The makers of Bigg Boss 5 have finally unveiled the names of 14 contestants. The contestants' list has names of 13 female celebrities and Shakti Kapoor is the only male contestant on the much-hyped reality TV show.
The makers of Bigg Boss 5
have finally unveiled the names of14 contestants. The contestants' list has names of 13 femalecelebrities and Shakti Kapoor is the only male contestant on themuch-hyped reality TV show. The participants' list also includes thename of the wife of convicted murderer Charles Sobhraj. The names of contestants and their brief details: Shakti Kapoor
is known for playing comic and villainous roles in Bollywood movies. Hehas starred in several Hindi films. He is also popular for oftencourting controversies. Now, he will be the only male contestant on theBigg Boss 5.Nihita Biswas
is thewife of convicted murderer Charles Sobhraj, who has been in prisonsince his arrest in Kathmandu in 2003, following his alleged murder ofat least 12 murders. Bigg Boss 5
is her first TV show.
, the daughter of Kabir Bedi, debut in films with Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
and has acted in several Hindi movies. She was earlier seen in the reality shows like Nach Baliye
, Khatron ke Khiladi
and Maa Exchange
has starred in Salman Khan's Wanted
and performed an item song in recently released film Yamla Pagla Deewana
. Earlier, she was also featured on a Norwegian reality show.
is a model-turned-actress and has starred in movies like Dil Bole Hadippa
and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
. She has also hosted a couple of TV shows.
has appeared in Emotional Atyachaar
and Love Lockup
on Bindaas channel. She made a big news for her alleged relationshipwith ex-beau Raja Chaudhary, estranged husband of TV actress ShwetaTiwari.
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi
is a celebrity trans-gender and social activist and was also seen in shows like Sach Ka Saamna
and Raaz Picchle Janam Ka
is a TV actress, who is known for her role as the title character Kumkum
is a singer and actor, who acted in films like Aankhen
and Main Khiladi Tu Anari
is a model-VJ and was a part of The Big Switch
on Bindass channel.
appeared in reality shows like Khatron Ke Khiladi
and Zor Ka Zatka
is a former Miss Afghanistan beauty queen.
is also known as Gulabo the Kalbeliya dancer from Rajasthan. She is apart of the international culture and music circuit, jazz bands and aperformer in films.
is an anchor with Headlines Today.
The Bigg Boss
makers have also roped in Colombian singer Shakira for a guest appearance on Bigg Boss 5
. South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes and boxing champion Mike Tyson are also expected to enter the Bigg Boss
house at a later date. However, all the 14 contestants will be locked in the Bigg Boss
house for about three months with over 55 cameras following their every move 24x7.