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Bigg Boss 12 launch in Goa highlights: Salman Khan kicks off ‘vichitra’ season

Bigg Boss 12: The new season of Bigg Boss will be launched by host Salman Khan in Goa. This year, the contestants will enter the house in 'jodis'.

Written by Sana Farzeen | Goa |
Updated: September 4, 2018 5:48:06 pm
salman khan bigg boss launch Salman Khan is all set to host the next season of Bigg Boss.

India’s most-watched television show Bigg Boss is coming back with its 12th seaon. The premiere episode is just a few days away and there is intense speculation about who will be part of this ‘vichitra jodi’ season. Salman Khan will be back to host yet another season of the reality show and as we have seen in the previous years, Salman’s presence in the show will attract eyeballs.

Bigg Boss usually starts in the month of October but this year, the show will start in September. There is also one more change. The show gets launched out of Lonavala every year but this year, the team of Colors TV and Bigg Boss hosted the launch in Goa.

Salman Khan is expected to reveal details of this year’s Bigg Boss as the makers are ready to introduce the ‘jodi’ concept.

The 12th season of Bigg Boss will premiere on September 16.

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Read all the updates about Salman Khan-hosted reality show Bigg Boss 12.

16:07 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Photos: Bigg Boss 12 launch
15:50 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman Khan takes dig at Priyanka Chopra

When someone took Priyanka Chopra's name during a interaction about contestants, Salman Khan said, "Nahi, woh nahi hai, engaged hai, you all know na?"

15:31 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman dodges pay cheque question

When indianexpress.com asked Salman Khan why there was no buzz about his pay cheque this season, Raj Nayak blurted, "Because of demonitisation".

15:29 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman reveals his favourite yesteryear actresses

Hema Malini, Rekha, Nutan, Madhubala and Waheeda Rahman

15:27 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman on female actors

"Female actors are doing quite well. I just hope woh hume peeche na chhod de," says Bigg Boss 12 host Salman Khan.

15:26 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman on sharing screen space with SRK

"I will work with him if we get a good script. He was kind enough to appear in Tubelight. And I will also be seen in Zero," says Salman Khan.

15:25 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Shah Rukh Khan was the original choice for Bigg Boss, says Salman Khan

Talking to indianexpress.com about a vichitra jodi in Bollywood, Salman Khan said, "Sanjay Dutt and me. We hosted season 5 together. So, he is the best choice for me. Also taking you back, I will choose Shah Rukh Khan. Not many know that SRK was the original choice for Bigg Boss. But he had a shoulder injury and so it came to me. I thank him for this."

15:18 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Inside Bigg Boss 12 launch

15:15 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman on his relationship with Bigg Boss contestants

"I watch the Bigg Boss episodes twice, so I tend to build a relationship with everyone," says Bigg Boss 12 host Salman Khan.

15:14 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman Khan on why only Bigg Boss works for him

Dus Ka Dum comes just 2 days in a week. Bigg Boss is a weeklong project. The contestants’ drama adds to the overall rating.

15:11 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Bigg Boss is one of the biggest properties on television, says Salman

"Bigg Boss has been my longest association with a project. It's one of the biggest properties on television," says Bigg Boss 12 host Salman Khan.

15:10 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Raj Nayak is here!

Viacom18 COO Raj Nayak comes on stage. Salman Khan asks Raj, “Who will you take along?”. The Viacom18 honcho says, “I haven't thought about going to the house. So don't know who will be my jodi.”

15:06 (IST)04 Sep 2018
I want to win Bigg Boss 12, says Bharti Singh

“I don't want to become a tantrum queen. Harsh has a lot of work. Even if he gets eliminated, I want to win the show,” says Bharti Singh.

15:05 (IST)04 Sep 2018
It's all about money for Bharti

We agreed to do Bigg Boss because of money, says Bharti Singh.

15:04 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Bharti Singh interacts with Salman Khan

"Just like you scold people in Weekend Ka Vaar, my mother-in-law scolds me. I got married to a writer because writers' kids turn out to be like Salman Khan," says Bharti Singh.

15:03 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Bharti and Harsh in Bigg Boss 12?

“Ever since I got married, Colors has taken care of the bills,” says Bharti Singh. The couple are saying that they will be on the show.

15:00 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Bharti and Harsh here!

Bharti Singh and Harsh Limbachiyaa are present at the launch of Bigg Boss 12.

14:54 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman dances with the audience

Bigg Boss 12 host Salman Khan dances with the audience.

14:50 (IST)04 Sep 2018
Salman welcomes a couple on stage

Salman Khan welcomes a couple on stage. He says, "When we say that we are friends, it means we are friends. But this couple has no chance to hide it."

14:44 (IST)04 Sep 2018
I am super excited about Bigg Boss 12, says host Salman Khan

Salman Khan is returning as the host of Bigg Boss. He launched the show in Goa this time and revealed details about the upcoming season that has the special element of 'vichitra jodi'.

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