Bigg Boss Kannada 5 Contestants, Start Date, Host – 2017

Bigg Boss reality television show has become a brand name since its inception back in 2006. Since then, the show has successfully completed ten seasons and season 11 will start later this year.

Seeing the popularity and grand success of the show, regional versions of the show also started which included Bigg Boss Tamil version, Bengali and Kannada versions.

About Bigg Boss Kannada Show

It is the Kannada version of the famous reality television show which is broadcast mainly across India. The show is currently being produced by Endemol which is also the owner of the international Big Brother format. So far, Bigg Boss Kannada has successfully completed four seasons.

The season one of the shows which started back in 2013 became such a huge hit that it emerged as the most viewed show in South India during that particular year. When the season 2 started, the show even became bigger and more famous and went on to fetch some huge profits for the producers of the show as well as the channel.

Bigg Boss Kannada 5
Bigg Boss Kannada 5

By the time the fourth season started, the show had already gained such huge popularity that several film producers from South Indian film industry lodged a protest to ban the show. This protest was organised because in the view of producers’, the show was literally taking away the performances of the South Indian movies on box office.

The protest though did not have any negative effects on the TRP of the show and season 4 was ended with a grand success. [Also, read about khatron ke khiladi 8 contestants]

Bigg Boss Kannada 5 Contestant Name List

Up till now, only the celebrities and famous individuals were allowed to become a part of Bigg Boss Kannada show.

However, to make the season 5 much more interesting and increase the TRP of the show, the producers have decided to go with the common men as well. It is now being stated that for Bigg Boss Kannada 5, half of the contestants will be common men while half of them will be celebrities.

Below is the list of Confirmed Bigg Boss Kannada 5 Contestants:

  • Jaya Srinivasan
  • Megha
  • Dayal Padmanabhan
  • Sihi Kahi Chandru
  • Shruti Prakash
  • Anupama Gowda
  • Riyaz Basha
  • Niveditha Gowda
  • Pundit Sameeracharya
  • Karthik Jayaram
  • Ashitha Chandrappa
  • Diwaker
  • Tejaswini Prakash
  • Chandan Shetty
  • Suma
  • Jaga
  • Krishi

This will certainly make the things extremely interesting as common men will also stand an equal chance to win the show and more excitingly, win a whopping prize money of INR 50,000,00.

For the registration purpose, an online portal has already been established by the channel.

Bigg Boss Kannada Registration
Bigg Boss Kannada Registration

As far as the celebrity contestants are concerned, nothing has been confirmed. However, a few names such as Salman Yusuff Khan and Shwetha Chengappa have been rumoured to be a part of Bigg Boss Kannada 5.

Bigg Boss Kannada 5 Start Date and Timings

Witnessing the grand success of Bigg Boss Kannada show, the producers decided to launch the season 5 of the show.

According to the latest reports from the television channel Colors Kannada, it has been scheduled that Bigg Boss Kannada 5 already hit the television screens on October 15, 2017.

As for the timings, nothing it has been confirmed that the show will be telecast on its prime time, that is, from 8 pm to 9 pm from Monday to Friday.

Bigg Boss Kannada 5 Host

It has been confirmed by the channel Colors Kannada that Kichcha Sudeep will return to host the Bigg Boss Kannada 5 show.

Kichcha Sudeep
Kichcha Sudeep

He also hosted the season 4 of the show and his hosting was quite appreciated and liked by the audiences in general. It has in fact now been confirmed that Kichcha Sudeep will not just host the upcoming season of Bigg Boss Kannada 5 but he will also host the 3 subsequent seasons of the show.

Many sources have already confirmed that Kichcha Sudeep has signed a contract worth INR 18,00,000,00 with Colors Kannada to host the upcoming seasons of Bigg Boss Kannada show.


  1. i have already apply in voot application successfully and how to confirm my name in bigboss season 5 2017. PLEASEINFORM TO ME PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE


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