Bigg Boss – Season 11 Contestants, Host, Start Date and Timing

Bigg Boss is a television reality show, which follows the format of the foreign show ‘Big Brother’. This show was developed by Endemol, Netherlands. In Hindi this show is named as ‘Bigg Boss’ and aired on Colors channel. In this show, the contestants are locked up in a house, where there is no clock, TV or cell phones. They are only allowed to talk in Hindi language. The contestants inside the house are called as housemates and they are provided with daily tasks by a mysterious person, whose voice only is heard inside the Bigg Boss house.

bigg-boss-11-contestantsIn this show, each week three contestants are nominated by the housemates. According to the people’s votes, one from the nominated contestants, is evicted depending upon the lowest vote secured. Each time 15 contestants are selected from both celebrity and non-celebrity background. In Hindi, already 10 seasons of this famous show has been aired in Colors channel. This year Bigg Boss Season 11, is being aired in the Colors Channel.

In this article, we are going to discuss about the Contestant names, Host name, Start Date and Timings of the show. Let us begin with the contestant name and a few details about their background.


Bigg Boss Contestant Name List: 

S.No Contestant Name Profession Description
1. Hina Khan Television Actress She is an Indian Television actress, who made her debut in the year 2009. She is famous for her role as ‘Akshara’, in the series ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. She is also named as one of the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women in the year 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. She was last seen in the reality show ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi – Season 8’. Now she is one of the Bigg Boss 11 Contestants. She is also one of the highest earning TV star.
2. Shilpa Shinde Television Actress She is an Indian Television actress, who made her debut in the year 1999. She is famous for her performances in the series like Miss India, Hatim, Bhabhi, etc. She has also acted in two Telugu films namely Chhina and Shivani. She has also done a negative role in the Hindi Series ‘Bhabhi’. She is now one of the contestants of the famous reality show ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
3. Hiten Tejwani Model, Television Actor He is an Indian Television actor and a model. He started his career in the year 2000. He is famous for his works in the Hindi series like Kutumb, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kaisa Ye Pyar hai, Darr Sabko Lagta Hai, etc. He was also seen in many TV reality competitions like Jodi Kamaal Ki, Nach Baliye 2, etc.  He is one of the contestants of the TV reality show, ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
4. Akash Anil Dadlani Rapper, Entertainer He is a rapper and has collaborated with the Bollywood top brands, which includes Meet brothers and Punjabi singer Sukhwinder Singh. He dropped out of college in Texas, to continue his passion in rapping. There are more upcoming albums of him, to come out this year. He is currently participating in the TV reality competition, ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
5. Puneesh Sharma Civil Contractor and Investor He is a wealthy businessman and he is now gaining popularity because of his participation in the Bigg Boss 11 competition. By profession he is a Civil Contractor and an Investor.
6. Priyank Sharma Actor, Dancer and Choreographer He gained limelight through the reality show ‘Roadies Rising’. After completing his graduation at Skyline Institute of Engineering and Technology. He has also participated in the MTV – Splitsvilla 10 reality show. Currently, he is seen in the reality show ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
7. Vikas Gupta Producer, Scriptwriter He is a screenwriter by profession and famous for his works in the South Indian Television industry. He has established his name through series like Gumrah, Kaise Yeh Yaariyan and MTV’s webbed. He has been selected as one of the contestant in the TV reality competition ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
8. Benafsha Soonawalla VJ She started her career as a Video Jockey on MTV and she became popular after her participation in the Roadies X4 show. She has also made performances in the entertainment industry. She is one of the contestants in the popular TV reality competition, ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
9. Jyoti Kumari Student She is a non-celebrity contestant in the TV reality competition ‘Bigg Boss 11’. She is said to be the youngest contestant of the house and her dream is to become a celebrity. It is noted that she has topped in her 10th, 12th and cleared her UPSC exams, as well.
10 Lucinda Nicholas Model She is an Australian model, who is famous for her good looks. She is also a talented personality with other talents like writing, yoga, etc. She has also participated in many sports like long distance running, tennis, etc. She started her career as a model when she was 17 years old. Currently, she is one of the contestant of the famous reality competition, ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
11. Mehjabi Siddiqui Social Worker She is a 36 year old social worker, who is extremely talented and enjoys reading books. She was approached by the show organizers to be one of the housemate in the Bigg Boss Season 11. She is expected to create obstacles in other housemates life.
12. Bandgi Kalra Model After completing her graduation as an engineer, she chose modelling career and from Delhi. She is a combination beauty with talent. Currently, she is participating in the popular hindi TV reality competition, ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
13. Sshivani Durga Indian Spiritual Guru She is a studious and a spiritual person, who has completed her Double PhD in Occultism, from ‘The University of Chicago’. She is currently participating in the TV reality competition ‘Bigg Boss 11’.
14. Zubair Khan Actor He is one of the Bigg Boss 11 contestant. Initially, he claimed to be a relative of Dawood. However, some of Dawoods relative reported that he has made false claims and he is not related to their family.
15. Luv Tyagi Non-celebrity professional He made his debut in the TV through the popular reality competition, ‘Bigg Boss 11’. After completing his graduation, he started working in Pepsi. Currently, he is seen in the reality competition, aired in Colors TV channel.

 Bigg Boss 11 Host Name:

Bigg Boss Season 11, will be hosted by the Bollywood Superstar, ‘Salman Khan’.

Bigg Boss 11 – Starting Date: 

  • The show began airing on October 1, 2017.
  • The show will be aired by 10.30 pm from Monday to Friday
  • The show will be aired by 9pm.
  • This show will come to an end in the year 2018.

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