Bigg Boss 17 Contestants List, Bio, Themes, Prizes, Starting Date in 2023

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    Bigg Boss 17 Contestants List, Bio, Starting Date, Themes, and Prizes 

    The sixteenth installment of the popular reality TV show Bigg Boss has recently concluded with an unexpected twist. In the sixteenth season, MC Stan emerged as the winner and lifted the coveted trophy. Following this, the second season of Bigg Boss OTT has come to an end, with Elvish Yadav emerging as the winner and lifting the trophy. Now, devoted fans are eagerly anticipating the seventeenth season of the show, which is set to air on television screens for several weeks.

    The wait is over as Bigg Boss 17 has confirmed the official date of the highly anticipated reality show which is October 20, 2023. Isha Malviya has been officially confirmed as the first contestant of Bigg Boss 17.

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    In Bigg Boss Season 17, we could see names like Samarth Jurel, Kanwar Dhillon, Anurag Dobhal (UK07 Rider), Jiya Shankar, Arijit Taneja, Neil Bhatt, Isha Malviya, Surbhi Jyoti, Mr. Faisu, Awez Darbar, Anjali Arora, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, Kanika Mann, Fahmann Khan, Aishwarya Sharma, Mohsin Khan, Anjum Faikh, Alice Kaushik,

    In the 15th season, the theme of Bigg Boss was the jungle, as the contestants had to stay in the Jungle before entering the Bigg Boss house. In the sixteenth season, the theme was Ocean and water. We don’t have enough updates about the theme of season 17, however, here we will talk about all the probable contestants, starting dates (tentatively), and much more:

    Bigg Boss 17 Contestants List

    Bigg Boss Season 17

    The Bigg Boss is a famous reality show, this is the Indian version of the international reality show Big Brother. In this show, the feature of contestants of the show and the contestants of the show are known as housemates who will spend time together in a house for several weeks while filming there every time. 

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    Bigg Boss Season 17 Starting Date details 

    Name of the Show Bigg Boss Season 17 
    Beginning Date September 30, 2023
    Genre Entertainment 
    Audition Date TBA 
    Latest UpdatesFebruary 5, 2024

    Bigg Boss 17 Contestants List

    Below is the anticipated lineup of contestants for Season 17 of the reality show “Big Boss” in 2023. Although the official list of participants has not been released by the show organizers, these are the individuals who are likely to enter the Bigg Boss house. The final roster will be announced by Bigg Boss after the auditions have taken place.

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    1. Miesha Iyer 

    Miesha Iyer gained fame as a contestant on the popular reality TV show “MTV Splitsvilla.” With her vibrant personality and captivating presence, Miesha caught the attention of viewers and became a fan favorite. Her ability to navigate through challenges and form connections with fellow contestants made her a strong contender on the show. Miesha’s confidence, charm, and determination resonated with the audience, leaving a lasting impression. Her appearance on “MTV Splitsvilla” showcased her resilience and made her a recognizable face in the world of reality television. 

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    2. Isha Malviya

    Isha Malviya, a well-known television actress, rose to fame through her portrayal of a negative character in the show Udaariyaan. The actress herself confirmed her participation in the upcoming season of Bigg Boss during an interview with ETimes. She expressed her happiness about being a part of the show early in her career, challenging the common belief that one must have appeared in numerous shows before joining Bigg Boss.

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    I do not view it as a task that one should undertake upon retirement. At present, I believe it is the opportune moment to become involved in this captivating television program. It was also last year when I was presented with the opportunity to join the show. Isha Malviya has now officially confirmed her participation in Bigg Boss 17.


    3. Bebika Dhurve

    In a recent interview, Bebika Dhurve, one of the finalists of Bigg Boss OTT 2, stated that she has been offered a chance to be part of the 17th season of the show. However, she has not disclosed her decision on whether she will participate or not. Furthermore, she mentioned that there are ongoing discussions between her and the creators of the show.


    4. Harsh Beniwal

    Harsh Beniwal, a well-known YouTuber and content creator, has established a unique position for himself in the digital world. His channel has amassed 15.5M subscribers. Recognized for his comedic talent and relatable content, Harsh’s videos often approach everyday situations with humor, appealing to a wide range of viewers.

