will be no Bigg Boss outside the house this year as the show has ‘circus’ as its theme. The reality show airs at these times and places.
Colors will air the premiere of Bigg Boss 16 on October 1 (Saturday) at 9:30 pm, followed by the show on Sunday at the same time. Colors will air the show every weekday at 10 pm after the premiere.
Some of the artists participating in this year’s show are Manya Singh, Tina Dutta, Soundarya Sharma, Shalin Bhanot, Shiv Thakare, Sumbul Touqueer, Sreejita De, and Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia. The show’s other guests are still to be announced.
Omung Kumar has designed the palatial house of Bigg Boss 16. A bright color palette gives the house a comic book-like appearance. Omung Kumar disclosed that 98 cameras are positioned around the house and on the grounds. This time, there are more nooks and corners, so the numbers may increase. A soundproof glass wall separates one chilling zone from another in the garden area.
SAJID KHAN: During this season of Bigg Boss, you will be able to see popular TV host and director Sajid Khan on the show. One of the celebs accused in the Me Too movement is Khan, a popular and well-connected name from Bollywood.
TINA DATTA: TINA DATTA gained popularity through her role as Iccha in Uttaran, one of the most popular Indian TV shows. Despite the show’s popularity, she fizzled out following the show’s conclusion. Datta hadn’t appeared in any significant projects for years, so it’s like a comeback.
SHALIN BHANOT: A reality show star of Roadies, Shalini Bhanot made the transition to television in his early career. Nach Baliye 4 allowed him to marry Dalljiet Kaur, who played his co-star in Kulvadhu. In addition to being a part of Big Boss 13, Shalin and her husband Dalljiet appeared last on Naagin.
MANYA SINGH: A young woman named Manya Singh will be locked up in the Bigg Boss house as the runner-up of the Miss India pageant 2020. Having won the Miss India beauty pageant, she is the daughter of an auto driver. Having completed the show, she is now looking forward to starting over with Bigg Boss. Originally from Uttar Pradesh, Manya was born and raised in Mumbai.
Soundarya SHARMA: Whenever there is a Bigg Boss, there will always be a Bollywood star from Bhojpuri. During the upcoming season of Bigg Boss, Bhojpuri actress Soundarya Sharma will guest star. During her career, she became famous due to the music video for Bhojpuri singer Pavan Singh. Following this, she appeared in Ranchi Diaries and the web series Raktanchal. Soundarya, who was born in Delhi, is an avid social media user.
NIMRIT KAUR AHLUWALIA: It is a well-known fact that most TV bahus have won Bigg Boss, and if the bahu is from the home channel, the chances are more likely. Bigg Boss 16 will feature Choti Sardarni star Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia this time. An actress and law graduate from Delhi, she participated in beauty contests.
ANKIT GUPTA: Another TV actor from Colors TV is all set to enter Bigg Boss 16. Popular as Fateh of Udaariyaan, Ankit has a quite huge fan following. He hails from Meerut and has done shows like Sadda Haq, Balika Vadhu, Begusarai, and Mayavi Maling. However, he rose to fame with Udariyaan. He had recently quit the show after the show took a leap. It looks like Bigg Boss will be his next claim to fame.
PRIYANKA CHAUDHARY: Colors TV actor Ankit Gupta will appear on the next season of Bigg Boss 16. The role of Fateh in Udaariyaan has attracted a large following for him. In addition to Sadda Haq, Balika Vadhu, Begusarai, and Mayavi Maling, he has appeared on shows such as Balika Vadhu and Balika Vadhu. It was Udariyaan, however, that made him famous. The show recently took a leap and he quit the show. In the near future, he will be known as Bigg Boss.
SUMBUL TOUQEER KHAN: As a Bigg Boss 16 contestant, Ankit is going to be joined by Priyanka Chaudhary, his co-star from the show Udaariyaan. It will be a pleasure for fans of FaTejo (Fateh+Tejo) to see them together on the show. She’s a popular social media star hailing from Jaipur with a huge fan following. Besides modeling assignments and films, she has also done web series, but Udaariyaan made her a household name.
The Bigg Boss 16 will also feature television star Sumbul Touqeer Khan. A popular actress, she will take on the role of Image in Bigg Boss. Her career turned around when she starred in Imlie with Ayushmaan Khurrana after debuting in Article 15 with Ayushmaan Khurrana. Recently, she stepped down from her TV show due to a generational shift.
SREEJITA DE: On Uttaran, Sreejita starred as Mukta, earning her fame. Originally from West Bengal, she hails from Haldia. In addition to Kasautii Zindagii Kay, she has also appeared on Annu Ki Ho Gayi Wah Bhai Wah and Nazar. Luv Ka The End was her debut film where she appeared opposite Shraddha Kapoor. Michael, her German boyfriend, was set to marry her when she was last seen in Nazar. Bigg Boss will bring her back together with Tina Datta, who was her co-star in the film Uttaran.
GAUTAM VIG: In addition to Saathiya 2, Naamkaran, and Ishq Subhallahan, Gautam has appeared in many TV shows. The actor, who is the brother of Ankit Gera, is rumored to have been married to Richa Gera, but the couple seems to have separated. Bigg Boss could help Gautam change his image.
GORI NAGORI: In addition to Sapna Chaudhary, Gori Nagori, a singing sensation from Rajasthan, will be joining Bigg Boss 16. The dance videos she makes on Rajsthani and Haryanvi songs are very popular. She is from Nagaur in Rajasthan. She has caused controversy in the past with her bold dance moves. With her appearance on the show, she hopes to get a boot in her career similar to what Sapna Chaudhary got with Bigg Boss.
SHIV THAKARE: THE BIGG BOSS 16 HOUSE WILL BE HOLDING SHIV THAKARE: Shiv Thakare, the winner of Bigg Boss Marathi Season 2, is locked in the Bigg Boss 16 house. It is no secret that Shiv, who is from Amravati, knows all the moves to succeed in Bigg Boss, but he does it in a regional setting. In the national version of Bigg Boss, it will be interesting to see if he is able to pull the same trick. Shiv was last seen on Roadies and has lately turned into an entrepreneur.
SHIV THAKARE WILL BE HOUSED IN BIGG BOSS 16: Shiv Thakare, the winner of Bigg Boss Marathi Season 2, will be housed in Bigg Boss 16. Despite being from Amravati, Shiv understands all the moves to succeed in Bigg Boss, however, he does so within a regional context. Will he be able to pull the same trick on the national version of Bigg Boss? In recent years, Shiv has become an entrepreneur after appearing on Roadies.
ABDU ROZIK: Bigg Boss 16 was launched with Abdu Rizik, introduced by Salman Khan. Tajikstan is his native country. Despite standing only three feet tall, he has an incredible voice and is 18 years old. The smallest singer in the world is known as him. Hindi is not his native language, but he can sing Hindi songs.