Pamela Anderson: Former 'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson arrived on the fourth season of 'Bigg Boss' as a wild card contestant. Pamela's arrival on the show was hotly anticipated. She even got mobbed by a group of fans at the Mumbai airport. Pamela Anderson grabbed headlines during her stint on 'Bigg Boss 4' for acts like sunbathing with fellow contestant Ashmit Patel and even took part in a task where a towel-clad Anderson swept the house.
Natasha Stankovic: Serbian model, dancer and actress Natasa Stankovic was seen on 'Bigg Boss 8.' Natasha went on to act in Prakash Jha's film 'Satyagraha' and also appeared in a condom ad with Ranveer Singh.
Jade Goody: Jade Goody was a contestant on the second season of 'Bigg Boss' which was hosted by Shilpa Shetty. Interestingly, Jade and Shilpa were contestants on UK's 'Celebrity Big Brother 3' where both made headlines for their constant spats on the show. Jade Goody only stayed in the 'Bigg Boss 2' house for two days as she was diagnosed with cervical cancer shortly after that. She passed away on March 22, 2009.
Claudia Ciesla: Polish-German model Claudia Ciesla appeared on 'Bigg Boss 3' which was hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. Her stint on 'Bigg Boss' was not memorable. She is mostly known for her dance numbers in Bollywood films.
Ali Salim: Salman Khan took over the reins as host of 'Bigg Boss' in the fourth season on which Pakistani TV host and actor Ali Salim was the foreign guest. Ali is known for his to alter ego Begum Nawazish Ali.
Veena Malik: Pakistani actress Veena Malik was a contestant on this season during which she made headlines for her relationship with Ashmit Patel.
Vida Samadzai: Sanjay Dutt hosted the fifth season of 'Bigg Boss' along with Salman Khan, who appeared occasionally as co-host. Viewers saw Vida Samadzai enter the house in this season. Vida an actress and model was crowned Miss Afghanistan in 2003. She became the first Afghan woman to participate in a beauty pageant after 1974.
Hazel Keech: British−Mauritian model Hazel Keech was seen on 'Bigg Boss' in the seventh season. Hazel went on to be seen in successful films like 'Billa' and 'Bodyguard' after her stint. She is currently married to Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh.
Sunny Leone: Canadian-now a Bollywood actress Sunny Leone entered Bigg Boss 5 as a wild card entrant. Sunny Leone has since made a name for herself in Bollywood and has been the most successful amongst the foreign inmates on Bigg Boss. She even bagged her debut Bollywood Jism through the show.
Mandana Karimi: Iranian actress-model Mandana Karimi kept viewers hooked by her antics in Bigg Boss 9. Mandana has also worked in Bollywood films. She was the female lead in 'Bhaag Johnny'. In 2018, Mandana was in the news recently due to her marital life. She filed a domestic violence case against her husband Gaurav Gupta.
Nora Fatehi: Moroccan-Canadian actress-model Nora Fatehi made her wild card entry on Bigg Boss 9. Nora rose to fame after her song Dilbar Dilbar became a chartbuster in 2018. She will be soon seen in Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor starrer Street Dancer 3D.
Jason Shah: Model Jason Shah was the wild card entrant in Bigg Boss 10. The son of a Gujarati father, Jason's birth name is Kantilal Shah and he is a British resident.
Elena Kazan: Russo-German actress Elena Kazan became a part of the show on Bigg Boss 10. Elena has worked in films like Agent Vinod, John Day and Prague.
Lucinda Nichols: Australian model-actress Lucinda Nichols is a part of Bigg Boss 11. Lucinda is currently in a secret room as a neighbour on the show. She will be seen in the main house soon. Lucinda made her debut with the song 'Party All Night' in the Akshay Kumar film Boss. She also featured on the TV show Pardes Main Hai Mera Dil.
The list is long - Pamela Anderson, Sunny Leone, Mandana Karimi, Veena Malik, Vida Samadzai, and many others became contestants on several seasons of the controversial reality TV show Bigg Boss over the years. As former Playboy model turns a year older, here's a look at foreigners who entered the house
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