Colors’ marquee reality show Bigg Boss has had the entire nation waiting in anticipation ever since the announcement that its gates have been opened to the aam aadmi to participate as contestants. As the show launches on October 16 to create history, for the first time, a combination of celebrity contestants and the common man will live in the spotlight.
After months of auditions and scrutiny, for the first time ever, Bigg Boss announces the names of some of the shortlisted common man contestants who will engage in a battle of wits and entertainment with celebrities. From investment bankers to businessmen, from entrepreneurs to corporate professionals, and from teachers to students, the Bigg Boss house will host a spectrum of personalities. Bringing in their own unique twist to the show, here’s a quick look at the common man contestants who promise to add tons of tadka and masti to the show.
Check out the 13 people who will now fight it out to get that ultimate entry inside the house.
1. Ruchika Singh : A movie buff and party animal, this 39-year- old loves to read and travel.
2. Feroz Khan : Adventurous and fun-loving, 27-year- old Firoz loves river rafting, bungee jumping, and cycling.
3. Kajol Tyagi : A 23-year- old actor and YouTube enthusiast girl, Kajol hails from Mumbai and has roots in Kashmir. She is passionate about dancing and loves to relax.
4. Manoj Punjabi : A businessman by profession and a true blue romeo by nature, Manoj enjoys smooth-talking the ladies. Originally from Jaipur, Manu loves watching cartoons and takes interest in mimicry.
5. Lokesh Kumari Sharma : A foodie at heart, Lokesh Kumari is a 25-year- old student from Delhi who loves to dance, travel, sing and live her life to fullest.
6. Manveer Gurjar : Owner of a dairy farm, this 29-year- old man is a gym enthusiast and loves playing Kabaddi and wrestling.
7. Mandira Chauhan : Fondly known as Mandy, Mandira works at a radio station in Pune, loves going on road trips and enjoys house parties.
8. Nikhil Mehta : A music enthusiast and cricket lover, this 24-year- old actor and singer from Mumbai is quite an entertainer.
9. Priyanka Jagga : Dilli ki kudi, Priyanka is a 32-year- old marketing recruiter and her passion lies in playing badminton and travelling expeditions.
10. Naveen Prakash : A teacher by profession, this 26-year- old man is originally from Bihar and enjoys reading, listening music and writing.
11. Nitibha Kaul : She is a 23-year- old account strategist who lives in Delhi and holds interest in dancing, music, reading, singing, and swimming.
12. Pramod Dahiya : A writer, sports enthusiast and an actor, this multifaceted boy hails from Haryana and lives in Mumbai. His interest lies in reading and listening to old music.
13. Dev Devgan : Boisterous and energetic by nature, Dev is a 30-year- old businessman who lives in Ludhiana and enjoys dancing especially doing Bhangra.
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