Bigg Boss 17 Contestants List 2023 with Photo Announced, Everything you need to know

Bigg Boss Season 17 is back – Hold onto your seats, we all know and love is back in action – that’s right, Bigg Boss is returning for its thrilling 17th edition! And who’s leading the charge? None other than our beloved Bhaijaan, Salman Khan. The excitement is so palpable; you can practically taste it in the digital airwaves.

As soon as the official promos hit the internet, the whole world went abuzz Bigg Boss 17. It’s like a prelude to a grand spectacle, and we can’t get enough. We’ve been hitting refresh, scrolling through endless discussions, and counting down the seconds to get the lowdown on the contestants who are brave (or crazy) enough to enter the Bigg Boss Season 17“controversial house.”

Bigg Boss Session 17

Bigg Boss 17 isn’t just a show; it’s an emotion, a drama, a comedy, and a reality check all rolled into one. So, whether you’re a die-hard fan or just a casual observer, get ready for a wild ride filled with suspense, tears, laughter, and jaw-dropping moments. It’s time to embrace the chaos, my friends. Bigg Boss is here to whisk us away into its unpredictable world. 

Save the date, folks! Bigg Boss 17 is set to kick off on October 15, 2023. It’s coming to your screens via Colors TV, and the excitement is building.

Salman Khan as the host, you can expect all the drama and entertainment you love. But what’s got everyone buzzing is the list of contestants. Who will be a part of this adventure in the Bigg Boss house?

Before the big premiere, let’s spill the beans on who might be there. Get ready for lots of fun, surprises, and, of course, drama on Bigg Boss 17. 

Bigg Boss Session 17 Details

Name of ShowBigg Boss 17
HostSalman Khan
Bigg Boss Season 17 Start Date15 October 2023
Host ProfessionActor, Influencer
Digital Rights (TV)Colors TV
Digital Rights (OTT)Jio Cinema, Jio TV, My Jio
Big Boss Season 16 WinnerMC Stan
Bigg Boss OTT Season 2 WinnerElvish Yadav

Bigg Boss 17 Confirmed Contestants List 2023

  1. Ankita Lokhande
  2. Vicky Jain
  3. Munawar Faruqui
  4. Aishwarya Sharma
  5. Neil Bhatt
  6. Mannara Chopra aka Barbie Handa
  7. Isha Malviya 
  8. Abhishek Kumar
  9. Rinku  Dhawan
  10. Jigna Vora
  11. Anurag Dobhal
  12. Sunny Aryaa
  13. Manasvi Mamgai

Ankita Lokhande

Ankita Lokhande
  • Ankita Lokhande is a famous Indian actress known for her role as ‘Archana Deshmukh’ in the TV show “Pavitra Rishta.” She also showed her dancing skills on “Jhaalak Dikhhla Jaa” in 2011 and had some fun on the reality show “Comedy Circus.”
  • You might have seen her as ‘Pragya’ in another TV series called “Ek Thhi Naayka.” Interestingly, Ankita initially didn’t like Sushant Singh Rajput, her co-star on “Pavitra Rishta,” but they fell in love and lived together for about six years before parting ways in 2016.
  • Ankita made her Bollywood debut in “Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi,” playing the role of a brave woman soldier named Jhalkari Bai. She also appeared in the Bollywood film “Baaghi 3.”
  • Ankita Lokhande married Vicky Jain in December 2021 in the presence of family and friends.
  • In a more recent development, Ankita and her husband, Vicky Jain, won the reality show Smart Jodi on 5th June 2022, taking home a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 25 lakh.

Vicky Jain

Vicky Jain
  • Ankita Lokhande’s husband, Vicky Jain, is a businessman from India. He completed his MBA and then joined his family’s coal business. This business deals with different types of coal.
  • On August 10, 2008, Vicky took on the role of Managing Director at ‘Mahavir Coal Washeries Private Limited’ in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.
  • Vicky is not just into business; he also enjoys sports. He co-owns the Mumbai Tigers, a team in the Box Cricket League (BCL), which is a popular sports entertainment show.

Munawar Faruqui

  • Stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui emerged as the winner on the reality show ‘Lock Upp,’ hosted by Kangana Ranaut.

Aishwarya Sharma

Aishwarya Sharma
  • Khatron Ke Khiladi 13 finalist Aishwarya Sharma is a famous television actress and model, she has gained huge fame and popularity due to her TV serial “Ghum Hai Kisi Ke Pyaar Mein” as Pakhi.
  • Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma met on the sets of Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin and fell in love with each other. The couple tied the knot on 30th November in an intimate ceremony which was attended by their friends and family. Neil and Aishwarya also participated in the reality show, Smart Jodi.

Neil Bhatt

Neil Bhatt
  • Aishwarya Sharma’s husband, Neil Bhatt, is a well-known Indian TV actor. You might have seen him as Ranveer Singh Vaghela in Colors TV’s “Roop – Mard Ka Naya Swaroop” or as DCP Virat Chavan in Star Plus’s “Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin.

Mannara Chopra

  • Mannara happens to be the cousin of well-known actresses Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra. She started her Bollywood acting journey with “Zid” in 2014. Apart from Bollywood, she’s also ventured into South Indian cinema with films like “Sandamarutham,” “Kaaval,” “Jakkanna,” “Thikka,” “Rogue,” and “Sita.”

Isha Malviya and Abhishek Kumar

Isha Malviya and Abhishek Kumar
  • Isha Malviya, who became famous from the Udaariyan TV show, is getting ready to join the exciting Bigg Boss 17. But there’s a twist – she won’t be alone. Her co-star and former boyfriend, Abhishek Kumar, is coming with her. They were reportedly dating while working on Udaariyan but broke up after the show. Fans are now excited to see their favorite duo on Bigg Boss.

Rinku Dhawan

rinku dhawan
  • The well-known TV actress, Rinku Dhawan, famous for her role as Chhaya Agarwal in the show ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii,’ is all set to enter the 17th season of ‘Bigg Boss.’

Jigna Vora

  • You might already know Jigna Vora. She’s a former Indian journalist who’s been in the spotlight recently because they made a web series about her life. Karishma Tanna played her in the show. Her life story was full of controversy and was turned into a web series in 2023, inspired by her book “Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison.” She was wrongly accused of being involved in the murder of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey and faced legal trouble under MCOCA. Now, she’s into tarot card reading

Anurag Dobhal

Anurag Dobhal
  • Popular YouTuber Anurag Dobhal, also known as UK07 Rider, is all set to spice things up as a contestant in the upcoming Bigg Boss 17 season.

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