The controversial reality show ‘Bigg Boss OTT’, which has been streaming on the digital platform for the last five weeks, is now in its final stages. Hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar, the show will have a grand finale over the weekend (September 18-19). Contestants Divya Agarwal, Shamita Shetty, Rakeysh Bapat, Nishant Bhat, Prateek Sahajpal, and Neha Bhasin have reached the final week of the show, fans are quite excited to see who will lift the trophy.
‘Bigg Boss 15’ premiere episode will be telecast on October 2 and 3
Two weeks after the Bigg Boss OTT finale, the reality show will turn on the TV as ‘Bigg Boss 15’ on October 2, hosted by superstar Salman Khan. A close associate of the show says, “As per the initial planning, ‘Bigg Boss 15’ was to be telecast on television as soon as ‘Bigg Boss OTT’ was over. However, due to the film commitments of Salman Khan, this plan had to be changed. After a break of two weeks, we have decided to telecast it on television. The premiere episode of ‘Bigg Boss 15’ will be telecast on October 2 and 3. Let us tell you that this season is going to be a jungle theme, where actress Rekha will be seen as a tree and the contestants will have to cross this forest to reach the ‘Bigg Boss’ house.
Salman Khan will charge around Rs 500 crore this season
Salman Khan has got an almost 10 percent increase in his fees for hosting this season as compared to last season. Says close, “Last year, as soon as season 14 was over, Salman’s team had put forward the matter of increasing his fees in front of the channel. A few months ago, Salman Khan’s contract was renewed. According to this contract, Salman Khan will be given 10 percent more fees than his previous fees. Last year Salman Khan took around 450 crores and this year approx. 500 crore deal has been finalized.”
Some contestants of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ have been approached to participate in the show
Talking about the contestants, the makers have approached some of the contestants of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ to participate in this show, including Divyanka Tripathi, Arjun Bijlani, Sana Maqbool Khan. Apart from these, makers are also in talks with Gaurav Gera, Avika Gaur, Manav Gohil, Tina Dutta.