One of India’s biggest reality shows has set its foot on the sail for the return this year with remarkably one of the biggest twists. Premiering exclusively on the Voot streaming app, the show is said to be much spicier and intriguing than its television version. For the first season, Big Boss Over-the-top is hosted by Bollywood sensation Karan Johar, “My mother’s dream came true,” says Johar.
Bigg Boss OTT Contestants
With the show approaching its launch date, the contestant list was confirmed, and the results are surprising! Here is the list of contestants:
One of Bollywood’s most talented female playback singers with award-winning hits like “Jag Ghoomeya “, “Dhunki,” among many others, Neha Bhasin is the first contestant to confirm her appearance in the show.
Bollywood actor Karan Nath with appearances in films like “Paagalpan” and “Yeh Dil Aashiqanaa,” has set his foot on a television show for the very first time. The actor has been seen exhibiting his boldness in a promo video which confirmed his appearance in the show.
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Television actor Zeeshan Khan from the TV Serial “Kumkum Bhagya” is the next confirmed contestant in the show. The actor went viral after the act of going to an airline in a bathrobe. The video footage of the act was blown on social media, thus making him a genuine wild card in this show.
The Ace of Spade Winner, with appearances in other reality shows like Splitsvilla, Divya Agarwal, is already well recognized in the reality show world. She has confirmed her appearance in the show.
Ridhima Pandit & Raqesh Bapat
Popular television sensations, Ridhima and Raqesh, are well-known faces in the television industry. With a mutual appearance in the show “Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant”, both the actors have made their way into the Big Boss OTT house.
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Famous TV icon, Fashion designer, and social media influencer Urfi Javed have also made her way into the show. With popular TV shows like ” Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”, she’s already a show-stealer looking to win the reality show.
This MTV star made has made his first appearance in the 2018 show “Love Story 3”. The fans have speculated that Pratik might give out a tough competition as the winner of this OOT has a chance to make their way to the Big Boss 15. As Pratik idolizes Big Boss 15’s Host, Salman Khan, as his dream idol to meet someday, the spiciness is Over-The-Top!
Bollywood choreographer Nishant Bhat was a somewhat surprising entry. Initially, Nishant replaces Manasvi Vashisht, who was put on hold at the very last minute. In any case, the fans are happy to see Nishant sway his way into the Big Boss house.
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Akshara Singh & Millind Gaba
Lastly, Akshara and Milind are both the last-minute recruit of the show. Akshara is one of the highest-paid Bhojpuri actresses with roles in films like “Sarkar Raj”. At the same time, Millind is an actor and singer with a whooping 1.3+ million monthly listeners on Spotify!
What’s Different about Big Boss Over-The-Top?
As all the contestants make their way into the Big Boss house, The show has been claimed to be different than the original television version. With the theme of “Stay Connected”, 12 participants will compete within the 12 weeks to win the competition. Exclusively streamed on the Voot streaming app from Monday-Friday, 7 pm, and on weekends at 8 pm, viewers can also see a 24/7 live telecast of the house, which is never done before. Apart from that, a new room is introduced in the house, called the “Stay Connected room,” specifically for the theme. As the grand launch of the show arrives, the contestants are placed under quarantine and will undergo a final Covid-19 test on 7th Aug before the grand premiere shoot with Karan Johar. The fans await a much bashing entry by the contestants. With the launch date just around the corner, a sizzling performance is anticipated by the fans.