agarma ung ss p h hHere enters Akkineni Nagarjuna to host the season's Bigg Boss Telugu 5 for the third time consecutively. With participants from different zones of the entertainment industry, Bigg Boss Telugu 5 begins on a grand scale.
6.00: The curtains rise, as the super-talented Nagarjuna gives a terrific entry, with thumping music in the background. Bigg Boss welcomes Nagarjuna, while he lauds Nagarjuna's father- the legendary actor Nageswar Rao Akkineni.
Nagarjuna is seen performing on his dad's super hit number, while he grooves with grace. Nagarjuna then enters the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 house and closely observes every corner of the house before he welcomes the contestants.
6.25 pm: Nagarjuna welcomes the very first Bigg Boss Telugu 5 contestant- Siri Hanumanth.
The young lady enters the reality show with a mass dance performance for a chartbuster Telugu song. Nagarjuna has a crisp chat with the first contestant of Bigg Boss Telugu 5- Siri Hanumanth before she enters the Bigg Boss house. He also asks her to imitate Samantha Akkineni's famous dialogue from one of her movies, which results in a light, fun moment.
6.35 pm: Nagarjuna welcomes the second contestant onto the dais. Serial actor VJ Sunny enters the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 stage.
With an impressive performance for a shuffle of Telugu songs, VJ Sunny is seen enjoying his performance on the big stage. Nagarjuna's warm welcome makes VJ Sunny happy, on the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 stage.
VJ Sunny shares a funny conversation with Nagarjuna before he enters the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 house. VJ Sunny meets Siri Hanumanth, who is exploring the bigg boss house.
6.50 pm: Nagarjuna welcomes Lahari Shari, an actress, and an anchor, as the third contestant on Bigg Boss Telugu 5. Lahari's introduction speaks of her journey as a person. Lahari presents a rare rose to Nagarjuna, and they have a warm chat.
7.00 pm: Nagarjuna welcomes the fourth participant- Sree Rama Chandra onto the stage.
Indian Idol fame Sree Rama Chandra performs on the stage. He croons a medley of feel-good songs, as the audience cheers him upon. Sree Rama Chandra has a heartfelt conversation with Nagarjuna before he enters the bigg boss house.
7.05 pm: Dance Master Anee's video intro is refreshing and Nagarjuna welcomes her on Telugu's biggest reality show Bigg Boss Telugu 5. Anee's performance for a melodious song catches the attention of all.
Anee's heartfelt chat with Nagarjuna followed by her Bigg Boss house entry steals the show.
7.20 pm: Nagarjuna reveals the details regarding a task involving the first five contestants. The five of them compete to win the task. Anee master and VJ Sunny remain as the last bigg boss contestants to win their first task in the house, which would win them a single bed while their stay at home. VJ Sunny wins the task.
7.25 pm: Nagarjuna calls the next contestant Lobo onto the stage. Lobo shares his life journey in brief before he starts his performance on the stage. His conversation with Nagarjuna is funny.
Lobo is given a warm welcome by his co-contestants who are already in the house. Lobo takes the house tour, explores bigg boss Telugu 5 house.
7.40 pm: Actress Priya is the seventh contestant on Bigg Boss Telugu 5. Her video intro gives us a brief idea of her life journey. With Nagarjuna's heartful welcome on the show, Priya performs on the stage.
Priya gets a bit emotional, as Nagarjuna surprises her with a video in which her son wishes her the best and conveys a message on behalf of her family.
7.50 pm: Nagarjuna welcomes the next contestant. Jaswanth Padala aka Jessie is seen performing on the stage.
Jessie is introduced by Nagarjuna, stating that he had worked as a trainer in the field of modeling. The contestant enters the house and introduces himself to all the other contestants.
8.00 pm: Nagarjuna introduces the next contestant on the show. Priyanka Singh is a transgender, who changed as a woman, by her choice.
Priyanka reveals her story through her AV. Nagarjuna, who shares a heartfelt conversation with Priyanka gives a message. He requests everyone to be more compassionate and understanding. Nagarjuna also calls people to respect everyone's choices, especially when it comes to their gender.
8.10 pm: Actor Shanmukh Jaswanth aka Shannu gives a stylish entry on Bigg Boss Telugu 5 stage, with a mesmerizing performance on a peppy song. Jaswanth is a famous web series actor in Telugu.
Nagarjuna imitates Shannu and has a decent conversation with the young actor. Shannu then enters the house, as the contestants welcome him happily.
8.17 pm: Nagarjuna announces another task to the ten contestants. The contestants are seen competing with others, while they are also having so much fun together. Priyanka Sai wins the task.
8.20 pm: Nagarjuna invites the next contestant Hamida on onto the stage. Hamida introduces herself to Nagarjuna.
8.35 pm: Nagarjuna brings in, another contestant on the stage. Dance master Nataraj is seen introducing himself on the show.
Nataraj's performance on current chartbuster Dakko Dakko Meka is lauded by all. His fully pregnant wife accompanies him on the stage, wishes him good luck, and then leaves. The couple's loves story touches everyone's hearts.
8.50 pm: Actress Sarayu is introduced to the audience. Nagarjuna welcomes her with a witty conversation.
Sarayu also narrates a short story of her childhood dream to enter Akkineni Nageswar Rao's Annapurna Studio. '
9.00 pm: Actor Vishwa enters the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 stage with a terrific introduction and amplifying performance.
Nagarjuna lauds Vishwa for his body-building skills and his multiple talents. Vishwa thanks Nagarjuna for being a huge support in his acting career.
9.05 pm: Nagarjuna calls Uma Devi on the stage after her AV is played.
Uma Devi and Nagarjuna have a decent talk before the contestant leaves the stage and enters the house. The contestants welcome her with smiles.
9.20 pm: Contestant number 16 starts his terrific performance on the stage. Manas is lauded for his stylish entry and dance.
9.30 pm: RJ Kajal is introduced with an interesting AV. Her life journey is both lovable as well as inspiring.
Nagarjuna welcomes the young lady, and she enters the Bigg Boss house.
9. 40 pm: Swetaa Varma enters the Bigg boss Telugu 5 stage as the eighteenth contestant.
Swetaa Varma introduces herself to Nagarjuna and the audience. Swetaa enters the bigg boss house after a mesmerizing performance on the stage.
9.50 pm: Nagarjuna invites Anchor Ravi as the nineteenth contestant of Bigg Boss Telugu 5. Ravi's terrific performance on a peppy number creates a gala environment.
Nagarjuna is seen having a funny conversation with anchor Ravi. Ravi reveals his plan to stay in Bigg Boss Telugu 5. Nagarjuna gifts Ravi with a letter, written by Ravi's daughter. She also leaves him teary-eyed with her lovely voice message.
Bigg Boss Telugu 5 curtain riser episode ends on a high note, with a few other tasks and fun games. The show will continue with the contestant competing for Bigg Boss Telugu 5 title.