Revealed: Names of 'Bigg Boss 9' possible participants

Colours television is all set to launch the ninth edition of its popular reality show ‘Bigg Boss’. The first promo will go on air on September 10. ‘Bigg Boss’ is the Indian version of British show ‘Big Brother’, wherein participants are locked up in a mansion with virtual strangers all by themselves. Every ‘Bigg Boss’ fan is waiting with bated breath to see what is in store in the new season of the show.

While it is still unsure whether Salman Khan will return to host ‘Bigg Boss 9’, a tentative list of contestants for the upcoming season of the show has been apparently leaked online which also include the name of self-styled controversial god-woman Radhe Maa.

Here’s a look at the list of the intriguing names who we may expected on the show:

Radhe Maa

The self-proclaimed god-woman recently came to the limelight for her pictures in a red mini-skirt which went viral online. She is also accused in a dowry harassment case and abetment of suicide of a poor family. Former ‘Bigg Boss’ contestant Dolly Bindra also made an allegation that Radhe Maa forced her to indulge in sex with one of her followers. 

Shweta Basu Prasad

She won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for her performance in the 2002 film ‘Makdee’. Besides, she also appeared in small screen shows ‘Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki and ‘Karishma Ka Karishma’. The talented actress shocked everyone when she was caught in an alleged prostitution racket last year.

Rahul Yadav

The former co-founder of created controversy with his statements about Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka. An IIT Bombay dropout, Rahul was reportedly fired from his job due to his arrogance and aggressive behaviour. He has also posted about his participation on his Facebook wall. "And the Big Boss talks are getting serious. WTF! Any advice? [I really don't know what this Big Boss really is. Not watched TV from 13 yrs]," he wrote.

Sana Saeed

As a child, she starred in Karan Johar’s ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ as Shahrukh Khan’s daughter Anjali. She also appeared in a supporting role in the filmmaker’s 2012 film ‘Student of the Year’. Recently, she participated in the celebrity couple dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye 7’ with her then boyfriend Deepak.

Asha Negi

The actress rose to fame with her role in the popular soap ‘Pavitra Rishta’. She then shifted her focus to reality shows and went on to lift the trophy of dance show ‘Nach Baliye 6’ along with her now husband Rithvik Dhanjani.  She also participated in the show ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ and is currently hosting the talent show ‘Indian Idol Junior 2’.  

Reshmi Desai

The actress played one of the leads in Color’s popular series ‘Uttran’ along with co-star husband Nandish Sandhu. Both of them were also contestants of ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ and ‘Nach Baliye 7’ where they also spoke about their troubled marriage. Rashmi had also participated in Color’s celebrity dance show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5’.  

VJ Bani

The tattoo clad girl had been the winner of ‘MTV Roadies season 4’ and has since been a VJ and presenter for the channel. She has also appeared Himesh Reshammiya’s 2007 film ‘Aap Ka Surroor’.

Mohit Malhotra

The actor started his career with MTV reality show ‘Splitsvilla 2’ and worked in serials like ‘Bade Achhe Lagte Hai’, Kya Hua Tera Vaada’, Yeh Hai Ashiqui’ and others. He also appeared in the 2010 film ‘Sasural Genda Phool’.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singhji Insaan

The Dera Sacha Sauda leader made news with his film ‘MSG: Messnger of God’. Reportedly, he has been approached by the makers of the show. However, there have been no confirmations yet.

Parth Samthaan

The actor who plays the character Manik Malhotra in MTV's show ‘Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan’ has been reportedly approached for the show. It is also being said that Parth has quit the show and won’t be appearing in the second season, DNA reported.