'Bigg Boss' Season 13 to exclude commoners from the show?
Bigg Boss is returning with season 13, albeit with some major changes. One such change is the exclusion of commoners as contestants. The decision was taken after the debacle of last season, "where the choices of the commoner participants were questioned blatantly." Including common people in the reality show proved to be a success only in season 11. Here is more.
'Bigg Boss' Season 13 house shifting from Lonavala. Mumbai next?
A source close to the development said, "This decision has been taken after the debacle from last year, where the choices of the commoner participants were questioned blatantly." Another major change the reality show will face is change of location. Till now, Lonavala has been the one-stop shooting destination for all 11 seasons, except season 5, which was filmed in Karjat, Maharashtra.
Lonavala has been home to 'Bigg Boss' since its launch
However, now, reports suggested that Bigg Boss season 13 will get a new house in Film City, Goregaon, Mumbai. The change of location was confirmed by Omung Kumar, who has designed the house and props for the Bigg Boss show for the last seven seasons.
Which contestants are to be expected on the show?
As far as contestants are concerned, the show creators are in conversation with Jay Bhanushali, his wife Mahhi Vij, Vivek Dahiya, and MTV Roadies contestant Navjyot Gurudatta. Moreover, the 'Yellow Saari' sensation, Rina Dwivedi, a PWD poll officer, is also in talks with the makers. She said, "My family is happy that I am getting some recognition. Bigg Boss would be a great opportunity."
Salman Khan is returning as the host for this season
As for the host, Salman Khan seems to be the unanimous choice. It's been nine years that the Dabangg actor is hosting the controversial show. The reality show came into existence in 2006. Apart from Hindi, it also gets aired in other languages: Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Malayalam and Marathi. It is an adaptation of the international TV show, Big Brother, created in 1997.