The controversial reality show will see 17 celebrities getting lock in for 105 days in the house as when Salman Khan will open the doors of Bigg Boss 17. This time they would be divide into the ‘Dil, Dimag and Dum’ categories, with each one having some special powers.
Bigg Boss has also announce that the game will not be the same for everyone as some contestants will be given some special power.
Bigg Boss 17 will air Monday-Friday at 10 pm and Saturday-Sunday Weekend ka Vaar will be telecast at 9 pm on Colors TV.
Full List of Confirmed contestants of Bigg Boss 17
Isha Malviya and Abhishek Kumar
Udaariyaan actor Isha Malviya will step onto the stage with former boyfriend Abhishek (Pandey) Kumar.
Both were quarreling in front of Salman Khan, leaving the host quite amuse.
As Isha will blame Abhishek for being possessive and even accuse her of infidelity, Abhishek will feign innocence and share how she has disrespectful to him in their affair.
Abhishek Kumar, known to many for his portrayal of Amrik Singh Virk in the series “Udaariyan,” is set to reunite with his former co-star, Isha Malviya.
Original name of Abhishek is Abhishek Pandey, he got fame as an actor for his role as Amrik Singh in “Udaariyan.”
During Udaariyaan, there were speculations about Abhishek and Isha being in a relationship.
The pair frequently share videos on social media and were often seen in each other’s company, fueling dating rumors.
Both actors refute the dating rumors and refer to each other as close friends.
While Isha made her debut as an actress with Sargun Mehta and Ravi Dubey’s produce TV show, Udaariyaan.
She play the role of Jasmine Kaur Sandhu.
Isha was just 13 years old, when she enter on her modeling journey and took part in various beauty pageants.
These competitions include ‘Miss Madhya Pradesh’ in 2017, ‘Shaan of Madhya Pradesh’ in 2018, ‘Miss LNCT Open Competition’, ‘Miss Teen Icon India, Bhopal’ in 2018, and ‘Miss Teen India Worldwide,’ where she was the 2nd runner-up in 2019.
Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain
Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain will be part of Bigg Boss.
As the couple has always vocal about their relationship, this is the first time they will be on a show together.
Given Ankita’s straightforward personality, she’s a perfect casting for Bigg Boss but it would be interesting to see her compete with her husband in tow.
Pavitra Rishta and Manikarnika fame Ankita Lokhande was one of the first confirm names this season.
Ankita will be entering the show with her husband Vicky Jain.
Ankita is one of the most sought after actresses in television industry.
She stay away from the limelight for a while, is now preparing to delight her fans with her upcoming appearance on Bigg Boss 17.
Viewers are eagerly anticipating her presence on the show and are already showing their support.
While businessman Vicky Jain, Ankita Lokhande’s husband, is all set to get lock inside the Bigg Boss 17 house.
Vicky Jain holds an MBA degree and is a successful entrepreneur.
He presently holds the position of Managing Director at Mahavir Inspire Group, a diverse conglomerate engage in a range of sectors, such as coal trading, washery operations, logistics, power generation, diamonds, and real estate.
Former journalist Jigna Vora is in the for Bigg Boss 17.
The crime reporter was jail for allegedly being involve in the murder of another senior journalist.
She pen her experience as a biographical memoir Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison, which was later adapt by Hansal Mehta as the web show Scoop for Netflix.
Her controversial life was portrayed by Karishma Tanna and Jigna Vora came into limelight once again.
Currently, she is into tarot card reading.
Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra’s cousin Mannara Chopra will also be in Bigg Boss 17.
She made her debut with Zid, was recently embroil in a controversy when her Thiragabadara Saami director allegedly kiss her forcibly.
Mannara’s real name is Barbie Handa but she change her name after entering the entertainment industry.
Mannara Chopra, who has acted in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada films became the first contestant to enter the Bigg Boss 17 house.
Mannara is Priyanka Chopra’s maternal cousin and was recently in the news for a kiss controversy.
During her movie promotional event ‘Thiragabadara Saami’ she got kiss on the cheek by the filmmaker AS Ravi Kumar Chowdhury.
The video of that incident went viral. T
The actress look visibly surprise.
Comedian and singer Munawar Faruqui’s is also in the Bigg Boss 17.
After won Lock Upp season 1, Munawar will be entering with experience and with fans’ love by his side, he’s going to be one of the strongest contenders this season.
The standup comedian was also arrest in 2021 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments on his show.
He spent 37 days in custody before the judge shrug off the case as ‘vague’.
Munawar use the angst of his experience in the ALTBalaji reality show and emerge as the winner in 2022.
Comedian Munawar Faruqui had offer the previous seasons of Bigg Boss and Khatron Ke Khiladi.
But due to prior commitments, he couldn’t make in those shows at that time.
But, his fans can rejoice as there’s a strong possibility of him joining the show this time.
The comedian has in controversies and drama over the years, ranging from his arrests to his undisclosed marriage and winning the first season of Lock Upp, consistently making headlines.
