Bigg Boss 17 is premiered on October 15, 2023, on ColorsTV and JioCinema. The show, hosted by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, is expected to be a thrilling spectacle with a theme of ‘Dil, Dimaag aur Dum’ (Heart, Mind, and Guts). The European design of the house will set a fresh backdrop for drama and entertainment. The show will air from Monday to Friday at 10:00 PM and on weekends from Saturday to Sunday at 9:00 PM. The Weekend Ka Vaar episodes, hosted by Salman Khan, are the most popular episodes of Bigg Boss, where he interacts with contestants, discusses the week’s events, and announces the eliminations.
In addition to the daily and weekend episodes, Bigg Boss 17 will also feature a 24-hour live stream on JioCinema, allowing viewers to watch the contestants 24/7. The confirmed list of contestants for Bigg Boss 17 includes popular television celebrities, social media influencers, and comedians. Some of the most popular contestants include Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain, Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma, and Isha Malviya and Abhishek Kumar. Munawar Faruqui, a stand-up comedian known for his controversial jokes. Overall, the Bigg Boss 17 confirmed list is promising, with a mix of different types of contestants and a dramatic and entertaining season. Fans are eager to watch the show and see what happens.
Bigg Boss 17 Contestants List
Munawar Faruqui is an Indian stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and television personality known for his observational comedy style. Born in 1992, he transitioned from graphic design to stand-up comedy in 2017. Despite facing controversy in 2020 for allegedly hurting religious sentiments, Faruqui continued to perform and gained popularity. He participated in the reality TV show Lock Upp in 2022 and released his first comedy special, Dongri to Nowhere, on Amazon Prime Video. Faruqui is a rising star in the Indian entertainment industry, known for his sharp wit, fearless approach, and connection with audiences. He was featured on the Forbes Asia “30 Under 30” list in 2023 and is currently touring India with his stand-up show, “Munawar Faruqui Live.”
Soniya Bansal, born in 1996, is an Indian actress known for her roles in Bollywood films like “100 Crore” and “Naughty Gang”. She started her career as a model and has worked with Zee, T-Series, and Venus groups. Bansal has also walked the red carpet at the IIFA Awards 2023. She is a trained classical dancer, acclaimed painting artist, and an animal lover. She has over 6 million followers on Instagram. She has the potential to become a leading actress in Bollywood.
Sana Raees Khan
Sana Raees Khan is an Indian criminal lawyer known for high-profile cases, including the Aryan Khan drug case. She graduated from the University of Delhi and the National Law University, Delhi, and is a member of the Bar Council of India. Khan has represented high-profile clients, including Shilpa Shetty and Lalit Modi, and is known for her aggressive courtroom style and commitment to justice.
Mannara Chopra, an Indian actress and model, has made her acting debut in Telugu films and starred in Bollywood films like “Zid”. She has also appeared in Telugu films and was named “Most Desirable Woman” by The Times of India in 2016. Chopra is expected to continue making headlines in the future.
Anurag Dobhal aka UK Rider
Anurag Dobhal, known as UK07 Rider, is an Indian motovlogger and social media influencer with over 7 million subscribers on YouTube. Born in Dehradun, he began his channel in 2017 and has gained a following for his entertaining and educational videos about motorcycles. Dobhal’s videos cover topics like motorcycle reviews, riding tips, and travelogues. He is active on Instagram and Facebook, with over 5 million and 1 million followers respectively. Dobhal is a rising star in the motovlogging world.
Sunny Arya aka Tehelka Prank
Sunny Arya, an Indian prankster and social media influencer, has over 10 million subscribers on YouTube. Born in Delhi, he began his channel in 2017 and has gained a following for his entertaining and often outrageous videos. Arya’s pranks cover a wide range of topics, including public pranks, celebrity pranks, and social experiments. He is active on Instagram and Facebook, with over 5 million and 1 million followers respectively. Arya is a talented prankster, storyteller, and passionate advocate for laughter, and his videos are sure to keep fans entertained for years to come.
Ankita Lokhande – The Television Diva
Ankita Lokhande, known for her roles in “Pavitra Rishta” and “Manikarnika,” is set to join her husband, Vicky Jain, as one of the first confirmed contestants for the Bigg Boss house. Despite her recent absence, Ankita’s return to the screen is highly anticipated, with fans eagerly awaiting her return to the screen.
Vicky Jain – The Businessman
Vicky Jain, husband of Ankita Lokhande, is an MBA-educated entrepreneur and Managing Director at Mahavir Inspire Group. He has a unique journey, managing businesses and supporting Ankita during difficult times. His presence on Bigg Boss House will add a unique dimension to the show.
Jigna Vora – From Controversy to Tarot Card Reading
Jigna Vora, known for her controversial life and web series portrayal, has been invited to the Bigg Boss house. Despite facing false accusations for journalist Jyotirmoy Dey’s murder, she now focuses on tarot card reading.
Abhishek Kumar – The Co-Star Reunion
Abhishek Kumar, known for his role as Amrik Singh Virk in “Udaariyan,” is set to reunite with Isha Malviya, sparking rumors of a romantic relationship. Despite both actors denying the rumors, their chemistry on the show will be worth watching.
Neil Bhatt – From Dance to Stardom
Neil Bhatt gained fame in the entertainment industry with his dance reality show “Kaboom” and “Boogie Woogie.” His acting debut in “Arslaan” in 2008 marked the beginning of his successful career. His portrayal of DCP Virat Chavan in “Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin” earned him recognition. His participation in Bigg Boss 17 is expected to increase show excitement.
Aishwarya Sharma – A Love Story Unfolds
Aishwarya Sharma and Neil Bhatt, who met on “Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin” sets, will star together in Bigg Boss 17. Their love story, which led to a roka and marriage, adds romance to the show. Sharma gained popularity for her grey-shaded role in “Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin” but also faced online trolling.
Isha Malviya – The Debutant
Isha Malviya, at just 13 years old, made her acting debut in the TV show “Udaariyaan” as Jasmine Kaur Sandhu. She also began her modeling career and participated in beauty pageants, showcasing her versatility and talent.
Rinku Dhawan, a seasoned entertainment professional, has appeared in various shows like Yeh Vaada Raha, Gupta Brothers, and Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha. She co-starred in “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” and was previously married to actor Kiran Karmakar, who ended their relationship in 2017.