By Neha Yadav
Published Oct 16, 2023

Hindustan Times

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Bigg Boss Season 17: List of all contestants

Bigg Boss Season 17 premiered on October 15, 2023, on Colors TV with Salman Khan as its host. The show is set to air on Colors TV from Monday to Friday at 10 pm and Saturday and Sunday at 9 pm

Here is a list of contestants who will compete for the Bigg Boss Season 17 trophy

Ankita Lokhande and Vikki Jain

Actor Ankita Lokhande and her husband and businessman Vikki Jain entered the show together. The two got married in 2021. Ankita Lokhande worked in a popular TV show Pavitra Rishta

TV serial Udaariyaan actors Abhishek Kumar and Isha Malviya entered the show together. Both of them dated on the sets of Udaariyaan and spoke about their controversial relationship on the Bigg Boss stage

Abhishek Kumar and Isha Malviya

Rinku Dhawan 

Television actor Rinku Dhawan was a part of Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii. She has also acted in TV serials such as Yeh Vaada Raha, Rakt Sambandh, Gupta Brothers and Swabhimaan

Arun Srikanth Mashettey

YouTuber Arun Srikanth Mashettey entered the Bigg Boss house with Rinku Dhawan. He is a popular content creator from Hyderabad, with over 2 lakh YouTube subscribers

Sunny Arya

Also known as Tehelka Bhai, Sunny Arya is a comedian and YouTuber who has over 3 million subscribers on his YouTube channel Tehelka Prank

Firoza Khan

Popularly known as Khanzaadi, Firoza Khan is a rapper, singer and songwriter from Assam. She previously appeared on MTV Hustle 2.0

Soniya Bansal

Actor and model Soniya Bansal made her debut in Bollywood with the film Game 100 Crore Ka, alongside Rahul Roy and Shakti Kapoor. She has featured in music videos and starred in many films

Jigna Vohra

Jigna Vohra is a former crime journalist. Hansal Mehta's Netflix series Scoop is based on her struggles in the Byculla prison. She now practices tarot card reading and astrology

Sana Raees Khan

Criminal lawyer Sana Raees Khan fought the alleged drug case involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan. She is Indrani Mukerjea's lawyer in the controversial Sheena Bora murder case

Anurag Dobhal

YouTuber and social media influencer, Anurag Dobhal goes by the name of The UK07 Rider. The moto vlogger gained popularity in 2018 when his YouTube channel crossed 2 million subscribers

Munawar Faruqui

Munawar Faruqui is a stand-up comedian. He is one of the strongest contestants of the season as he has previously won a similar reality show Lock Upp which was hosted by Kangana Ranaut

Navid Sole

Navid Sole is from the UK and claims to be of Italian and Persian origin. He has over 90,000 followers on Instagram. He is a pharmacist and belongs to the LGBTQAI+ community

Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma

Actors and couple Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma entered the show together. They met on the sets of the TV serial Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin and got married in November 2021

Mannara Chopra

Actor Mannara Chopra made her acting debut with the film Zid. Her real name is Barbie Handa and she is the cousin of Priyanka and Parineeti Chopra