Bigg Boss is a TV reality show aired on Colors. The format of this show is taken from Dutch ‘Big Brother’. This show consists of a number of Contestants who are kept in a special house wherein they remain separate from the outside world. Every week housemates select few contestants for facing eviction. The contestants compete very carefully for winning the first place. Day after day when the competition comes to an end then finally one contestant stays in the house. In the finale top three contestants compete for the trophy. Among them one is selected as the winner of the show by the audience votes. The house which is used for this show is built for every show. Very few facilities are available in the house and there are only few bed rooms and toilets available for using. The house has no TV, telephone, clock, internet connection etc. There are some rules for this show. All the rules and regulations of the show are not clearly said to the candidates. They cannot leave the house midway as they sign a bond before entering the show. They cannot tamper any electronic equipment and so on. At present, this show is being broadcasted by Colors TV but the first season was broadcasted by Sony TV. Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan was the Host of the 8th Season
'Arshad Warsi' was the first host of this show. He is a famous actor as well as a singer and movie producer. He has been working in this industry since 1996 to present. He was born on 19th April 1968 in Maharashtra. He came to this industry playing a role in the movie Tere Mere Sapne. That was his first and also a famous work. He is also famous for playing a role in Munna Bhai MBBS. He is still working with full of passion.
He is the present host of this show. His original name is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan. He was born on 27 December 1965 in Madhya Pradesh. He is a film actor as well as a television presenter, a model and also a philanthropist. He has been working in this industry since 1988 to present. He has played a lot of roles in different movies. His hit movies are Tere Naam, Dabangg, Wanted and many more. Recently, he has done a movie ‘Kick’ and it ran very successfully. In the year 1999, he won the Filmfare award for best supporting actor. He also got an award in the year of 2013 for his famous movie Dabangg. Many of his films have earned more than one billion.
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Bigg Boss 8 is the 8th season of the popular reality show, Bigg Boss, broadcasted on Colors channel. The show was premiered on September 21, 2014 and ended on January 3, 2015. Bigg Boss is the Indian version of the Netherlands’ Big Brother. Bigg Boss 8 merges with the ‘Bigg Boss Halla Bol!’ a spin-off of the Bigg Boss. Salman Khan is the returning host for this season, while Snapdeal is the presenting sponsor after Vodafone India.
After the Bigg Boss 8 finale with the remaining five contenders ‘Bigg Boss Halla Bol!’ commenced on January 4. It was merged with the regular edition and all the contenders will live in the same house. The five contenders from the previous seasons compete with the five regular contenders of the season finale. Farah Khan replaces Salman Khan who cannot go on with the show because of the filming of Bajrangi Bhaijaan.
The housemates for this seasons includes Sonali Raut, Upen Patel, ‘Karishma Tanna’, ‘Arya Babbar’, Soni Singh, Sushant Divgikar, Diandra Soares, Gautam Gulati, Praneet Bhatt, Sukirti Kandpal, Minissha Lamba, Natasa Stankovic, Puneet Issar, Deepshikha Nagpal’ and Pritam Singh. The wild card entrees are Ali Quli Mirza, Dimpy Ganguly, Renee Dhyani, and ‘Nigaar Khan’.
The house for Bigg Boss 8 was in Lonavla and it resembles an aircraft interior. During the launch of the show, it was unveiled that there is a place opposing to the Plane Crash area or The Secret Society. Deepshikha Nagpal, Puneet and Pritam were selected to live in the secret society and away from other housemates. The three has the power to nominate their selected housemates for the first public voting and they have the immunity from the nominations. After three days, this secret society will be unveiled to the viewers. On the fifth day, Puneet was transferred to the plane crash area and on the eight day, Pritam and Deepshika joins him.
After 15 weeks, Bigg Boss announced that Bigg Boss will be extended for another four weeks and the Bigg Boss Halla Bol was launched officially on January 4. The Halla Bol Challengers includes Ajaz Khan, Rahul Mahajan, Sana Khan, Sambhavna Seth and Mahek Chahal from the previous season. Ajaz is the only one who enters the house on the 99th day.
Actor, Gautam Gulati faces 11 nominations before he was proclaimed as the grand winner in Bigg Boss 8.