Watch: Mark Your Calendars! Salman Khan-Hosted ‘Bigg Boss OTT 2’ To Premiere On This Date

‘Bigg Boss OTT 2’ makers have dropped a new promo video to announce the premiere date of the Salman Khan-hosted reality show.

Nitika Sharma
Written By: Nitika Sharma
Updated: June 07, 2023 | 14:30 IST
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Get ready to witness high-voltage drama, gossip and fights on your screens once again as ‘Bigg Boss’ is coming back with the second season of its OTT version. Only a few months after ‘Bigg Boss 16’ concluded in February 2023 with rapper MC Stan taking home the winner’s trophy, ‘Bigg Boss OTT 2’ is all set to launch this month. The makers of the controversial reality show have finally revealed the premiere date of the show, which will be hosted by Salman Khan this year.

‘Bigg Boss OTT 2’ will begin from June 17. Jio Cinema, which will be streaming platform for ‘Bigg Boss OTT 2’, dropped a new promo video featuring host Salman Khan to announce the launch date on Twitter.

Check out the tweet below:

In the teaser, Salman, in his peculiar style, announced that this time the contestants will have a hard time in the ‘Bigg Boss’ house. He also hinted at the audience’s participation in the show.

The short promo video opened with Salman Khan facing the camera as he says, “Is baar itni lagegi ki aapki madad lagegi.”

The Bollywood megastar, dressed in a white t-shirt and silver metallic blazer, shook a leg in the promo with other dancers.

While Salman Khan has been the host for ‘Bigg Boss’ for more than a decade, he will host ‘Bigg Boss OTT’ for the first time this year. Ace filmmaker-producer Karan Johar was the host for the first season of ‘Bigg Boss OTT’ which streamed online in 2021. The first season of ‘Bigg Boss OTT’ saw Divya Agarwal lifting the winner’s trophy.

The official list of contestants for ‘Bigg Boss OTT 2’ is yet to be announced. However, a few names have been doing the rounds as tentative contestants for the show.

The probable contestants for ‘Bigg Boss OTT 2’ include Udit Narayan's son and singer Aditya Narayan and model-actress Poonam Pandey. Anjali Arora and Pooja Gor may also participate in the Salman Khan-hosted show.

Celebrities such as Awez Darbar, Mahesh Poojary, Jiya Shankar, and several others are believed to be participating in the show. Several other names have been reported including Sambhavana Seth, Umar Riaz, Faisal Shaikh and Anurag Dobhal.

‘Bigg Boss OTT 2’, like its previous season, will run for six weeks, and will have close to 10 celebrities locked inside the ‘BB’ house. Last season, three finalists from ‘Bigg Boss OTT’ -- Shamita Shetty, Pratik Sehajpal and Nishant Bhat were given a chance to be in the main show, ‘Bigg Boss 15’.

Talking about Salman Khan, he was last seen in the Eid release ‘Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan’. The Bollywood superstar will be next seen in ‘Tiger 3’ with Katrina Kaif and Emraan Hashmi.

It is scheduled to be released on Diwali 2023. The espionage action entertainer is directed by Maneesh Sharma.

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