Bigg Boss 16 Contestants: Who are Confirmed and Expected for the New Season?


Bigg Boss 16

Bigg Boss 16: The cult Indian reality TV series Bigg Boss is set to be back with the 16th season very soon. The show, which premiered in 2008 has enjoyed huge popularity across India. Based on the Dutch reality program Big Brother was the first show to be broadcast in India.

Throughout time the show has seen numerous dramas and scandals this is why it keeps viewers entertained. The previous seasons were among the top watched reality shows in the nation.

The fame that has been enjoyed by Bollywood star Salman Khan, who has been hosting the show since the 9th season is among the main reason for the show’s success. Through the years, we’ve witnessed all moods, whether happy, angry, or cold in the show.

Salman has been tapped by the producers as the host for the 16th season as well. According to reports, the actor is seeking a triple increase in the amount he will be charged to host the next season, which amounts to approx. Rs. 1000 crore.

According to reports from the past that the show is scheduled to start airing on the 1st of October, 2022, on Colors TV and it will be aired in the same time slot as Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 12 which is scheduled to end in the following week, on September 24 and 25.

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As with previous seasons, this year’s season could feature many of the biggest stars of the entertainment industry as the contestants. The producers are yet to announce their names but here is the full list of actors who have been being considered to be contestants of the show.

1- Munmun Dutta

The first celebrity on the list is the gorgeous and hot actress Munmun Dutta. She is a star who has earned enormous acclaim playing the character of Babita Iyer on SABTV’s famous show Taarak Mehta Ooltah Chashmah. She also made an appearance on Big Boss 15. She won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

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2- Jannat Zubair Rahmani

Jannat Zubair Rahmani is a popular social actor and media influencer who shot to prominence playing Kashi in KashiKashi – Ab Na Rahe Tera Kagaz Kora. She is currently on Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 12 which is scheduled to conclude on September 24-25. Following the end of the show, she will take part in Bigg Boss 16 as a contestant.

3- Munawar Faruqui

The stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui is among the most loved TV characters who fans love the most. He was also the winner on Kangana Ranaut’s reality series Lock Upp and, following that, the fans had hoped that he would appear on Khatron Ke Khiladi season 12 however, it didn’t be made. But, this time, it’s being said that he will appear to Bigg Boss 16 and is one of the most awaited names from the expected contestants.

4- Divyanka Tripathi

Television is among the most well-paid actresses Divyanka Tripathi is expected to participate in Bigg Boss 16. She made her a household name in the role of Ishita Iyer. Bhullar in Star Plus’s Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. Aside from that, she was also a part of reality shows such as Nach Baliye 8 and Khatron Ke Khiladi 11. In Khatron Ke Khiladi 11, she came out as the winner and runner-up respectively.

5- Kanika Mann

Performer Kanika Mann, famous for her role as Guddan the character in Zee TV’s series Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega is among the contestants set to be invited for Bigg Boss 16. She is currently part of Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 12 and came out as one of the top six contestants. She also appeared in a couple of Punjabi films like Rocky Mental, Daana Paani, and many more.

6- Arjun Bijlani

TV’s most attractive and charming actor Arjun Bijlani has been offered the show. He has previously appeared in the reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 11 and won the show. In addition, he was a part of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9 and was the host of Dance Deewane.

7- Faisal Shaikh

The social media influencer Faisal Shaikh is another name among the likely contestants for Bigg Boss 16. He is among the most well-known faces across social networks. He is currently participating in the Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 12 which is scheduled to be over between 24 and September. It is anticipated that he will be the winner of KKK12. Then, he could be a part of the Bigg Boss House.

8- Poonam Pandey

Hot and hot actress and model Poonam Pandey is a possibility to join on the Bigg Boss 16. She is social media’s most popular and controversial star who frequently draws attention because of her bold fashion choices and bold statements. She also appeared on MX Player’s reality series Lock Upp, hosted by Kangana Ranaut.

9- Vivian Dsena

The actor Vivian Dsena, known for the role of Abhay Raichand on Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahani and is expected to be a part of Bigg Boss House as one of the contestants. He also has appeared in a reality TV shows like Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 and Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8.

10- Shivangi Joshi

The actress Shivangi Joshi recently participated in Colors TV’s Khatron Ke Khiladi 12 where she placed 12th. She is famous for her dual role in Star Plus’s cult series Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. The producers of Bigg Boss have invited her to participate in the show.

11- Shivin Narang

Television actor Shivin Narang has recently completed his Bollywood debut in Amitabh Bachchan’s Neena Gupta, and Rashmika Mandanna’s slice-of-age film Goodbye and is scheduled to be part in Bigg Boss 16. He was previously a part of a contestant in Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 10.

12- Rajeev Sen

Rajeev Sen, who is the younger brother of the former Miss Universe and Bollywood Diva Sushmita Sen, was offered the opportunity to be a participant the cast of Bigg Boss 16. The actor was recently on the news because of the media attention surrounding his divorce from Charu Asopa. According to reports, Charu has also been approached to be a part of the show. They have one daughter Ziana.

13- Tina Dutta

Tina Dutt, best known for her role as Meethi on Colors TV’s cult show Uttaran could be coming to Bigg Boss 16, as she’s been approached by producers. She was previously a part on Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 7. It is going to be interesting to find out whether she’ll participate in it or not.

14- Farmani Naaz

The singer Farmani Naaz who has recently made headlines for her performance of the Shiv Bhajan “Har Har Shambhu” was also invited to participant in the program. The viral hit song at one point, thrilled people. However, a segment of society criticized her for singing the song that praised Lord Shiva due to her being Muslim. Muslim. She also was a contestant on Indian Idol12.

15- Best Kalnawat

Actor Paras Kalnawat made the news when he was fired from the popular Star Plus show Anupamaa and is believed to be part of Bigg Boss 16. He’s currently a contestant in the popular reality television show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10.

16- Gurnam Bhullar

The well-known Punjabi actor-singer Gurnam Bhullar has been approached by the show’s producers. It isn’t certain if he’s agreed or not. He is famous for his roles in Punjabi films such as Guddiyan Patole as well as Surkhi Bindi.

17- Sanaya Irani

Performer Sanaya Irani, best known for her character Gunjan from Star One’s cult show for young adults, Miley Jab Hum Tum, may be on the show as a contestant. She was a participant in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 and came out as the first runner-up. Then she competed she was a part in Nach Baliye 8 with her husband Mohit Sehgal, and she came in third.

18- Prakruti Mishra

The actress Praruti Mishra is one of the celebs that are confirmed to be hosts of Bigg Boss 16. She was awarded the National Film Award – Special Mention for her performance in the Odia movie Hello Arsi. She was also a part of MTV Ace of Space 2. MTV Ace of Space 2 was crowned 5th place runner-up.



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