Bigg Boss is a popular Indian television reality show and currently, the show is running its 12th season. Bigg Boss is one of the most watched TV shows which gathers a high TRP every year. It is a 3-month show in which the selected candidates are locked up in the Bigg Boss house for 3 months and the best one wins the show who is able to sail until the last. The show is an adaption of Big Brother created in the Netherlands. The show made its debut in Hindi in 2006 and later the franchise was extended in Kannada, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, and Malayalam.
This year’s theme was Vichitra Jodi and the contestants consisted of both popular faces and commoners. The list involved Karanvir Bohra, Anup Jalota, Dipika Kakkar, Sourabh Patel, Shivashish Mishra, Nirmal Singh, Neha Pendse, Srishtry Rode, Somi Khan, Saba Khan, Deepak Thakur, Kriti Verma, S. Sreesanth, and Roshmi Banik. Telecasted every week from Monday to Sunday (all 7 days of the week), the Bigg Boss 12 timings are 9:00 to 10:00 PM IST.
The season 12 of the show premiered on 16 September 2018 on Colors and now the show is moving towards the finale.
Bigg Boss 12 Elimination:
Nirmal Singh was amongst the first ones to get evicted from Bigg Boss 12 House. His eviction was followed by Surbhi Rana’s wildcard entry who has also been a part of MTV Roadies Xtreme. 15 days after Nirmal’s eviction, Neha Pendse got eliminated. Her eviction was on the basis of public voting and it was the first celebrity eviction of season 12. Neha rose to fame with sitcom May I come in Madam?
Commoner Sourabh Patel was the next one to get eliminated after he received the least number of votes. During his stay, he maintained a low profile and came into highlight after Anup Jalota questioned him on bonding with Jasleen. It was followed by Urvashi Vani’s elimination who entered the show with Deepak Thakur as a vichitra jodi.
The latest name on eliminated contestants list is Rohit Sunchati.
Bigg Boss 12 Winner:
With so many unexpected evictions, we have to see who sails till the last to win the trophy of this season. Currently, Deepika Kakar, Karanvir Bohra, Surbhi Rana, and Sreesanth are in the race towards the finale. We have to now see who becomes the winner of this season and takes away the crown.
Bigg Boss 12 Voot:
In case, you don’t own a television or have missed the show at the time of its telecast or even at the Bigg Boss 12 repeat telecast time, you can watch it on Voot. The show is live streamed on the app and you can watch it at your ease just by downloading the app or by visiting the Voot website.
Bigg Boss 12 Voting:
You can vote for your favorite contestants of Bigg Boss 12 at Voot. For people in India, the voting time is from Monday at 22:00:00 Hrs IST and closes on Thursday at 22:00:00 hrs IST. For people in UAE, the voting line opens on Monday at 23:30:00 IST or 22:00:00 hrs Local time and closes on Thursday at 22:00:00 IST or 20:30:00 Hrs Local time.
For the fans in USA and Canada, the voting line opens on Monday at 21:30:00 Hrs as per Local time and on Tuesday at 07:00:00 Hrs as per IST. The line closes on Thursday at 12:30:00 Hrs according to Local time and 22:00:00 Hrs IST.
You can vote for your favorite contestant by clicking here. To vote, you have to log in either with your Facebook account or Google account. Please note that the link will be functional only when the voting lines are open.
Bigg Boss 12 TRP:
The Bigg Boss 12 broadcast channel Colors has been successfully running the show for years. The show is hosted by Salman Khan. The highly controversial show Bigg Boss generally tops the TRP chart. However, there has been increased competition in the Television world currently and Bigg Boss is fighting hard to be in the race. After being out of Top 20 shows for some time, Bigg Boss 12 is back in the list again. It is ranked 20th in the list. However, Zee TV’s show Kundali Bhagya tops the TRP chart followed by Naagin 3, Kulfi Kumar Bajewala, and Kumkum Bhagya.
