Bigg Boss is one of the most popular reality shows and always manages to make headlines. Now the show will return for its 16th season and Salman Khan is also set to return as a host. According to the latest reports, Bigg Boss could be introduced on October 1st. However, there is no official announcement regarding new seasons or its new competitors.
According to a report from TellyChakkar, Bigg Boss 16 will air on October 1, and Salman is set to shoot for the promo in September. Earlier, many media outlets claimed that the actor would be hosting the new season and also demanded a whopping Rs 1000 crore. According to reports, his earnings for the previous season were around Rs 350 crore.
“Salman has asked for a triple fee increase considering he hasn’t gotten a big raise in recent seasons. This time he is adamant that until he does not get a hike, he will not be hosting the show, although there is no confirmation on that,” TellyChakkar reported.
Meanwhile, there is no official confirmation regarding the contestants, but several big names have emerged. According to reports, the makers approached Arjun Bijlani, Munawar Faruqui, Divyanka Tripathi, Shivangi Joshi, Tina Dutta, Aarushi Dutta, Poonam Pandey, Shivam Sharma, Jay Dudhane, Munmun Dutta, Azma Fallah, Kat Christian, Jannat Zubair, Faisal Shaikh and Kevin Almasifar to participate in the show.
On the work side, Salman Khan will be seen in Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, alongside Pooja Hegde, Shehnaz Gill, Jassie Gill and Sidharth Nigam. The film will be released on December 30, 2022. He will star in Tiger 3, alongside Katrina Kaif and Emraan Hashmi. He is also in talks to work on No Entry 2 and Dabang 4. He will also make an appearance in Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaanm ion in which he could reprise his role from the Tiger franchise.