Bigg Boss is all set to return with its eleventh season which will tentatively go on air in October. Given the news it makes and the TRPs it brings in for the channel, It is also the most awaited and controversial reality show on TV every year!
While the final list of contestants remains unconfirmed until its premiere night, here is a list of stars who’ve reportedly been approached to be a part of the Salman Khan hosted, reality show.
#1 Cezanne Khan
The TV heartthrob who played ‘Anurag Basu’ in Ekta Kapoor’s Kasautii Zindagi Kay became famous for his chemistry with Shweta Tiwari who played ‘Prerna’ However, after the show ended, Cezanne went MIA. Reportedly the makers of Bigg Boss have approached him for the upcoming season.
#2 Abhilash Thapliyal
Although sources claim that he’s been approached and that he has accepted the offer, an official confirmation is still awaited. The actor-RJ is popular for his satirical videos on social media as Arvind Kejriwal, which he posts under the title, ‘The Adventures of Mufflerman’.
#3 Nikitin Dheer
The actor who’s best remembered as ‘Thangabali’ in Chennai Express, has also been a part of films like Jodha Akbar, Mission Istaanbul, Ready, Dabangg 2 and Housefull 3. He has now reportedly been approached for Bigg Boss 11.
#4 Dhinchak Pooja
Well, I’m sure she needs no introduction! The girl who became an overnight viral sensation for her bizarre, random songs, is now in talks for Bigg Boss 11. Who knows she might just give us all a live performance of “Swag Waali Topi”!
#5 Navpreet Banga
Her stark resemblance to Priyanka Chopra made her a social media darling sometime ago as her pictures went viral. Navneet has reportedly been approached for season 11 as sources claim.Whether she accepts or not, is yet to be seen.
#6 Arshi Khan
She has appeared in Tamil and Telugu films before, but Arshi definitely created more buzz on Twitter when she declared that she had sex with Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi. Born in Afghanistan and brought up in India, her tweets raised some serious eyebrows even in Pakistan. The model-actor is said to be in talks with the creators of the show.
#7 Nia Sharma
The hottest star on Indian television screens right now, Nia has reportedly been approached with an offer of Rs 2 crore for Bigg Boss 11. The actor, who was last seen in Khatron Ke Khiladi, isn’t new to the challenges of a reality show, that’s for sure!
#8 Niti Taylor
The bubbly young TV actor known for ‘Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan’, is now seen in ‘Ghulaam’. She’s one of the first celebrities to get on the final list as per sources. Niti has also worked in regional films mainly in the Telugu film industry. Known for her vivacious charm and personality, she might be a great addition to the house!
#9 Jhanvi Kapoor
One of the more controversial personalities to have been approached, she gained fame and notoriety for claiming that Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan was married to her, even before he’d tied the knot with Aishwarya Rai! Jhanvi, who was one of the background dancers in Abhishek’s popular song “Dus Bahane”, stated that he cannot marry Aishwarya since she, was already his wife. She allegedly slit her wrist too blaming Aishwarya for ‘stealing’ her husband. The Model-turned-god woman too is being considered for Bigg Boss this season.
#10 Pearl V Puri
The TV actor, known for starring in shows like ‘Badtameez Dil’ and’ Nagaarjuna’, has also been confirmed as a Bigg Boss 11 participant.
#11 Anuj Saxena
Anuj had recently surrendered to the Delhi police and is currently out on bail.The TV actor who also owns a pharmacy business was arrested in a graft case in 2016. He might fill in for the slot where Bigg Boss gets a contestant with a police record every year!
#12 Rahul Raj Singh
Rahul is rumored to have been approached for the show. If he does comes on board, he just might clear air regarding the legal case against him that accuses him of abetting the suicide of his actor-girlfriend Pratyusha Banerjee!
Who will finally make it into the Bigg Boss House, and what new drama will the contestants brew this year? I guess we’ll find out in October!