One of the most popular reality show on the Indian television Big Boss is back in its 10th season. Inspired by the foreign TV reality show
Big Brother, Big Boss has seen many popular movie stars from Bollywood in the house. It has always been a platform for old Bollywood actors to revive their career or to give them a fresh start. So here’s the list of some popular Bollywood celebs who have participated in the show over the seasons.
This man needs no introduction; he is a popular face in the Bollywood and Television world, and have done noticeable roles in the movies like Luck, Bullet Raja and others. But he is super popular and famous star in Bhojpuri cinema. And this popularity helped him in this reality show too. He featured in the inaugural season of big boss and had quite a good time in there.
Payal Rohatgi and
Season 2 didn’t feature any popular Bollywood actor or actress but had these two contestants; Sambhavna Seth and Payal Rohtagi. Sambhavna Seth is more famous for her item numbers in Bollywood and is a popular actress of the Bhojpuri cinema. Payal Rohtagi has done work in some Bollywood films like 36 China Town, Dhol, Corporate, and many others. They both were loved by the audiences for their simplicity and out spoken nature. Sambhavna was eliminated in the seventh week, and Payal was eliminated in the eighth week of the show respectively.
Younger sister of the famous Bollywood actress
Shilpa Shetty featured in the 3rd season of the big boss. She has done a number of Bollywood films like Zeher, Mohabbatein, Bewafaa. etc. and also has a famous item number to her name ‘Sharara Sharara’. She was not able to replicate the fame that her sister got in Bollywood and is now completely out of Bollywood. She was not able to win the heart of the audiences and was evicted soon.
He was in the news for all the wrong reasons because of his MMS scandal. A video of his was released with his then girlfriend
Riya Sen which made him very popular. He has also done some noticeable work in Bollywood like Murder,
Jai Ho, etc. He is also the younger brother of the Bollywood actress
Ameesha Patel. He participated in the 4th season of the show and this season was also popular because it was the first time that
Salman Khan was hosting the show. And Salman’s love still continues with the show as he is still the host of the show.
One of the most popular comedian of the Bollywood fraternity Shakti Kapoor was also a part of this show in the 5th season. This man needs no introduction and has been a part of a number of successful Bollywood movies. One of his most renowned characters is “crime master gogo” from the movie
Andaz Apna Apna. Though he was not able to win the show, his stay was good in the house.
Vrajesh Hirjee participated in the 6th season of the show. He is a famous comedian born and brought up in Gujrat. He has been seen in comic roles in several films like Golmaal series, Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein (RHTDM), Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, and many more. He was not able to create the same magic as he is capable of creating on the bigger screen.
The winner of the 7th season of
Bigg Boss is quite a popular name in the Bollywood industry. Though she does not have any memorable performance to her name, but she has done a number of item songs that have been a big hit. The most popular of the lot is ‘Chokra Jawan’ from the movie Ishaqzaade. The season was famous for her relationship with another contestant of the season,
She also featured in the show’s 8th season to give her dying Bollywood career a new direction or a revival. Her debut film in Bollywood was Shoojit Sircar’s Yahan and after that she was also seen in movies like
Bachna Ae Haseeno, Kidnap, Well done Abba, and others.
The popular actress from the Dhoom series was seen on the show as a participant in the 9th season. Her stay on the show was quite boring as she was always seen complaining, and not happy about anything. Some of her other work in Bollywood includes Hungama, Jhonny Gaddar, and others.
Going with the trend of having a not so famous Bollywood celebrity, Bigg Boss season 10 had Rahul Dev as a contestant. Rahul Dev was a slow starter in the show but slowly and gradually picked up. He has done quite a number of films in Bollywood mainly famous for his roles in the negative character.