Bigg Boss Telugu: Popular and leading Telugu film star Jr NTR, best known for his dynamic on-onscreen presence, is foraying into television with the popular reality show Bigg Boss, which is inspired from Big Brother. Bigg Boss Telugu has seen overwhelming response amongst fans as well as on social media platforms. It is because Young Tiger is hosting the show.
The first season of Bigg Boss Telugu debuted on Star Maa yesterday (July 16, 2017) with the introduction of the contestants. They are let into the Bigg Boss house after a brief introduction. The reality show will soon turn out as a controversial topic on social media when housemates start to involve in conflict with each other, boosting the TRP of the channel. Check out Bigg Boss Telugu Contestants list, Host, House Rules, and Timing Details
It came as a surprise for Telugu audience when 14 contestants (mostly celebrities) have been introduced as it was previously promoted to have only 12 contestants. Unfortunately, there isn’t any commoner in the show as all of the contestants are from film fraternity. There are lots of differences between the Tamil and Telugu versions of the Bigg Boss. The Tamil Bigg Boss is hosted by Kamal Haasan, which started off with 15 contestants, and will run for 100 episodes. But Telugu Bigg Boss will have only 70 episodes.
The reality show has seen about 10 seasons in Hindi hosted by Salman Khan and then later in Kannada. And now, it has come to entertain Tamil and Telugu audiences. Check out the details of Bigg Boss Telugu.
Bigg Boss Telugu Timing
|TV Show||Bigg Boss Telugu|
|TV Channel||Star Maa|
|Launch Date||16th July 2017|
|Timing||9:30 pm on weekdays and 9 pm on weekends|
|No. of Contestants||14|
|No. of episodes||70|
Bigg Boss Telugu Contestants
Here are the complete details of the 14 contestants participating in the reality show from different professions including actor, singer, critic, and anchor.
|9||Mahesh Kathi||Film Critic||Playing|
|12||Hari Teja||Serial actor||Playing|
Bigg Boss Telugu Rules
Here is complete list of Bigg Boss Telugu rules and regulations. The reality show airs on Star Maa from Monday to Friday at 9 PM IST and 8:30 PM IST on weekends. You can also stream online on www.hotstar.com
1.) The total number of 14 contestants, who are also called as ‘Housemates’ will have to live in a purpose build house and are arrested from out world.
2.) The contestants are not allowed to use any devices to know outside world. No Mobile, Television, Internet, Social media and phone calls to others.
3.) The show will conducted for 70 days, with the contestants are supervised 24/7 via 60 cameras installed all around the house.
4.) The contestants should wear the mike enclosure all the day, and should talk only in Telugu. Those who speak in other languages will be punished.
5.) Contestants are not supposed to sleep in the day and they should go to bed only when the lights are off.
6.) Every week, Housemates will nominate two of other participant for eviction, from that the housemate who receives most number of nominations will have to go for public poll.
7.) The member who got less number of votes from public will be eliminated from the Bigg Boss house.
8.) In the last week of Big Boss, totally three contestant will be remaining and mega voting poll will be conducted to select the winner.
9.) Unlike Big Brother show, Indian version of Bigg Boss playing mostly with celebrities as contestant, not any general public.