Salman Khan featuring the 1st Bigg Boss 17 Promo was released by Colors TV on 14th September, now another promo is out with a confirmed premiere date. Salman Khan in different avatars creates a buzz before the start. The Promos hints, that more action and tough tasks will be seen this season. The start date of 15 October is final, the timing for weekdays is 10 PM and weekends (Sat-Sun) is 9 PM on Colors TV, OTT viewers will watch this Live on JioCinema.
Bigg Boss fans are expecting the entry of OTT season 2 winner Elvish Yadav aka Systumm, into the house. The last or debut season of Bigg Boss OTT was won by Divya Agarwal, and a few contestants from that season appeared in Bigg Boss 15. So, now it is expected that some contestants from Bigg Boss OTT 2 can also appear on Bigg Boss 17 as per their huge fan following, their fame also will boost the TRP of season 17.
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Bigg Boss 17 Contestants List (Confirmed & Predicted)
According to the Etimes report, The theme of BB17 confirmed contestants will be couples vs. singles. The makers are in talks with several famous couples to be a part of the show. One of the famous couples who can come on board is Pandya Store fame, Kanwar Dhillon and Alice Kaushik. Also, the makers are in talks with actor Samarth Jurel to be a part of the show.
Celesti Bairagey is a young and beautiful social media influencer turned TV actress in India. Her striking resemblance to Alia Bhatt has added to her popularity.
Young and Handsome Samarth Jurel is best known for his role in the Zee TV show Maitree and also played the supporting roles in Udaariyan and Swapnodana.
Neil Bhatt & Aishwarya Sharma
Gum Hai Kisi Ke Show Fame Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma are expected to be a part of Bigg Boss 17. Neil and Aishwarya are one of the most loved couples on Indian television. Apart from Bigg Boss, Aishwarya was recently seen in Khatron Ke Khiladi.
Ankita Lokhande & Vikcy Jain
Ankita Lokhande is a successful Television actress, who also gained popularity in films. She acted in films like Manikarnika, Baaghi 3 and others. Reportedly, Anikta will be appearing in Bigg Boss 17 along with her husband Vicky Jain.
Bigg Boss 17 Contestants from Bigg Boss OTT 2
As per the buzz, Manisha Rani from Bigg Boss OTT Season 2, could potentially receive an offer to join Bigg Boss 17. She has already expressed her willingness to participate if the makers offer to her.
According to sources, at least 2-3 contestants from Bigg Boss OTT 2 can become part of Bigg Boss 17. As per a report by TellyChakkar, the contestant who wins the Bigg Boss OTT will be part of Bigg Boss season 17.
Someone from Elvish Yadav or Abhishek Malhan could become part of Bigg Boss 17. Apart from that, various reports are claiming that Bebika Dhurve has been finalized for season 17 of Bigg Boss. Also, Manisha Rani and Jiya Shankar have the probability of featuring in Bigg Boss 17.
If we examine the previous or debut season of Bigg Boss OTT, the winner, Divya Agarwal, did not take part in the main show, Bigg Boss 15. Therefore, including the runner-up, Nishant Bhatt, and the popular contestants Pratik Sehajpal, Shamita Shetty, Raqesh Bapat, and Neha Bhasin, a total of 5 OTT contestants appeared on Bigg Boss 15.
Several other contestants who are being approached by Bigg Boss 17 Team are:
- Shafaq Naaz (Television Actress)
- Anjali Arora (Social Media Influencer)
- Awez Darbar (Dancer, Social Media Influencer)
- Fahmaan Khan (Television Actor)
- Mohsin Khan (Television Actor)
- Anjum Fakih (Television Actress)
- Anurag Dobhal (YouTuber)
- Alice Kaushik (Television Actress)
- Kanwar Dhillon (Television Actor)
- Sumedh Mudgalkar (Television Actor)
- Munawar Farooqui (Stand-up comedian)
Bigg Boss 17 Contestants FAQs
A. Bigg Boss season 17 is to start on 15 October 2023.
A. Rapper MC Stan won Bigg Boss Season 16.
A. Abhishek Malhan, Bebika Dhurve, and Manisha Rani could be part of Bigg Boss 17.