Fans of the controversial reality show Bigg Boss is waiting for the launch of its fifteenth season. To ease their wait and give them that same dose of fun, Voot has announced the digital version of the show – Bigg Boss OTT. The six-week series will begin streaming in August ahead of its televised version.
A source reveals that the digital Bigg Boss will have a mix of influencers, social media stars, and a few celebs as the contestants. Apart from the usual hourly episodes, viewers will get to watch their journey live on the 24X7 streaming platform. Like the TV show, Endemol India will also control this digital version.
“Bigg Boss OTT will move to Bigg Boss 15 after six weeks. The digital show will be youthful, fun, and full of entertainment. The makers are currently in the process of locking the contestants and a host. The set will also be different from the one hosted by Salman Khan and will have less number of contestants.”
Elaborating on the content strategy behind Bigg Boss OTT, Manisha Sharma, Chief Content Officer, Hindi Mass Entertainment, Viacom18, said, “Bigg Boss, over the years has become a phenomenon that has stirred up conversations across the country. advances. With the launch of Bigg Boss OTT, our digital audience is in for a treat. The new digital exclusive format will take the fantasy of the show to its next level through active engagement with the audience, which will be able to play a part in the progress of the show. The beauty of the show lies in the versatility of the format and its massive popularity – both aspects help us adapt the show to be two different content offerings for the two different platforms while maintaining its core ethos. keep. ”
The Indian adaptation of Big Brother, Bigg Boss launched in 2006 and has successfully aired 14 seasons. Arshad Warsi, Shilpa Shetty, and Amitabh Bachchan hosted the first three seasons before becoming synonymous with the show with Salman Khan as its host. Apart from Hindi, Bigg Boss has been expanded to six other languages of the country.