One of the most anticipated shows on Indian television, Bigg Boss, is back with its 13th season. The reality-based television show is making headlines for all the right reasons this time around! With drama at its peak and a high dose of entertainment, the makers of Bigg Boss kickstarted the event in Andheri, Mumbai. All pictures/Yogen Shah
Hosted by none other than the Dabangg actor Salman Khan, a host of celebrities joined the actors on stage - Arjun Bijlani, Pooja Bose, Sana Khan and Ameesha Patel were seen at the event.
In picture: Salman Khan at the press conference of Bigg Boss 13 hosted in the city.
For the unversed, the reality show, Bigg Boss has moved from its regular location in Lonavala to Mumbai's Goregaon Film City for season 13. The show, which is all set to entertain the audience from September 29, Art director Omung Kumar, who has been designing the set for the reality show Bigg Boss for years now, decided to go plastic-free for the 13th season.
Salman Khan, who is a tad disappointed with the shift of the Bigg Boss sets said in an interview with IANS: "Less of travel (will be required), yes, in kilometres, but in the wrong traffic hour, so it is more of travel."
"From here to Lonavala it takes anything between one hour fifteen minutes and two hours. From (Salman's residence) Galaxy to Filmcity, in bad traffic, it takes a good two-and-a-half to three hours, sometimes even more," Salman Khan further added.
In picture: Salman Khan with Ameesha Patel at the Bigg Boss 13 launch event in Andheri.
Talking about the format of the show for season 13, Salman Khan said there would be no common people in the house this time.
"This whole thing of commoner and celebrity -- I don't think there is much of a difference between them. Commoner and celebrity are just terms. Everybody is a commoner, everybody is a celebrity. Once they enter the house and you watch them on TV, they become a celebrity," the Dabangg 3 actor added.
Speaking of her involvement with this reality show, The Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai actress said that she wants to keep the answer to this question as a surprise. "I am coming in a very different avatar... watch out on September 29 to find out what the surprise is," said Ameesha.
What do you think? Will she be a part of the show as a contestant or the co-host to Salman Khan? When Ameesha asked the Ready actor if he wants to see her in the house, Salman said: "I would love to accept Ameesha in the house."
In picture: Pooja Bose, Arjun Bijlani, Salman Khan and Sana Khan at Bigg Boss 13 launch event in Andheri.
Elaborating more on this year's contestants of Bigg Boss season 13, Salman Khan said: "This time I think they have gone for all celebrities, who are very big on television, across various industries. So, it is a nice blend of a lot of different (people)."
Reportedly, the makers of Bigg Boss 13 are all set with a unique theme. The contestants will be divided into teams of two (Players and Ghosts), with six players in each group.
In the reality show, which kickstarts of September 29, the contestants will be unaware of each other and the task of the players would be to unmask ghost and make their way inside the house while Ghost needs to stay unmask and stop players from entering.
Salman Khan hosted a grand launch event of the 13th season of Bigg Boss in Andheri, Mumbai; also present at the event were Ameesha Patel, Arjun Bijlani, Pooja Bose, Sana Khan. We have pictures
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