Sudeep hosted Bigg Boss Kannada has drawn a huge attention of audience. The show, which is being aired from Sunday (March 24), has attracted all section of audience. Youths in specific have viewed and enjoyed the reality show.
The first factor that generated curiosity among audience was about the contestants. Till the last minute, the names were not confirmed and people were keen on knowing the names of the participants. Many names in the recent times including politician Siddaramaiah, Priyamani, Radhika Pandit, Sri Murali have been doing the rounds, but none were confirmed till the last minute.
Interestingly, godman Nithyananda's name was also connected to the show. Sadly, none of them appeared on the show aired on ETV Kannada. However, the 13 contestants' names have not been revealed yet and it is said that the show makers wanted to rope in Rajesh, who shot to fame with Hallehuduga Pyatege Bandha but nothing has been confirmed yet.
Continue reading on the slideshow to know the 12 contestants...
Narendra Babu Sharma
Sri Narendra Babu Sharma is well-known face for small-screen audience. He became popular with his astrological programme Brahmanda. Often he got into controversy by making comments on woman.
Vijay Raghavendra, who shot to fame as a child artist in Chinnari Mutha, is one of the contestant. He is known as a soft-spoken man.
Actress and television anchor Aparna was not seen much in small-screen these days. The actress, who earned good reputation in films with legendary Puttana Kangal's Masanada Hoovu, is a surprise element in the show.
Chandrika is best remembered in the song 'Cheluve neenu nakkare...'. She has acted with big names like Dr Vishnuvardhan, Ambareesh, Tiger Prabhakar and Shankar Nag.
Nurse Jayalakshmi, who was involved in a sex scandal with BJP Minister Renukacharya, was a shocking name on the show.
Arun Sagar is a popular art director and comedian in Kannada film industry.
Actress Sanjjanna Galrani is a popular actress, who has worked with a couple of big names in Kannada including Shivaraj Kumar.
Nikita has acted in many successful movies including Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna, Vamshi, etc.
Vinayak Joshi is an actor, theatre artist and Radio jockey.
Thilak is an interesting name in Bigg Boss. It is because he along with Sanjjanna, who became popular with Ganda Hendathi, are coming together again.
Anushree has acted in tele-serials and she was also a VJ.
Shweta Pandit, who was seen in a small role in Paramathma, is also acting in the remake of Tamil film Vazhakku Enn 18/9.