2021-2022: Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 (Contestants, Participants, Spoiler, Winner, Eliminations)
Week 3 Evicted Contestant: Host Nagarjuna Akkineni to expose Ravi in front of Lahari Sreeram, Maanas, Priyanka Sngh are SAVED. So Priya and Lahari may get evicted. Bigg Boss Telugu season 5 is gearing up for an interesting weekend episode as host Nagarjuna Akkineni is set to grill the housemates, especially Ravi, Lahari and Priya. The latest teaser of the upcoming episode will see Nagarjuna breaking tiles with the names of the contestants as shown in the nomination task. Referring to Priya’s previous allegations on Lahari, Nagarjuna questions her (Priya) if hugging someone is 'being busy' as she claimed. Priya replies that her remark ‘being busy’ doesn’t mean so. Nagarjuna also asks Ravi if he used the word 'single men' in his conversation with Priya about Lahari. Ravi says he has admitted using the word but Priya denies the same. The host then sends Lahari into the power room, plays the video of Ravi and Priya's conversation and asks her to hug the innocent and question the culprit in the case
Week 2 Nominations: Slapping color on someone's faces - Uma, Nataraj, Kajal, Lobo, Priyanka, Anee and Shailaja Priya. In the nomination task, the contestants were divided into two teams - Wolf and Eagle. Each contestant had to nominate two contestants from their opponent team giving their reasons. Highlight is Sweta lashing out at Hamida. Uma's language.
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- Sirihanmanth enters the show as the 1st contestant of the season.
- Kalyana Vaibhogam fame VJ Sunny is the second contestant of season 5; makes a dashing entry with an energetic performance.
- Arjun Reddy fame Lahari Shari presents a rare and real rose for host Nagarjuna; asks him to call her 'Ammulu'
- Playback singer-turned-actor Sreerama Chandra enters with a mesmerizing performance.
- Host Nagarjuna Akkineni welcomes the next contestant choreographer Anee Master.
- Comedy Actor Lobo entered.
- Actress Shailaja Priya is introduced as the next contestant of the season.
- Model Jaswanth Padala aka Jessie entered.
- Transgender actress Priyanka Singh, who shot to fame with Jabardasth.
- Shanmukh steps in style.
- Hamida picks her favourite eyes of men who she might meet in the house.
- Choreographer-TV personality Nataraj is the next contestant.
- Sarayu enters the house after revealing her dream to enter Annapurna Studios at least once in life
- TV actor Vishwa makes a smashing entry as the next contestant.
- Uma Devi is an open and straight forward personality
- After TV actor Maanas Nagulapalli's entry,
- RJ Kajal will making a zesty entry into the show
- Sweta Varma steps in with a scintillating performance
- Anchor Ravi makes a Dhamakedaar entry
It's official! Bigg Boss Telugu 5 to premiere on September 5, Theme boredom looming all over the world while host Nagarjuna storms in kicking away boredome. "Cheppandi boredom ki goodbye... 'bid goodbye to boredom' vachestundi Bigg Boss season 5 (freedom from boredom)," says host Nagarjuna Akkineni.
- Kalyana Vaibhogam fame VJ Sunny
- Aame Katha fame Navya Swamy
- Anchor Ravi
- Deepika Pilli,
- Shanmukh Jaswant,
- Hyper Aadi,
- Anchor Varshini
Aame Katha fame Navya Swamy is likely to take part in the upcoming fifth edition of Bigg Boss Telugu. However, an official confirmation is awaited at the moment. The actress has shot to fame with her popular shows Vaani Raani, Na Peru Meenakshi, one of the longest-running Telugu shows, and Aame Katha that features BB Telugu 3 fame Ravikrishna as well.
Sources close to the show reveal that ace anchor Ravi will take part in the upcoming season of the reality TV series in Telugu. However, an official confirmation on this is awaited. Ravi is currently seen co-hosting the show Happy Days with Ashu Reddy, who made her TV debut as a host with the show. He was also last seen hosting the special show Ashadamlo Atta Kodallu. Rumours are rife that Ravi isn't signing up new shows just to take part in season 5 of BB Telugu.
- BB Telugu 5 Logo, First teaser: Bigg
Boss Telugu season 5 is finally announced. The channel airing the show
has launched the logo of the upcoming season of the popular reality
series with a teaser on Instagram.
- Bigg Boss Telugu 5 is most likely to premiere in the second week of September. But with much-anticipated reality TV shows like MasterChef Telugu and Evaru Meelo Koteeswarulu launching very soon, the makers of BB Telugu are also planning to launch the upcoming season at the earliest.
- Payal Rajput has cleared that I am not part of thie Bigg Boss Telugu 5 and cleared on such rumours.
- Bigg Boss Telugu season 5 to be postponed to August.
- Bigg Boss Telugu season 5 is expected to return to the small screen but a little later, sources suggest. As per the latest reports, the launch of the upcoming fifth edition of the show is most likely to get postponed to August. Nonetheless to say, the COVID-19 second wave is one of the key reasons behind the postponement, according to industry sources.
- As per the Sources Deepika Pilli, Shanmukh Jaswant, Hyper Aadi, Anchor Varshini, Anchor Ravi are approached.
- The makers of the reality TV series in Telugu along with the channel have initially planned to launch season 5 in June. However, the surge in COVID-19 cases and lockdown in various parts of the country have apparently forced the makers to postpone the launch of the show.
- Notably, TV shootings are already stalled in Maharashtra and Kerala and a lockdown with additional restrictions is also under effect in Tamil Nadu as well. Though Telugu TV shootings are in full swing, the fate of a few other new non-fiction shows is still unclear.
- Latest reports reveal that Jr NTR-hosted Evaru Meelo Koteeswarulu which was announced in April is also postponed to June. However, an official confirmation on this is awaited.
- Winner Prize: 50 lacs (Before Tax)
- Nagarjuna Akkineni is expected to return as host for Bigg Boss Telugu season 5 as well.
- He has had a successful stint as a host in the reality TV series with season 3 and season 4 registering some record breaking TVRs for the channel.
- Siva Balaji (Season 1 Winner), Kaushal Manda (Season 2 Winner), Rahul Sipligunj (Season 3 Winner) and Abhijeet (Season 4 Winner)
have emerged as the first four seasons of BB Telugu respectively. While
Jr NTR has hosted the debut season, Nani made his TV debut as a host
with BB Telugu season 2 and Nagarjuna hosted Season 3 & 4 and yet
again hosting this year season 5.
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