Mumbai, Sep 27 : Mahi Vij, Roopal Tyagi, Ankit Gera and Rashmi Desai are among the TV names, which dominate the list of probable contestants for the upcoming ninth season of popular reality show “Bigg Boss”. The ninth season, hosted by superstar Salman Khan, will go on air from October 11 on Colors channel. TV actors like Rashmi Desai, Radhika Madan, Mayur Verma, Jay Bhanushali and Mohit Malhotra, besides film actress Sana Saeed are also being discussed as likely celebrity contestants. “Every year I am approached and this year too (I was approached), but nothing (is) confirmed. Let’s see,” Ankit told PTI. (Also Read: Arvind Kejriwal pays tribute to Bhagat Singh, Vithal Bhai Patel)
Roopal, his co-star on the show “Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke” said, “I can’t comment… I can’t talk about it at the moment.” “Laagi Tujse Lagan” actress Mahi chose to play safe, saying, “I can’t say anything right now.” Sana, who played the role of young Anjali in 1998 Shah Rukh Khan-starrer blockbuster “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, said, “They had approached me for the show but I have not taken it up as I have other commitments.”
According to sources, the channel is keen on having Sana on the show, which in the past editions has generated a lot of controversies. “I have not been approached for the show yet,” said Radhika, who plays the role of Ishani in “Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi” that airs on Colors. Rashmi, of “Uttaran” fame, said she has not been approached yet. “It’s a false news… (I have been) not approached yet.” This time, the show will have a concept of “Double Trouble”, details of which are not out yet. Reportedly, ex-couples might be part of the programme. The official announcement of the contestants is yet to take place. An Indian version of international reality show “Bigg Brother”, the programme sees a number of celebrity contestants living in a house under constant surveillance of multiple cameras.