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Bigg Boss Kannada 9 Contestants Names, Photos & More Updates

Bigg Boss Kannada 9 Contestants

Bigg Boss Kannada, a spin-off series of reality show Bigg Boss is all set to be back with its 9th season and it is being said that the upcoming season is going to be a little different yet very interesting.

The show was launched in 2013 and has been one of the popular reality shows in Kannada language. The last season aired from February 28 to August 8, 2021 and declared Manju Pavagada as its winner.

Kannada superstar Kiccha Sudeep will be back as a host of the show. He has been hosting the show since its launch and his presence in the show is one of the biggest reasons for its popularity.

He has also hosted Bigg Boss OTT Kannada which was concluded recently. Now, the actor will be back with Bigg Boss Kannada 9, which is set to have its grand release on September 24, 2022 at 6 pm. After that the show will premiere every day at 09:30 pm on Colors Kannada as well Voot (online).

It is learnt that this season of Bigg Boss Kannada will bring back old contestants from the previous seasons. Also, some contestants of Bigg Boss OTT Kannada Season 1 are also expected to be a part of the show.

Here we have compiled the names of the expected and confirmed contestants of the show, in the list given below, check this out:

1-  Prema

Actress Prema, who is known for her work in Kannada and a few Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films is also expected to become the contestant in Bigg Boss Kannada 9. The 45-year old actress is the recipient of Karnataka State Film Awards and Filmfare Best Actress Awards.

 

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2- Naveen Krishna

Naveen Krishna, the Sandalwood actor and filmmaker is known for his work in films like Haggada Kone (2014) and Actor (2016), which won him several laurels and appreciations. He is the son of veteran actor Srinivasa Murthy. Naveen is also expected to enter Bigg Boss House this time.

3- Tarun Chandra

Actor Tarun Chandra, who made his acting debut with 2003’s multi-starrer film Khushi, is among the names of the expected contestants of Bigg Boss Kannada 9. He has also appeared in movies like Love Guru, Gaana Bajaana, Gharshane and Goa etc.

4- Vinay Kumar

Vinay Kumar is the former Indian Cricketer who has represented India in Test, One Day International and T20 levels. He played domestic cricket for Karnataka and Indian Premier league (IPL) for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders.In February 2021, Kumar announced his retirement from all formats of cricket. Now it is being reported that he will soon be the part of Bigg Boss Kannada 9 as a contestant.

 

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5- Sonu Gowda

Sandalwood actress Sonu Gowda is the another name in the list of expected Bigg Boss Kannada Season 9 contestants. She made her acting debut with 2008 film Inthi Ninna Preethiya and also appeared in films like Paramesha Panwala and Gulama etc. She has also worked in few Tamil and Malayalam films where she is credited as Shruthi Ramakrishnan.

6- Dileep Raj

Dileep Raj is known for his work in Kannada TV serial and films. The “Hitler Kalyani” serial fame might also join the Bigg Boss house in the upcoming season. After a successful career in television, he made his acting debut with 2005 film Boyfriend. He rose to fame with the blockbuster film Milana in 2007.

 

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7- Gopi Mimicry

Gopi mimicry is a popular comedian and mimic who has gained an immense popularity for his perfect comedy timing and humour. He is known for imitating the most recognisable dialogues and behaviour of celebrities in a hilarious way. He is expected to become the contestant in the upcoming show.

 

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8- Namratha Gowda

Television actress and model Namratha Gowda, who has won millions of hearts with her performance in Kannada TV series Naagin 2, is also rumoured to be the contestant of the upcoming season of Bigg Boss Kannada. She has also played the main role in Putta Gowri Maduve and Krishna Rukmini.

 

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9- Tennis Krishna

Popular Kannada actor-comedian Tennis Krishna, who has acted in over 600 movies, is expected to join the upcoming show. Earlier, he was a Tennis coach, owing to which he got the name “Tennis” to make it easier to identify him from other Krishnas of the industry.

 

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10- Deepika Das

Kannada TV and film actress Deepika Das is rumoured to become the contestant of Bigg Boss Kannada Season 9. Along with working in Kannada films, she also appeared in several Telugu films like Ee Manase. She made her acting debut through director Samuel Tony’s Doodh Sagar movie.

 

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11- Roopesh Shetty

Actor Roopesh Shetty acts in Tulu, Kannada and Konkani Films and is also a radio jockey in Mangalore. He rose to fame after emerging the winner (Top Performer) of recently concluded Bigg Boss OTT Kannada Season 1. He is among the confirmed contestants of Bigg Boss Kannada’s upcoming season.

12- Aryavardhan Guruji

Aryavardhan Guruji is an Indian Astrologer and numerologist who is known for his predictions on politicians and celebrities. He is among the top 4 contestants of Bigg Boss OTT Kannada Season 1. Now, as per recent news he is confirmed to participate in the upcoming season of Bigg Boss Kannada.

13- Rakesh Adiga

Actor-Rapper Rakesh Adiga is the another name among the confirmed contestants of Bigg Boss Kannada Season 9. He made his acting debut with 2009 successful film Jhhosh. He was among the top fours of Bigg Boss OTT Kannada Season 1.

 

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14- Saanya Iyer

Actress and dancer Saanya Iyer, who was the one of the top four finalists of Bigg Boss OTT Kannada Season 1 is confirmed to become the contestant of the upcoming season of Bigg Boss Kannada. She made her acting debut through TV show Putta Gowri Maduve in 2018.

15- Bhumika Basavaraj

Model/actress Bhumika Basavaraj hails from Karnataka, who is also a social media entertainer. She has a huge fan following of around 1 million on Instagram. It is reported that she can be part of the upcoming seasons of Bigg Boss Kannada.

 

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16- Rekha Vedavyas

Rekha Vedavyas, also known as Akshara is a Kannada actress, who has also worked in a few Tamil and Telugu films. She made her film debut with 2001 Kannada film Chithra and has worked in over 30 films in various South Indian languages, so far.

 

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17- Samiksha

Actress Samiksha is not new to Kannada telly audience. She has been in the  industry for more than six years. Rumours are rife that she has quit the daily soap Maddulakshmi as she has given a nod to enter Bigg Boss Kannada 9. It will be known in the upcoming days, whether they are just rumoured or true.

 

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18- Asha Bhatt

Actress-model, who is also the winner of the Miss Supranational 2014 pageant and became the first Indian to do so. She made her acting debut with 2019 Hindi film Junglee alongside Vidyut Jammwal and then appeared in 2021 Kannada action thriller Robertt.

 

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19- Ravi Srivatsa

Ravi Srivatsa predominantly works in Kannada film industry. He is best known for his work in movies like Dashamukha (2012), Tiger Galli (2017) and Deadly Soma. He is among the expected contestants to enter the show.

20- Chandan Sharma

Chandana Sharma is a popular news anchor and actor. As per his Instagram bio, he is the Chief Executive Editor of Power TV and is a recipient of Kempegowda Award. Known for his outspokenness, Chandan is expected to be a contestant in Bigg Boss Kannada Season 9.

 

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