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Bigg Boss Kannada 5: Sudeep’s show begins, here’s the list of 17 contestants

The fifth season of Bigg Boss Kannada hosted by Kiccha Sudeep has begun. Here's the list of the contestants.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Updated on: October 16, 2017 15:26 IST
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The fifth season of Bigg Boss Kannada has started and 17 contestants have been locked inside the house. This time, there are 11 celebrities, who are popular faces of small and big screen and six common people, who will be competing to win the trophy. The show is hosted this time by Kiccha Sudeep. The actor has been hosting the show right from its first season. Here’s the contestants’ list of the fifth season.

Six commoners, who auditioned and got selected became the part of the show. Their names are:

Suma R: She is a homemaker

Divakar: The contestant is salesperson by profession.

Sameer Acharya: The contestant is a priest

Megha: The lady is from Kodagu

Niveditha Gowda: She is a dubsmash artist and the youngest contestant to enter the house in this format.

Riaz Pasha: He has hosted shows and is an RJ and anchor. 

Celebrity contestants’ list

Krishi Thapanda

She is a popular actress and model. The lady has worked in films like Akira and Kahi.

Anupama Gowda

The lady has worked in television shows Akka Tangi, Akka and Chi Sou Savithri. She is one of the popular faces of the industry.


The popular numerologist is another celebrity contestant of the season. He appeared on the third season of the show and made some predictions.

Sihi Kahi Chandru

He is a popular name. The contestant has produced and directed many TV shows.

Ashita Chandrappa

She has worked in TV shows like Neeli and Jothe Jotheyali.

Tejaswini Prakash

The lady has worked with many popular actors. She has worked in small and silver screen.

Karthik Jayaram

The actor has also worked with Sudeep in films like Kempe Gowda and many more. He also acted in Hindi soap Siya Ke Raam.

Chandan Shetty

He is a popular inger, lyricist and music composer.

Dayal Padmanabhan

The popular filmmaker has helmed 13 projects so far.  One of his films Sathya Harishchandra is set to release next week.


The contestant has worked in many Kannada serials.

Shruti Prakash

The actress has worked in popular Hindi soap Saath Nibhana Saathiya. She has not made her debut in Kannada films.


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