Bigg Boss 12 Celebrity Contestants List Is Out! Dipika Kakkar, Shaleen Bhanot, Anup Jalota To Enter The House?
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We are six days away from the grand premiere of Bigg Boss 12. Salman Khan returns as the host for the ninth consecutive time, and fans are eagerly waiting for him to unveil the lineup of the contestants for the twelveth season of the mother of all Indian reality TV shows. This time the commoners will set foot inside the house in pairs, while the celebrities will walk in solo. Like every year, there are many names doing the rounds as far as the celebrities are concerned. But the confusion has almost come to an end as the casting team of the show has locked their celebrity contestants for this year. Here are the famous faces that are expected to get locked inside the glass-walled house for a period of over 100 days. EXCLUSIVE! Bigg Boss 12 Contestants: We Already Know Who Is Going to Be One of the Wild Card Entries on Salman Khan’s Show

Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa

They were officially introduced as the contestants by Salman on the press conference of the show, which took place couple of days back. We still think it was a facade by the makers considering they are very secretive about the contestants every year. So we wil see Bharti and Haarsh on the first episode, but will they really enter the house as contestants? We will know on September 16.


Dipika Kakkar



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Her eyes betrayed her the most!!! could never keep a secret... they reflected all that was inside her...

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TV actress Dipika Kakkar, who shot to fame by playing Simar in Sasural Simar Ka is a confirmed celebrity contestant. Her husband, Shoaib Ibrahim, who is rumoured to go to the house along with her confirmed her entry in the show in an interaction with India Today. "Audiences have already read the reports and I guess they know better than us about this. But, yes, Dipika is going, everyone knows that and the same has been confirmed also," he was quoted.


Anup Jalota

Singer Anup Jalota, who is best known for his performance in Hindu devotional music is also set to enter the Bigg Boss house, we hear. He started his musical career as a chorus singer at All India Radio. As far as his personal life is concerned, Anup has been married thrice. His first marriage, without his family's approval, was to a Gujarati girl, Sonali Sheth, who was also a singer. After separating from her, he had an arranged marriage with Bina Bhatia, but that soon ended in divorce, too. Anup then went on to tie the knot with Medha Gujral, niece of former Indian Prime Minister I. K. Gujral and filmmaker Shekhar Kapur's first wife. Anup and Medha have a son named Aryaman. Medha passed away on November 25, 2014, at a hospital in New York City due to liver failure.


Ssumeir Pasricha





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Tere baare mein jab Socha nahi Tha

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Ssumeir is an actor and comedian. His videos, in which he has seen as Pammi Aunty, a fictional character created by him, go viral on social media. He started his career with Colors in 2015 as he played the lead role in their show, Code Red. He was also seen in Sasural Simar Ka for a couple of years. So if he is indeed entering the house, he already has a friend in Dipika as they both have worked together in SSK.


Shaleen Bhanot





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❤ #saturday #photooftheday #instamood #love #happy #smile #gratitude #nofilter

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TV actor Shaleen Bhanot was mired in controversy after his former wife Daljeet Kaur filed for a divorce in 2015 and accused him of domestic violence. He started his TV career with Shhh...Phir Koi Hai. He made his movie debut in 2006 with the film, Pyaare Mohan.


Srishty Rode





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Shine like the whole universe is yours ✨ PC :- @jashan_arora 📸

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TV actress Srishty Rode, who is currently seen as Faiza in the popular show, Ishqbaaz is also in the list of the celebrity contestants of Bigg Boss 12. She is currently dating TV actor Manish Naggdev.


S Sreesanth





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And last, but definitely not the least, we might also see former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth inside the Bigg Boss house this year. The man has led quite a controversial life. In 2013, he was banned from playing Cricket by the BCCI, for his involvement in spot-fixing during the Indian Premier League in the same year. And how can we forget his altercation with Harbhajan Singh on the field in 2008's IPL? After the ban from Cricket, Sreesanth set foot in the world of showbiz as he participated in Colors' dance reality show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. He also acted in a Malayalam film, Team 5. Sreesanth took the political plunge in 2016 by joining the Bhartiya Janta Party.  He contested and lost the Kerala Assembly elections from Thiruvananthapuram.

Are you impressed with what the lineup looks like so far? Let us know in the comments below and stay tuned to LatestLY for all the updates on Bigg Boss 12.