    Harsh made his Bollywood debut with Student of the Year 2. There are ongoing speculations about Harsh being approached for Bigg Boss 17, with talks currently in progress. He also hinted at this on his Instagram story. However, there hasn’t been any official confirmation yet.


    5. Sumedh Mudgalkar and Mallika Singh

    There are rumors circulating that TV actors Sumedh Mudgalkar and Mallika Singh might participate in the upcoming season of Bigg Boss, which is the seventeenth edition of the popular reality show. Recent reports suggest that they have met with the show’s producers and are likely to agree to participate soon. Sumedh Mudgalkar and Mallika Singh gained widespread recognition for their exceptional performances in the Star Bharat show ‘RadhaKrishn’.


    6. Surbhi Jyoti

    Surbhi Jyoti is one of the talented Indian TV actresses who has appeared in several Hindi television by holding the hands of many Punjabi movies. She became the centre of dame after her appearance as Zoya Farooqui in ZEE TV’s romantic drama Qubool Hao for which she conquered several awards including the ITA Awards for Great Performance of The Year. The lady is 35 years old. Surbhi Jyoti is currently in a relationship with Sumit Suri. They have decided to take their relationship to the next level. We are now going to see her in igg Boss 17.


    7. Anjali Arora

    Anjali Arora Anjali Arora is a well-known social media influencer and Indian actress. She has gained popularity through her appearances in numerous music videos. Particularly, she has made a name for herself as a social media influencer, accumulating a large number of followers on various social media platforms. Anjali Arora, aged 23, has also achieved the title of the second runner-up in the ALT Balaji Show called ‘Lock Upp’. Her favorite movies include “The Love is Forever” and “Dilliwaliyaan, Deliyans”. Currently, Anjali is in a relationship with Akash Sansanwal. After much speculation, it has been officially confirmed that Anjali will be participating in Bigg Boss 17.


    8. Kanika Mann

    Kanika Mann is a talented Indian television actress who has garnered attention for her remarkable performances. She gained popularity for her portrayal of Guddan in the TV show “Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega.” Kanika’s expressive acting, charm, and screen presence have captivated viewers and earned her a dedicated fan following. Her ability to bring depth and relatability to her characters has made her a favorite among audiences.

    Kanika Mann’s talent, dedication, and infectious energy continue to shine, establishing her as a rising star in the Indian television industry. There is a rumor that she is dating her co-star Nishant Malkani. we will see her on the biggest TV show Bigg Boss 17.


    9. Faisal Shaikh (Mr. Faisu) 

    Faisal Shaikh, popularly known as Mr. Faisu, is a social media sensation and influencer who has taken the digital world by storm. With his charismatic personality and impeccable style, Faisal has amassed a massive following across various social media platforms. He rose to fame through his entertaining and creative videos, capturing the attention of millions. Faisal’s ability to connect with his audience and deliver engaging content has made him a favorite among fans of all ages.

    His success has opened doors to collaborations with renowned brands and opportunities to explore his talents in acting and modeling. Faisal Shaikh continues to inspire and entertain his followers with his unique blend of creativity and charm. We will now see him in Bigg Boss 17.


    10. Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya

    Divyanka Tripathi Dahiuua is a popular Indian TV actress. She is mainly known for portraying the role of Vidya Pratap Singh in Zee TV’s show ‘Banoo Main Teri Dulhann and Dr. Ishiya Oyer Bhalla on Star Plus show Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. In the year 2017, she participated in the dance reality show Nach Baliye 8 and conquered the winning trophy. In 2021, she appeared in the show Dear Dactor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 11, and she finished as a runner-up. The gorgeous lady got engaged to her co-actor Vivek Dahiya.


    11. Awez Darbar 

    Awez Darbar is mainly a popular Mumbai-based dancer, choreographer, and YouTuber. Awez Darbar has more than 21.9 million followers on his TikTok handle. he holds followers from all over the globe. After getting huge love from the public, he became a famous TikTok star.

    Awez started his career as a YouTuber, he has collaborated with several popular artists contain Dhvani Bhanushali for her song Na Ja Tu, and Nora Fatehi for the famous tune Garmi, and Saki. He also appears with his lover Nagma Mitajkar for his popular songs like Mera Mehhboob, Bay Bewafa, and Kisi Aur Naal.


