Bigg Boss Season 17: Ahead Of The Premiere, Check Out Five Surprising Features Of The Show

New Delhi: The entertainment extravaganza of the television world is back as Bigg Boss is all set to kickstart its newest season – ‘Bigg Boss 17’. Over the years, the show has gripped the millions of viewers of the nation, becoming a household name and an annual entertainment ritual. Having shattered viewership records, the last season of the show reigned over television, dominated social media conversations, and immortalized some of its best moments in public memory. This year, the show makes a historic move with its new edition capturing the Dil, Dimaag aur Dum of the master of the house.  

Check out some of the exciting features that viewers will witness this season:

Salman Khan to host in a different style

Megastar and host Salman Khan brings his sense of justice to the new edition with his signature swag. Amid all the novelty of this season, one aspect of the show remains constant with Salman Khan reprising his role as the host, who raises the right questions and drops reality checks on Weekend Ka Vaar. 

Talking about the show, the host Salman Khan said, “I have a long-standing association with Bigg Boss, and I’ve witnessed that each edition brings novelty and sets the bar of entertainment higher. In this season, the mantras of Dil, Dimaag aur Dum have laid out three paths for the contestants and it will be an exciting watch to see their journey unfold. I’m looking forward to hosting this one-of-a-kind edition as the contestants take on this interesting challenge of teaming up with the Boss himself.”

24-Hour Live channel

JioCinema unveils unprecedented digital offering for free with the 24-Hour LIVE Channel. Post the phenomenal success of BIGG BOSS OTT, JioCinema is back with an array of offerings for the upcoming season of BIGG BOSS on television, ensuring a captivating experience with exclusive content access for free with its 24-hour LIVE channel. 

For the first time, the audience will get an opportunity to choose from two multi-cam LIVE feeds and select the cameras they want to watch from, apart from the main live feed. The platform will also enhance interactivity with some exciting watch-and-win programs such as Jeeto Dhan Dhana Dhan, which will give users an opportunity to win exciting prizes every hour by watching the 24-Hour LIVE Channel. Bringing a truly second-screen experience, COLORS TV viewers can watch & take part in the Daily BIGG BOSS quiz by answering a simple question on the JioCinema app. 

Bigg Boss to favour some contestant

Until now viewers have seen ‘BIGG BOSS’ serving justice in the right way and treating all the contestants equally but this time he will have his set of favourites. The master of the house will align with those who play with their hearts, nurture, and mentor those who engage in strategic mind games and celebrate the courageous ones. 

Krushna Abhishek to host Bigg Buzz again

Popular talk show Bigg Buzz will make a grand comeback with the favourite host Krushna Abhishek and his family interacting with some of the popular past and evicted contestants.

BB House to have an archive room and access to phone

To establish the theme and the mantras of this game-changing season, the channel has crafted an archive room. Bigg Boss has made things a little easier for the participants this year by storing all of the show’s footage in a single location: the Archive room. There will be a select few candidates who will be given the option to acquire this material. 

For the first time in the history of the show, viewers will get access to phones. The phone would be part of a sponsored promotion, according to a story in The Indian Express. In addition, after completing a number of tasks within the home, the candidates will be allowed to utilise the phone and all of its features.

Beginning on October 15, 2023, ‘Bigg Boss 17’ will broadcast exclusively on Colors every Monday through Friday at 10:00 pm and every Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 pm, with a 24-hour LIVE feed on JioCinema.

The show will introduce the contestants on social media through a tarot card reader and spark intrigue about their personalities and the approach they pick for their journey in the edition.