Bigg Boss 12: Full and final list of contestants

Here is the full and final list of participants of Bigg Boss 12. Check out all the deets about the contestants right here.

Bigg Boss which is one of the famous and controversial reality shows is back on TV with its 12th season. The show started airing from September 16 and since the inception, the show has been garnering headlines. Unlike the previous season, the show this year airs during the prime time i.e. 9 pm. The theme of this season is vichitra jodis vs celebs. Yes, like previous seasons, the makers have brought commoners as well as celebs as contestants. Also, like earlier installments of the show, this time too famous Bollywood actor Salman Khan is hosting the show. The participants are locked in the beach themed house for around 100 days and around 90 cameras record them 24x7.

The show has been keeping the audience glued to their Tv screen with this new concept this year. For the unversed,

jodis and celebs are competing against each other. Apart from all the drama and controversies, the reality show is also known for paying a good amount to all the contestants. As per recent reports, Sreesanth is a lowest paid contestant and the highest paid contestant is Dipika Kakar. There were rumors that Bharti Singh and hubby Haarsh Limbachiyaa to enter the show as they were spotted at the launch of BB in Goa but it never happened. Now reports suggest that comedian Bharti Singh will now enter the show, not as a contestant but as the secret wife of Sallu. She will be seen with nine kids representing 9 seasons that Salman hosted.  One of the kids will play Sanjay Dutt, who had co-hosted season five with Salman.

Nehha Pendse
 Nehha Pendse was born on 29 November in 1984 in Mumbai. She has acted in Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi films. She started her career as a child actor and was seen in serials such as Padosan, Hasratein 
and Khushi
. Her claim to fame role was that of Sanjana in the serial May I come in Madam. Later she was seen as Chamku in the serial called Partners Trouble Ho Gai Double. She had even co-hosted for a brief time for, Family Time With Kapil. She garnered headlines when she lost oodles of weight with the help of pole-dancing. She always takes to her Instagram account to share some of her pole-dancing videos.

Karanvir Bohra 
Karanvir who is a well-known Tv actor was born on 28 August 1982. He 
has done many TV shows for over a decade. He has done serials and reality shows such as Qubool Hai, Naagin 2 and Kasautii Zindagi Kay, Nach Baliye, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6, Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster to name a few. He is married to VJ Teejay Sidhu and the couple has twin daughters- Raya Bella and Vienna. Many do not know that in 2007, Bohra changed his name from Manoj to Karanvir. Karanvir is also a  trained Kathak dancer and he also has his own line of clothing called Pegasus. The Naagin star started off his career at the age of 8 as a child artist. He was first seen in his father Mahendra Bohra's movie 

Tejaa

Dipika Kakar
Dipika Kakar who hails from Pune born on 6 August 1986 is a famous TV actress. She started her career as a flight attendant and then she ventured in the world of acting
. Dipika became a household name after playing the role of Simar in TV show Sasural Simar Ka. She kick-started her acting career by playing the role of Lakshmi in the 2010 serial called Neer Bhare Tere Naina Devi. Post that, she appeared in Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo as Rekha. She got married to Sasural Simar Ka co-star Shoaib Ibrahim. Dipika is rumored to be one of the highest paid contestants of this season. After marriage, Dipika converted to Islam and took the name Faiza. Many do not know that she made her Bollywood debut with JP Dutta’s Paltan.

Srishty Rode

Srishty Rode who is a TV actress hails from Mumbai. She first featured in Fair and Lovely commercial. She rose to fame with Hindi daily soap, Yeh Ishq Haaye. She has done many shows such as Saraswati Chandra, Choti Bahu and Ishqbaaaz among others. She is engaged to TV actor Manish Naggdev and her BFF is TV actress Rubina Dilaik. Her father Tony Rode was a cinematographer in the TV industry. Srishty who is a true-blue Maharashtrian always wanted to make it big in the acting world. Talking about her hobbies, the actress loves to dance and travel.

Sreesanth
Former Indian cricket player Sreesanth (born on 6 February 1983) is also one of the participants of the show.  This is not his first TV reality show. Yes, he was earlier seen in the famous reality shows called Jhalak Dikhla Jaa and Khatron Ke Khiladi. Talking about his cricketing career, he made his debut in Test series in 2006. He played his first one-day match in 2005. In 2013, he was banned from playing cricket as he was involved in spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League. In the same year, he tied the knot with Bhuvneshwari Kumari at Guruvayur Sri Krishna temple in Kerala. Talking about his stint as a politician, he contested Kerala Assembly elections from Thiruvananthapuram on BJP’s ticket but lost to Congress candidate.

