Complete and official list of Bigg Boss 17 contestants: Salman Khan is the host of Bigg Boss 17

This year’s Bigg Boss 17, which debuted on October 15, features a lot of intriguing faces. This time, a highly contentious reality show on the Hindi small screen revolves around the theme of “Dil, Dimaag aur Dum.” In addition to having a lot of fresh and intriguing features, the house is designed in Europe. Contestants on the reality show have been involved in a number of scandals. Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain, Aishwarya Sharma and Neil Bhat, and many other well-known television couples are among the single candidates in the house, along with Munawar Faruqui and Abhishek Kumar. Let’s look at the names, which are all doing amazing this season. Fans on the internet are already cheering for their favorites.

Ankita Lokhande

Famed for Manikarnika and Pavitra Rishta One of the first names confirmed for this season was Ankita Lokhande. Ankita and her spouse Vicky Jain arrived at the show. One of the most sought-after actresses in the TV industry is Ankita. After a period out of the spotlight, the actress is returning to wow her fans by competing on Bigg Boss 17. Internet users are enjoying her attendance on the show, and many of her famous pals are chiming in as well. Ankita debuted on the small screen opposite the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in the popular TV series “Pavitra Rishta” as Archana.

Ankita disclosed that Vicky and she intended to have a family within the upcoming year while inside the property. 

Vicky Jain

Ankita Lokhande’s husband, businessman Vicky Jain, is a competitor on Bigg Boss 17. Vicky Jain is a prosperous entrepreneur with an MBA. At the moment, he is the Managing Director of Mahavir Inspire Group, a broad conglomerate that operates in coal trade, washery operations, power production, real estate, and diamonds. He has supported Ankita through good times and bad. Vicky’s presence within the home is already providing entertainment for the viewers.

​Isha Malviya

Isha Malviya made her screen debut in the TV series Udaariyaan, which was produced by Sargun Mehta and Ravi Dubey. She portrayed Jasmine Kaur Sandhu in this role. At the age of 13, Isha started her modeling career and competed in several beauty pageants. Miss LNCT Open Competition, Miss Teen Icon India, Bhopal (2018), Miss Madhya Pradesh (2017), Shaan of Madhya Pradesh (2018), and Miss Teen India Worldwide (where she placed second in 2019) were among these contests. She arrived at the event on day one with her ex-boyfriend Abhishek, but they got into a heated argument on stage when she accused him of being overly possessive and of using physical violence against her.

Abhishek Kumar

Abhishek Kumar, who gained widespread recognition for his role as Amrik Singh Virk in the television series “Udaariyan,” got back together with Isha Malviya, his previous co-star and fiancée. His acting career took off after he played Amrik Singh in “Udaariyan.” His real name was Abhishek Pandey. There were rumors that Abhishek and Isha were dating during Udaariyaan, and the two did indeed declare their romance during the BB 17 launch event. Dating speculations were stoked by the couple’s regular sharing of romantic videos on social media and frequent sightings together. On stage, Abhishek and Isha also engaged in a heated argument in front of Salman Khan.

With most of the candidates in the home, Abhishek Kumar got into heated battles.

Neil Bhatt

Neil Bhatt made his debut in the entertainment business as a contestant on the dancing reality show Kaboom, where he won first place. His passion carried him from one performance to the next, eventually making him well-known through the renowned dance program Boogie Woogie. He made his acting debut in the 2008 television series “Arslaan.” He portrayed the antagonist of Ranveer Singh Vaghela in the 2018 film Roop – Mard Ka Naya Swaroop. In Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin, he portrayed DCP Virat Chavan from October 2020 till the show’s generation leap in June 2023. He had enormous success with Ghum.

Munawar Faruqui

Comedian Munawar Faruqui was offered the chance to participate in Bigg Boss and Khatron Ke Khiladi seasons prior. Unfortunately, he was unable to participate in such concerts at that time because of other obligations. But his followers are happy because this time he’s a part of the reality show. The comedian has been in and out of the news for years due to a number of scandals and dramas, including his unreported marriage, arrests, and victory in the first season of Lock Upp. He informed host Salman Khan on the day of his entry that MC Stan had already been claimed when he was originally scheduled to enter last year but had to back out due to prior commitments.

