All You Need To Know About ‘Bigg Boss 13’ Contestants

Here’s a list of all the contestants who have appeared in this season of Bigg Boss.

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Bigg Boss 13 Contestants Names With Photos: Rashami Desai, Sidharth Shukla and Koena Mitra. 
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One of the most awaited reality shows on Indian television, Bigg Boss 13 premiered on 29 September, and this year Colors TV decided to with only celebrity contestants. It’s just the first week and we are still getting to know this year’s housemates.

Here’s a little background on each of the Bigg Boss 13 contestants.

Devoleena Bhattacharjee

Devoleena became popular with Star Plus’s drama Saath Nibhaana Saathiya.
Devoleena became popular with Star Plus’s drama Saath Nibhaana Saathiya.
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She gained popularity with the role of Gopi Modi in Star Plus’s drama Saath Nibhaana Saathiya. Devoleena had replaced In 2012, Devoleena was hired overnight as a replacement to actor Giaa Manek. The actor got into several controversies involving her co-stars on the show, including one with Vishal Singh with whom she had a big showdown over her misbehaviour with senior actress Vandana Vithlani. Later, Devoleena alleged that co-star Utkarsha Naik had abducted her dog from the sets.

Sidharth Shukla

Sidharth is best known for starring in Balika Vadhu and hosting Saavdhaan India.
Sidharth is best known for starring in Balika Vadhu and hosting Saavdhaan India.
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An established TV actor, Sidharth is best known for starring in Balika Vadhu and hosting Saavdhaan India. He also starred in film, Humpty Sharma KI Dulhaniya, starring Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan.

Koena Mitra

She is known for films such as Road, Musafir and Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena
She is known for films such as Road, Musafir and Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena
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She is known for films such as Road, Musafir and Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena. Koena will return to the big screen after quite some time. The Kolkata-born actor has done many beauty pageants before. In 2001, she won the beauty pageant Gladrags Mega Model India 2001. She later became one of the top 12 semi-finalists for Miss Intercontinental Pageant in Germany.

Dalljiet Kaur

Dalljiet was crowned winner of Nach Baliye with Shaleen Bhanot.
Dalljiet was crowned winner of Nach Baliye with Shaleen Bhanot.
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A TV actor, Dalljiet is known for her roles of Niyati in Kulvaddhu, Anjali in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? and Manjiri in Kaala Teeka. She was also crowned winner of Nach Baliye with Shaleen Bhanot. She also got married to Shaleen, but the couple had a bitter divorce after their son was born. Dalljiet quit the show Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payegaa to take part in Bigg Boss 13.

Siddharth Dey

Siddharth has written scripts for Salman Khan’s world tours.
Siddharth has written scripts for Salman Khan’s world tours.
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Siddharth has been a successful reality show writer. He is very close to Salman as he writes the scripts for the actor’s world tours . Siddharth has also worked with many Bollywood actors and producers from the TV industry as a writer.

Rashami Desai

Rashami Desai gained popularity with the TV show <i>Uttaran</i>.
Rashami Desai gained popularity with the TV show Uttaran.
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Rashami’s real name is Divya Desai and she started off with Bhojpuri films. After that she went on to become a popular TV star with Uttaran, where her character’s name is Tapasya. She fell in love with co-star Nandish Sandhu on the sets of the show. The two got married after Uttaran ended, but got divorced in 2015. Rashami has been a part of many reality shows and was last seen in Dil Se Dil Tak. She was rumoured to be dating co star Sidharth Shukhla, but later they had a fallout and ended things on a bad note. Sidharth and Rashami have come face-to-face on Bigg Boss 13 and we are waiting to see how the drama unfolds.

Abu Malik

Abu Malik is Anu Malik’s younger brother.&nbsp;
Abu Malik is Anu Malik’s younger brother. 
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Anu Malik’s younger brother Abu Malik is a contestant on Bigg Boss. Abu is also a music composer and he organises shows. He recently wrote a book called Rantings of a Mad Man. His son Adaar Malik is a comedian.

Arti Singh

Arti Singh is the niece of Govinda.
Arti Singh is the niece of Govinda.
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Arti Singh is the niece of Govinda and sister of popular comedian Krishna Abhishek. She has been part of TV shows like Waarish and Parichay. Arti is known to lose her temper on the sets of shows.

Mahira Sharma

Mahira Sharma hails from Jammu.
Mahira Sharma hails from Jammu.
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Mahira hails from Jammu and she has been a part of many videos and commercials. Mahira has been known for shows such as Naagin and Kundali Bhagya. She is a popular Tik Tok star and was last seen in the MTV show A Date To Remember.

Shehnaaz Gill

Shehnaaz Gill.&nbsp;
Shehnaaz Gill. 
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The actor, model and singer hails from Punjab. She has featured in music videos of singers such as Garry Sandhu, Ranveet Singh and Guri. Shehnaaz has also sung Punjabi singles like Sarpanch and Burberry. She made her debut with the Punjabi film Kala Shah Kala with Sargun Mehta this year.

Paras Chhabra

Paras Chhabra  was a winner of Splitsvilla 5. <br><br>
Paras Chhabra was a winner of Splitsvilla 5.

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The reality TV star has been a part of many TV shows but made more news with his affairs. The Delhi- based actor was a winner of Splitsvilla 5 and later gained popularity as actress Sara Khan’s boyfriend. Later, he was dating actress Pavitra Punia and is currently in a relationship with actress Akansha Puri.

Asim Riaz

Asim Riaz.
Asim Riaz.

Asim is a fitness model and he is the only newcomer this season.

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