Surbhi Rana

Surbhi Rana was born on 21 September 1991. She hails from Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh. For the unversed, she was earlier in the outhouse of Bigg Boss along with Kriti Verma, Roshmi Banik, and Mital Joshi during the premiere night and now she is a part of the show as she is the first wild-card contestant of Bigg Boss 12. She entered the BB house with contestant Romil Chaudhary. She was not earlier part of the reality show as she was not selected by the viewers of the show. Talking about her, she is an ex-Roadies contestant and is a dentist by profession and was working with a pharmaceutical company. Her claim to fame is her stint in Roadies Xtreme.

Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu

Famous Ghazal and Bhajan singer Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu are contestants of the show as well. Reportedly, they have been dating each other for the last three and a half years. Jasleen Matharu’s parents and friends were not aware of her dating Anup until now. The duo has age difference of 37 years. Talking about Anup Jalota, he is known for his Hindu devotional songs and bhajans. The 65-year-old singer is also the recipient of Padma Shri. Jalota's first marriage was to Sonali Seth.  He later got married to Bina Bhatia. His first two marriages didn't work out. He got married again to Medha Gujaral. Talking about Jasleen, she is born and brought up in Mumbai. The 28-year-old is a singer and actor by profession. She is trained in both classical and western music. Matharu has shared stage with megastars such as Mika Singh and Sukhvinder Singh. She is also trained in dance forms such as Bharatnatyam, Hip-Hop, Salsa and Belly Dancing. She made her singing debut with her father's directorial Love Day.

 

Deepak Thakur and Urvashi Vani

Deepak Thakur and Urvashi Vani are also one of the jodis on the show.  He hails from Athar village of Muzaffarpur district, Bihar. He got his first singing break at the age of 14 in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur.  He sang songs such as Humni Ke Chhodi Ke (part 1) & Moora-Morning (part 2). Deepak used to sing at weddings and small ceremonies. Talking about Urvashi, not much is known about her except that she is Deepak’s fan and how she apparently once had ran away from her home to meet him. 

Somi and Saba Khan
Somi and Saba, real-life sisters hail from Jhotwara, Jaipur, Rajasthan. As per reports, they joined Bigg Boss season 12 to be famous. The sisters have completed their schooling at Emmanuel Mission School. They also have more three siblings. Somi is a postgrad from Kanoria PG Mahila Vidyalaya. She started her career as a relationship offer at one of the hotels in Rajasthan. She left her job as a sales and Marketing executive for the show. Saba also was working with hospitality industry Somi and Saba have challenged that they will win the show. 

Sourabh Patel and Shivashish Mishra
Shivashish Mishra and Sourabh Patel have entered the show 
as jodi.  Shivashish introduced himself as a businessman while Sourabh introduced himself as a farmer from Madhya Pradesh. He also revealed owns around 500-600 acres of land. Sourabh had said he wants to break the stereotyped image of a farmer. Shivashish too hails from Madhya Pradesh. As per reports, Shivashish was approached for a TV show. Also, there were reports, Sourabh is not really a farmer but an assistant casting director. This is not all, reportedly his name is Sahi and not Sourabh. Now only will tell the reality of Sourabh.

 

Roshmi Banik and Kriti Verma
Roshmi Banik and Kriti Verma are one of the interesting couples of the Bigg Boss as 
their jodi was created on the premiere night of the Bigg Boss. She was earlier in the outhouse along with her jodidar Mital Joshi. Talking about Roshmi Banik, she hails from Kolkata and is an entrepreneur. The duo recently got evicted from the show.  Talking about Kriti she hails from Delhi and currently, she resides in Mumbai. She was part of Roadies Xtreme in 2018. By profession, she is a GST officer. She is very filmy at heart and is a huge fan of King Khan. She too was in the outhouse. 

Romil Chaudhary and Nirmal Singh

Romil Chaudhary and Nirmal Singh are another jodi for the Bigg Boss 12 season. They are from Haryana. Romil is a lawyer by profession and on the other hand, Nirmal is a policeman. During the second round of evictions, the duo was eliminated but Romil re-entered the show along with Surbhi Rana. As per reports, Romil's favourite sports are Volleyball, Boxing, Cricket. He is an advocate at the High Court.

 

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