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Bigg Boss 16 launch live updates: Host Salman Khan interacted with the media at an event in Mumbai. The superstar talked about the upcoming season and his 12 years association with the reality show.

Salman KhanBigg Boss 16 will be hosted by Salman Khan.

Superstar Salman Khan interacted with the media at the press conference of Bigg Boss 16 in Mumbai on Tuesday. The event saw him introducing the first contestant and also giving a glimpse of what fans can expect from the brand-new season. As per the promos of the reality show, this year, Bigg Boss will ‘play the game’ with the contestants.

Unlike every year, there is hardly any buzz around Bigg Boss ahead of its release with few popular celebrities signing on the dotted line. Television faces will once again dominate the show with actors Tina Dutta, Sreejita De, Gautam Vig Shalin Bhanot, Sumbul Touqueer and Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia getting locked in the house. Miss India Manya Singh and Bollywood actor Soundarya Sharma have also been roped in, along with Haryanvi dancer Gori Nagori. Filmmaker and #MeToo accused Sajid Khan is also likely to be a part of Salman‘s show. While there’s no confirmation yet, TV actors Shivin Narang, Prakruti Mishra, Chandni Sharma Surbhi Jyoti and comedian Munawar Faruqui may also be part of Bigg Boss 16.

This season of the reality show is said to come with a new set of rules, as Bigg Boss himself will play the game. Host Salman Khan, in the promos, was seen channeling his inner villain as he got into the getup of Gabbar Singh and Mogambo. He also assured that everyone’s plans would fail as he will bring up some new twists in the game.

The grand premiere of Bigg Boss 16 will air on October 1 and 2, where Salman Khan will introduce the contestants before they are locked inside the house for 105 days. The show will then air Monday-Friday at 10 pm, while Bollywood Bhaijaan will grill the housemates on the Weekend Ka Vaar at 9:30 pm.

Live Blog

Follow all the latest updates from Bigg Boss 16 press meet.

20:36 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Bigg Boss Season 16 press conference ends

The press conference of Colors' reality show Bigg Boss Season 16 has ended.

20:35 (IST)27 Sep 2022
'It’s important to control contestants'

“The bad does piss me off. You get to watch just one hour but there are times when they cross the line. Sometimes people over react and it’s important to control them. The boundaries need to be set,” says Salman Khan.

20:31 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Salman on what makes him come back to Bigg Boss

“Bohot kuch sekhne ko milta hai. I get to meet so many people and whenever everyone goes off track, I like getting them back on the right way. I protect the bullied and bully the ones who bully. The four months that we are on air, we do develop a bond,” says Salman Khan.

20:29 (IST)27 Sep 2022
'Salma aunty and Hiroo aunty will watch Bigg Boss 16'

“This season Salma aunty and Hiroo aunty will definitely watch the show. Audiences know exactly what will happen but this time it will be very different,” says Shital Iyer, Senior VP Non Fiction Head Colors.

20:27 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Salman on rumours of him not doing Bigg Boss 16

“I also get irritated sometimes and tell this people that I don’t want to do the show. But these people are majboor to take me. If not me, who then. However, if it was on them, they wouldn’t come to me. Main khud apne paas na jaun. But inke paas option nahi hai,” says Salman Khan.

20:25 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Salman on Rs 1000 crore fee

“Itna mujhe kabhi life mein nahi milega. Itna mil gaya toh kabhi kaam na karo. I have a lot of expenses, like lawyers. Because of these rumours, income tax people notice and come to me,” says Salman Khan.

20:24 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Salman answers if he will play the game

“I have always played. Earlier people would play their real games then people started playing the game. They think we don’t know but we can see the pretentiousness. Humara jo system hai, it is not partial at all. It is fair and we don’t let anyone cross their lines. We know everthing about them,” says Salman Khan.

20:17 (IST)27 Sep 2022
I am excited to go inside the house, says Abdu

“I am very happy. I am excited to go inside the house. I love everyone and please support me,” says Abdu Rozik.

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20:16 (IST)27 Sep 2022
First contestant of Bigg Boss 16

Salman Khan introduces the first contestant of this season - Abdu Rozik.

20:14 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Salman Khan introduces Abdu Rozik

Salman Khan introduces Abdu Rozik, saying that he will be part of his upcoming film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan. Abdu says that his favourite actors are Salman and Shah Rukh Khan.

20:09 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Abdu Rozik performs at event

Abdu Rozik performs during the press conference of Colors' reality show Bigg Boss Season 16.

20:01 (IST)27 Sep 2022
'This season will be difficult, fast and unpredictable'

“This season will be difficult, fast and unpredictable,” says Salman Khan.

20:00 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Change in Weekend Ka Vaar air date

This season, Bigg Boss Weekend Ka Vaar will air on Friday and Saturday.

19:59 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Bigg Boss on Salman Khan

Bigg Boss says Salman Khan will be not able to chill this season.

19:58 (IST)27 Sep 2022
'It’s a race this time'

Salman Khan asks Bigg Boss, "Will Bigg Boss be seen this year?” He replies, “No”. Bigg Boss adds, “I will make them run so much that they will get tired. Everything will be speedified. It’s a race this time. If anyone thinks that they know the game and the show, then they are wrong."

19:56 (IST)27 Sep 2022
The game is different this season, says Salman

“The game is different this season as Bigg Boss khud khelega. Active minds ke andar jo sawal ubhar rahe hai on how he will play, even I don’t know. I don’t want to speculate,” says Salman Khan.

19:51 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Salman on Bigg Boss 16: 'Expect the unexpected'

“Expect the unexpected. Don’t know kaisa hoga yeh season, but jo bhi hoga accha hoga. Yeh season waah waah hai. Iss season mein soul hai tabhi isse solwa season kehte hai,” says Salman Khan.

19:49 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Salman is here!
19:47 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Gauahar invites Salman to the stage

"India's megastar whose magic is only growing every year," says Gauahar Khan as she invites Salman Khan to the stage. 

19:44 (IST)27 Sep 2022
Gauahar Khan waits for Bigg Boss every year

Gauahar Khan says just like fans she too waits for Bigg Boss every year. She says, "Not summer, not winner but the season of Bigg Boss."

An adaptation of Big Brother, Bigg Boss launched in India in 2006 with Arshad Warsi as the host. Post which, Shilpa Shetty and Amitabh Bachchan also hosted the show, while Salman Khan took charge from the next season (in 2010), and has remained the face of it since then.

The previous winners of the show include Rahul Roy, Ashutosh Kaushik, Vindu Dara Singh, Shweta Tiwari, Juhi Parmar, Urvashi Dholakia, Gauahar Khan, Gautam Gulati, Prince Narula, Manveer Gurjar, Shilpa Shinde, Dipika Kakar, Sidharth Shukla, Rubina Dilaik and Tejasswi Prakash.

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First published on: 27-09-2022 at 07:32:41 pm
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