Star Maa has finalised 18 contestants for the reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu 4, hosted by Akkineni Nagarjuna, which will go on air at 6.00 pm today.
Bigg Boss Telugu 4, which is one of the popular reality TV shows in Telugu, was scheduled to go on air last week of June. But the show got delayed following the coronavirus outbreak. Akkineni Nagarjuna recently shot the promo for the fourth season and released it online. The TV channel confirmed the date of its world premiere earlier this week. The show will start airing from 6.00 pm on September 6.
Ever since the Bigg Boss promo hit the internet, the rumour mongers have seen spreading speculations about the contestant list for Bigg Boss Telugu season 4. The makers of the show have been tight-lipped about the names of the participants in a bid to retain the curiosity till the show goes no air.
With hours left for the show to go on air, a contestants list, which is said to be the final and confirmed, is creating a buzz in media. If we are to go by the list, the following are the names of the contestants. We have to wait for their confirmation till the show goes on air. Stay locked to this page to see their complete profile and pictures of the contestants.
Here is the list of final and confirmed contestants list of Bigg Boss Telugu 4:
1. Actress Monal Gujjar
Hailing from Ahmedabad in Gujarat, actress Monal Gujjar was graduated in commerce and started working in ING Vysya Bank. At the suggestion of her yoga teacher, Gajjar participated at the Mirchi Queen Bee beauty pageant contest and win it. She later won the Miss Gujarat title as well.
Monal Gujjar made acting debut with 2012's Telugu movie Sudigadu, which was a big hit at the box office. She has started in nearly 20 movies in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi and Hindi languages. Monal Gujjar enter in to the house of Bigg Boss Telugu 4 as the first contestant.
2. Surya Kiran
Surya Kiran, whose original name is Subramani Radha Suresh, started his career as a child actor and starred opposite South superstars like Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna and many others in more than 200 movies. His acting got him the name 'Master Suresh' and Rakshasudu, Donga Mogudu, Kondaveeti Donga are some of his memorable films.
He made his debut as a director with the 2003 Telugu film Satyam which was produced by Nagarjuna Akkineni. Dhana 51 featuring Sumanth, and Raju Bhai starring Manchu Manoj are his other most notable movies as a director. He has also written and directed telefilms, before venturing into films.
3. Lasya Manjunath:
Born in Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh, Lasya Manjunath did her engineering from the reputed Chaitanya Bharati Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. She first shot to fame with her show 'Something Special' alongside Anchor Ravi in 2012. After the success of Something Special, she hosted a variety of TV shows like 'Mondi Mogudu Penki Pellam' in 2014, Maa Oori Vanta in 2016, and 'Dhee Ultimate Dance Show' in 2017.
She married her long-term boyfriend Manjunath in 2017. She also made her acting debut in the same year with the movie Raja Meru Keka. She last seen in film MLA, as Nandamuri Kalyanram's sister. She and Manjunath welcomed their baby boy Daksh in 2019 which prompted her o take a break from movies and TV shows. But Lasya entertained her fans as a social media influencer with her video series 'Lasya Talks' with the content on her daily life, cooking, yoga and more.
4. Abijeet Duddala
His ancestors migrated to Hyderabad to assist with the construction of the Charminar. Abijeet Duddala graduated in aeronautical engineer from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. During his final year, Sekhar Kammula's assistant director asked him to audition for the film Life Is Beautiful after going through his profile on social media. Having made his acting debut with this film, he was seen in movies like Mirchi Lanti Kurradu and Ramleela. She also entered web series industry and appeared in Pelli Gola 1, 2 and 3.
Sujatha, who was born Prathikantham Sruthi, is a talented TV news presenter and she shot to fame as Jordaar Sujatha with her satirical news show Jordaar. She became popular with her wit and typical Telangana accent on the show. Now, she has entered Bigg Boss Telugu 4 as the fifth contestant.
6. Mehaboob Shaikh
Mehaboob Shaikh is an Instagrammer, who is popular for his cover songs and other fun videos. He is also a talented actor and dancer enjoys and he is very popular face on Instagram with over 240k followers. He has not entered the Bigg Boss Telugu 4 house as the sixth contestant.
7. Devi Nagavalli
Born and brought up in Rajamahendravaram, Devi Nagavalli holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce and started her career as a graphic designer. After being selected for presenting news, she pursued a diploma in Mass Communication. She worked with a reputed news channel and is popular for her on-ground reporting, striking interviews with political and film personalities. She was also conferred with TV News Presenter of the year at the NT Awards in 2010, Nandi award for Telugu News reporting in 2009 and 2010 as well. She was also listed as one of the Most Desirable Women on TV-2017 by Hyderabad Times.
8. Dethadi Harika
Harika is a vivacious Telangana girl and YouTuber, who shot to fame with her popular series Dethadi and Chitra Vichitram. She holds a huge following on social media. She became an actress by accident while she was working after her graduation. She wishes to make it big in the reality TV show Big Boss Telugu 4.
9.Syed Sohel Ryan
Syed Sohel Ryan is made his debut with a small role in Kotha Bangaru Lokam and later turned a hero with in Eureka. He has also played lead in Konapuram Lo Jarigina Katha. He made his entry as the ninth contestant of Bigg Boss Telugu 4, by dancing to Ajith's Aaluma Doluma. He is hoping to make it big with the Star Maa show.
10. Ariyana Glory
Born Mangali Archana, Ariyana Glory hails from Tanduru and she hogged the limelight with her interview with controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma. She has hosted a few comedy shows, cookery shows and other events. She has entered the controversial reality TV show aspiration to make it big in the tinsel town.
11. Amma Rajasekhar
Amma Rajasekhar is a choreographer-turned-director an Indian film director. He directed blockbuster movie Ranam. He is known for movies like Monarch and Ranam 2. He has entered as the eleventh contestant of Bigg Boss Telugu 4. He is the mentor of Bigg Boss Telugu Season 3 contestant Baba Bhaskar.
12. Karate Kalyani
Born in Vijayanagaram, Karate Kalyani, who original name is Kalyani Padala, holds a black belt in karate. She has played character roles in several movies including Guntur Talkies, Raja the Great, Goutham Nanda, Yevade Subramanyam, Chatrapathy and Mirapakay. She has also appeared in TV soaps like Madhumasam, Muthyala Muggu and Goranta Deepam. She entered in to the Limca Book of Records for performing harikatha continuously for 114 hours 45 minutes and 55 seconds.
13. Noel Sean
Noel Sean has garnered recognition and appreciation as an independent music producer, television host, Radio Jockey, lyricist and composer. Music director M. M. Keeravani who gave him the first break as a Rapping in SS Rajamouli's Vikramarkudu. He is known for his roles in Eega, Magadheera and Premam.
14. Divya Vadthya
Divya Vadthya is a Hyderabadi girl, who graduated in MBA. She is popular for her pictures and videos on Instagram, which speak volumes of her passion for acting. She earned recognition with Mahesh Babu's Maharshi. She hopes that Bigg Boss Telugu season 4 will be a game changer for her career.
15. Akhil Sarthak
Akhil Sarthak is a fitness freak and he is 3rd runner up in Hyderabad's Most Desirable Men on Tv 2018-19. He has around 10k fans on Instagram and he has acted in several TV serials on Zee Telugu. He is hoping to make it big with Bigg Boss Telugu 4, which he feels that it will give a big twist to his career.
Gangavva is a YouTube sensation who shot to fame with My Village Show. She was a farmer in Lambadipally, a village situated 200 kilometres from Hyderabad. She earned a short slot in Raj Rachakonda's Mallesham.