Time has flown by and Bigg Boss season 5 has commenced which has king Akkineni Nagarjuna as host for the third time. The much awaited show has completed five seasons and has been loved by audience since it has started. The first two seasons has been hosted by jr NTR and Nani respectively. The show has gained popularity all over the country when it was first started in Hindi which is being hosted by Salman Khan from years, later on has many regional versions has seen light.
When it comes to Telugu the makers have roped Akkineni Nagarjuna who has gained a good name when it comes to Television hosting. When the first promo was aired, the trp has since then increased tremendously. The fifth season promises to deliver five times the entertainment than the previous seasons. The Bigg Boss season five seems to have planned a good dose of drama, romance, new tasks with a bunch of new faces as its contestants speaking of whom the makers have selected the contestants from various streams of entertainment.
King Nagarjuna in his recent statement have said that “people who are stuck with boredom from the recent pandemic and lockdown will now witness joy and happiness sitting at home through our show. I am happy to be a part of this show which will be a complete package of entertainment to the whole family”.
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5
Season five of Telugu Bigg Boss has 19 contestants who are locked inside the house and are tested for their talent with tasks which deal with both physical and emotional strength. The contestants will be nominated by the contestants and the audience are given the power to vote for their favourite one who will be saved. Lets see the list of 19 contestants who are roped into the Bigg Boss house.
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 Contestants List and Live updates
Ravi who has been a popular Televison Anchor for all these years started his career as a video jockey with a music show which also introduced Lasya as the co host. He became more popular with a show called Pataas with Sreemukhi as his co host, which was aired in ETV.
Maanas who has been popular with a serial called koilamma. Maanas has started his career as a child actor in 2001 with a Telugu film called Narasimha Naidu and has won Nandi award for his excellent performance. He was also featured in films like Kai Raja Kai, Goli Soda as a male lead. However Maanas was shot to fame with the famous Television sitcom called Koilamma which was produced by the famous film director K Raghavendra Rao
The popular playback singer turned actor Sreerama Chandra has been roped as one of the contestants in the Bigg Boss house. He is the title winner of India’s popular singing reality show Indian Idol. Though started his career as a singer Sreerama Chandra has made his acting debut with a Telugu movie called Sri Jagadguru Aadi Shankara in 2013. He is famous among the Television audience with his cameo in shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, and Comedy Stars hosted by Varshini.
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VJ Sunny who has started his career as an anchor in a popular show called Just For Men and has also worked as a life style reporter at a news channel. He came into lime light by interviewing famous celebrities. But his loyal fan base has been earned when he forayed for acting in a serial called Kalyana Vaibhogam.
Shanmukh who is well known as a social media influencer has entered into the Bigg Boss house as one of the contestants. He has been into headlines recently with drunken driving and has been charged. Shanmukh has been shot into fame with a few web series and has earned a decent youth fan base. He is in relation with Deepthi Sunaina who was one of the contestants in Bigg Boss Telugu season 2.
Sarayu Roy who is popular for her videos of adult comedy on social media. She has done many short films like Tholi parichayam, carpool, Gangster. Sarayu clinic lo pellichupulu is the one which got the attention of many audience and went viral on social media.
Lahari Shari is a Hyderabad based actress, anchor and well known model whom we have seen on silver screen too. Her debut film sorry naku pellaindi which was released in 2016 in which she had veen applauded for her acting skills. Her acting as a nurse in the movie Arjun Reddy has got the attention of Telugu audience.
Siri is a well known actress in many serials like Evare Nuvvu Mohini, Agnisakshi, Savitramma gari abbai. She has hosted many Television shows and has her own youtube channel hey siri where she posts vlogs and videos of her daily life. Siri was also featured in some web series. News reader turned actress has been seen on the silver screen sharing the space with many famous actrors.
Bigg Boss season five has roped Priyanka Singh who is the second transgender woman in BB house after Tamannah Simhadri who was seen in season four of the series. Thanks to her successful journey started with the comedy show jabardasth and was also famous her videos on Tiktok platform.
Popular Televison actress well known as Priya who has done many sister roles on silver screen sharing space with many of the top actors in all regional languages. She has done as a female lead in a serial called Priya Sakhi which has fetched her Nandi award from the AP government. Television has given her much fame for her prominent roles in serials like chinna kodalu, vaani rani etc.
Anee is one the finest choreographer in Telugu industry who has composed steps for many top actors. Being a female choreographer she has tuned steps for the famous Balayya babu in paisa vassol movie and has earned famed. The famous Television dance reality shows has roped Anee master as one the judge for their shows. Her passion for dance has brought her into the Bigg Boss reality show.
The latest trending serial karthika deepam has given life to this actress who is now popularly known as Bhagyam. She was also seen in many flicks like Khatarnak, Athili sattibabu etc. Her performance in negative roles has made her famous among the Television audience.
Hamida who has debuted with the film Sahasam Seyara Dimbaka in 2015 is basically from Kolkatta. Apart from acting Hamida is also talented interior designer has been roped as one of the contestants in the Bigg Boss house.
As in the name Kajal being a radio jockey is famous for her sweet voice which she also used for dubbing in many Television serials for the female leads. Being an influencer on social media, Kajal has also hosted many events all over the Telugu states. Kajal has a fan base which she created by posting videos and food vlogs.
Jaswanth Padala is a popular fashion model turned actor who is all set to test his luck in Bigg Boss season five. Jaswanth has started his career as a model since 2015 and has participated in various compititions in modelling across India. Jaswanth has also debuted in to Television with a serial called Saptha Matrika.
Mohamad Khayyum popularly known as Lobo is both an actor and an anchor who is basically from Hyderabad. Well known for his eccentric dressing and appearance has brought him the fame and has earned decent fan base. Lobo is one of the contestants in Bigg Boss who has stepped in to test his luck.
Natraj master who has entered the film industry to try his luck as a hero has turned into a choreographer from a dance reality show hosted by Omkar. Natraj master has also produced a dance reality show and has been as a judge for many shows. He is also seen in many events and award functions along with his wife Neetu who is also a dancer.
This model cum actress has debuted in a film called Sanjeevani in 2018 has got her a good response for her acting. She tasted succesz with some web series and has also shared screen space with Rahul Ramakrishna in the movie Mitai.
TV actor Vishwa is quite a familiar face to the Television audience who had played prominent roles in serials like Yuva, Ganga Tho Rambabu etc. He is also a great dancer and had been featured in dance reality shows. He is known for his talent in cricket and is a key player in Telugu warriors team. Known to be one of the finest fitness trainers in the industry has now entered Bigg Boss house in this season.
Where To Watch Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 Live
The popular show Bigg Boss is being aired on Star Maa from Monday to Friday at 10 pm and Saturday to Sunday at 9 pm. The latest episodes can be streamed online on Disney plus Hotstar app.