Bigg Boss 17 premiered on ColorsTV on 15 October 2023. Salam Khan is back with the most controversial reality show whose theme is based on Dil, Dimaag aur Dum this time. The list of the speculated contestants had been kept hidden until the final showdown.
Bigg Boss 17 house will feature some trendy couples from the television industry and even single contestants. The drama begins now with many twists and turns. Let’s take a look at the names, of those who will be seen this Bigg Boss season 17.
1. Mannara Chopra
Mannara Chopra is an actress and model. She was predominantly featured in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada films. She is the first contestant who enter the BB. Mannara looks stunning in a red saree. She gave an amazing performance to ‘Saami Saami’ on the stage. Mannara Chopra is the paternal cousin of actresses Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra.
2. Munawar Faruqui
Munawar Faruqui is a standup comedian and rapper. He was a contestant in the television reality show Lock Upp Season 1 in 2022 and was declared the show’s winner. Munawar was in controversy from his arrests to his undisclosed marriage. Faruqui is the second contestant on Bigg Boss 17. On the premiere of BB, he gave a stand-up performance. Munawar also revealed that he had been offered the previous seasons of Bigg Boss but due to prior commitments, he couldn’t partake in those shows at that time.
3. Aishwarya Sharma
Aishwarya Sharma is an actress. She is best known for the role of Patralekha in the TV serial Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Mein. Aishwarya was also a contestant and was 2nd runner-up of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 13. Sharma and her husband Neil gave a breathtaking performance on What Jhumka as they entered the Bigg Boss 17 stage.
4. Neil Bhatt
Neil Bhatt is an actor. He rose to fame in 2008 from the show Arslaan. Neil has appeared in many TV reality shows. Bhatt met the love of his life on the set of Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Mein. Neil and Aishwarya got married on 30 November 2021 in Ujjain. They both participated in Star Plus show Smart Jodi in 2022. And now they will be seen as contestants of Bigg Boss 17.
5. Isha Malviya
Isha Malviya is an actress and faision influancer. At the age of 13, she focused on her modeling career and participated in various beauty shows. These competitions included Miss Madhya Pradesh in 2017, Shaan of Madhya Pradesh in 2018, Miss LNCT Open Competition, Miss Teen Icon India, Bhopal in 2018, and Miss Teen India Worldwide where she was the 2nd runner-up in 2019. Now Isha will be seen in Bigg Boss 17 as a contestant.
6. Anurag Dobhal
Anurag Dobhal is also known as UK07 Rider. He is a YouTuber and influencer. Anurag was seen in Bigg Boss OTT season 2, and now he is a Bigg Boss 17 contestant. Dobhal introduces himself to Salman Khan on the premier of the show. They both interacted with each other at that time Anurag told his story of how he became a biker.
7. Ankita Lokhande
Ankita Lokhande the Pavitra Rishta star and also popular for the Manikarnika movie, is one of the most demanded actresses in the television industry. Ankita and her husband Vicky Jain are the contestants of Bigg Boss 17. Now her fans will get a chance to know her closely.
8. Vicky Jain
Vicky Jain is a well-known businessman. He presently holds the position of Managing Director at Mahavir Inspire Group, a diverse conglomerate engaged in a range of sectors, such as coal trading, washery operations, logistics, power generation, diamonds, and real estate. Vicky will be seen in Bigg Boss 17 along with his wife Ankita. This romantic couple was also seen in the show Smart Jodi where they also won the trophy.
9. Soniya Bansal
Soniya Bansal is a model and actress. She made her debut in Bollywood with Rahul Roy and Shakti Kapoor’s movie 100 Crore. Soniya has appeared in many Bollywood movies and music videos. She now is one of the 14 contestants of Bigg Boss 17.
10. Arun Mashettey
Arun Srikanth Mashettey is a popular gamer and YouTuber personality from the South. He is also referred as also known as Achanak Bayanak Gaming. Arun has over 6 lakh followers on Instagram. Now he entered the famous house Bigg Boss, to start his new journey.
11. Sana Raees Khan
Sana Khan is a high-profile criminal lawyer. She has represented the accused in several high-profile cases and is known for her recent Aryan Khan drug case. Sana also represented Avin Sahu. She is the fourteenth contestant on Bigg Boss 17. On the premiere night, the host Salman Khan asked her about her personality, and she described herself as feisty.
12. Navid Sole
Navid Sole entered Bigg Boss as a fifth contestant on the show. He is a pharmacist in London who is of Italian and Persian origin. Navid has 91.9K followers on social media. He shares funny and informative reels from his field on social media handles. Navid hosts talk shows with known personalities. He was also part of a dating reality show named, Celebs Go Dating.
13. Firoza Khan
Firoza Khan is well referred to by the name Khanzaadi. She is one of the Bigg Boss 17 participants. Khanzaadi is a rapper and a singer. She made an appearance on the reality series MTV Hustle 2.0 in 2022. Firoza describes herself as a free bird and she is very excited for this new show.
14. Jigna Vora
Jigna Vora is an Indian journalist. She was falsely accused of having a connection in the murder of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey and was booked under MCOCA. The web series Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison is based on her life. Jigna is currently a contestant on Bigg Boss 17. Vora said that she had entered the show because of her son.
15. Sunny Arya
Sunny Arya popularly known as Tehelka Bhai. He is a prankster and shares the content on social media in which Sunny plays pranks on people. Tehelka is currently a contestant on Bigg Boss 17 where he spoke about getting to observe people before playing any prank so that, it doesn’t fall flat on him.
16. Rinku Dhawan
Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki actress Rinku Dhawan has entered Bigg Boss. Rinku Dhawan is known for her powerful performances in TV shows and she once also shaved her head for a role in the show. She is known to be a bold personality. Because of Bigg Boss her fans will get a chance to know her in a better way.
17. Abhishek Kumar
Abhishek Kumar is a TV actor, he is known for several roles like Amrik Singh Virk in the serial Udaariyan. Abhishek entered Bigg Boss 17 along with his former co-star Isha Malviya. They both gave an electrifying performance as a duo. There were rumors that Isha was his girlfriend, but Malviya declined the rumors. Now fans will get to see their off-screen chemistry.