Shiney Ahuja
Shiney Ahuja

This time around too, the show’s makers seems to be on the lookout for celebs who will promise a regular dose of debate and wrangle.

Shweta Salve
Shweta Salve

Says a source, “This year, there’s a change in the timing of the show and it will now be aired at 10.30pm as it will replace the TV soap, Uttran.

Ranvir Shorey
Ranvir Shorey

Also, the new Big Boss house will be located at Karjat and not Lonavala, as Salman is busy shooting in Karjat for his upcoming film.

RJ Malishka
RJ Malishka

As far as Sangeeta Bijlani’s participation is concerned, both the actress and the channel have agreed on the same, but Salman will take the final call on this.

Mohit Malhotra
Mohit Malhotra

The creative team is expected to meet Salman and finalise the list of contestants with him on August 15.”

Kumar Vishwas
Kumar Vishwas

Some of the contestants in the running for this season are Gurmeet Choudhary and wife Debina Bonnerjee, Shiney Ahuja, RJ Malishka, Ranvir Shorey, TV actors Shweta Salve, Rati Pandey and Mohit Malhotra, and politician Kumar Vishwas.

Rati Pandey
Rati Pandey

Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee
Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee

“Gaurav Chopraa too is likely to be a part of the show. But it seems that the makers of Bigg Boss want him as a contestant only if Mouni Roy agrees to come on board.

The two actors were in a relationship sometime back and the makers want their presence to up the drama quotient of the show,” says a source.