    12. Fahmaan Khan 

    Fahmann Khan is mainly an Indian actor and model who has worked with dominance in Hindi Television. He is popular for playing the role of Dr. Veerpratap Singh Rajawat in Zee TV’s Apna Time Bhi Aayega, and Aaryan Singh Rathore in StarPlus’s Imile. He is the son of Yusuf Khan and the brother of actor Faraaz Khan. He is now 32 years old. he will appear in the famous reality show Bigg Boss 17.


    13. Aishwarya Sharma 

    Aishwarya Sharma, a well-known Indian actress, dancer, and model, has primarily worked in Hindi television serials and web series. At the age of 29, she gained recognition for portraying Patralekha “Pakh” Salinkhe in the drama series on Star Plus. She has also appeared in the show “Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyar Mein” and played the role of Amrita in “Meri Durga”. Aishwarya Sharma is married to Neil Bhatt. Additionally, she is set to participate in the 17th season of the reality show, Bigg Boss.


    14. Mohsin Khan

    Mohsin Khan is a famous Indian television actor famous for playing the role of Kartok Goenka in Star Plus’s show. he is 31 years old. Yeh Rishta Kua Kehlata Hai. Khn kicked off his career as the second assistant director of the movie Koyelaanchal. He has made his television debut with Star Plus’s Nisha Aur Uske Cousins. He has risen his fame for portraying the role of Kartik Goenka in the show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hao in the opposite of Shivangi Joshi. He will appear in the show Bigg Boss Season 17.

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    15. Anjum Fakih

    Anjum Fakih is one of the most glamorous, and hottest TV actresses and models. She is popular for her work in Zee TV shows Ek Tha Raja Ek Thi Rani. She also appears in the show Kindali Bhagya, and Sony TV’s show Bade Achhe Lagte Hein 2. The lady is 33 years old. From 2021 to 2022, Faikh appeared as Maitri in the show Bade Ache Lagte Hain 2. Now, she will appear in the reality show Bigg Boss Season 17.

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    16. Alice Kaushik

    Alice Kaushik is a popular star from the Star Plus series ‘Oandya Store’. As per the sources, the producers of the show are in touch with Alice Kaushik. All we know is that Alice Kaushik has a huge fan following in India. Alice Kaushik has performed in several TV shows like Suryapiyta Karn (2015), and Kahaan Gum Kahaan Tum (2019). The pretty lady Alice Kaushik is in a relationship with Kanwar Dhillon.

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    17. Samarth Jurel

    Recently ETimes has confirmed that Samrath Jurel is going to be part of Bugg Boss 17. ETimes has confirmed that the Maitree actor Samrath has been finalized as the participant of Biff Boss 17. In this Bigg Bos 17, we will see four couples and five singles going yo to take part in Bigg Boss 17.

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    18. Kanwar Dhillon

    Kanwar Dhillon is a popular Indian actor who primarily works in Hindi TV shows. Shillion kicked off his acting career with The Buddy Project. He featured in the role of Kunal in 2012. He got a huge response for playing the role of Shiva Pandta in Pandya Store. As per sources, Alice Kaushik, and Kanwar Dhillion are real life couple. Both of them are in touch with the Bigg Boss 17 producers.

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    19. Gia Manek

    Gia Manek is one of the most glamorous Indian actresses in Hindi TV shows. She is popularly known for playing her roles in television shows. She is 37 years old. she has appeared in several TV shows including Star Plus’s Saath Nibhana Saathiya, SAB TV’s Jeannie Aur Juju, and Star Bharay’s Tera Mera Saath Rahe. We can also see her in Bigg Boss 17.


    20. Anurag Dobhal ( UK07 Rider)

    The most popular UK07 Rider. His real name is Anurag Dobhal. He is a famous Indian YouTuber, Moto vlogger, and Social Media Influencer. He belongs to Uttarakhand Dehradun. He got limelight through Motovlogging. He is also popular as Babu Bhaiya. The UK07 rider has 6.64M subscribers on YouTube and 4M on Instagram.


