Bigg Boss Season 17: Release Date, Contestant Lists, Prize Money & Guests

Bigg Boss, one of the most popular reality television shows, is returning for its 17th season, and fans are excited. Here’s a detailed guide to Bigg Boss Season 17 that will teach you all you need to know.

Bigg Boss Season 17 Overview

Show NameBigg Boss Season 17
Bigg Boss 17 MakersEndemol Shine India
Theme“Dil, Dimag aur Dum”
Based onBig Brother
Started in2006
Aired onColors TV Channel and Jio Cinema App
Big Boss 17 Release Date15 October 2023
Show TimingsSaturday – Sunday at 9 PM
Monday – Friday at 10 PM 
Total Contestants20+ Contestants
Bigg Boss 17 Prize Money50 Lakh
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Bigg Boss Season 17 Release Date

The show is all set to premiere on the 15th of October 2023. It will air on COLORS on weekdays at 10:00 pm and weekends at 9:00 pm.

Bigg Boss Season 17 Theme

This season, the theme of the show is “couples vs singles”. This unique concept is expected to bring a lot of drama and excitement to the show.

Bigg Boss Season 17 Contestants List

Bigg Boss Season 17

Several names have been floating around as potential contestants for this season. Some of the confirmed contestants include the below list:

S.NoContestant Name
1Jiya Shankar
2Aishwarya Sharma Bhatt
3Anurag Dobhal (UK07 Rider)
4Manisha Rani
5Arjit Taneja
6Neil Bhatt
7Kanwar Dhillon
8Gia Manek
9Alice Kaushik
10Raj Kundra
11Abhishek Malhan
12Kanika Mann
13Sunanda Sharma
14Ankita Lokhadne
15Vicky Jain
16Harsh Beniwal
17Anjum Fakih
18Awez Darbar
19Anjali Arora
20Munawar Faruqui
21Elvish Yadav
22Saurav Joshi
23Sumedh Mudgalkar
24Twinkle Arora
25Samarth Jurel
26Mallika Singh
27Isha Malviya

Mr. and Mrs. Naurla, Punjabi musicians Reet and Sam Naural, have also been contacted to appear on the show. Their songs are chartbusters in the Punjabi music industry, and they have a big social media fan base.

Sagar Parekh, who just left the famous family drama Anupamaa, is another name that has been making the rounds. In the show, he plays Anupamaa’s younger son, Samar. He has not, however, confirmed his participation.

Bigg Boss Season 17 Host

The charismatic Salman Khan will be hosting Bigg Boss for the 14th consecutive season. His presence has always added a unique charm to the show.

Bigg Boss Season 17 Prize Money

The exact prize money for this season has not been disclosed yet. However, given the show’s history, it’s expected to be a hefty amount that will surely tempt the contestants to give their best.

Bigg Boss Season 17 Guests

While the list of guests is not yet confirmed, the show has always seen a plethora of celebrities gracing the stage either to promote their films or to support their favorite contestants.

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Additional Information

The new season’s teaser teases how couples will be tested, and Bigg Boss may have a soft spot for a select candidates. The concept of ‘Dil, Dimaag, and Dum‘ implies that the competitors will face stiff competition.

Social Media Buzz

Season 17 of Bigg Boss is already trending on numerous social media sites. Fans are discussing their favorite contenders, making predictions, and sharing memes with zeal. The official Bigg Boss social media handles are also regularly providing behind the scenes material, offering viewers a peek inside the house.


Season 17 of Bigg Boss promises to be a roller coaster trip of drama, emotions, and entertainment. With Salman Khan at the helm and a diverse cast of participants, this season is shaping up to be one of the most memorable yet. Make certain you don’t miss any activity!

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