Full Details - Anchor Ravi Kiran 2021 Bigg Boss Telugu 5 Contestant


  • Ravi's secret task :
    Bigg Boss has assigned a secret task to Ravi amidst all the fun and drama in the 'Hyderabad Ammayi-America Abbayi' task. He was the first contestant in the season to get a secret task. Bigg Boss orders Ravi to steal Shailaja Priya's necklace in order to win a chance to compete in the captaincy task. Ravi, who played the role of Lahari's forgetful uncle in the task, manages to steal Priya's necklace without anyone's notice. It was later shown in the episode that Priya keeps searching for the same. The role play task was conducted to entertain the audiences and also pick the contenders for the upcoming captaincy task. However he has lost to became Captain.
  • Shailaja's ugly spat with Ravi, Lahari and other major events: Priya nominated Lahari for eviction citing that the latter gave lame excuses for nomination. Priya repeatedly mentioned that Lahari was busy with everyone else, especially all the men in the house. When Lahari posed a serious objection to this, Priya mentioned that she saw Ravi and Lahari hugging in the restroom at midnight. Ravi and Lahari strongly condemned this claim by Priya. While Ravi hit back saying she (Priya) can't make such statements in the house, Lahari stated that she (Priya) has no right to talk about her. Ravi further clarified that it was a friendly hug and also asked what his family, especially daughter, would think of him. Sunny, who also nominated Priya, also came in support of Ravi and Lahari stating that she can't judge anyone. Priya tried to justify her claim adding that she only said what she saw and denied any misinterpretation or distortion of truth in any way. The task was paused as Ravi, Lahari and Priya got emotional after the argument. The rest of the housemates tried to console them. The dispute between the trio continued soon after the nomination task resumed. Priya eventually apologised to all the men in the house and Lahari.



Latest Update:

  • Bigg Boss Telugu 5: Anchor Ravi to take part in the show.

  • Bigg Boss Telugu season 5 which is set to premiere on September 5 (Sunday) has an interesting celebrity line-up this season.
    Sources close to the show confirmed that popular Anchor Ravi, who shot to fame with Something Special and Pataas is a part of the upcoming season and is already quarantined at a posh hotel in Hyderabad along with his co-contestants. However, an official confirmation on this is expected only in the premiere episode.
About Anchor Ravi:

  • Born on September 19, 1989, anchor Ravi completed his B.Tech from a private college in Hyderabad. His father was ex-army personnel while his mother is an architect. However, he was always interested in cultural activities which nurtured the artist in him. He idolizes Megastar Chiranjeevi and claims him to be his biggest inspiration behind his foray into the showbiz world. 
  • He shot to fame as a Video Jockey (VJ) with the music show Something Special featuring Lasya Manjunath as his co-host. He went on to work as a RJ Radio Jockey in an FM channel for over 2 years.
  • His popularity grew multifold with the game show Pataas which he co-hosted with Sreemukhi for a long while and later with Varshini Sounderrajan as well.
  • His recently launched show ‘Happy Days’ which he is co-hosting with BB Telugu 3 fame Ashu Reddy has been entertaining fans. 
  • Ravi is a passionate actor who made his Telugu film debut as a male lead with Idi Maa Prema Katha in 2017 featuring Meghna Lokesh as the female lead. 
  • Ravi appeared on Bigg Boss Telugu season 3 to support his bestie Ali Reza.
Controversies Anchor Ravi:
  • He made headlines on several occasions with his link-up rumours with colleague Lasya Manjunath. Ravi and Lasya recently patch up officially on the show ‘Comedy Stars’ and have delivered a few stellar performances on the show.
  • A tiff with senior TV personality Prabhakar
  • A financial dispute with his film’s producer - Ravi, who is a super duper hit as an anchor, became a hero with the movie ‘Idi Maa Premakatha’ a few years ago. The film was a disaster. With this, distributor Sandeep offered himself Rs. Ravi had filed a case against him in Kookatpalli PS for cheating without paying Rs 41 lakh. He also later complained to the police about the anchor. This caused a big sensation at the time.
  • The comments made on women at a movie function became big letters. Although he apologized several times after that .. It is known that women’s groups had clashed with Ravi for many days. Doing so has been repeatedly criticized.
  • The flower girl who told me how to book - Suma said about Ravi clapping without caring if he punched her .. ‘Ilago once said ha .. super. Is out. Again the speakers are not on this side .. I did not hear. Did not say. Nobody listens to that, ‘said Punch. The flower girl gave this explanation about the big controversy that took place at that time. With this, Ravi did not come out of his mouth for a long time.

About Season 5 Bigg Boss Telugu 5
  • The 5th edition of Bigg Boss Telugu is set to entertain the telly audiences in a new time slot.
  • The show will now air at 10PM on weekdays while the weekend episodes will continue to air at 9PM. Notably, the previous seasons were aired at 9:30 PM on weekdays.
  • The channel airing the upcoming season has confirmed the same on its social media handle recently. However, this change in time slot has evoked a mixed response from netizens.
  • Nagarjuna Akkineni will return to host Bigg Boss Telugu season 5 and he is expected to shoot for the premiere episode on Saturday. Keep watching the space for more updates.
Here's a quick look at the list of rumoured contestants of the upcoming season 5:
  1. Anchor Ravi, who is the telly audiences' favourite entertainer, is touted to be a part of the upcoming season. The ace TV host has been approached for the show a couple of times but he is likely to take part in this season.
  2. VJ Sunny, The Kalyana Vaibhogam actor is yet another popular TV celeb who is rumoured to be taking part in the upcoming fifth edition. He has been away from television for a while now. The first look of his upcoming debut film as a male lead was released recently. However, he is most likely to participate in Bigg Boss Telugu season 5. He has been keen upon Bigg Boss Telugu for a while now.
  3. Manas Nagulapalli, This actor of Koilamma and Deeparadhana fame is also rumoured to be a contestant on the forthcoming season of Bigg Boss Telugu. He has played the male lead in a few Telugu movies but his successful stint on TV has made him one of the most probable contestants of the season.
  4. Uma Devi aka Bhagyam of Karthika Deepam fame is an interesting name on the list of the rumoured contestants. She is playing a key role in the show and a few other daily soaps as well. It remains to be seen if the actress will pause her shows to appear on Bigg Boss Telugu 5.
  5. RJ Kajal, This Radio Jockey-anchor is most likely to be seen on BB Telugu season 5 if the buzz on social media is anything to go by. Her interviews and content on the internet are popular and she can be an interesting addition to the list of contestants.
  6. Shailaja Priya, She is a familiar face to the Telugu audiences; thanks to her notable supporting roles in successful Telugu films like Mirchi starring Prabhas, Anushka and others. She is a must mention in every list of the rumoured contestants of the season.
  7. Varshini Sounderajan, Rumour mill has it that this popular TV host is a part of the upcoming season 5 of Bigg Boss Telugu. However, close sources reveal that she has opted out of the show due to unknown reasons.
  8. Jaswanth Shanmukh, This social media influencer recently made headlines for being charged with drunken driving. He is now most likely to participate in the upcoming edition of Bigg Boss Telugu. The fact that social media influencers hogged limelight in BB Telugu 4 is fueling rumours about his participation in season 5. Notably, his rumoured bea Deepthi Sunaina was a contestant on Bigg Boss Telugu season 2.
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