    21. Jiya Shankar

    The 28-year-old lady has finished in several shows on television including Meri Haniarak Biwi, Queens Hain Hum, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Kaatelal & Sons, and Pushachini. After getting eliminated from Bigg Boss OTT 2, the charming lady now taking part in Bigg Boss 17 which will change her career completely. 


    22. Arijit Taneja

    Arijit Taeja is a famous Indian Television actor and model. he made his television debut with the reality show MTV Splitvilla 6, and Box Cricket League, and also TV fiction dramas Zee TV Kumkum Bhagta, Kaleerein, Volors TV bahu Begum. The actor rose to fame with the show Kumkumbhagya. We may see him in Bugg Boss 17.


    23. Neil Bhatt

    Neil Bhatt is 36 years old, Indian TV actor popular for playing the role of Ranveer Singh Vaghela in Roop, Mard ka Nata Swaroop, and DCP Vurat Chavan in Ghum Hai Kiskey Pyaar Mein. He tied the knot with Aishwarya Sharma in 2021. The talented actor may appear in Bigg Boss 17.

    Expected Participants (Not Confirmed) 

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    1. Debina Bonnerjee 

    Debina Bonnerjee is a talented Indian actress who has made a notable impact in the television industry. Known for her versatile acting skills and graceful screen presence, Debina has garnered a loyal fan following. She gained recognition for her portrayal of Sita in the mythological epic “Ramayan,” which catapulted her to fame.

    Debina’s ability to effortlessly embody various characters, from traditional to contemporary, has earned her critical acclaim and admiration. Additionally, her participation in reality shows showcased her versatility and captivating personality. Debina Bonnerjee continues to enthrall audiences with her talent, charm, and captivating performances. 


    2. Baseer Ali 

    Baseer Ali is a popular Indian television personality known for his appearances in reality shows. He gained prominence as a participant in the reality show “MTV Roadies Rising.” With his charming personality and competitive spirit, Baseer quickly became a fan favorite. He showcased his physical prowess and strategic thinking throughout the show, earning admiration from both the audience and fellow contestants. Baseer’s confidence and determination have made him a recognizable face in the reality TV circuit, and he continues to entertain viewers with his energetic presence and adventurous spirit. 


    3. Donal Bisht 

    Donal Bisht is a talented Indian actress who has made a significant impact in the television industry. With her charming persona and commendable acting skills, Donal has garnered a dedicated fan following. She gained recognition for her roles in popular TV shows, captivating audiences with her versatile performances. Donal’s ability to effortlessly portray a range of emotions and connect with viewers has earned her critical acclaim. Known for her expressive eyes and natural grace, she continues to captivate audiences with her talent, leaving a lasting impression as one of the rising stars in the Indian television landscape. 


    4. Sahil Shroff 

    Sahil Shroff is a talented Indian actor and model who has made a mark in the entertainment industry. With his striking looks and acting skills, Sahil has appeared in several films and commercials. He gained recognition for his roles in movies such as “Don 2” and “Housefull 3.” Sahil’s ability to bring depth and authenticity to his characters has earned him praise from critics and audiences alike. With his passion for acting and dedication to his craft, Sahil Shroff continues to showcase his talent and contribute to the Indian film industry. 


    5. Akasa Singh 

    Akasa Singh is a talented Indian singer and songwriter who has gained recognition in the music industry. Known for her soulful voice and versatility, Akasa has delivered chart-topping hits and captivated audiences with her performances. She rose to fame with her breakthrough single “Kheech Meri Photo” and has collaborated with renowned artists. Akasa’s ability to effortlessly switch between genres and languages has showcased her musical prowess. With her unique style and powerful vocals, Akasa Singh continues to make waves in the music industry and has become a sought-after artist in India. 

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    6. Vidhi Pandya 

    Vidhi Pandya is a talented Indian television actress who has made her mark in the entertainment industry. Known for her versatile acting skills and captivating screen presence, Vidhi has garnered a loyal fan following. She gained recognition for her roles in popular TV shows, effortlessly bringing her characters to life with depth and authenticity. Vidhi’s ability to portray a range of emotions and connect with viewers has earned her appreciation and acclaim. With her charming personality and dedication to her craft, Vidhi Pandya continues to shine, leaving a lasting impact on the Indian television landscape. 

