Full Details - Jaswanth Shanmukh 2021 Bigg Boss Telugu 5 Contestant

 Latest Update:

  • Bigg Boss Telugu 5: Jaswanth Shanmukh 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 Social Media star Jaswanth Shanmukh, who shot to fame with Youtube Videos/Small Web series, 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 Jaswanth Shanmukh:
  • Shanmukh Jaswanth is a YouTube sensation and actor who is best known for appearing in the Hindi web series Men Will Be Men (2017) and Telugu web series The Software DevLOVEper (2020), Surya (2021). He is also known for uploading dance covers of various popular Telugu songs like You and Me, Guvva Gorinka, Adavari Matalaku Ardhale Verule, and Me Me on his YouTube channel.
  • Shanmukh Jaswanth was born as Shanmukh Jaswanth Kandregula Instagram on Friday, 16 September 1994 (age 26 years; as of 2020), and he hails from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Although Shanmukh never pursued a professional dance course, since childhood, he was interested in performing arts.
  • In 2013, after attending Amrita School of Engineering in Bengaluru for a year, he pursued Bachelor of Business Management at Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management. Facebook During his college days, he used to upload short videos of his dance choreographies on his Facebook account.
  • Shanmukh’s father’s name is Apparao Kandregula, and his mother’s name is Umarani Kandregula. His brother, Sampath Vinay, is an entrepreneur.
  • Relationships, Wife & Children - His girlfriend, Deepthi Sunaina, is a social media influencer, dancer, and actress.
  • As of September 2021, he has 3.9 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.
  • Age 27 (Date of Birth 16 September 1994)
  • Shanmukh holds a total of two YouTube Creator Awards which include:- one Silver Play Button and one Golden Play Button, 2021: Best Performer Award 2020–Male (YouTube) at 10th Padmamohana TV Awards 2020. 2021: Star Artist Influencer of the Year by Digital Influencer Awards, In 2021, he was signed as the Brand Ambassador of the Entri App

  • In March 2017, a complaint was filed against the short-film “Sita, I Am Not A Virgin,” starring Shanmukh Jaswanth, and his girlfriend Deepthi Sunaina. Reportedly, the complaint was lodged against the film as the title of the film triggered the anger of the Hindu community. In Hinduism, ‘Sita’ is a goddess and one of the central figures of the Hindu epic Ramayana, hence, using the phrase ‘I am not a virgin’ in the title hurt the sentiments of Hindus. While reciprocating the haters, Shanmukh said, Whatever is happening is ridiculous. Our aim was to send out a message. It is a bold subject, but there’s nothing controversial like people are making it out to be. Sita is just the name of a character, and the film has nothing to do with the Ramayana. Without watching the film, assumptions are being made based on the title. Later, the title was changed to Seetha I’m Not A Virgin (2017) to dismiss the charges.
  • In February 2021, an FIR was registered against him for allegedly driving his vehicle under influence of alcohol and ended up damaging three vehicles, and injuring a biker.
  • Shanmukh will be seen as of the contestants in Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 and he is the highest paid contestant of the season
About the Season 5 BB Telugu:
  • 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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