Salman Khan returned as host for the popular reality show Bigg Boss 14 with a fresh list of contestants that includes faces such as TV couple Rubina Dilaik and Abhinav Shukla, actor Eijaz Khan, Baalveer Returns actor Pavitra Punia, Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega actor Nishant Singh Malkhani, Dil Se Dil Tak actor Jasmin Bhasin, Sara Gurpal, Nikki Tamboli and Shehzad Deol.
Bigg Boss 14’s theme this season is ‘ab scene paltega (the scene will change)’, in line with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. To spice up things, past fan favourites such as Sidharth Shukla, Hina Khan and Gauahar Khan will be in the mix too as they make rules for the new season.
Stay tuned for all the LIVE updates from the Bigg Boss 14 grand premiere episode:
Radhe Maa makes blink-and-miss appearance
Before the contestants were introduced, the show teased a glimpse of controversial godwoman Radhe Maa. In a blink-and-miss shot, she is seen praying.
Gauahar grilled about her tweets on Sidharth
Gauahar explains her old tweets on Sidharth, when he was a contestant on Bigg Boss 13. She had called him a ‘galli ka gunda (hoodlum)’ who has no manners. She later revealed that she has two complaints against him – he does not listen to anyone else, claiming he is always right, and his abusive language.
Salman teases Gauahar about her relationship with Kaushal Tandon
Hina is put in the witness box and asked questions about Gauahar and Sidharth. Hina chooses Gauahar when asked which of the two handled personal relationships on the show better. Explaining her answer, Hina says Gauahar even left the show for her friend. Hina was referring to Gauahar leaving Bigg Boss 7 for Kushal Tandon, although she returned later. Salman teased Gauahar and said, “Ghar ke bahar bhi rishta nibhaya (She maintained the relationship outside the show too).” Gauahar, who was in a relationship for Kushal for a year and a half, laughed and agreed.
Gauahar, Hina, Sidharth will decide who will stay in Bigg Boss house
Sidharth will hold power over the bedroom, Gauahar will oversee the kitchen and Hina will keep the contestants’ personal belongings for the next 15 days. The ‘Toofani Seniors’ will decide which of the contestants will move from To Be Confirmed to the next stage of the game.They will get 15 days to make up their mind. Those who don’t make the cut will have to leave the Bigg Boss house.
Hina, Gauahar, Sidharth’s old Bigg Boss footage shown
To give new Bigg Boss contestants an idea of what they are up against as soon as they enter the house, old footage from the respective seasons of Hina Khan, Sidharth Shukla and Gauahar Khan is shown. While Sidharth and Gauahar won their seasons, Hina was the first runner-up. The three say that while they were following rules the last time, they will make them in Bigg Boss 14. The three also give performances and also issue warnings for those entering the house.
Sidharth Shukla, Hina Khan, Gauahar already in the house
Hina Khan, Sidharth Shukla and Gauahar Khan are already inside the Bigg Boss house, ready to welcome the new contestants. The trio will form the rules and take over the house for the first 15 days. Their old rivalries will come to fore as they muddy the waters for the new members. Meanwhile, the live audience has been replaced by old footage from awards’ shows and a screen comprising audience members. Salman Khan also gave a nod to
Salman Khan begins Bigg Boss 14 , hammers through 2020’s troubles
Salman Khan is here with a fresh season of Bigg Boss 14. He promises to give a suitable response to 2020’s troubles. The episode also showcases what went into making of a Bigg Boss season during the coronavirus pandemic.
Full list of Bigg Boss 14 contestants
As a fresh season of Bigg Boss begins, here is a full list of contestants expected to enter the show shortly. From TV stars to singers, there is an interesting mix that awaits audience inside the house. Read the list here.
Nikki Tamboli flirts with Salman, leaves him in splits
South actor Nikki Tamboli has the show’s host Salman Khan in splits as she tried to woo him in the episode. The self-confessed ‘hot and sizzling’ actor said she has especially learnt flirting ahead of her entry in Bigg Boss. As she tried the moves on the actor, he couldn’t help but laugh. She said she was single and warned everyone that she is here to win it.
Sidharth, Hina, Gauahar to stay in the house
Sidharth Shukla, Gauahar Khan and Hina Khan are inside the Bigg Boss house as ‘Toofani Seniors’ who will test the capabilities of the new contestants. They all also take over the reins of the house for the first 15 days and make important decisions. They will not only crank up the heat in the house but will also air old grievances against each other.
Will Bigg Boss 14 be the most successful season?
Will the months of being trapped in our houses during the lockdown give us a different perspective of the contestants’ behaviour, teaching us to view these situations through an entirely different lens? Bigg Boss 14 seems to be more relevant than ever before, rather than escapist voyeurism, as our new normal finds a reflection on the show. Do meltdowns over eggs and a cup of tea look like reasonable behaviour? Read our opinion here.
5 things to expect from Bigg Boss 14 premiere
From the entry of Radhe Maa to an intense grilling of Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla, the premiere episode of Salman Khan show has a lot to offer. We bring you five highlights of the Saturday episode and this goes beyond the dance performances. Read them here.
Sidharth Shukla-Gauahar Khan’s war of words
Gauahar Khan and Sidharth Shukla’s face-off seems to be one of the highlights of Bigg Boss 14’s premiere episode. Gauahar, who has been quite open about her criticism of Sidharth, tells him on the episode, “Hashtag gali ka gunda, baat karne ki tameez nahi (a hoodlum who doesn’t have manners).” She says she has a problem with abusive words, to which Sidharth says that he was on Bigg Boss 13 as he is in life. Gauahar, Sidharth, along with Hina Khan, would be the seniors who would spice up the situation for new entrants to the Bigg Boss house. Read more details here.