Big Boss 15 grand premiere took place on 2nd October, while host Salman Khan introduced new contestants on the first day itself, the BB OTT contestant will be introduced on the other half of the premiere on 3rd October. Ranveer Singh made a special appearance on the premiere night and entertained everyone with his humour.
The premier kicked off with a curtain raiser that featured Big Boss OTT winner Divya Agarwal, Rashami Desai, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Aly Goni and Pavitra Punia. After which, Salman Khan made a grand entry with his dance performance.
We have come up with updates about all the contestants who were introduced at the grand premiere on Saturday.
Jay Bhanushali was the first contestant to be introduced on a premier night. Ironically, Jay was the contestant who got finalised at the last minute for the show. Jay also got the special treatment and was given a tour of the Big Boss house by Salman himself.
Jay Bhanushali became famous for his amazing anchoring skills on the reality show Dance India Dance. Jay is married to actress Mahhi Vij.
Vishal Kotian and Tejasswi Prakash:
The second contestant to be introduced on the show was actor Vishal Kotian. Vishal also revealed that when he was in school, he used to sell tickets for Salman Khan’s films. The actor’s father runs a garage and Vishal somehow managed to get an MBA degree. Vishal Kotian is an Indian film and television actor who appeared on the show titled ‘Har mushkil ka hal Akbar Birbal’ which aired on BIG Magic.
The most hyped celebrity contestant Tejasswi Prakash was the third contestant to be introduced on the show. Tejasswi is a popular ColorsTV face who featured in shows like Swaragini, Silsila and Khatron Ke Khiladi. She was one of the most loved contestants of Khatron, and her fans admire her fun-loving, lively and humorous personality.
Vidhi Pandya, Simba Nagpal and Umar Riaz:
Actress Vidhi Pandya was the fourth contestant to enter the show. Vidhi is famous for her character Imli in ColorsTV show Udaan, and she also featured in the daily soap Ek Duje Ke Vaaste 2.
The fifth contestant who was introduced on the premiere night was MTV Splitsvilla fame Simba Nagpal. Simba also featured on the daily soap ‘Shakti Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki’. Rubina Dilaik was the lead on the show, and Simba gained the spotlight especially after appearing on Shakti.
The sixth and the most awaited contestant of the show Umar Riaz, elder brother of Asim Riaz was then introduced by Salman Khan. Umar is said to have the biggest fandom this season, credit goes to his younger brother Asim Riaz who gained popularity in Big Boss 13.
Donal Bisht and Ieshaan Sehgal:
Donal Bisht and Ieshaan Sehgal became the seventh and eighth contestants to enter the show. Donal Bisht is speculated to be the underdog this season. The actress has appeared on the daily soap Ek Deewana Tha and Roop, apart from this Donal has also done movies like D company and Take Care. On the other hand, Ieshaan Sehgal featured on the show Rishton Ka Chakravyuh.
Singer Akasa Singh and Actor Karan Kundra:
Naagin song fame Akasa Singh became the ninth participant of the reality show. Akasa has appeared in the reality show ‘Raw Star’ led by Yo Yo Honey Singh
The prominent face of television Karan Kundra, who appeared on shows like ‘Kitani Mohabbat Hai’, Zara Nachke Dikha and Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai was the tenth contestant to enter the show. Karan is said to be the most popular celebrity this season owing to his time in the industry. Karen has been part of shows like Gumrah, MTV Love School and Roadies. The actor has been in rumours mostly because of his relationships.
Miesha Iyer, Sahil Shroff and Afsana Khan:
Another MTV face Miesha Iyer who apparently took the place of Reem Shaikh on the show is the 11th contestant this season. Miesha Iyer, Sahil Shroff and Afsana Khan enter house Iyer featured on shows; Ace Of Space and MTV Splitsvilla.
Model and actor Sahil Shroff and controversial Singer Afsana Khan were the 12th and 13th contestants to be introduced on the premier night on Saturday. Sahil Shroff has done movies like; Behind the trees, Desi Magic and Don 2.
The grand premiere of Big Boss 15 will continue on Sunday as well, where Ranveer Singh will be seen entertaining the audiences and the Big Boss OTT contestants Shamita Shetty, Pratik Sehajpal and Nishant Bhatt will be introduced.