Bigg Boss OTT 2, which was earlier planned for a 6-week long duration, was extended as it received widespread love from the audience from across the nation this year.
As Bigg Boss OTT 2 is all set for its grand finale premiering tonight, here's everything you must know about this season and its top five contestants.
Bigg Boss OTT 2 Grand Finale
Season 2, which commenced on July 17 this year, is currently streaming on Jio Cinema. The season saw some interesting contestants who were called out by host Salman Khan several times during the show for their controversial statements and actions.
The controversial show is all set for its finale premiere on August 14 at 9 pm on Jio Cinema.
Will Shah Rukh Khan And Deepika Padukone Grace The Finale?
There are floating reports that Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone will make a grand appearance on stage with Salman Khan for the promotions of their upcoming film Jawaan. Although no official announcements have been made so far, it could be an interesting segment for the trio's fans.
This season was earlier graced by singers Tony Kakkar and Asees Kaur who entertained the contestants with a surprise entry in the house, where Kakkar dedicated his song Dheeme Dheeme to contestant Manisha Rani with a promise to her in one of his music videos.
Who Can Win This Season?
While voting lines for the audience this season will be open till noon on August 14, among all the five participants, Elvish Yadav is the most talked about. There is a tough fight between YouTubers Abhishek Malhan and Elvish Yadav and actor Pooja Bhatt, who has had a successful run in the show. After the last evicted contestant, Jiya Shankar, the top five remaining contents are Pooja Bhatt, Manisha Rani, Elvish Yadav, Abhishek Malhan, and Bebika Dhurve.
Filmmaker and actor Pooja Bhatt, reportedly the highest-paid contestant on the show this season, has made her journey to the finals with massive votes from the audience. Bhatt has made it to the finale by staying relevant in the show and keeping her outspoken nature intact. Earlier, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt had entered the show to meet his daughter, where he met other contestants as well.
Youtuber and wild card entrant, Elvish Yadav has recently been known to break the Bigg Boss OTT 2 'System' with the support of his 'Elvish Army'; he is the one contestant who is most talked about and has gained 50 million supporters.
During the promotional talks of Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahaani, Alia Bhatt called out her favourite contestants Elvish and Manisha Rani calling them show's Rocky aur Rani.
The YouTuber giving tough competition in the show, Abhishek Malhan has been recently in the news after he was admitted to hospital due to his deteriorating health conditions as per his sister's Tweet. Delhi-based Malhan has gained a fan base of his own throughout the season run.
Just got to know abhishek is quite unwell and probably admitted in the hospital.— Prerna Malhan (@HubWanderers) August 13, 2023
So, he won’t be able to perform for y’all tonight.
He has entertained us thoroughly through and through the season.
Let’s pray for his speedy recovery. ❤️
While Malhan has reportedly gained 30 million supporters through his 'Panda Gang,' he was recently in talks for being paired with ex-contestant Jiya Shankar who said in an interview after the show that she would love to meet Malhan again if he would initiate.
Instagram influencer Manisha Rani has been winning hearts throughout the season with her 'bindaas' attitude. Winning the third-highest votes in the season, she has already gained much popularity through the reality show.
While Rani has already closed a deal with Tony Kakkar for his upcoming music video, another fashion influencer Uorfi Javed - who also gained much popularity from one of the seasons of Bigg Boss - called Rani her favourite contestant of this season.
Daily soap actor and dentist by profession, Bebika Dhurve has made it to the finale with a considerable voting bank. Dhurve had grabbed headlines earlier in the season after ex-contestant Jad Hadid misbehaved with her during one of the episodes.
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