After 12 successful seasons, Bigg Boss is back 13thtime with its premiere episode on Sunday. And, again this time, a total of 13 contestants entered the house. And as always, this time also, the makers announced the show in a unique way that is Big Boss ‘tedha’. Moreover, Bigg Boss 13 back to celebs-only format as it has switched from its combination of celebs and commoner contestants.
Want to know which popular names have been locked inside the 'Bigg Boss' house? Let’s see the list below:
1. Devoleena Bhattacharjee
Devoleena Bhattacharjee, widely known as 'Gopi bahu,' made her TV debut with NDTV Imagine's 'Sawaare Sabke Sapne Preeto.' Well, Star Plus show 'Saath Nibhana Saathiya's iconic character Gopi bahu made her a household name.
2. Sidharth Shukla
Sidharth Shukla, who made his Bollywood debut with Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt's 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania,' is a popular TV actor. He made his acting debut with Sony TV's 'Babul Ka Aangann Chootey Na.' However, Colors' 'Balika Vadhu' proved to be a turning point in his career as he played the lead character of 'Shiv' in it.
3. Rashami Desai
Rashami Desai is a popular TV actress who is best known for her roles in 'Uttaran' and 'Dil Se Dil Tak.' She also gained popularity by participating in several reality shows like 'Nach Baliye' (with ex-hubby Nandish Sandhu), 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' etc.
4. Paras Chhabra
Paras entered in TV World via 'MTV Splitsvilla 5' where he was also declared as the winner. Later, he went on to star in programs like 'The Serial,' 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani,' 'Badho Bahu,' 'Karn Sangini' among others and was recently seen in Sony TV's 'Vighnaharta Ganesh' as 'Raavan.'
5. Koena Mitra
'Saki Saki' girl of Bollywood, Koena Mitra also entered the 'Bigg Boss 13' house. Plus she acted in several films including 'Musafir,' 'Apna Sapna Money Money,' and 'Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena.'
6. Dalljiet Kaur
Well, to participate in 'Bigg Boss 13,' TV actress 'Dalljiet Kaur too quit her Zee TV show 'Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega' barely two months after joining it. She has done various popular shows like 'Kumkum,' 'Qayamat Ki Raat,' 'Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?,' 'Swaragini' among others, and is a known name on small-screen.
7. Asim Riaz
A known model who is very active on social media, Asim Riaz, often posts drool-worthy pictures.
8. Arti Singh
Actor-comedian Krushna Abhishek's sister Arti Singh who is also a TV actress too will be seen as a participant in 'Bigg Boss 13.' She, last seen in 'Udaan,' made her TV debut with Zee TV show 'Maayka' and went on to star in numerous popular shows like 'Uttaran,' 'Parichay,' 'Waaris,' 'Sasural Simar Ka' among others.
9. Abu Malik
A music composer by profession Abu Malik also entered the house. He is the youngest brother of Daboo Malik and Anu Malik and also the uncle of popular singer-composer duo Amaal and Armaan Malik.
10. Mahira Sharma
Mahira Sharma has participated in her first reality show in Big Boss 13, seen in popular shows like 'Naagin 3' and 'Bepanah Pyaarr.’
11. Shehnaaz Gill
A model and actress Shehnaaz Gill was seen in Sargun Mehta's Punjabi film 'Kala Shah Kala.' Besides, she also appeared in music albums like 'Shartaan and 'Chadra.'
12. Siddharth Dey
A script and lyrics writer Siddharth also entered the house. He is sharing tasks with another contestant Shefali.
13. Shefali Bagga
Journalist Shefali Bagga will also be seen as a contestant in 'Bigg Boss 13' amid Film & TV celebs.
'Bigg Boss 13' weekday episodes will air at 10:30 PM slot, whereas on weekends, it will air at 9 PM.