Big Boss 17 is live, and this seventeen-season will be entirely entertaining because the Big Boss 17 contestants are very well known and are all very engaged with the viewers. In this article, you will find the big boss 17 contestants. Are they daily soap actors, film actors, singers, YouTubers, comedians or advocates?
As always, Salman Khan is hosting this Big Boss season 17, and this time, the theme of Big Boss is different; the name Big Boss added three more words: Dil, Dimaag, and Dum.
Big Boss 17 can be watched on the JioCinema app and website for free, and it’s live from October 15, 2023.
Everything about the new Big Boss season 17 contestants is detailed below. Just scroll it and read it.
Big Boss Season 17 Contestant Names
Now, coming to the point of Big Boss season 17 contestants, who are they? Let’s check it out.
Here are the 17 contestants of The Big Boss 17 season:
|1. Mannara Chopra|
|2. Munawar Faruqui|
|3. Aishwarya Sharma Bhatt|
|4. Neil Bhatt|
|5. Navid Sole|
|6. Anurag Dobhal|
|7. Sana Raees Khan|
|8. Jigna Vora|
|9. Ankita Lokhande|
|10. Vicky Jain|
|11. Soniya Bansal|
|12. Khanzaadi (Feroza Khan)|
|13. Sunny Arya (Tehelka Bhai)|
|14. Rinku Dhawan|
|15. Arun Srikanth Mashetty|
|16. Abhishek Kumar|
|17. Isha Malviya|
Who are Big Boss 17 Season Contestants? What Do They Do?
In the Big Boss season 17, every contestant has the past and good fame over the internet and the domain where they work.
Salam Khan introduces every contestant with a charming smile and some dance steps. Let’s start with the first contestant of Big Boss 17:
1. Mannara Chopra
Mannara Chopra is the paternal cousin of actresses Priyanka Chopra and Parineeti Chopra. She appeared in commercial advertisements and Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada movies. Before entering the limelight, she started a model and fashion designer career.
She is the first contestant of Big Boss Season 17 Dil, Dhimaag and Dum. Salam asks Mannara to select any house from the three, and she selects the “Dil” house.
2. Munawar Faruqui (Comedian)
Munawar is the second contestant of Big Boss Season 17. He won Lock Upp season 1 of Kangana Ranaut’s show. Faruqui has a massive fanbase online due to his stand-up comedy and humour.
Faruqui says he got a call for the Big Boss 16 season the previous one, but for some reason, he refused, and now he is in season seventeen. He revealed that Big Boss team approached MC Stan instead of Munawar because of his non-availability.
3. Aishwarya Sharma
Aishwarya is the third contestant; she is a daily soap actress. She acted in some of the television serials of ColorsTV and Star Plus. She also appeared in Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 13 and was the second runner up.
4. Neil Bhatt
Neil Bhatt is the fourth contestant; he is the husband of Aishwarya Sharma, married in the year 2021. Neil, a daily soap television actor, roped in some ColorsTV and Star Plus serials.
5. Navid Sole
Navid Sole is the fifth contestant, a pharmacist in London of Italian and Persian origin. He has over 91k followers on Instagram and is pretty active on social media.
There is no English-speaking rule in Big Boss, and Navid needs to learn Hindi; Big Boss advised Navid to learn some words in Hindi to manage in Big Boss House.
6. Anurag Dobhal
Anurag Dobhal is the sixth contestant of Big Boss Season 17; he has 5.1 million followers on Instagram. He is well known for his famous name, “The Uk07 Rider”.
Anurag, also known as Babu Bhaiya Biker, is a motovlogger, and his appearance is very different because he has massive tattoos on his body.
7. Sana Raees Khan
The seventh contestant is Sana Raees Khan. She is well known to Shah Rukh Khan’s fans due to Aryan Khan’s drug case. She is an advocate.
8. Jigna Vora
Jigna is a former Indian journalist. She was falsely accused of having a connection in the murder conspiracy of another journalist.
“Scoop” is a Netflix series based on the story of Jigna Vora’s “Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison”. She is the eighth contestant in the house.
9. Ankita Lokhande
Ankita started her career with television serials, got much attention, and got a chance to act in some Bollywood movies like Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Baaghi 3 and The Last Coffee. She is the 9th member who entered Big Boss House for season 17.
10. Vicky Jain
Vicky is married to Ankita Lokhande in the year 2021. He is a businessman, and per some reports, he is the Managing Director of Mahavir Inspire Group. He is also a co-owner of the Mumbai Tigers team in the Box Cricket League.
11. Soniya Bansal
Soniys is an Indian actress who acted in some Hindi movies. Her upcoming project is a web series on Disney Hotstar, and she recently completed shooting for a Telugu movie.
12. Khanzaadi (Feroza Khan)
Feroza, her stage name is Khanzaadi. She is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. Feroza was a contestant of the Indian rap competition show MTV Hustle.
13. Sunny Arya (Tehelka Bhai)
Sunny is a popular vlogger famous for his funny pranks, and he is known by his name on Instagram, “tehelkapran”. He has over 702k followers on Instagram.
14. Rinku Dhawan
Rinku is a well-known television actress in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii. This daily soap show started in 2000 and ended on 9 October 2008.
15. Arun Srikanth Mashetty (Achanak Bayanak)
Arun Srikanth is a well-known YouTuber from Hyderabad with Hyderabadi slang; he goes live on YouTube and Omegle and starts entertaining viewers. His YouTube channel is Achank Bayanak Gaming, with 288k subscribers and on Instagram, he has 598k followers.
16. Abhishek Kumar
Abhishek is the actor in the Udaariyaan serial and has a good presence on YouTube and other social media platforms.
17. Isha Malviya
Isha is the last contestant as of now of Big Boss Season 17. Isha is also an actress on the Udaariyaan TV show; she was the co-actor of Udaariyaan beside Abhishek Kumar. They were in a relationship before, but now they are not in a relationship.
What is this Dil, Dimaag and Dum in Big Boss 17?
Dil is house number 1, Dimaag is house number 2, and Dum is house number 3. This season 17 has an exciting twist: the house is divided into three houses with three different situations.
In House Number One, contestants have to be in love and romantic mode; House Number Two is for the smart contestants to be brilliant and play with a brain, not a heart, whereas House Number 3 is for contestants with a heart of dare-dum. Yet more to be known about these houses, as Big Boss 17 started on October 15, 2023, so more to be known about these Dil, Dimaag and Dum houses.
Overall About Big Boss 17 Season
Big Boss Season 17 contestants are energetic and have a considerable fanbase, from a TV actor to a YouTuber. Everyone has an online presence to make a trend on social media. So it’s tough to decide who is the winner of the big boss 17 seasons as of now.
Big Boss knows the best and worst in the coming days, and the public will decide who will win Season 17.
The previous Big Boss Season 16 winner was rapper MC Stan, and the runner-up was Shiv Thakare.
During Big Boss Season 13, one of the BJP MLA of Uttar Pradesh wrote a letter to the broadcasting minister to shut down the show due to the vulgar content on television. But there was no response; the show was run successfully, and the 13th season winner was the late actor Sidharth Shukla, and the runner-up was Asim Riaz.