Bigg Boss 16 Start Date, Eligibility, Nomination & Voting Process


Bigg Boss is an Indian TV show developed by Endemol Shine India through Star India and Viacom 18. It is inspired by the Dutch show Big Brother, produced in the Netherlands by John de Mol Jr. In this reality game show, several celebrity contestants are separated from the outside world for about ninety days in a custom-built house. These celebrity contestants are called housemates. One of the housemates is expelled by the public’s vote every week. Hence, the housemate left at the end is the winner. The first series of Bigg Boss was in the Hindi language. But later on, this show was extended into seven languages, including Kannada, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam.


The first show of the Bigg Boss was launched in 2006. Arshad Warsi was the host. A house was constructed at Lonavla for seasons one to four and six to twelve. For season five, the house was in Karjat, and in Goregaon from season thirteen onwards. The show got a lot of popularity and success.

In 2017, Bigg Boss had completed its ten seasons in Hindi, two seasons in Bengali, and four seasons in Kannada. Tamil and Telugu versions of the show were created and were hosted by Kamal Hassan, Jr NTR, Nani, and Nagarjuna.

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In 2018, the subsequent language adaptation was Marathi under Viacom 18, hosted by Mahesh Manjrekar. Then the show was adapted into Malayalam, produced by Star India, and hosted by Mohanlal.

In 2021, the Bigg Boss OTT version was adopted, and its episodes were shown on Voot. Karan Johar was its host. Now audience is waiting for Bigg Boss 16.

Bigg Boss 16 Start Date

Bigg Boss 16 will start from October 2022. Daily highlights program and the weekly eviction show on Saturday/Sunday (Weekend Ka Vaar) or Sunday/Monday(Somvaar Ka Vaar) are aired on Colors Television. The first series was aired on Sony Television. The daily highlights program contains primary happenings of the previous day. In every Saturday’s episode, the host explains the achievements of the housemates and particular tasks. In comparison, Sunday’s episode involves a fun segment with guests and expulsion from the file of housemates nominated that week.

From Season 14 onwards, Bigg Boss launched a 24×7 live channel for Voot and At Bigg Boss 16 Watch Online. This season has also partnered with the official nutrition partner FMCG brand Nourish.

Eligibility for Bigg Boss housemates

Do you want to become the Bigg Boss contestant? Every Indian citizen with an age of more than 18 years has the golden opportunity to share the Bigg Boss house with celebrities. First, you need to fill out a registration form. Then you upload your video of a maximum of three minutes in which you present yourself to become eligible for a housemate.

In the past, primarily celebrities were chosen as housemates. But from Season 10 onwards, commoners are added on a significant scale.

Bigg Boss house

A Bigg Boss house is decorated and well furnished. It consists of 1-2 bedrooms, four bathrooms, a living area, a storeroom, a confession room, and a kitchen. The confession room is used for the nomination process. The house has all modern facilities, including a gym, pool, activity area, and garden.

It should be known that telephones, television and internet connection, clocks, papers, and pens are not allowed in this house.

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