Bigg Boss Season 4 is one of the most popular television reality shows. The fourth season of Bigg Boss is being aired on Colors daily. It started from 3rd of October, 2010. Host of the season 4 of Bigg Boss is Bollywood actor Salman Khan
. This season will be comparatively longer than its forerunner Bigg Boss Season 3
and will continue for 96 days or 14 weeks. This reality show has to offer several sparkling moments along with the regular lives and some secrets of the housemates coming from different backgrounds. In the earlier seasons of Bigg Boss, the host acted as the friend, philosopher and guide of the housemates. However, the Organizers claim that in this season it will be a little different. While Salman Khan will be a friend with those housemates who play a clean game but he will be hostile to those who will be indulging in back-biting, manipulations and politics.
Housemates of Bigg Boss Season 4
The housemates of Bigg Boss Season 4 are as follows -
, Indian television actress, is the first housemate of Bigg Boss Season 4. Her claim to fame was with the character of Prerna in popular Television Show Kasautii Zindagii Ki of STAR Plus
* Abbas Kazmi, a criminal lawyer for Ajmal Amir Kasab the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack accused.
* Sameer Soni
is an actor. He started his career in modeling and prior to this he was an investment banker. He has acted in several films and television series.
* Seema Parihar, a former woman bandit and now a part of the Samajwadi Party. A movie titled `Wounded` was based on her real-life story.
* Ashmit Patel, who is a Bollywood actor, is one of the housemates. He has acted in movies like Murder and Silsilay.
* Begum (Ali) Saleem is a Pakistani television actor, host, scriptwriter and impressionist. The name of his show is Late Night with Begum Nawazish Ali.
Sakshi Pradhan was the winner of a popular show of MTV titled Splitsvilla.
* Devender aka Bunty (Ustaad) is another contestant of Bigg Boss Season 4. He was on the most wanted list of Delhi and has been accused of robbery. Bollywood movie Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! made by Dibakar Banerjee was inspired by him. Abhay Deol played the protagonist in this movie.
* Sara Khan is an Indian model and actress, who rose to fame for her character in `Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai`. She also won the title of Miss Madhya Pradesh in 2007.
* Rahul Bhatt, a fitness trainer and an aspiring film actor, is another housemate of Bigg Boss Season 4. He is the son of film director Mahesh Bhatt.
* Aanchal Kumar, an Indian model, who has done some cameo roles in movies like Bluff master and Fashion.
* Hrishant Goswami is a model and winner of 2004 Glad rags Manhunt contest.
* Veena Malik, a Pakistani actress, model and comedian, is another contestant of Bigg Boss Season 4. She is one of the leading ladies of Pakistani television and film industry.
* Manoj Tiwari, a Bihari actor, director and singer of Bhojpuri cinema
. He has acted in more than 30 Bhojpuri language
Features of Bigg Boss Season 4
Bigg Boss Season 4 has several features such as Wild Card Entry, Hand Grenade, etc. All these features make the show more interesting. Another feature of this season of Bigg Boss is selecting the captain of the house. Every week, one person is chosen as the Captain of the House by the housemates. He gets various facilities like an Elite Bedroom, immunity from nominations for that particular week, and he also receives the right to nominate one person who will be directly nominated irrespective of the nominations of other members. Further, other members of the house are required to wash the captain`s clothes, cook food for him, etc. Elite Bedroom is subsequently the new feature added in Bigg Boss Season 4. It is a big room positioned inside the common bedroom. Only the captain of the house will stay in the elite bedroom whereas the other members will live in common room only. Some guests also visit the Bigg Boss house. In the first week, Begum Ali was made the captain of the house. Rahul Bhatt was elected the captain of the house in the second week. In the third week, Manoj Tiwari was elected as the captain and Ashmit Patel becomes the captain of the house on fourth week. In the fifth week, Hrishant Goswami becomes the new captain of the house.
Wild Card Entry in Bigg Boss Season 4
WWE wrestler, Dalip Singh Rana popularly known as The Great Khali made a wild card entry in the show. It was announced on 14th of October that Khali will replace Devender aka Bunty, who was eliminated out of the show on the second day. Dolly Bindra, a popular television actress, made her entry in the Bigg Boss house on 25th of October that is on the 21st day. She is also known for her supporting roles in Bollywood films like Kal Ho Naa Ho and Ajab Prem ki Ghazab Kahani.
