BIGG BOSS 11: As it happened on the grand premiere of Colors' showSapna Choudhary, Hiten Tejwani, Shilpa Shinde, sadhvi Sshivani Durgah, Priyank Sharma, Benafsha Soonawalla and Hina Khan entered Bigg Boss 11. Full list inside
India's most awaited controversial reality show Bigg Boss Season 11 has finally kicked off with a grand premiere. Hosting the first day, first show, Salman Khan was as entertaining as he is. Salman made an entry on a bicycle amid huge round of applause. Giving the show an amusing start the 'Tubelight' star compared the Bigg Boss show with a wife. Salman performed on the unique version of Bigg Boss 11 whose lyrics were in tune with songs from his films including 'Hangover' from Kick and 'Didi tera dewar deewana' from Hum Aapke Hain Koun! Full list of Bigg Boss 11 contestants
Bigg Boss 11 House inside details
The theme this year is 'padosi' and 'gharwale'. Pinky Padosan, essayed by Gaurav Gera, took viewers to a quick tour of the Bigg Boss house. While Gera was seen in a pink saree and bright makeup, videos posted on Twitter revealed the quirkiness of the house. Filmmaker Omung Kumar who designed the house said that they played with colors to affect the contestants psychologically. This time, couple of new elements have been added such as an 'aakhara' and a 'kalkothri'. The house will also have an underground jail with three beds and very ‘dirty’ toilets. It took the director and his wife 66 days to construct the house along with the team of 100 members. The house is located in Lonavala in Pune, Maharashtra
This year too, contestants have been divided into two lots - celebs and commoners. As usual, there were lot of speculations regarding the names of contestants. From Hina Khan to Nia Sharma, people wanted to see their favourite telly stars in their real selves. TV's favourite bahu Akshara aka Hina Khan's participation brought a lot of excitement among fans. After becoming the first runner-up of Khatron Ke Khiladi 8, this will be Hina's second reality show back to back. Nia Khan who holds the pride of being voted Asia's third sexiest women refuted the reports of her participation with just one tweet. She wrote, ''Eagerly waiting to see what the @BiggBoss padosis have in store for us tonight at 9 PM on @ColorsTV. #BB11. P.S I'm not in store.'' We were excited to see Hiten Tejwani, saadhvi Sshivani Durga, Vikas Gupta to see in the controversial show. Splitsvilla fame Priyank Sharma and VJ Benafsha Soonawala who shared an excellent chemistry during their performance can be this year's lovebirds on the show. Shilpa Shinde also entered Bigg Boss 11, her unpleasant history with Vikas can churn out some gossips. Vikas was the head programmer of & TV that aired her hit sitcom Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain but due to differences, Shilpa lodged police complaint against the makers and then bade farewell to the show.
Here are the updates:
23:36 IST: Bigg Boss advices padosis to pretend as very close friends or relatives in front of contestants.
23:33 IST: For the first time in Bigg Boss history, host Salman enters the house.
23:19 IST: Shilpa and Vikas fight on stage and share their nasty history. Their war of words raises the temperature of the show.
23:17 IST: Salman introduces last contestant web series producer Vikas Gupta. Telly queen Ekta Kapoor wishes her close buddy.
23:14 IST: SPICY TEST! Shilpa challenges Salman to tell the name of aachar by just tasting it with his eyes closed. The duo also click selfie.
23: 02 IST: Shilpa Shinde becomes next contestant of Bigg Boss 11; entire Colors family express their happiness and excitement on her entry.
22:57 IST: Zubair Khan, son-in-law of underworld kingpin Haseena Parkar enters Bigg Boss house
22:56 IST: I haven't seen such a lot till now in Bigg Boss, says Salman
22: 51 IST: Delhi's Puneesh Sharma enters the house as next contestant grooving to a number from 'Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl'.
22:48 IST: Hina gives goodbye hug to her family while Salman makes funny faces singing emotional songs.
22:41 IST: Salman joins Hina Khan on stage and performs on 'Main Hun Heri Tera'
22: 39 IST: Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame Hina Khan aka Akshara enters Bigg Boss house singing 'Lag Jaa Gale'. Dressed in gown, TV's one of the favourite bahus looked ravishing.
22:33 IST: Next contestants model cum actress Arshi Khan and Bandgi Kalra get ready for 'dangal' in an aakhada
22:19 IST: Salman welcomes Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu and Jacqueline Fernandez
22: 10 IST: Varun Dhawan comes on the stage and introduces Bihar's Jyoti Kumari.
22: 08 IST: Priyank Sharma becomes the next contestant to go through the shower task
21: 05 IST: Padosis test Akash with cold water. It was a fun task.
21: 58 IST: Rapper Akash Dadlani becomes the next contestant to enter Bigg Boss 11; funny banter between him and the host Salman makes audience burst into laughter.
21:49 IST: Two new contestants, Splitsvilla fame Priyank Sharma and VJ Benafsha Soonawala perform on the stage
21:42 IST: Self-styled sadhvi Sshivani Durga is the third contestant of Bigg Boss Season 11
21:32 IST: Haryana's popular dancer Sapna Choudhary is declared the second conestant of the show, clad in purple suit, Sapna performs on regional song.
21: 25 IST: The host Salman introduces four 'padosis' of the reality show- Lucinda Nicholas, Luv Tyagi, Mehjabi Siddiqui and Sabyasachi Sathpathy
21:22 IST: Akash Dadlani meets Hiten Tejwani
21: 21 IST: The Tubelight star introduces underground Kalkothri
21: 15 IST: Hiten Tejwani becomes first contestant to enter the Bigg Boss house
21: 14 IST: Gauri and Hiten perform on Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
21:13 IST: Host Salman introduces the celebrity couple Gauri Pradhan and Hiten Tejwani while stating that only one will enter the show.
21:11 IST: Salman Khan joins them showing off his moves on Tan Tana Tan Tan Tara
21:10 IST: Judwaa 2 stars give us a sneak peek into the Bigg Boss house by performing on songs from their recently release film.
Stay connected to this space for all the latest updates on Bigg Boss 11.