The seventh season of Indian reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ is going to take viewers to a journey of two different worlds this time when the show begins from September 15.
Though the contestants for the reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ are yet to be announced, several names of popular TV actors are doing the rounds.
Bollywood actor and Bigg Boss host Salman Khan is seen in a double role of angel and devil in the promos of the show, depicting the ‘Wow of Heaven and Aao of Hell’. The shroud of secrecy around the reality show is far from diminishing and looks like this time no one is letting out the names.
Pratyusha Banerjee: The popular telly actress gained fame by playing Anandi in ‘Balika Vadhu’ before quitting the show. Reality check: She had taken part in the food reality show ‘Kitchen Champion 4’ and was also a contestant on ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5’
Ravi Dubey and Sargun Mehta: The popular love birds from telly world, Ravi and Sargun starred together in ‘12/24 Karol Bagh’. Ravi went on to feature in the show ‘Saas Bina Sasural’ was Sargun was seen in ‘Kya Huaa Tera Vaada’. Reality check: The couple were seen as a pair in ‘Nach Baliye 5’, during which Ravi famously proposed Sargun.
Hazel Keech: An actress and model from Britain, Keech had a small but significant role in ‘Bodyguard’ (2011), before becoming famous with the item number ‘Aa Ante Amlapuram’ in ‘Maximum’ (2012). Reality check: Hasn’t done any reality shows yet.
Kushal Tandon: The model-turned actor has gained fame playing Virat Singh Vadhera in ‘Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai’. Reality check: Was a participant on ‘Nach Baliye 5’.
Harbhajan Singh: The out of favour Indian off-spinner seems to be seriously shifting focus to showbiz. Reality check: He won the dance reality show ‘Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena’ in which Mona Singh was his partner. Singh also promoted ‘Ring Ka King’, a professional wrestling show.
Shaan: One of the most versatile singers of Hindi films, Shaan also seems intent on looking for work beyond playback singing. Reality check: Currently a contestant on ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 6’, Shaan had earlier hosted singing shows like ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ and ‘Voice of India’
Vastal Sheth: The youngster, who made a name for himself playing Jai in the youth-centric TV show ‘Just Mohabbat’ in the late 90s, Sheth has gone on to have an unsuccessful Bollywood career. Reality check: Yet to take part in any reality series.
Armaan Kohli: The son of filmmaker Rajkumar Kohli, Armaan acted in a handful of films from the 90s to the early 2000s, including the disastrous ‘Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani’ (2002) directed by his father. His career never took off. Reality check: Hasn’t done any reality show yet.
Gurdeep Kohli: The telly actress, who gained fame playing Dr. Juhi Singh in ‘Sanjivani’, was last seen in the film ‘Rowdy Rathore’ where she played a cop. Gurdeep is married to actor Arjun Punj and has a three-year-old daughter, Meher. Reality check: She took part in ‘Nach Baliye 2’ with hubby Arjun. Pic/Santa Banta