Bigg Boss Season 11 Starting Date, Registration & Audition Venue Details 2017

Introduction to Bigg Boss:

Bigg Boss, is an Indian Television reality show, aired in Colors TV channel. Initially, it was aired in the Sony TV, in 2006 and 2007. However, from the year 2008, the show is aired in Colors TV. It is one of the most popular shows, which is following the Dutch Big Brother format, developed by Endemol, Netherlands.

bigg-boss-11-contestantsShow Format:

The contestants of the show are made to live in a house built especially for this show, which is isolated from the rest of world, without any electronic devices or phone connections. The contestants are also known by the name ‘Housemates’ and the contestants nominate their co-contestants for eviction. The housemate, who receives most nomination, would face public voting. As a result, one of the evicted contestants will be leaving the show. In the final week, three housemates remain and with the public vote, the winner is finalized.

In India, the housemates are usually celebrities, where one of the contestant is selected through the auditions and usually a non-celebrity. They are overseen by another person, whose identity is not revealed, popularly known as ‘Bigg Boss’, who is only vocally present in the house.

The House and Rule of the Show:

New houses are built for every season and the house is well-furnished and decorated, with all kinds of modern amenities. However, there are just one or two bedrooms, with four toilet bathrooms. Including this, there is also a gym, pool, activity area, garden and a confession room. Despite being a modern house, this house doesn’t have a telephone or internet connection or paper, pen and clock.

Rules:

  • The contestants are allowed to communicate to each other only in ‘Hindi’.
  • No tampering with any of the electronic devices in the house.
  • Not allowed to leave the house, until permitted to.
  • Not allowed to discuss nominations with one another.
  • No sleeping in daytime.

Bigg Boss – Season 1: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 1, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2006, in Sony TV. It was aired from November 3, 2006 to January 26, 2007.

Host: Arshad Warsi

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Rahul RoyFilm Star
2Carol GraciasSeasoned Model
3Ravi KishanFilm Star
4Rakhi SawantItem Girl
5Amit SadhSoap Actor
6Roopali GangulySoap Actor
7Baba SehgalSinger
8Ragini ShettyNon-celebrity
9Deepak TijoriFilm Star
10Anupama VermaSeasoned Model
11Aryan VaidPageant Winner
12Kashmira ShahFilm Star
13Deepak ParasharFilm Star
14Bobby DarlingLGBT

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 1: Rahul Roy

Prize Money: INR 1 Crore

Bigg Boss – Season 2: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 2, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2008, in Colors TV. It was aired from August 17, 2008 to November 22, 2008.

Host: Shilpa Shetty

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Alina WadiwalaIndian Model
2Ashutosh KaushikMTV Roadies 5 winner
3Debojit SahaSinger
4Diana HaydenMiss World, 1997
5Jade GoodyBritish Television Celebrity
6Ketaki DaveTV actress
7Monica BediStarlet
8Payal RohatgiActress
9Rahul MahajanFormer Pilot
10Raja ChoudharyBhojpuri Actor
11Rakhi VijanTV actress
12Sambhavana ShethItem Girl
13Sanjay NirupamPolitician
14Zulfi SyedActor, Model

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 2: Ashutosh Kaushik

Prize Money: INR 1 Crore

 

Bigg Boss – Season 3: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 3, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2009, in Colors TV. It was aired from October 4, 2009 to December 26, 2009.

Host: Amitabh Bachchan

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Ismail DarbarSinger, Music Director
2Sherlyn ChopraModel, Actress
3Kamal Rashid KhanDirector
4Poonam DhillonTV and Film actress
5Bakhtiyaar IraniTelevision Actor
6Tanaaz IraniActress, Model
7Vindu Dara SinghActor
8Aditi GowitrikarActress
9Jaya SawantNon-celebrity
10Shamita ShettyFilm Actress
11Claudia CieslaBollywood Actress
12Rohit VermaFashion Designer
13Raju SrivastavComedian
14Vinod Kambli

(Wild Card entrant)

Cricketer
15Pravesh Rana

(Wild Card entrant)

Model

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 3: Vindu Dara Singh

Prize Money: INR 1 Crore

Bigg Boss – Season 4: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 4, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2010, in Colors TV. It was aired from October 3, 2010 to January 8, 2011

Host: Salman Khan

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Seema PariharPolitically acclaimed
2Sakshi PradhanReality TV actor
3BegumLGBT
4DevendarMost wanted list in Delhi Police
5Abbas KazmiAjmal Kasab’s Lawyer
6Veena MalikItem Girl, Pakistani actress
7Hrishant GoswamiModel
8Manoj TiwariBhojpuri Actor
9Rahul BhattActor
10Samir SoniBollywood actor
11Sara KhanTV actress
12Shweta TiwariTV actress
13Veena MalikPakistani Actress
14Aanchal KumarModel
15The Great Khali

(Wild card entry)

Professional Wrestler
16Dolly Bindra

(Wild Card Entry)

Film actress

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 4: Shweta Tiwari

Prize Money: INR 1 Crore

 

Bigg Boss – Season 5: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 5, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2011, in Colors TV. It was aired from October 2, 2011 to January 7, 2012.