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    7. Ieshaan Sehga 

    Ishaan Sehgaal is a rising Indian actor who has caught the attention of audiences with his talent and charm. Known for his good looks and impressive acting skills, Ieshaan has garnered a growing fan base. He has showcased his versatility through various roles in both television and digital platforms, captivating viewers with his powerful performances. Ieshaan’s ability to embody diverse characters and bring depth to his roles has earned him praise and recognition. With his dedication and passion for his craft, Ishaan Sehgaal continues to make a mark in the entertainment industry. 

    Bigg Boss 17 Audition 

    The process for participating in  Bigg Boss will start soon. The Bigg Boss 17 audition will be organized by Bigg Boss. Now, the contestants are ready to go into the Bigg Boss process for applying to the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother is given below. 

    • At first, they have to meet the criteria of a Bigg boss. 
    • The Bigg Boss typically needs contestants over 18 years of age to provide it audition of Bigg Boss 17 audition. 
    • The most crucial fact is one must be an Indian citizen. 
    • The minimum age should be 18 years and the requirement to be a celebrity. 

    Bigg Boss OTT 2 Contestants May Participate in Bigg Boss 17

    As per the sources, a minimum of 2 to 3 contestants may become part of Bigg Boss 17. As per the new report from TellyChakkar, the contestant who conquers the Big Boss OTT will become part of Bigg Boss Season 17.

    We are guessing someone in between Elvish Yadav and Abhishek Malhan (Fukra Insaan) might become part of Bigg Boss Season 17. Apart from them, the new reports claim that Bebika Dhruve also become part of Bigg Boss Season 17. There is a high chance for Manisha Rani and Jiya Shankar to appear in Bigg Boss 17.

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    1. Elvish Yadav

    Elvish Yadav, a renowned YouTuber and social media influencer, has emerged as a prominent figure in the digital entertainment sphere. With his unique blend of humor, storytelling, and social commentary, Elvish has captivated millions of viewers across the globe. His relatable content, often inspired by real-life situations, strikes a chord with audiences of all ages. Elvish’s comedic timing, witty dialogues, and engaging performances have garnered him a dedicated fanbase that eagerly awaits his every upload.

    Beyond his YouTube channel, Elvish Yadav actively interacts with his followers on various social media platforms, showcasing his down-to-earth personality and genuine connection with his audience. As an influential content creator, Elvish continues to entertain and inspire millions, solidifying his position as a leading digital entertainer. Elvish Yadav became the winner of Bigg Boss OTT 2 and got Rs. 25 lakhs, and a trophy.


    2. Abhishek Malhan 

    Abhishek Malhan popularly known as Fukra Insan is going to participate in Bigg Boss OTT 2. he is a popular gamer, YouTuber, and musician. Fukra Insaan became popular from his YouTube Channel, she mainly shared content related to entertaining videos. Abhishek Malhan has become the first runner-up of Bigg Boss OTT 2.


    3. Manisha Rani 

    The cute social media star belongs to Bihar. In Bigg Boss OTT 2, she is going to participate as a contestant. the lady already becomes a center point of comparison with Shenaaz Gill, and Archana Gautam. Previously, she had seen in The Kapil Shghrama Show and Dance India Dance. Her social media posts and reels in Bhojpuri made her very famous. Manisha Rani becomes the second runner-up of Bigg Boss OTT 2.

    Bigg Boss Season 17 Prize Money 

    For this 17th season, the prize money is the same as the season 16. However, this season will be a great price increase from season 16. The prices are not announced by Sony TV. The Big Boss has always been popular for offering the contestants great prizes including money packages and it will be no different in season 17 of Big Boss. 

    The prize money will be declared at the time of Bigg Boss sometime. The candidates will also get many interesting gifts.  

    Bigg Boss 17 Date of Starting

    We are expecting that Bigg Boss 17 will begin at the end of September. The Bigg Boss is a popular television reality show so there is no criminal background to participate in the Bigg Boss Season 17 starting date. In this show, the background and the work decide whether you are going to be selected for the Bigg Boss show or not. We are expecting that Season 17 will kick off between the 25th to 30th of September.

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    1. When will Bigg Boss Season 17 start? 

      The Bigg Boss season 17 will begin in September 30, 2023

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