The eleventh season of the Indian version of Big Brother UK, Bigg Boss premiered its first show on October 1.The Reality show is back with its host Salman Khan, along with an interesting theme called "Padosis" .
In this season the house will have a mix of commoners and celebrities with the required drama quotient added to it. For the first time, Salman Khan will be shown in all new avatars, where he will be moving around in the house to hear and keep a watch on neighborhood gossip, alongside contestants.
Here are the 18 quirky contestants who would be living in Big Boss 11.
Hina Khan is famous for her role as Akshara in "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehalatha Hae ", famous long-running Hindi soap opera in 2009. Although born and brought up in Jammu and Kashmir, this beautiful glass completed her MBA in CCA School of Management from Gurgaon.
Though rumored to be the costliest contestant this year, this is her second reality show after coming up as the runner-up in Katron Ke Khiladi .
Though Shilpa made her debut through a negative shade, in Bhabhi in December 2009. It was Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hae gave her a breakthrough in the Television Industry.
Although known for her ban by the CINTAA due to various issues. She has been onboard this season.
Hiten shot to fame after playing the character of Karan in the soap opera Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
Ever Since then he has done many soap operas and serials. He has won awards, for his stint in the films. Hiten has married his co-star Gauri Pradhan and has two children.
Born and brought up in Delhi, the ace choreographer cum actor made his debut through soap opera Pyar Tune Kya Kiya and went on to participate in reality shows like MTV Roadies Rising and Splitsvilla season 11.
Considering the last season reality show winner Prince Narula, high hopes are banked on Priyank
A VJ by profession Benafsha was born and brought up in Goa and completed her post graduation in Business Management. She participated in MTV Roadies X4 IN 2016 and also hosted MTV campus Dairies.
This petite lass has a huge number of Instagram followers and also recently stormed the internet through her bikini pictures.
Vikas Gupta was consecutively in limelight for his gay relationship, with his once open a time friend and actor Parth Smarthan .
Producer Vikas Gupta was born in Haridwar and started his career at Amazon, where he leads the department of payments and web services group. He later on produced company Jambool that was later acquired by Google in 2010.
Sapna Choudhary hailing from Haryana in Northern parts of India and was in the limelight for her dance performance to the Haryana Ragni Song.
Which landed her in legal trouble, and granted on bail. This Haryana lass became a star due to her hot groves to the Item Songs, that went viral on digital mediums.
Though he refuses to be linked to the underworld, Zubair Khan is the son in law of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar. He has been associated with movies around last 15 years and also had produced films with Chandrapal Singh under Garbage banner.
Having separated from his wife and children, Zakir hopes that through this reality show he might unite with his family
This young lad is known for lavish style and partying all day night. He is a civil contractor in Delhi and recently moved to Gurgaon and also invested in a chain of clubs in Delhi âNCR.
And won a reality show "Sarkar Ki Duniya" where he had to survive in the deserted place along with other contestants. He would be represented as a commoner in the show.
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He is a rapper by profession and claim to fame through popular bands like Baby Doll fame Meet Brothers.
This rapper is an Indian âAmerican sportsman who won the Title of Tennis State Level Championship in Texas in 2009 at the age of 16. He was already housed in infamous jail during the beginning of the show.
She made it to the headlines due to her alleged relationship with Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi and also was in news for slapping Bhojpuri artist for touching her butt at MB club in Luck now in March 2015. She was spotted by theatre director Janab Ehsaan Chishti who suggested her to take up acting as a profession .
This gorgeous girl has huge fan base following her in social networking site â Instagram for pictures. Bandgi Kalra hails from Mumbai and has dashing look and smiling face.
She hails from a small town in Bihar, who aims to dream big and makes it clear that her father status as a Clerk will never stop her from dreaming big. Jyoti Kumari also aims to be a heroine someday
This Self âproclaimed god woman hails from Noida and has earned double Ph.D.'s from Chicago University. She has also founded organizations called Shakti Women Akhara and Wicca, Tantra and Vodou Temple. Addressed as 'Singh Vahini', she aims to change the tainted image of sadhus in India
Luv Tyagi is passionate about chess and also thinks that life is the game of chess. Hailing from Budhana Rajasthan. He will be a neighbor and aims to make the life of housemates miserable.
She was crowned Miss world South Australia in 2010, when she was barely 17 and went on to work on top brands and also starred in French Producer Waterman's hit single Built and other popular music videos. This qualified yoga instructor has made her debut in Akshay Kumar's movie Boss
Hailing from Odisha Sabyasachi Satyapath is a designer and TV personality based in Mumbai.He is also the brother of former Ranji cricketer Jitu Satpathy .
She is one of the four contestants who is required to keep an eye on the housemates, Mehjabi Siddiqui is a commoner in the Big Boss House.