Entertainment

'Big Boss 15': Here's tentative list of contestants

By Jasleen Kaur -- October 01, 2021 4:10 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Mark your calendars to witness the never-ending fights, controversies and loads of drama with the new season of the popular reality TV show 'Bigg Boss 15', which is hosted by superstar Salman Khan.

Only one day to go for superstar Salman Khan-hosted show to return on the small screen and fans' excitement has undoubtedly skyrocketed. They are eagerly waiting to know the names of this year's participants, who are currently under quarantine given the coronavirus pandemic. While a number of names have been doing the rounds on Internet, here's a tentative list of contestants expected to be locked inside the house:

Also Read | Petrol, Diesel prices in India touch all-time highs; check latest rates

1. Umar Riaz
'Bigg Boss 13' first runner-up Asim Riaz's brother Umar Riaz is one of the confirmed contestants of 'Bigg Boss 15'. A few days ago, Umar, who is a doctor by profession, took to his Twitter handle to announce the news of him joining the house. "Guys it's confirmed that I will be entering #bb15 house. I have always considered myself lucky to have all of you supporting me all this while. I hope and wish you will support me in this journey as well," he had tweeted. Umar had also made a special appearance on the 'Bigg Boss 13' family special episode.

Umar Riaz Wiki, Age, Bio, Bigg Boss, Brother, Girlfriend, Wife, Profession

2. Karan Kundra
Actor Karan Kundra, who is the best known for his role in TV show 'Kitani Mohabbat Hai', will be seen participating in the upcoming season of 'Bigg Boss'. The makers of the show have not officially announced his name yet. However, with a promo, they hinted at Karan's participation. Even though his face is not fully revealed, there are enough shots of his physique to confirm his identity. He recently made headlines for his alleged breakup with VJ Anusha Dandekar.

Karan Kundra dismisses rumours of his participation in Bigg Boss 14
3. Tejasswi Prakash
After surprising the audience with her stunts on 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 10', actor Tejasswi Prakash is now all set to woo her fans with her participation in 'Bigg Boss 15'. She has also acted in daily soap 'Swaragini - Jodein Rishton Ke Sur'. It would be interesting to see her nailing another reality show.

Also Read | Delhi govt extends validity of vehicle documents expiring on Sept 30

4. Donal Bisht
With the presence of TV actor Donal Bisht, it won't be wrong to say that 'Bigg Boss 15' is also highly dominated by television faces like the previous seasons. For the unversed, Donal has appeared in several Hindi dramas such as 'Ek Deewaana Tha' and 'Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop' and 'Dil To Happy Hai Ji'.

5. Shamita Shetty
Shilpa Shetty's younger sister and actor Shamita Shetty is lucky as she will get to experience the aura of Bigg Boss for the third time. Yes, you read it right. Shamita was a part of 'Bigg Boss 3' but quit midway to attend Shilpa's wedding with businessman Raj Kundra. And in July this year, she became a participant in 'Bigg Boss OTT'.

Exclusive Interview! Shamita Shetty: Honestly, I'm fed up of being single! | Hindi Movie News - Times of India
6. Pratik Sehajpal
Pratik Sehajpal, who became the talk of the town with his fights on 'Bigg Boss OTT', was the first contestant to have confirmed his participation in 'Bigg Boss 15'. During the finale, he chose to take the direct ticket to the 'Bigg Boss 15' house by leaving the race in the middle.

Bigg Boss OTT confirmed contestant Pratik Sehajpal: All you need to know about the Love School 3 fame - Times of India7. Nishant Bhatt
Choreographer Nishant Bhatt, who won many hearts with his stint on 'Bigg Boss OTT', is also participating in 'Bigg Boss 15'. He was the runner-up of the Karan Johar-hosted show.

Reportedly, other celebrities such as Jay Bhanushali, Simba Nagpal, Sahil Shroff, and Akasa Singh will be seen entering the jungle-themed 'Bigg Boss 15' house.

-With inputs from ANI