Aishwarya Sharma

In the show, Aishwarya and Neil are spotted together. The pair fell in love after meeting on the sets of Ghum. They announced roka right away and later got married. Neil and Aishwarya are the second television pair to appear on the show, after Ankita and Vicky. In 2015, Aishwarya Sharma made her television debut with a quick cameo on the program Code Red. In addition to becoming quite successful, the actress encountered a lot of trolling because of her dull part in Ghum.

Mannara Chopra

Bigg Boss 17 houseguest Mannara Chopra, who has performed in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and Kannada films, was the first to arrive. Priyanka Chopra’s maternal cousin Mannara made headlines lately due to a kissing scandal. Director AS Ravi Kumar Chowdhury gave her a cheek kiss during the “Thiragabadara Saami” movie promotional event. That incident’s footage went viral. The actress seems genuinely taken aback.

Anurag Dobhal

In keeping with the tradition of featuring rappers and YouTubers on the show, Bigg Boss 17 has enlisted well-known YouTuber Anurag Dobhal. Anurag Dobhal is a social media influencer and motorcyclist who goes by the moniker UK07 Rider. He began his YouTube career in January 2018 and now has 7.21 million subscribers. His fame isn’t simply limited to the YouTube platform. He has more than 5.1 million followers on Instagram, where he is very well-known. UK07 Rider, a 25-year-old man, was born in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India, on May 3, 1997. He presently resides in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Sana Raees Khan

As the seventh confirmed competitor of the contentious reality program, Sana Raees Khan made her way into the Bigg Boss 17 home. Renowned criminal attorney Sana gained notoriety for her recent work on the Aryan Khan narcotics case. Avin Sahu, one of the first co-accused in the narcotics case to obtain bail, was also defended by her. Salman Khan, the host, questioned Sana about her personality. She characterized herself as “feisty” and the person who believes in “fairness.” The fact that she is on the show has netizens buzzing.

Arun Mashettey

Arun Srikanth Mashettey is a well-known South Indian gamer. He engages in game play with his followers as well. On Instagram, he has more than 6 lakh followers. He is a Hyderabad-born digital content developer.

Sunny Arya (Tehelka Bhai)

Prankster Sunny Arya, also referred to as Tehelka Bhai, plays practical jokes. He tricks people, posts the footage on social media, and is well-known for his viral productions. He talked about watching people before pulling a practical joke so that he doesn’t look foolish.


Last night, Feroza Khan, commonly known as Khanzaadi, made his way inside the Bigg Boss 17 house. She is a singer and rapper who never fails to wow her audience with her vocal prowess. Feroza was seen competing against some of the biggest rappers and singers on the rap-based program Hustle 2.0. Khanzaadi calls herself a “free bird” and is eager to reveal her true self to the audience.

Jigna Vora

There is no need to introduce Jigna Vora. She was a journalist in India before a web series based on her life made her a household name. Karishma Tanna depicted her contentious existence, propelling Jigna Vora back into the spotlight. The 2023 online series was inspired by her autobiographical biography, Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison. She was detained under MCOCA when it was erroneously claimed that she was involved in the murder of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. She is interested in tarot card reading right now.

Rinku Dhawan

Rinku Dhawan has nearly two decades of experience in the entertainment industry. She has been in several series, including Yeh Vaada Raha, Gupta Brothers, and Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha. She appeared in “Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii” as his on-screen sister and was married to television actor Kiran Karmakar. They parted ways and declared their separation in 2017.

Soniya Bansal

Agra native Soniya Bansal began her career as a model before making her Bollywood debut in Shakti Kapoor’s “Game 100 Crore Ka.” She has also acted in the south Indian film Dheera, in which she played a significant role. Soniya has also been in other music videos for well-known labels, aside from this. She also appeared in the online series “Shoorveer,” in which she portrayed Rimi Choudhary.

Navid Sole

When Navid Sole joined Bigg Boss, everyone was shocked. Navid is a London-based pharmacist with Persian and Italian ancestry. On social media, the 29-year-old has 91.9K followers. The title of his bio is “The Sassy Pharmacist.” He presents chat shows with well-known figures and provides entertaining and educational reels from his industry. In addition, Navid participated in the dating reality series “Celebs Go Dating.”

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