Bigg Boss 16: Salman Khan-hosted show to be held this month; OTT version late till 2023?

Image Source: INSTAGRAM/ASHLEY_REBELLO Bigg Boss hosted by Salman Khan is all set to return with the 16th season

Bigg Boss 16 is going to be one of the most awaited shows in the coming times. With Tejashwi Prakash emerging as the winner after the highly successful season 15 that ended in February, this year all eyes are on the list of celebrity contestants. Details of who has been approached to be part of Salman KhanThe hosted show is still not in the public domain this year, but the news of the air date of Bigg Boss 16 is currently coming.

Bigg Boss 16 to air this month?

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will reportedly return to host the latest season of Bigg Boss. He is busy filming his upcoming Bollywood projects Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali and Tiger 3 and may return to hosting duties in September-October, when the show is expected to air. Reportedly, the construction of the set will start later this month. The sets will be finalized in September followed by technical testing. A report states that the show may start airing in late September or early October.

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Is Bigg Boss OTT Season 2 delayed?

Meanwhile, reports claim that season two of Bigg Boss OTT has been delayed by a full year. The first season of the digital version of the reality show aired in August 2021, with Divya Agarwal emerging as the winner. Runner-up Prateek Sahajpal, Nishant Bhat and Shamita Shetty entered Bigg Boss 15 after completing Bigg Boss OTT and did really well in Salman’s show. Despite the success of the first season of Bigg Boss OTT, the new season may not air this year and may get delayed till March-April 2023 when Salman’s show on TV is over.

In doing so, the makers are following the regional format of Bigg Boss in which the main show airs first, followed by the OTT version, claims the report.

Bigg Boss 16: Contestant Contacted

As the pre-production of Bigg Boss 16 is going on in full swing, the makers are reportedly on the lookout for celebrities who can join the latest season. Suffice it to know that the biggest names of the entertainment industry will be seen in Bigg Boss 16 as Salman returns with his unique style as the host.

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