Kiccha Sudeep's "Bigg Boss 3" Kannada has taken off on Sunday, 25 October. Below, we bring you the list of 15 contestants, who are taking part in the reality show this season.
Tsunami Kitty aka Pradeepa
Tsunami Kitty has become a household post winning reality show "Indian". He is also the winner of "Thaka Dhimi Tha Dancing Star" second season. He is a vegetable vendor by profession and is based out of Heggada Devana Kotte, a small town near Mysore city.
Pooja Gandhi does not need an introduction. The actress, who has acted in over 40 movies in multiple languages, remembered even today for her performance in blockbuster "Mungaaru Male". Being a Punjabi kudi, the 32-year old has found a place in the hearts of Kannadigas.
Rehman Haseeb is a popular TV news presenter from TV 9. He is a native of Hassan district.
RJ Nethra, as her first two letters mentions, is a radio jockey by profession and works for Radiocity 91.1. She has acted in a few movies including recent hit film "Aatagara".
Ravi Mooruru is a singer and music composer, who has mainly worked for television serials. He has performed numerous of live concerts with popular singers like Puttur Narasimha Nayak, Praveen Godkhindi, Sangeetha Katti, Fayaz Khan, late C Ashwath etc.
Bhavana Belagere is a TV host and the daughter of eminent journalist-writer Ravi Belagere. She is also the wife of actor Srinagar Kitty.
Huccha Venkat is an actor, director and producer. He made a movie with the name "Huccha Venkat". Unfortunately, the film bombed at the box office and he lost all his father's hard earned money. Out of frustration, he spoke to a Kannada news channel and criticised the audience for not giving support to his film. Apparently, the video went viral and he became a household name in the state.
Neha Gowda is a surprise in the list. She is nowhere related to entertainment industry. She is a cabin crew.
Shruthi is a famous yesteryear actress, who had a huge fan following during her times. She had worked with big names like late Vishnuvardhan, Ambareesh, Ravichandran etc. She is also the sister of actor Sharan.
Budding actress Madhuri had worked with Sharan's debut movie as hero in "Rambo".
Model-turned-actor Chandan Kumar rose to fame with the television serial "Lakshmi Barramma". He has also acted in films like "Toofan", "Eradondla Mooru" and recently in "Luv U Alia".
Kruthika is also television actress, who is known for her acting in "Radha Kalyana".
Narvanda Chetticha Aiyappa is a cricketer, who played for Karnataka team in Ranji and other domestic trophies.
Yet another surprise entrant in the form of Jayashree, who is a model and dancer by profession. She has entered the house with the hopes that the show gives her good recognition.
Master Anand started his acting career as a child artiste and now a popular face on television. He is also the winner of "Dancing Star 2".