Bigg Boss 16 confirmed contestants list: Sajid Khan to Sumbul Touqeer, a look at the participants

Salman Khan's reality show 'Bigg Boss 16' will premiere next month.

Updated on Oct 03, 2022 01:33 AM IST  |  390.4K
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Bigg Boss 16 confirmed contestants list: Sajid Khan to Sumbul Touqeer, a look at the participants

Bigg Boss season 16, hosted by Salman Khan, is one of the most awaited reality shows, and fans are waiting eagerly for it to go on air. Bigg Boss has been a fan-favourite show for a long time and enjoys a massive fan following owing to its unique concept. Every season audiences see many well-known celebrities turning into contestants for this popular show. Amongst them, only the toughest and the smartest contestants emerge as the winner by passing all the eliminations. 

The 16th season is all set to premiere and the makers have raised the excitement bars by dropping back-to-back promos of the show featuring the host Salman Khan. The makers manage to amaze the audience every season by introducing new twists and turns in the show. This time is no different. In Bigg Boss season 16, Bigg Boss himself will play the game along with the contestants which surely promises to add more entertainment in the upcoming season. Speaking about the participants, this new season too has an interesting ensemble of contestants who will enter Bigg Boss' house.

Take a look at the confirmed contestants of Bigg Boss 16:

Tina Datta

Television actress Tina Datta gained popularity after her stint in the show Uttaran and her role of Ichcha is still remembered. The actress has come a long way in her career and has been a part of many shows. Tina was seen in the web show Naxalbari with Rajeev Khandelwal and also featured in the fictional show titled Daayan in 2018. The actress then participated in Rohit Shetty's stunt-based reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi season 7.

Shalin Bhanot

Shalin Bhanot is a prominent name in the showbiz world and the actor has been a part of numerous shows in his career. He starred in several popular television shows such as Naagin, Do Hanson Ka Jodaa, Suryaputra Karn, Nach Baliye, Yeh Hai Aashiqui among others. 

Gautam Singh Vig

Gautam Singh Vig is a well-known celebrity in the TV industry. He has been a part of popular TV shows including Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2, Pinjara Khubsurti Ka, Tantra, Naamkarann, Ishq Subhan Allah. 

Sumbul Touqeer

Sumbul Touqeer is one of the famous TV actresses and rose to fame after her stint in the popular daily soap Imlie. In the show, the actress was paired opposite Fahmaan Khan, and their pair was loved by the audience. Prior to Imlie, Sumbul was a part of several shows like Chandragupta Maurya, Ishaaron Issharon Mein and Waaris.

Shiv Thakare

Shiv Thakare rose to fame after his stint in the hit reality show MTV Roadies Rising in 2017, where he reached the semi-finals. He then starred in 'MTV's The Anti Social Network. Shiv then participated in the Marathi reality show Bigg Boss Marathi 2. Shiv won the hearts of the audiences and fellow contestants, with his honest game and bagged the trophy of Bigg Boss Marathi season 2, and walked away with the prize money of Rs 17 lakh.

Manya Singh

Winner of Femina Miss India 2020, Manya Singh rose to fame instantly after her big win. The model walked for many top-notch designers and has endorsed some popular brands. She is a well-known celebrity and enjoys a massive fan following owing to her achievements.

Soundarya Sharma

As per an Indian Express report,  actress Soundarya Sharma who made her Bollywood foray with 'Ranchi Diaries', will also be seen participating in the 16th season of Bigg Boss.

Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia

Former Miss India contestant Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia is a prominent name in the telly world, and she became popular after her debut show Choti Sarrdaarni. As per an Indian Express report, the actress will also participate in Salman Khan-hosted show Bigg Boss 16.

Sreejita Dey

Actress Sreejita Dey is a well-known actress and has been a part of numerous shows such as Uttaran, Piya Rangrezz, Nazar, and many others. Sreejita is now rumoured to be entering Salman Khan-hosted show Bigg Boss 16. It would be interesting to see Uttaran co-actors Sreejita Dey and Tinaa Datta once again on the screen.

Abdu Rozik

Abdu Rozik, the world's smallest singer, is also a part of the Salman Khan-hosted show Bigg Boss 16.  For the unversed, Abdu Rozik has a special appearance in Salman Khan's upcoming multi-starrer film, Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan. 

Sajid Khan

Filmmaker Sajid Khan is among the most famous celebrity in the showbiz world. He is also a part of Salman Khan's popular reality show Bigg Boss 16. 

Priyanka Chahar Choudhary

Udaariyaan fame Priyanka Chahar Choudhary is also a contestant of Bigg Boss 16. Priyanka is a well-known personality in the telly sector and enjoys a massive fan following owing to her acting chops. She rose to fame after her stint in Udaariyaan and is now a part of the biggest reality show. 

Ankit Gupta

Udaariyaan's another star who has participated in Salman Khan's reality show is Ankit Gupta. Ankit is also a prominent name in the entertainment world and is known best for his stint in Udaariyaan.

MC Stan

MC Stan aka Altaf Shaikh is a rapper from Pune who began singing qawwali at a very young age when he was into schooling. He has 2.78 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. He is also a contestant in Bigg Boss 16.

Archana Gautam

Archana Gautam is a well-known politician and actress and is now a part of Salman Khan's show Bigg Boss 16. 

Gori Nagori

Haryanvi dancer Gori Nagori is a contestant in the 16th season of Bigg Boss, hosted by Salman Khan.

To note, Pinkvilla was the first to inform about Shalin Bhanot's participation in the show. Bigg Boss 16 will start airing on Saturday, October 1, at 9:30 PM, and the premiere episode will be divided into two parts. 

Also Read: Bigg Boss 16 EXCLUSIVE: Shalin Bhanot to be a part of the Salman Khan led show; Deets Inside


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Sep 26, 2022 03:07 PM
Can you please confirm about fahmankhan is going to BB or not ?