Host: Sanjay Dutt, Salman Khan

Location of the House: ND Studios, Karjat

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Shakti KapoorFilm Actor
2Pooja BediTV personality
3Shonali NagraniActress, Model
4Nihita BiswasNon-celebrity
5Shraddha SharmaTV actress
6Mandeep BevliNews Anchor
7RaageshwariSinger
8Vida SamadzaiFormer Miss Afganistan
9Mahek ChahalFilm actress
10Sonika KaliramanWrestler
11Pooja MisrraReality TV participant
12Gulabo SaperaDancer
13Laxmi Narayan TripathiLGBT
14Juhi ParmarTV actress
15Amar Upadhyay

(Wild card entry)

TV actor
16Siddharth Bhardwaj

(Wild card entry)

Reality TV participant
17Akashdeep Saigal

(Wild card entry)

TV actor
18Sunny Leone

(Wild card entry)

Film Actress

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 5: Juhi Parmer

Prize Money: INR 1 Crore

Bigg Boss – Season 6: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 6, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2012, in Colors TV. It was aired from October 7, 2012 to January 12, 2013.

Host: Salman Khan

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Navjot Singh SidhuIndian cricketer, Politician
2Sana KhanFilm actress
3Vrajesh HirjeeActor
4Sampat Pal DeviLeader of women vigilantes
5Urvashi DholakiaFilm Actress
6Aashka GoradiaFilm Actress
7Dinesh Lal YadavBhojpuri Actor
8Delnaaz IraniActress
9Sapna BhavnaniCelebrity Hair Stylist
10Aseem TrivediPolitical Cartoonist
11Rajev paulTV actor
12Sayantani GhoshModel, TV, Film actress
13Niketan MadhokModel
14Karishma KotakModel
15Kashif QureshiNon-celebrity
16Mink BrarModel, actress, Producer
17Vishal KarwalTV actor
18Imam SiddiqueFashion Stylist, TV personality
19Santosh ShuklaActor

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 6: Urvashi Dholakia

Prize Money: INR 50 Lakh

Bigg Boss – Season 7: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 7, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2013, in Colors TV. It was aired from September 15, 2013 to December 28, 2013.

Host: Salman Khan

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

 

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1Tanisha MukherjeeFilm actress
2VJ AndyTV personality
3Ratan RajputTV actress
4Gauhar KhanActress, Reality TV star, Model
5Shilpa SakhlaniNon-celebrity
6Apoorva AgnihotriTV personality
7Kamya PanjabiTV actress
8Hazel KeechActress, Model
9Kushal TandonTV actor, Model
10Rajat RawailProducer, Anchor
11Sangram SinghWrestler, TV personality
12Elli AvramForeign actress
13Armaan KohliActor
14Pratyusha BanerjeeActress
15Anita AdvaniActress
16Asif Azim

(Wild Card entry)

Model
17Vivek Mishra

(Wild Card entry)

Model, Naked Yoda trainer
18Ajaz Khan

(Wild Card entry)

Actor
19Candy Brar

(Wild Card entry)

Former Model
20Sofia Hayat

(Wild Card entry)

British actress, Singer

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 7: Gauhar Khan

Prize Money: INR 50 Lakh

 

Bigg Boss – Season 8: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 8, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2013, in Colors TV. It was aired from September 21, 2014 to January 3, 2015. There were 5 finalist in this season and this show was merged with Bigg Boss Halla Bol Season, a spin-off season, which started soon after Bigg Boss Season 8.

Host: Salman Khan

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Sonali RautModel, Film Actress
2Karishma TannaModel, Actress
3Upen PatelModel, Film Actor
4Soni SinghTV actress
5Arya BabbarFilm Actor
6Diandra SoaresModel, Anchor, Fashion Designer
7Sushant DivgikarModel, TV anchor, pageant contestant
8Gautam GulatiTV, Film Actor
9Sukriti KandpalModel, TV actress
10Praneet BhatTV actor
11Natasha StankovicModel, Film Actress
12Minissha LambaFilm Actress
13DeepshikhaTV, Film Actress
14Puneet IssarFilm actor, Director
15Pritam Singh RJTV Host
16Ali Quli Mirza

(Wild Card Entry)

Singer
17Renee Dhyani

(Wild Card Entry)

Reality show participant
18Dimpy Ganguly

(Wild Card Entry)

Reality show participant
19Nigaar Khan

(Wild Card Entry)

TV actress

 

Finalists of the Bigg Boss 8:           

  • Karishma Tanna
  • Gautam Gulati
  • Pritam Singh
  • Ali Quli Mirza
  • Dimpy Ganguly

Bigg Boss Halla Bol: Host, Contestants and Winner

This show is a merger of the Bigg Boss Season 8, where 5 finalist from last season competes with the challengers of this season. The challengers are also not new to this show, they are the participants from previous seasons. Two challengers were chosen from Season 2 and 1 from Season 5, 6 and 7. This spin-off season was aired from January 4, 2015 to January 31, 2015.