Nominations in Bigg Boss Season 4
In the first week, Seema Parihar, Abbas Kazmi, Sara Khan and Hrishant Goswami were nominated by majority of the housemates. Devender aka Bunty was nominated by Bigg Boss for breaking the rules of the house. In the second week, Sakshi Pradhan, Seema Parihar and Samir Soni were nominated. Sakshi Pradhan was nominated by the captain of the house. In the third week Shweta Tiwari, Veena Mallik and Begum Nawazish Ali were nominated. In the fourth week, Sara Khan, Sameer Soni and Khali were nominated for eviction. Sara Khan was nominated by the captain of the house. In the fifth week, Bigg Boss called off the nomination procedure and instead nominated all those contestants who have broken the rule of talking about nominations.
Devender aka Bunty was ejected on the second day of the show because of his bad behaviour, abusing Bigg Boss, breaching house rules and trying to cover the cameras with his socks. After the nominations of the first week, Abbas Kazmi was voted out of the show. In the second week, on day 13, Sakshi Pradhan was evicted by nominations from the Bigg Boss house. Sakshi Pradhan nominated Begum Nawazish Ali for next week`s eviction. Begum Ali was voted out of the house on day 20. The Great Khali was chosen by Begum for eviction of next week. In the fourth week, a fake eviction process was staged by Bigg Boss and Sara Khan was sent to a secret room. Sara Khan before her exit from the show chose Dolly Bindra and Sameer Soni for the next elimination. Rahul Bhatt is evicted from the Bigg Boss house on day 33.
Manoj Tiwari On the 27th day, Salman Khan entered the Bigg Boss house and spent an entire day with the housemates by playing games and chatting. On the 28th day Sara Khan re-entered the house. Ali Merchant enters as guest in the house on the 30th day. Further, Bigg Boss also announces that Sara Khan and Ali Merchant will marry on 10th of November inside the Bigg Boss House.
Samir Soni and Dolly were ejected from the house due to violation of house rules. Pamela Anderson entered the Bigg Boss house on 16 November. She though left the house on the 47th day. Samir returned back to the house on 49th day. Hrishant was evicted from the house. Before exiting he nominated Shweta and Samir. Dolly again made a return to the Bigg Boss house through a wild card entry, after beating Rahul Bhatt in an online poll. Manoj was evicted from the house on the 62nd day.
The housemates thereafter were allowed to sleep between 4am and 12 noon. Two contestants were nominated to perform a certain task in the garden area. The first pair to try the task was Sara Khan and Shweta Tiwari. The house captain had nominated Sara Khan, Veena Malik and Samir Soni was nominated this week for eviction. On the 69th day Sara Khan was evicted from the house. She chose Ashmit Patel who would be safe for the next nominations.
The housemates were divided into three pairs. The first pair was Ashmit and Shweta, second pair was Dolly and Veena and the third pair was Samir and Seema. The housemates were tied together with a handcuff and one member of each pair has to wear a blindfold and keep an egg on his hand all the time. Shweta and Ashmit were given secret task to hide important things of Veena and Dolly in which they were successful and scored 300 points each. Samir and Seema were chosen by the captain for eviction. On day 76, Seema Parihar was evicted from the house.
Seema had chosen Khali and Veena for next week`s nominations. Ashmit, Veena and Khali were nominated this week for exit. On day 83, Veena was evicted from the Big Boss house. She chose Ashmit to be safe from the next week nominations. Dolly, Samir and Shweta were nominated for next week evictions.
This week Dolly, Samir and Shweta were nominated. On the 90th day Samir was evicted from the Big Boss house.
The finalists were Ashmit, Dolly, Khali and Shweta. Shweta Tiwari was declared the winner of Big Boss. She was the first woman who has ever won Big Boss and received one crore as the prize money. The first runner up was Khali, second runner up was Ashmit Patel and Dolly Bindra was the third runner up.