After the phenomenal success of celeb based reality show 'Bigg Boss' across the country, now its time for the Tamil version of the show which is creating a sensation in the industry for a while. Hosted by veteran actor Kamal Haasan, Bigg Boss Tamil was premiered on June 25. Considering the popularity of the original version of Bigg Boss, it was quite expected to have high expectations from its Tamil Version.
For Bigg Boss Tamil, the makers have roped in 15 celebrities who will be staying inside the BB house for 100 days.
Here we bring a list of the contestants of Kamal Haasan's Bigg Boss.
The first contestant to enter the Bigg Boss house was actor Shree, who rose to fame with his 2012 debut 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9'. He was last seen in 'Maanagaram' which was quite successful at the box office.
2. Anuya Bhagvath
A FTII graduate, Anuya Bhagvath is a Tamil actress who made her debut in the industry with Kranti Kanade's 2007 release highly acclaimed children's film 'Mahek'. She was later seen in 'Siva Manasula Sakthi', 'Madurai Sambavam', 'Nanban' etc.
Vaiyapuri is well known face in Tamil industry and is known for his comic timing and acting skills. Interestingly, the veteran actor has shared the screen space Bogg Boss Tamil host Kamal Haasan in nine movies including his 2008 release 'Dasavatharam'.
4. Gayathri Raghuram
The fourth contestant of Bigg Boss Tamil was choreographer turned actor Gayathri Raghuram. Gayathri, who happens to be the daughter of famous choreographer Raghuram, made her acting debut with Prabhu Deva's 2002 release 'Charlie Chaplin'.
After Vaiyapuri, Bigg Boss Tamil had another comedian in the house as actor Bharani entered the show. The actor, made his showbiz debut with 2009 release much acclaimed 'Naadodigal' which was a Samudrakani directorial. Bahrani is known for his perfect comic timing and is quite a well known face in the Tamil industry.
6. Raiza Wilson
The sixth contestant of Bigg Boss Tamil is Raiza Wilson who happens to be a renowned model. The diva has been a former contestant of Miss India and was crowed as the Femina Miss South Beautiful Smile
A well known Tamil poet and lyricist, Snehan is known to spread magic with his words. He began his journey with 'Putham Pudhiya Poove' in 1997 as a song writer and since then there has been no looking back for him. Snehan has penned down over 2,500 songs and even made his acting debut with 'Yogi'.
A well known face in Tamil industry, Oviya is a model who stepped in the movies in 2010 with 'Kalavani' and went on to act in over 20 movies so far in Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada languages.
9. Harathi Ganesh
A popular television actress Harathi Ganesh is the next contestant of Kamal Haasan's show. She got her share of fame popular comedy show 'Asatha Povathu Yaaru?' and is seen in several movies like 'Arul', 'Kutty', 'Kayal' and 'Kaththi Sandai'.
Model-turned-actor Aarar too has made his way to Kamal Haasan's Bigg Boss. The actor has been seen in over 100 advertisements and was also seen in a small role Vijay Antony's 2016 release 'Saithan'.
11. Ganja Karuppu
Bigg Boss Tamil has roped in another comedian for the show as Ganja Karuppu. The well known actor is known for his comedy roles in movies like 'Raam', 'Paruthiveeran', 'Subramaniyapuram', 'Kalavani' etc.
Apart from the celebs, Bigg Boss Tamil will also have some non-celebrity contestants like social activist Juliana who came in the limelight during the jallikattu protests in Chennai.
13. Ganesh Venkatram
Ganesh happens to be a well known model and was the winner of Gladrags Mr India 2003. He even represented India in Mr World 2004, before making his debut in the industry with 2006 release 'The Angrez'. He was later seen in several movies like 'Abhiyum Naanum', Panithuli', 'Thani Oruvan' etc
14. Sakthi Vasudevan
Son of well acclaimed director P Vasu, Sakthi Vasudevan entered the industry as a child artist in 1991 release 'Chinna Thambi'. He later make a comeback as an actor in 2009 with 'Ninaithale Inikkum' and is expected to be seen in the Tamil remake of his father's Kannada film 'Shivalinga'.
Bigg Boss Tamil will have another beauty queen in the house as Namitha walks in for the reality show. The diva was crowned as Miss Surat in 1998 after which she initiated her modelling career. Namitha was later seen in several Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies.