Bigg Boss 17: Here Are All The Contestants Of This Season And What They Do

Bigg Boss is back with another banger season. Season 17 began on Sunday with a new theme. This time, the players will have to use their Dil, Dimag  and Dum to fare well in this game. As dubbed by the host Salman Khan, the players of this season are way more explosive than bombs. Below we have compiled a list of 17 Bigg Boss contestants and everything about them that you need to know.

Rinku Dhawan

Rinku  Dhawan is popular for her role in Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki. She got married to her on-screen brother Kiran Karmarkar but later got separated in 2017. Recently she was seen in the show Titli.

Abhishek Kumar and Isha Malviya

Abhishek and Isha fell for each other on the sets of Udaariyaan but soon they parted ways. The duo also had a fight on the premiere night after which Salman khan intervened because Isha claimed that Abhishek physically assaulted her. 

Sunny Arya

Sunny Arya aka Tehelka Bhai is a popular comedian from New Delhi. The comedian joined the industry in 2019 and is often seen uploading funny videos on his youtube channel Tehelka Prank.

Arun Mashetty

Arun is a popular content creator from hyderabad. He has around 602k followers on instagram and is a famous youtube gamer. 


Firoza Khan is a popular rapper, singer and songwriter from Assam who addresses herself as Khanzaadi. She recently appeared on MTV Hustle 2.0.

As per her instagram bio, she calls herself ‘wild heart and gypsy soul’.

Neil Bhatt and Aishwarya Sharma

Aishwarya Sharma recently became the second runner up of Khatron Ke Khiladi 16. The couple Neil and Aishwarya will add romance to the house while the Bigg Boss will test their love. 

Mannara Chopra

Mannara Chopra is a cousin of Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Parineeti Chopra. Her real name is Barbie Handa and made her debut with Zid. She made her entry while dancing on Priyanka Chopra’s hit song Lal Dupatta. 

Navid Sole

Navid Sole is referred to as the “sassy” pharmacist and is the international contestant of this season. He reminded people of Abdu Rozik as Navid also struggled to speak in Hindi.

Munawar Faruqui

Munawar Faruqui is a very popular stand up comedian and also the winner of Kangana Ranaut’s Lockup season 1. He is one of the strongest contestants of this season. 

Ankita Lokhande and Vikki Jain

Ankita Lokhande and her husband Vikki Jain will be showing their unfiltered side in the show as the duo have battled a lot against the trolls. Ankita was brutally trolled when she parted ways with Sushant Singh Rajput and started dating Vikki Jain.

Anurag Dobhal 

Anurag is one of the most popular moto youtuber who hails from Dehradun. He has over 2 million subscribers on youtube and is also friends with Elvish Yadav, the winner of Bigg Boss season 16. 

Sana Raees Khan

Sana is a popular criminal lawyer who also fought the alleged drug case involving Shahrukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan. She was also the lawyer of Indrani Mukerjea in the most controversial case of Sheena Bora murder.

Jigna Vora

Jigna Vora is a former journalist on which the popular web series ‘Scoop’ is based on. She wrote a book, Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days In Prison on which the Scoop webseries by Hansal Mehta starring Karishma Tanna is based.

Soniya Bansal

Soniya Bansal is an actor and a model who entered the industry with her debut film Game 100 Crore Ka starring  Shakti Kapoor and Rahul Roy as well. She has also appeared in various Hindi and Telugu music videos as well.

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