Bigg Boss is one of the most popular shows on Indian television. The show, through its 16 seasons has given us many household names. Many contestants made it big despite not winning thetrophy on the hit reality show. A lot of them who made it to the show ended up gaining immense popularity. Some also got an opportunity to work in Bollywood projects because of the platform. Here are fivecontestants who bagged big Bollywood deals after their stint on Bigg Boss.
Punjabi actor and singer Shehnaaz Gill is now a national star. Bigg Boss 13 contestant, Gill managed to win hearts with her cute antics on the reality show. Her constant banter with co-contestant Sidharth Shukla was the biggest highlight of the show.
Post the show, Shehnaaz Gill got multiple music video projects along with Sidharth Shukla. Gill will soon be making her Bollywood debut with Salman Khan starrer 'Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan'. Other than her debut film, she has two other films in the pipeline including the multi-starrer 100 Percent and an untitled Rhea Kapoor directorial.
Nora Fatehi didn't look back after her appearance on the reality show. She entered the Bigg Boss house as a wild card contestant and got evicted in about two months. However, she made a strong impact during the stint, leaving the audiences wanting for more. Later, she participated in Jhalak Dikhla Ja.
Nora Fatehi's career graph witnessed a sudden rise after these reality shows. She signed multiple dance numbers for big banner movies like Bahubali, Stree, Batla House, Thank God, Marjaavan among others. She also took up acting projects in movies like Bharat, Bhuj: The Pride Of India.
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Sunny Leone moved to films after appearing on Bigg Boss. In fact, she bagged a project while she was a part of the show. Director Mahesh Bhatt offered her film Jism 2 which marked her Hindi debut. She later starred in movies like One Night Stand, Ragini MMS 2, Ek Paheli Leela, Beimaan Love among others.
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Though Hina Khan didn't take home the Bigg Boss trophy, she won hearts with her stint on the TV reality show. She was lovingly called 'Sherni of Bigg Boss' by her fans during the show. After the show, Hina Khan was offered multiple projects including some TV series like Kasauti Zindagi Kay 2 and Naagin 5. Hina Khan signed films and web shows like Lines, Unlock, Hacked among others. Khan also made her Cannes debut after her appearance on Bigg Boss.
Late actor Sidharth Shukla not only won the Bigg Boss trophy but also became one of the most talked about contestants. He became a household name post the show and his camaraderie with co-contestant Shehnaaz Gill was much loved by the viewers. Post the show, he bagged multiple projects including Broken But Beautiful 3 which had a successful run on OTT.