Don’t believe that Bigg Boss can boost an actor’s career in Bollywood? Here we’ll take a look at several personalities who benefited, or are on the verge of making a comeback solely because of the attention they got after serving time in the controversial television show ‘Big Boss’.
Though most big stars shy away from this show because of the controversies it generates and are worried that it may do them more harm than be beneficial, for those who are trying to get a good break or who have been away from the limelight for some time, this can be a great opportunity to revive their careers.
Take a look at the contestants of Big Boss 8.
Upen Patel, Arya Babbar, Sushant Singh, in the past have worked in a few Bollywood flicks, but their career definitely didn’t take off like the way they would have expected it to. And in all probability, they are participating now to revive their career. Same applies to a few other television celebrities who seem to have faded away, or are looking for that big break in Bollywood.
Here are the celebrities who have benefited from this controversial Indian television show ‘Big Boss’.
Celebs who can re-invent their career…
Tanisha Mukerjee, daughter of Tanuja and younger sister of Kajol tried her best to make her mark in Bollywood, but couldn’t succeed. She was also in a relationship with Uday Chopra, which didn’t last long. Tanisha was the runners up on Big Boss 7 and received lot of praises for her behaviour. Post the show, she has few offers in hands, and was contemplating her next career move, which is more likely to be in producing movies .
Armaan Kohli, who has acted in several films before had faded away from the limelight. With Bigg Boss 7, he got an opportunity to impresses the audience. The show brought Armaan & Tanisha very close to each other, but post the show they have separated. Armaan will soon be seen in films, one of them with none other than Salman Khan.
Gauahar Khan, who is known for her TV reality show Khan Sisters, participated in Bigg Boss 7 and managed to win the show. Prior to the show, the actress was known for her item numbers and was last seen in Ishaqzaade. Bigg Boss helped her get more money-spinning offers in the industry.
Pratyusha Banerjee, who got instant fame with Balika Vadhu was allegedly shown door due to her tantrums. She was seen on Bigg Boss 7 and rumours were that she had some Bollywood offers, though nothing is official as of now.
Actors who got their Big Break because of Big Boss
Sunny Leone has made it big in Bollywood after participating in Bigg Boss 6. At the end of the show, Sunny Leone became hot news in Bollywood, and has worked on several Bollywood movies post that.
Sana Khan had already appeared in advertisements (controversial ones too) prior to getting fame and popularity in Bigg Boss 6. The actress managed to get a role in Salman Khan’s Jai Ho, and it seems she has several roles in her hand. In an interview, Sana had also reportedly said that there can’t be a bigger stage than a Salman film. Her career took off in the industry after Big Boss.
Ajaz Khan, managed to get the attention of audience as well as the industry because of his stint in Bigg Boss 7. Ajaz managed to land himself a few Bollywood assignments post the show.
Dolly Bindra rose to fame in Bigg Boss season 4, and was one of the most talked about celebrity on the show, courtesy her extremely foul language. The actress has acted in films before she participated in the show. She also acted in one fiction show on small screen and reportedly she was offered one crore.
Santosh Shukla charmed one and all in Bigg Boss house with his simplicity, and his stints in the house grabbed him fan following. Big Boss, and Salman Khan, helped him get a role in Salman Khan’s Jai Ho.