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Meet the Bigg Boss 9 contestants

Last updated on: September 21, 2015 18:44 IST

Will these names be a part of the Bigg Boss 9 line-up?

 

The ninth season of Bigg Boss is all set to kickstart on your television screens, with a whole new set of contestants.

 

Salman Khan will return as host.

 

Here's a look at the probable names on the show.

 

Arshi Khan

Arshi Khan

Photograph: Rediff Archives

Model-actress Arshi Khan was in the news recently for her alleged affair with Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi.

She had also accused godwoman Radhe Maa of running a sex racket. 

Mahi Vij

Mahi Vij

Photograph: Abhijit Mhamunkar

Mahi became a household name with her television show Laagi Tujhse Lagan.

The actress is married to Jai Bhanushali, a popular actor himself.

Ankit Gera

Ankit Gera

Photograph: A still from Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke

Ankit Gera rose to fame with a show called Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke.

The actor was reportedly dating his co-star Roopal Tyagi for some time. He got a lot of negative publicity when Roopal discovered that Ankit was reportedly two-timing her with another actress named Adaa Khan.

Roopal Tyagi

Roopal Tyagi

Photograph: Rediff Archives

Yes, Roopal may also be a part of the show!

The show promises fireworks, if Ankit and Roopal get together in the house.

Roopal was also a contestant on the dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, and was eliminated from the show recently. 

Mohit Malhotra

Mohit Malhotra

Mohit was the runner-up in the ninth season of MTV Splitsvilla.

He also starred in shows like Mitwa Phool Kamal Ke, Sasural Genda Phool and Bade Ache Lagte Hain.

Najeem Khan

Najeem Khan

Photograph: Najeem Khan/ Twitter

Najeem Khan is Salman Khan's lookalike! He played a younger version of the superstar in Kabir Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

Based in Delhi, he originally hails from Afghanistan. 

Nakshatra Bagwe

Nakshatra Bagwe

Photograph: IndianGlamor/Wikimedia Commons

Nakshatra Bagwe is an actor and award-winning filmmaker. He is an LGBT rights activist and India’s first gay ambassador of a social networking site.

He will make his Indian feature film debut with My Son is Gay and international film debut with Hearts. 

Mayur Verma

Mayur Verma

Television actor Mayur is known for his role in Emotional Atyachar, Kyaa Huaa Tera Vaada and Jeannie Aur Juju. He has appeared in quite a few TV commercials as well. 

Armaan Jain

Armaan Jain

Photograph: Abhijit Mhamunkar

Better known as Ranbir and Kareeen Kapoor’s cousin, Armaan Jain made his Bollywood debut with the flop, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil.  

Sunil Grover

Sunil Grover

Photograph: Abhijit Mhamunkar

Funny man Sunil Grover, better recognised as Gutthi on Comedy Nights With Kapil, may have Bigg Boss in splits as well.  

Sana Saeed

Sana Saeed

Photograph: Rediff Archives

Sana first became popular for her role as Shah Rukh Khan's daughter in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.

Later, she made her adult debut in Karan Johar's Student Of The Year, and dance reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa and Nach Baliye.

Rajul Hegde in Mumbai