Bigg Boss 11 started with a 'bang' with the contestants Hina Khan and Benafsha Soonawalla celebrating their birthdays. However, Bigg Boss rained on Hina's parade as he gave her the task of moping and cleaning the floor. She also earned the nickname 'kaamwali bai' because of this task. She also bagged a Dadasaheb Phalke Award as the Best Entertainer in 2018. After her stint in the house, Hina Khan is often spotted posting her gym sessions on her social media account.
Arshi Khan was one of the most controversial contestants in Bigg Boss 11. Apart from her sultry looks, her nighties were the highlight of the show. She had made it to the headlines for her claims that she had an illicit affair with Pakistani cricketer, Shahid Afridi. She even referred to Afridi as her 'Mehboob' on national television. After Bigg Boss, Arshi received the prestigious award at Satya Brahma founded 9th Edition of India Leadership Conclave 2018 in the category of Indian Affairs Entertainer of the Year 2018. Arshi Khan bagged a lot of small roles in a few series, but her role as a ghost in Savitri Devi College and Hospital was appreciated a lot by the audience.
Zubair Khan entered the house of Bigg Boss 11, but soon after a week's stint, he was scolded by the host of the show Salman Khan for lying about his family connections on the national television. Later, he was evicted from the house due to health issues. On the show, Zubair had also told everyone in the house that Shilpa Shinde suffers from a personality disorder and frequently has panic attacks.
Everyone knows how respectful Zubair Khan is towards the women contestants in the Bigg Boss house. He called Arshi Khan as 'Gareebon ki Rakhi Sawant' (a poor man's Rakhi Sawant') in front of everyone in the house. Zubair Khan was asked to leave the house after a week. Salman Khan also insulted him for his bad and abusive behaviour towards the females in the house.
Vikas Gupta is another man to be disrespectful towards women. He spilt tea on Benafsha Sonawalla's t-shirt and it shocked everyone. After his on and off fights with most of the contestants, Vikas Gupta became the second runner-up of Bigg Boss season 11. Earlier this year, he also won a 'TV Personality of the Year' award at the Lions Gold Awards. Vikas later entered Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi season 9, where he was asked to leave the show for being physically unfit to continue the stints.
Zubair Khan after getting evicted filed a FIR against Salman Khan for being abusive and causing emotional distress to him. Zubair attempted to commit suicide and blamed it on Salman's abusive behavior. Salman, however remained unfazed
Emotional breakdowns are not new in the Bigg Boss house. The politics in the house and the tasks make it difficult for the contestants to not let go of their emotions. Vikas Gupta, couldn't hold back his tears on the 9th day and he locked himself in the bathroom and cried for a long time
There was a task in the Bigg Boss house which saw contestants playing Raja Rani. Hiten was Raja and Arshi was Rani, it was during this task that Arshi called Shilpa a 'nachnewali' and insulted her. While Arshi is now busy showing off her acting chops in a few shows, Shilpa Shinde, the winner of Bigg Boss season 11 was seen as a guest in Entertainment Ki Raat. Later, she also appeared in the web television series Jio Dhan Dhana Dhan as Googly Devi.
2017's YouTube sensation Dhinchak Pooja was a part of this season for a very short time. The public, as well as the contestants, were shocked to know this. Pooja rapped and sang songs during her short stay in the Bigg Boss house. After her eviction, Pooja went through a huge transformation, and the YouTuber also uploaded her "hot" pictures on her social media account. The pop-singer was also seen performing during the International Women's Day in Dubai earlier this year.
Shilpa Shinde and Vikas Gupta's PDA and kisses in the Bigg Boss house became the talk of the town. Vikas was the programming head of the channel that aired Shilpa's show 'Bhabhiji Ghar Pe Hai'. Shilpa had left the show after having a disagreement with the producers of the show
What Gautam Gulati did in Bigg Boss 8, Hina Khan repeated this in Bigg Boss 11. She moped the floor, in spite of being the captain of the house as she wanted to set an example for everyone in the house that is a captain doesn't mean that he or she can't work. The actress was later criticized for not following the rules of the house.
For the first time in the Bigg Boss house did a fellow contestant nominate himself for friendship. When Bigg Boss called Hiten Tejwani to the confession and asked him to nominate either Priyank Sharma and him, he chose to nominate himself.
After a month passed by, everyone realised who were their friends were. Good friends Vikas Gupta and Shilpa Shinde got into a physical fight and only let go of each other's collars when the other contestants intervened.
Keeping up with the tradition of falling in love on the sets of the Bigg Boss house, this season Bandagi Kalra and Puneesh Sharma became the lovebirds. The duo grew close to each other during their stint at the Bigg Boss house and set many tongues wagging after they were spotted kissing on the camera
Arshi Khan did a seductive dance for Akash Dadlani and Puneesh Sharma. While performing the dance, Arshi tried to unbutton her shirt and Akash asked her to sit on his lap. However, Arshi felt it would be too much for the camera and Salman Khan would get angry if they continued to behave in such a manner
The Lilliput task in Bigg Boss 11 became quite sensational. Hina Khan and Arshi Khan put chilli powder on the faces of Akash Dadlani and Bandagi Kalra. The chilli powder went in Bandagi's eyes and soon there was a ruckus between the four of them
Hiten Tejwani is one of the most level-headed participants in Bigg Boss 11, however he lost his temper on Luv Tyagi when the latter stole his razor during the Lilliput task
Hina Khan who is well-known for being loud-mouthed and cynical had called 'Dangal' actress, Sakshi Tanwar as cock-eyed. This stirred up quite a controversy and Hina received a lot of flak for this comment of hers
Akash Dadlani forcibly kissed Shilpa Shinde which again stirred up a controversy. Akash Dadlani came into the news for being disrespectful towards women
One of the biggest highlights of Bigg Boss season 11 was when Hiten Tejwani's wife, Gauri Pradhan visited the Bigg Boss house. He broke down and Gauri consoled her. Gauri snapped at Hina Khan and told her to stop nagging Hiten
Vikas Gupta earned the moniker of being the 'mastermind' of Bigg Boss 11. During a task, both he and Akash were stuck in 'kaalkothri' and Vikas managed to get out of it by the sheer use of his brains and brawn. He also got into a scuffle with Akash
Arshi Khan made serious accusations of Shilpa Shinde disrespecting her father when the families of the Bigg Boss contestants had visited them
Shilpa Shinde's mom had visited her in the Bigg Boss, and her mom told her the inmates that she is honoured to be Shilpa mother. She further added that she liked how Shilpa became a 'mother figure' for many contestants and they should continue to respect her and not demean her
One of the biggest highlights of Bigg Boss 11 was Rocky Jaiswal, Hina Khan's boyfriend proposing her inside the Bigg Boss house. It drew a lot of flak as it was considered as a publicity stunt by many
Bigg Boss season 11 was one of the most talked about seasons in the history of Bigg Boss ever. It not only created a lot of controversies but also sent the entire nation in a tizzy with the daily happenings in the house. As Bigg Boss 12 is just around the corner, we are here to give you a lowdown of the most controversial fights in the house from season 11.
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