Bigg Boss, the controversial reality show, has proven to be a watershed moment in the careers of the celebrities who have appeared on it. Many people have benefited from it because it has provided them with the necessary fame to stay in the industry. Aside from the show’s winners, some celebrities rose to prominence as a result of their participation. Consider the contenders who did not win but have carved out a niche for themselves and are considerably more well-known than the winners. From Sunny Leone to Umar Riaz, here’s the list of Bigg Boss Contestants who become more famous than the winners.
Bigg Boss Contestants Who Become Famous Than The Winners
Umar Riaz’s journey on Bigg Boss 15 will be remembered for a long time. He came in with a bang and immediately made the audience aware of his presence on the show. The fans adored Umar’s friendship with Rashami, and they affectionately refer to them as ‘UmRash.’ Tiffs with his co-contestants and his friendship with Karan Kundrra are inescapable. Due to violence, Umar was evicted from the show, and his fans and followers had created a hashtag for him, ‘Public Winner Umar Riaz.’
During his time on Bigg Boss OTT, actor and Bigg Boss 15 finalist Pratik Sehajpal earned a well-known face and name among the youth. After revealing his true self on the show, Pratik was dubbed ‘King Pratik Sehajpal’. The actor sparked a lot of controversy, from his relationship with Neha Bhasin to his constant verbal spats with the housemates. Pratik’s army has grown bigger since then, and they keep him trending every other day. He is presently one of the BB 15 finalists.
Shehnaaz Gill, a Bigg Boss 13 contestant, impressed viewers with her overweight appearance and pleasant personality. She was dubbed a ‘flipper’ throughout her time there. She made everyone laugh with her pranks and amusing chats. Fans cherished her relationship with the late Sidharth Shukla, who referred to them as ‘SidNaaz.’ One of her sentences, ‘Sadda Kutta Kutta,’ went viral as a musical mix rap, further increasing her fan base. Shehnaaz’s other line, ‘Such a boring day,’ which was converted into a rap, became an overnight internet phenomenon. She is currently one of the most in-demand actresses.
Hina Khan has been in the television industry for more than a decade and is one of the most well-known bahus. After 8 years of portraying the role of ‘Akshara’ in the longest-running TV show, ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai,’ Hina took a gamble and decided to join in Bigg Boss 11. And everything worked out well for her. She went from being a TV bahu to becoming a gorgeous fashionista, and she hasn’t looked back since. To date, Hina has been one of the most successful candidates. She also made her big Cannes debut after her time on BB. Hina was praised for representing the television industry on an international stage.
Since the show ended, Vikas Gupta, who was dubbed “the mastermind” during his time on Bigg Boss 11, has begun a new chapter. He’s the brains behind several well-known TV shows, and he’s now receiving some on-screen time as well. Vikas’ journey from off-camera to on-camera was incredible. From launching his program to returning to Bigg Boss as a challenger in Bigg Boss 14.
In Bigg Boss 9, the Canadian dancer and actress was a wild card contender. As soon as the episode concluded, her career took off. She has starred in several Bollywood films and has performed in some of the most well-known Bollywood songs. Nora is currently a well-known Bollywood actress. The actress was recently diagnosed with the virus but has already recovered totally.
Bigg Boss served as a stepping stone for Sunny Leone, who went straight to Bollywood when the show ended. The actress made her debut in Bigg Boss 5 as a novice and immediately soared to popularity. In addition, while she was inside the house, famed Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt approached her and offered her a role in a film.
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