Bigg Boss 12 Budget:
Bigg Boss is undoubtedly one of the costliest shows of Indian Television. In 2013, when the show aired its 7th season, the cost of one episode was about Rs 1.2 crore. This means, that the cost of the entire season 7 was Rs 115-120 crores. And since then, the production cost has just witnessed an increasing graph with each year.
Talking about season 12, it is rumored that Salman Khan charges around Rs 5-7 crore per episode to host the show. Even the contestants charge a hefty amount per week for participating in the show. Now you can just imagine the budget of the show.
Bigg Boss 12 Contestants Salary:
The contestants who participate in the Bigg Boss show undoubtedly encash a huge amount. The top-rated contestants can earn for like Rs 40 lakh or more for one week while the lesser rated contestants earn about Rs 1 lakh per week. According to the sources, singer Anup Jalota was getting Rs 45 lakh per week.
Talking about the Bigg Boss 12 best contestants Dipika Kakar and Karanvir Bohra who have managed to survive more than 2 months, they get paid around Rs 15-20 lakh per week. To know the complete details about their salary, click Bigg Boss 12 all Contestants Salary
Bigg Boss 12 Ad Rates:
This year, Bigg Boss retained Appy Fizz as the presenting sponsor and Oppo FP Pro as the ‘powered by’ sponsor. However, this year, the channel hiked the ad rated by 5-8% for new advertisers and the incremental cost was kept between 12.5-15%
Since Appy Fizz is the biggest sponsor of Bigg Boss season 12, therefore, the show has added an interesting element to keep the viewers engaged and entertained. It has introduced Bigg boss 12 Appy fizz caller of the week contest in which they give a chance to the audience to ask a question from contestants. People can ask any type of question from their favorite contestant and the contestant has to answer on LIVE TV. The Bigg Boss 12 Appy Fizz Caller of the week contest takes place during the Weekend ka vaar episode.
Winner of the contest gets a chance to meet Salman Khan. Here’s how you can participate in the contest:
- Log on to http://appyfizz.com/biggboss12/index.php
- Select your favorite contestant from which you want to ask a question.
- Provide your name, email id, phone number, and the question.
In order to have a greater probability of getting a chance to ask a question, keep the following things in mind:
- Write the complete name of the contestant from whom you want to ask the question
- Write your full name
- Provide a valid email ID and phone number
- The question should be small and crisp. It should be related to the controversy going on between the contestant with other housemates.
The good thing is that you can submit your question multiple times to become the lucky caller of the week.
Bigg Boss 12 Audience Pass:
Bigg Boss has a huge audience. People often want to participate in the show as the audience to get a chance to have a closer look of Salman Khan and see how things actually are in the house. However, getting an audience pass is not a child’s play. There are a lot of scams going on both online and offline claiming to sell Bigg boss 12 Audience Pass.
The only authentic way is to buy tickets when they are available on Book My show app. Or else, you might get lucky if you know someone working at the sets. You must be careful that nobody scams you by selling fake tickets. Keep in mind that there are no legitimate vendors for the same from either Bigg Boss or Colors channel.
However, if you are not able to get an audience pass, you can still sit back and relax and watch the show every night at the comfort of your home. And if you miss the episode, you can still watch at Bigg Boss 12 repeat time on colors.
Bigg Boss 12 Audition Video:
In order to participate in Bigg Boss as a contestant, one needs to give audition which is a mandatory process for commoners. The first step includes doing online registration for the auditions and uploading a video.
How to register for Bigg Boss Auditions?
- Visit the Voot app by clicking here.
- Enter your personal details like Name, Date of birth, address etc.
- Upload your video
- Write interesting things about yourself.
- Click on Submit and wait if you get lucky.
Bigg Boss 12 Background music is highly tempting and adds another level of interest in the show. Follow the Bigg Boss 12 Khabri Twitter account for the latest updates.
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