What makes Bigg Boss 13 unique as compared to the previous seasons?

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Article Index:

1. Introduction

2. What is Bigg Boss Hindi? Which is the recent season running in this format? 

3. What are the features of Bigg Boss? How is Bigg Boss played? 

4. Is Bigg Boss Hindi an adaptation of some other show?

5. Who are the contestants participating in Bigg Boss 13? 

6. The salient features of Bigg Boss 13

7. Why is Bigg Boss 13 better than previous seasons?

8. Conclusion


1. Introduction:

Big Boss the name of an Indian reality show, which is airing on the top channel of the country Colors IndiaEndemolShine India produces the show through their partners’ Colors and Viacom 18. The show gets aired every week in the prime slot of 9 pm

On weekdays the happenings of the incident inside the house are shown. On weekends the same events get discussed by a host who shares the feelings of the audiences with the housemates. 

Bigg Boss has become so famous in India that this show format has got launched now in 7 different languages. These seven different languages include Bigg Boss HindiBigg Boss KannadaBig Boss TeluguBigg Boss TamilBigg Boss MarathiBigg Boss Malayalam, and Bigg Boss Bengali


2. What is Bigg Boss Hindi? Which is the recent season running in this format? 

The first which got aired in this format was Bigg Boss Hindi, which debuted in the year 2006. The show to date has had many hosts, which include Shilpa ShettySanjay DuttArshad WarsiFarah Khan, and Salman Khan.

Out of all these people, Salman Khan is the most popular show and is serving the show as its host for nearly a decade. During its initial days, only celebrities got invited to the show as its housemates. 

But later even ordinary people got invited as housemates to play in this game, though the recent season Bigg Boss 13 has only celebrities invited as contestants. 


3. What are the features of Bigg Boss? How is Bigg Boss played? 

Contestants who play this show get called ‘housemates’ and they live together in a specially constructed house located in the Mumbai film city. Here, the contestants will get thoroughly isolated from the happenings of the outside world. Every week all housemates have to nominate one or two persons among them whom they think are not fit to stay inside the house. 

These nominated contestants can get saved by the audience who are watching the show by voting their favorite contestants. The housemate who receives the least number of votes gets eliminated every week. All the housemates present in the house get monitored through around 120 live cameras all the time. 

The housemates also have to speak every time using the personal audio microphones given to them. This show goes on for around 100 days. The housemate who remains till the last and who has garnered the highest number of votes gets awarded with a cash prize of about one crore Indian rupees.


4. Is Bigg Boss Hindi an adaptation of some other show?

Precisely, this Bigg Boss show is a direct adaptation of the Big Brother Show hosted in the NetherlandsUK. Presently, the 13th season of this controversial show is running on Indian television. 

Bigg Boss 13 has Salman Khan as its host and comprises of around 13 contestants who entered the show at the beginning and around seven contestants as wild card entrants. 


5. Who are the contestants participating in Bigg Boss 13? 

The long list of contestants includes Siddharth Shukla, Asim Riaz, Rashmi Desai, Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Shehnaz Gill, Paras Chabbra, Abu Malik, Koena Mitra, Siddharth Dey, Shefali Bagga, Arti Singh, Daljeet Kaur, and Mahira Sharma. 

The wild card entrant contestants include Vikas Pathak fondly called as Hindustani Bhau, Arhaan Khan, Shefali Zariwala, Tehnseen Poonawala, Himanshi Khurana and Vishal Aditya Singh. 


6. The salient features of Bigg Boss 13:

Unlike other seasons Bigg Boss 13 has two finales running this time; one is the finale after the first four weeks the show starts, and the second one will be the Grand Finale, where the winner will get announced. 

This season of Bigg Boss has a brand new house set built at Film City, Mumbai, with the name BB Museum and the tagline of the show is Tedha, which means full of twists. 


7. Why is Bigg Boss 13 better than previous seasons? 

Unlike previous seasons, this season of Bigg Boss has started to garner many TRP ratings at the starting itself. The opening episode of this season, which also got called the ‘Launch Episode,’ has garnered a higher number of TRP ratings than the inaugural events of previous seasons. 

Makers have brought in a different number of activities and tasks, which will grab the attention of viewers solely towards them. Bigg Boss 13 has also got the right steam through its social media presence, where every day, you can see a popular hashtag on Twitter or any social media which has the appearance of Bigg Boss 13 or its contestants.

The set of celebrities invited by the makers as contestants is also one of the reasons for higher TRP ratings this season. The makers are working hard every single day to give the best output by presenting twists such as double eviction, two finales, and numerous tasks and activities which make the audiences love the show. 

The wild card entrants have also brought the necessary growth needed in the TRP ratings for the show. The show is always known for bringing controversial celebrities, and even this time, it has brought some of them. 

In case you miss an episode, you do not have to worry as you can watch the same on Voot Bigg Boss, an online website of Colors India. Makers have brought in different features even in Voot Bigg Boss, such as ‘Video Vichaar,’ wherein you can interact with the members of the house through video messages or video calling.

In the Voot app, you can also find other features such as ‘Unseen Tadka,’ which features scenes that do not get shown on the television. FOr voting your favorite contestants, you have to download the Voot app and log in to it. You can vote one contestant soon after an episode aires.


8. Conclusion:

Overall it looks like the makers are not keen on repeating the mistakes committed in the previous seasons. They have customized various features of the show, which can make the audiences glued to their television screens every time the show is getting aired. 

Upon this, the stardom of Salman Khan is also one of the prime reasons for the show hitting the top charts in TRP ratings consistently. The celebrities who are the contestants of this show have also made distinguished achievements in their fields due to which they possess a massive fan base. All these features have made Bigg Boss 13 as the top show of the country at its earlier stages itself.  

An important point to mention here is that although all these features are the reasons why Bigg Boss 13 is at the top, we should not forget the marketing abilities of the makers through the show is at the top even in social media circles. So, as the whole India awaits even, we are waiting to see who will be the winner of Bigg Boss 13? 

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Shreyas Aravind is a mechanical engineer by profession. He is a good orator and writes with passion. Shreyas Also a vivid learner and an eager enthusiast.

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