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Thus, the long wait for the Malayalam Bigg Boss is over. The much awaited show for the Malayali audience is finally here. Superstar Mohanlal will be hosting the first season of Bigg Boss in Malayalam. And, the show has commenced on Asianet with a bang! Celebs like Shwetha Menon, Deepan Murali, Sreelakshmi, Srinish Aravind, Hima Shankar, Aristo Suresh, Diya Sana, Anoop Chandran, Aditi Rai, Basheer Bashi, Manoj Varma, Pearle Maaney, David John, Sabu, Archana Suseelan and Ranjini Haridas enter Mohanlal's show. Here are the 16 contestants pics:
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1. Shweta Menon: The popular Malayalam actress Shweta Menon does not need any introduction. The actress is introduced as the first contestant of the show. Shweta Menon has already hosted several TV shows.
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2. Deepan Murali: The host Mohanlal introduced TV actor Deepan Murali as the next contestant. The actor joins the show just after 58 days of his marriage.
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3. Sreelakshmi Sreekumar: Daughter of popular Malayalam actor jagathy Sreekumar, actress Sreelakshmi Sreekumar enters the Big Boss house as the third contestant.
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4. Srinish Aravind: TV actor Srinish Aravind is introduced as the next contestant of the show.
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5. Hima Shankar: Actress Hima Shankar enters as the fifth contestant with her theatrical background. Hima has done several plays and short films, in addition to her presence in big screen movies.
Credit: Facebook/Hima Shankar
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6. V Suresh Thampanoor: Mohanlal invites Suresh Thampanoor as the next contestant of Big Boss Malayalam Season 1. Popularly known as Aristo Suresh, the actor rose to stardom with her performance in the movie 'Action Hero Biju'.
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7. Diya Sana: Social activist Diya Sana enters as the seventh contestant. She made headlines recently after the 'bare chest protest' in Kerala.
Credit: Facebook/Diya Sana
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8. Anoop Chandran: Mohanlal welcomes actor Anoop Chandran as the next contestant. Since 2004, the actor is actively present in Malayalam movies, mostly in comic roles.
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9. Aditi Rai: Actress Aditi Rai enters as the ninth contestant in the Big Boss Malayalam. Predominantly seen in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam movies, Aditi is one of the strongest contestants in the show.
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10. Basheer Bashi: Social media star Basheer Bashi enters as the tenth contestant. Bashi became popular with his second marriage. The contestant says he wants to change his negative perception as he is having two wives.
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11. Manoj K Varma: Actor and businessman Manoj Varma comes in as the eleventh contestant.
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12. Pearle Maaney: TV anchor and actres Pearle Maaney enters the show in style as the twelfth contestant. With her signatire witty dialoges, she takes the audience in hand.
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13. David John: Host Mohanlal welcomes David John as the next contestant. The real name of this model-turned-actor is Joji.
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14. Sabumon: Actor and television host Sabumon is introduced as the next contestant in the show. Sabu hosted the top-rated TV shows like Tharikida and Take It Easy.
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15. Archana Suseelan: The gorgeous Malayalam TV actress Archana Suseelan comes in as the fourteenth contestant. Archana is known for the portrayal of her negative roles in the TV series.
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16. Ranjini Haridas: The most popular faces of Malayalam television, Ranjini Haridas enters as the final contestant.