Host: Farah Khan

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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Champions from Bigg Boss Season 8
1Karishma TannaActress
2Gautam GulatiTV actor
3Pritam SinghRadio Jockey
4Ali Quli MirzaSinger
5Dimpy GangulyReality show participant
Challengers from Previous Seasons
6Ajaz KhanActor
7Mahek ChahalActress, Model
8Rahul MahajanActor
9Sambhavna SethItem Girl
10Sana KhanFilm actress

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss Halla Bol: Gautam Gulati

Prize Money: INR 50 Lakh

Bigg Boss – Season 9: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 9, also known as ‘Bigg Boss: Double Trouble’ of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2015, in Colors TV. It was aired from October 11, 2015 to January 23, 2016.

Host: Salman Khan

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Digangana SuryavanshiTV actress
2Prince NarulaReality Star
3Roopal TyagiTV actress
4Kishwar MerchantTV actress
5Suyyash RaiTV actor, Singer
6Aman VermaTV actor
7Rimi SenFilm Actress
8Yuvika ChaudharyActress
9Vikas BhallaActor, Singer
10Mandana KarimiForeign Film Actress, Model
11Rochella RaoModel
12Ankit GeraTV actor
13Keith SequeiraActor, Model
14Arvind VegdaSinger
15Rishabh Sinha

(Wild Card Entry)

TV actor
16Puneet Vashist

(Wild Card Entry)

Actor
17Kawaljeet Singh

(Wild Card Entry)

Fashion Designer
18Priya Malik

(Wild Card Entry)

Teacher, Reality show participant
19Nora Fatehi

(Wild Card Entry)

Model, Actress
20Gizele Thakral

(Wild Card Entry)

Model, Actress

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 9: Prince Narula

Prize Money: INR 50 Lakh

 

Bigg Boss – Season 10: Host, Contestants and Winner

Season 10, of the famous reality show, was aired in the year 2016, in Colors TV. It was aired from October 16, 2016 to January 28, 2017.

Host: Salman Khan

Location of the House: Tourist Place of Lonavla, Pune

Contestants or Housemates:

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1Swami OmPolitician
2Lopamudra RautModel
3Manveer GurjarNon-celebrity
4Nitibha KaulNon-celebrity
5Rohan MehraTV actor, Model
6Gurbani JudgeModel, TV host, VJ
7Lokesh Kumari SharmaNon-celebrity
8Karan MehraTV actor
9Akanksha SharmaNon-celebrity
10Manu PunjabiReality show participant
11Gaurav ChopraTV actor
12Priyanka JaggaNon-celebrity
13Rahul DevFilm actor, Model
14Navin PrakashPublic Speaker
15MonalisaFilm actress
16Jason Shah

(Wild Card entry)

Actor, Model
17Elena Kazan

(Wild Card entry)

Actress
18Sahil Anand

(Wild Card entry)

Film, TV actor

 

Winner of the Bigg Boss 10: Manveer Gurjar

Prize Money: INR 50 Lakh

 

Bigg Boss – Season 11: Host, Registration, Possible contestant list and Airing Date.

Season 11, of the famous reality show, is set to air in the year 2017. This show has successfully completed 10 years and launching in the 11th year. The show will be aired in Colors TV channel and CEO of the channel has hinted that, there will be chance for commoners in this season.

Host: Salman Khan

Online Registration: The last date to apply, in order to participate in this reality competition is May 31, 2017.

Rules for Registration:

  • Contestant should be above age 18.
  • Contestant should be fluent in Hindi..
  • Only one video can be shared
  • The run time of the video should be only 3 minutes
  • The maximum size of the video should not be more than 50 MB
  • There is no registration fees.

Commoners Audition Date:

The audition date are yet to be announced. Once the registration process is completed, the entries will be sent for screening test. After watching the videos of all the registered people, the team will finalize the shortlisted candidates and they will be receiving the details of the auditions like Venue, Timings etc. The details will be sent via e-mail or registered mobile number.

Season 11 – Starting Date: October 15, 2017

Timings of the Show:

  • Saturday and Sunday: 9 pm to 10 pm
  • Monday to Friday: 10.30 pm to 11.30 pm

Live Updates:

There is an app for the ‘Android users’ named as ‘Bigg Boss app’, once downloaded, the person can view the updates news about the show, on the go.

Expected Celebrity Contestant List:

Even though, there is an ongoing registration process for the commoners and many people are waiting for auditions, there is a tentative celebrity contestant list shared by the team. Please note that, the list is only tentative and it is subjected to change.

  • Raghu Ram
  • Mona Singh
  • Hard Kaur
  • Radhe maa
  • Rahul Raj Singh
  • Arjun Bijlai
  • Mouni Roy
  • Baba Ram Rahim Singh Ishaan
  • Gaurav Now Gauri
  • Ginny Kapoor
  • Gurmeher Kaur
  • Iron Sharmila
  • Poonam Pandey
  • Sunil Grover
  • Vishakha Singh
  • Zaira Wasim
  • Bhuvan Bam
  • Daulatram

Bigg Boss Season 11, is one of the most anticipated reality shows and people all over India are eagerly waiting for the upcoming season, launching this year.

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