Finally, the confirmed list of contestants of "Bigg Boss 9" is here. This year 14 contestants will enter the "Bigg Boss 9" house and among them are two celebrity couples and an ex-couple.
Going by the double trouble theme, the contestants will be in jodi and thus 14 contestants will enter the house on Sunday night (11 October).
The contestants are:
Digangana Suryavanshi: "Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera" actress Digangana Suryavanshi is among the confirmed contestants list provided by Kamaal R Khan.
Aman Verma: Television and Bollywood actor Verma has been missing from limelight. Verma has worked in television serials, including "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" and "Kehta Hai Dil", and movies, including "Sangharsh".
Kishwer Merchantt and Suyyash Rai: Kishwer and Suyyash have been dating for more than five years. Kishwer is best known for her role in Zee TV's "Hip Hip Hurray", while Suyyash was last seen in Star Plus's "Phir Bhi Na Maane Badtameez Dil" show.
Roopal Tyagi and Ankit Gera: This "Sapne Suhane Ladakpan" fame, who are also ex-couple, will reportedly participate in Salman Khan's "Bigg Boss 9".
Mandana Karimi: "Bhaag Johnny" actress Mandana Karimi was named as first confirmed contestant of "Bigg Boss 9", before she denied it. However, Kamaal R Khan has said that she will be a part of the show.
Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Maria Rao: VJ Keith Sequeira and Rochelle Maria Rao recently revealed their relationship status on Facebook. Keith was last seen in "Diya Aur Baati Hum", while Rochelle has participated in reality shows, including "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster".
Arvind Vegda: Gujarati singer Arvind Vegda, who is known for his versatility, will entertain viewers from the "Bigg Boss" house.
Rimi Sen: This 34-year-old actress has worked with Salman in "Kyon Ki" and Abhishek Bachchan in "Dhoom" and "Dhoom 2" movies. Rimi will be among the 16 celebrity contestants who will participate in the show, according to KRK.
Prince Narula: "MTV Roadies X2" winner Prince Narula will be another celebrity contestant.
Vikas Bhalla: Television, film actor and singer, who is the son-in-law of Prem Chopra, is said to be quite close to Salman. He was seen in a cameo appearance in the film "Jai Ho".
Yuvika Chaudhary: Yuvika is a Bollywood actress and has worked with Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in "Om Shanti Om".
"Bigg Boss 9" premieres on television on Sunday night. The show will be aired at 10.30 pm from Monday to Friday, while on weekends it will be aired at 9 pm on Colors TV.
"Prem Ratan Dhan Payo" actor Salman Khan will host the reality show "Bigg Boss 9".