Hosted by Salman Khan, Bigg Boss is one of the most famous reality shows in the nation and the makers are all prepared to make the latest season the biggest so far. Reverting back to the original theme of the reality show, Bigg Boss 13 only has celebrities as contestants and before the show premieres on the television, we have brought to you a complete and confirmed list of the Bigg Boss 13 contestants.
1. Koena Mitra
Trying to shoot the TRPs of the 13th season, makers of the celebrity-based reality show have roped in a Bollywood face as the first contestant of the show. The original ‘Saki Saki’ girl, Koena Mitra is all prepared to set the bar high for other contestants with her bold persona and fan following.
2. Rashami Desai
Popular television face, Rashami Desai will be joining the madhouse and her fans have high hopes from her. Rashami is best known for daily soaps Dil Se Dil Tak and Uttaran which used to be one of the Colors top shows.
3. Sidharth Shukla
Rashami Desai will be joined by her Dil Se Dil Tak co-star Sidharth Shukla who is speculated to be one of the most powerful contestants of the show owing to his share of controversies. The actor has appeared in a number of successful television shows along with the Bollywood movie Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya.
4. Arti Singh
Television actress and sister of the popular stand-up comedian Krushna Abhishek, Arti Singh is all set to bring the chill factor in the madhouse. Known for her easy-going personality, Arti Singh has been a part of numerous television shows and she may turn out to be a strong contestant with tips fr0m former Bigg Boss participant and her sister-in-law Kashmera Shah.
5. Dalljiet Kaur
Being considered to be a potential name as a Bigg Boss contestant for years, Dalljiet Kaur finally made her way to the celebrity-based reality show. Dalljiet has appeared in a number of television shows and digital series including Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?, Qayamat Ki Raat, Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega and Boss: Baap of Special Services.
6. Devoleena Bhattacharjee
The very own ‘Gopi Bahu’, Devoleena Bhattacharjee stands a strong chance to win the reality show for her television presence since Shilpa Shinde and Deepika Kakar, who won the last two seasons, belonged to the same category. However, Devoleena has her share of controversies in real life.
7. Abu Malik
The youngest brother of Anu Malik and Daboo Malik, Abu Malik will be joining the madhouse as well and with his strong bonding with the host Salman Khan, he is expected to stay in the long run. Abu is also the pioneer of live shows and has performed internationally in more than 10000 shows.
8. Paras Chhabra
Paras Chhabra is the only contestant of the show with a reality show trophy in his kitty. Paras is the winner of youth-based reality show Splitsvilla Season 5 which might give him a confident start in Bigg Boss. The reality show winner has also established his acting career in the television industry.
9. Shehnaaz Gill
The self-proclaimed rockstar, Shehnaaz Gill will be making her entrance in the Bigg Boss 13 house with her recently released audio single. While she will be locked inside the house, her music video is slated to release on YouTube which might work out for her. Shehnaaz has been a part of numerous music albums including Shartaan and Chadra.
10. Mahira Sharma
The youngest contestant of the current season, Mahira Sharma established her career as a successful model and entered into acting with shows like Yaro Ka Tashan, Naagin 3 and Bepanah Pyaar. Mahira will be reviving her career in the Bigg Boss house post quitting her debut show.
11. Shefali Bagga
A news anchor by profession, Shefali Bagga has been a popular face of the news channel Aajtak Tez and will be entering the house with her confidence and charm. Shefali had also participated in the Clean and Clear Fresh Face Contest and has an inclination towards entertainment.
12. Asim Riaz
Setting a motivation for fitness in the house, the model turned actor Asim Riaz will be raising the temperature high for the female audience of the reality show. Asim has been a part of numerous television commercials and is a popular face in the modelling industry.
13. Siddharth Dey
Former Bigg Boss crew member, scriptwriter Siddharth Dey will be entering the house as the first writer contestant in the history of the reality show. Siddharth penned the first two episodes of the first season of Bigg Boss and has also worked with Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra during his stint as a writer.
While the current season of the reality show will have only celebrity contestants, the competition is speculated to be highest as the makers have added a mini finale in just four weeks. With Salman Khan as the host, Bigg Boss Season 13 premieres tonight.
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