Sana Raees Khan
Former Miss India Manasvi Mamgai deciding to back out of Bigg Boss 17 at the last moment.
The Trial actor had a disagreement with the makers and thus her entry has put on hold.
But lawyer Sana Raees Khan has sign overnight as her replacement.
Sana Raees Khan enter the Bigg Boss 17 house as the 7th confirm contestant of the controversial reality show.
Sana is a high profile criminal lawyer known for her recent Aryan Khan drug case.
She is also the one who represent Avin Sahu, who was amongst the first co-accuse to have secure bail in the drug case.
When ask about her personality by host Salman Khan, Sana describe herself as ‘feisty’ and the one to believe in ‘fairness.’
UK’s ‘sassy’ pharmacist Navid Sole will be part of the show as an international contestant.
As host Salman Khan trying to teach him Hindi as they indulge in some fun chat.
Navid Sole’s entry in Bigg Boss left everyone in splits.
Navid works as a pharmacist in London and has Italian and Persian origins.
The 29-year-old has 91.9K followers on social media.
His bio reads, “The Sassy Pharmacist”.
He shares funny and informative reels from his field and also hosts talk shows with imminent personalities.
Navid was also a part of dating reality show named, ‘Celebs go dating’.
Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki actor Rinku Dhawan has also grace her presence in the show.
The actor, who was married to Kiran Karmarkar, is known to be bold and bindaas and thus would be a strong voice on Bigg Boss 17.
Rinku Dhawan has a part of shows such as Yeh Vaada Raha, Gupta Brothers, Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha amongst others.
She was married to television actor Kiran Karmakar with whom she star in ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii’ and play his on-screen sister.
It was in 2017, they call as it quits and went their separate ways.
Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma
Khatron Ke Khiladi 13 second runner-up Aishwarya Sharma was offer Bigg Boss 17 while on the adventure reality show.
She decide to take up the opportunity and join by husband Neil Bhatt in the house.
But they were separated by Bigg Boss and Salman Khan.
Neil Bhatt’s came into the entertainment industry began when he participate in Kaboom, a dance reality show, where he clinch the first position.
But ultimately establishing his popularity through the iconic dance show, Boogie Woogie.
In 2008, he mark his acting debut with the show “Arslaan.”
In 2018, he play Ranveer Singh Vaghela’s antagonist in Roop – Mard Ka Naya Swaroop.
He played DCP Virat Chavan in Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin from October 2020 to the show’s generation leap in June 2023.
He won massive popularity with Ghum.
Neil and Aishwarya will be seen together in the show.
The couple met on the sets of Ghum and fell in love.
They announce roka and got married later.
Neil and Aishwarya will be another couple to be in the show.
Aishwarya Sharma Bhatt began her television career in 2015, briefly appearing on the show Code Red.
The actress not only garner huge popularity but also face a lot of trolls due to her grey-shaded role in Ghum.
Content creators Sunny Arya, Arun Srikanth and Anurag Dhobal are also part of Bigg Boss 17.
Continuing the trend of getting YouTubers and rappers on the show, Bigg Boss makers have rope in popular YouTuber Anurag Dobhal in Bigg Boss 17.
Anurag Dobhal, popularly known as UK07 Rider is a motovlogger and social media influencer.
He start his career as a Youtuber in January 2018 and enjoys a 7.21 millions YouTube subsribers.
His popularity is just not restrict to Youtube.
He is quite known on Instagram as well and over 5.1 million followers.
Born on 3rd May, 1997, in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India, UK07 Rider is a 25-year-old individual currently residing in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Sunny Arya, who is also popularly known as Tehelka Bhai, is a prankster.
He plays pranks on people, shares the content on social media and is massively known for the viral videos.
He spoke about getting to observe people before playing any prank so that, it doesn’t fall flat on him.
Arun Srikanth Mashettey is a popular gamer from the South.
He plays games and asks his followers to play games.
He has over 6 lakh followers on Instagram.
Arun is a digital content creator, who hails from Hyderabad.
Actor Soniya Bansal’s name is also doing rounds in the media.
She recently made her debut with Shakti Kapoor and Rahul Roy’s film 100 crore.
Soniya Bansal who is from Agra, start her career as model and made her Bollywood debut with Shakti Kapoor’s film ‘Game 100 Crore Ka’ other than that she has also done south Indian film Dheera where she had an important character.
Also, Soniya has part of many music videos for well-known labels.
She was also part of the web show ‘Shoorveer’ where she play the role of Rimi Choudhary.
Feroza Khan, who goes by the name Khanzaadi, also enter the Bigg Boss 17 house last evening.
She is a rapper and a singer, who has constantly impress fans with her singing skills.
Feroza was on rapping based show Hustle 2.0, where she compete against some of the most popular rapper and singers.
Khanzaadi describes herself as a ‘free bird’ and is quite ready to show her real personality on the show.