After the humongous success of Salman Khan-hosted Bigg Boss, the show has introduced a Marathi edition. It will be hosted by Marathi superstar and actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar. At the grand premiere, Manjrekar introduced the 15 contestants who will be a part of the reality show.
While there is always an excitement about who will enter the coveted house, even for the Marathi version of the show several names cropped up as the possible contenders. In its maiden season, Bigg Boss Marathi introduced a mixed bag of veterans, comedians and popular actors as housemates. Well-known actress Resham Tipnis was the first contestant to enter the house. She was followed by comedy superstar Vinit Bonde. The reel life couple Aastad Kale and Jui Gadkari from the show Saraswati, former journalist with a unique fashion sense Anil Thatte and Pappi De Parula fame Smita Gondkar entered Mahesh Manjrekar’s show too.
Bhushan Kadu and Aarti Solanki known for their perfect comic timing have entered the Bigg Boss Marathi house too. Senior Marathi actress, known for her blunt personality, Usha Nadkarni made a smashing entry, scaring everyone. Megha Dhade, Pushkar Jog, Rutuja Dharmadhikari aka Sushlya, who became hit after the show Ratris Khel Chaale and two dashing heroes of the industry – Sushant Shelar and Rajesh Shringarpure were amongst the other celebrities to be locked inside the Bigg Boss Marathi house.
Mahesh Manjrekar will be seen to the contestants only through ‘Majhya Baacha TV’ which is set in the Meeting aka Baithak room. Since all the versions have been successful so far we will have to wait and watch how the Marathi version of this controversial reality show fares.