Bigg Boss, an Indian reality show which is being watched by millions of people during telecast, is a copy of Big Brother format which was created by Endemol in Netherland. The journey of Bigg Boss was started 12 years back in 2006. Bigg Boss Season 1 was telecasted on Sony TV from 3rd November 2006 to 26th January 2007. At that time who knew that this concept will compose history in Indian Televiysion. You may have heard a proverb in Hindi (Kahawat) “Jaha Char Bartan Honge Waha Khit Pit to Hogi Hi”! It is only the Khit Phit between contestants (also known as housemates) that people love to watch. Usually, show organizers select well-known faces as contestants. They could be actors, dancers, other reality show winners etc. Do you want to know about them? Here is the list of housemates Bigg Boss Season 1 and their biography.
Host: Arshad Warsi was the host in Bigg Boss Season 1.
Also See: List of Bigg Boss Winners.
Contestants of Bigg Boss Season 1
Rahul Roy (Winner): Majority of people know him as an actor of block blaster movie Ashiqui which was released in 1990. Apart from Ashiqui, he also worked for many other films buy they didn’t do well expect Jonoon. He was born in 9th February, 1968.
Carol Gracias (First Runner-up): She is an Indian Model born on 28 December 1978. Apart from Bigg Boss she also participated in other reality shows like India’s L’Oreal/Elite Look of the Year and held the position of winner. Do you know she also the second runner-up of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 2? Carol also appeared in movies like Bulffmaster, Aisa Yeh Jahan, and Being Cyrus.
Ravi Kishan (Second Runner-up): He is well-known in Bhojpuri Cinema as same as Salman and SRK are known in Bollywood Film Industry. Apart from Bhojpuri Films, he also appeared in many South Indian Movies such as Hebbuli, Sketch, and more. Also, you may have seen him as judge in comedy shows.
Rakhi Sawant: She often comes in controversies due to her statements. She started her carrier in Bollywood from Agnichakr. After then, she appeared in many films including Dil Ka Sauda, Kurukshetra, and Dum etc. She also did man hit item numbers; some of them are Jab Das Jaye Bichoo (movie 1920),
Amit Sadh: He was born on 5 Jun 1983 in Delhi. Amit worked portray the role of supporting actor in many Hindi films like Sultan. He played a memorable role of Aditya in TV serial Kyu Hota Pyarr. Apart from Bigg Boss, Amit was one of the contestants in Indian reality shows such Fear Factor Khatron Ke Khiladi, Nach Baliye, and more.
Roopali Ganguly: She was born in 5 April 1977 and appeared in many TV serials. She put her steps in world of cinema when she was just of 7 years old in Film Saaheb. No one will forget her role of Monisha in hilarious comedy show named Sarabhai vs Sarabhai which was aired on Star One channel.
Baba Sehgal: His original name is Harjeet Singh Shegal. People do not know that he is one of the first pioneers of Rap Music in India. Although, he gave many hit rap but one his raps “Trump Ka Mania” was extremely popular in America during the election of president in 2017. You can listen that here.
Ragini Shetty: Not Available Enough Information.
Deepak Tijori: He was born in 28 August 1961. He put efforts to come in films by joining a theatre group during his college days. He joined a theatre group in which Aamir Khan and Paresh Rawals was already were already members. His acting in Aashiqui, Khalidi, Anjaam, Kabhi Haa Kabhi Na, Jo Jeeta Wo Hi Sikandar is appreciated. Although, this actor have not appeared on screen from long period of time but people won’t forget his roles as supporting actor in the films of 1990’s.
Anupama Verma: She was born in Delhi on 2 July 1981. Today, she is known in India as actress and model. She worked in many films and TV ads. She played roles in many movies and some of them are Kya Yahi Pyaar Hai, Vadh, Asambhav, Hyderabad Nawabs, Mohobatt Ho Gayi Tumse, and more.
Aryan Vaid: He is an Indian actor and model. If you remember, a boxer was there in Apne (movie) who got the training from Dhamendra thereafter he left him and joined somewhere else for appropriate boxing training. Do you remember? He played that role. He was born on 4 July 1976. He also appeared in TV Serials like Santoshi Maa as Indra Dev, Udaan as Kabir etc.
Kashmira Shah: She is the winner of many beauty pageants shows like Miss University and Miss India. Thus, she joined Bigg Boss Season 1 as a celebrity contestant. She also joined Nach Baliye as participant once. Kashmira is granddaughter of legend classical singer Anjanibai Lolekar.
Deepak Parashar: He is well-known as actor. He played various roles in TV serials as wells Bollywood and regional films. Names of serials he worked in are Chandrakanta, Rishtey, Dollar Bahu, Kahiin to Hoga etc. He also played an important role in movies Champion, Barood, Sharabi, and more.
Bobby Darling: Her name is registered in Limca Book of Records for playing 18 roles as a gay man. Darling played many roles in Bollywood and regional Films. She won an award for best supporting actor in Monaco International Film Festival in 2005.