The Bigg Boss Season 6 started on October 7, 2012 and ended on January 12, 2013. Prominent actor, Salman Khan is the returning host for this season. The production claimed that the Bigg Boss 6 contestants will be presented with a family-like image. The grand prize was lowered to ₹5-Million and a 500,000 weekly award for the Most Entertaining Housemate. However, the award was stopped after 4 weeks because Bigg Boss was unable to find a deserving housemate of the said award.
Television actress, Urvashi Dholakia was the declared winner of Bigg Boss Season 6, while Imam Siddiqui became the first runner-up; actress, model and dancer, Sana Khan become the second runner-up and fashion model, Niketan Madhok was the third runner-up. Sana Khan who got evicted after 14 days of the Bigg Boss’ launched, returned in the spin-off, Big Boss Halla Bol.
The following celebrities entered the house:
• Former cricketer and a member of Amritsar Lok Sabha Constituency, Navjot Singh Sidhu.
• Model, dancer and actress, Sana Khan who was debuted in the Tamil film, Silambattam.
• Gujarati actor, Vrajesh Hirjee who was debuted in the comedy show, Tea Time Manoranjan.
• A social activist and the founder of the Gulabi Gang, Sampat Pal Devi.
• Television actress, Urvashi Dholakia of Waqt Ki Raftar fame.
• Television actress, Aashka Goradia of Kkusum fame.
• Bhojpuri singer, actor and presenter, Dinesh Lal Yadav.
• Bollywood actress and ex-wife of housemate, Rajeev Paul, Delnaaz Irani.
• Celebrity hairstylist, Sapna Bhavnani.
• Political cartoonist and activist, Aseem Trivedi who made the Cartoons Against Corruption campaign.
• Theatre and television actor and the ex-husband of Delnaaz Irani, Rajeev Paul.
• Television actress, Sayantani Ghosh of Naaginn fame.
• A socialite and fashion model, Niketan Madhok.
• British Indian model, television presenter and actress, Karishma Kotak.
• A trainer of martial arts, Kashif Qureshi.
• German-Indian actress, model and producer, Mink Brar.
• Indian actor and a former contestant of MTV Roadies Season 4, Vishal Karwal.
• Fashion stylist and TV personality, Imam Siddique.
• Guinness World Record’s smallest living woman, Jyoti Amge.
• Bollywood film and television actor, Santosh Shukla of the Jai Ho fame.