Fans of the controversial actuality present Bigg Boss are awaiting the launch of its fifteenth season. To shorten their wait and provides them a dose of the identical enjoyable, Voot has introduced a digital model of the present — Bigg Boss OTT. The six-week sequence will begin streaming in August, forward of its televised model.
A supply shared with indianexpress.com that the digital Bigg Boss may have a mixture of influencers, social media stars and a few celebs as contestants. Apart from the same old hour-long episode, viewers will get to see their journey 24X7 dwell on the streaming platform. Just just like the TV present, Endemol India shall be bankrolling this digital model too.
“Bigg Boss OTT would lead on to Bigg Boss 15 after six weeks. This digital show would be young, fun and full of entertainment. The makers are currently in the process of locking contestants and a host. The set would also be a different one than the Salman Khan-hosted show, and have a lesser number of contestants,” added the supply.
Explaining the content material technique behind Bigg Boss OTT, Manisha Sharma, chief content material officer, Hindi Mass Entertainment, Viacom18, mentioned, “Bigg Boss, over the years, has grown to become a phenomenon that drives conversations across the country. With the launch of Bigg Boss OTT, our digital audiences are in for a treat. The new digital exclusive format will take the show’s fandom to its next level through active engagement with viewers being able to play a part in the show’s progress. The beauty of this show lies in the versatility of format and the massive popularity it commands – both aspects helping us in customizing the show as two different content offerings for the two different platforms while maintaining its core ethos.”
The Indian adaptation of Big Brother, Bigg Boss launched in 2006 and has efficiently aired 14 seasons. Arshad Warsi, Shilpa Shetty and Amitabh Bachchan hosted the primary three seasons earlier than Salman Khan turned synonyms to the present, as its host. Apart from Hindi, Bigg Boss has been prolonged to 6 different languages in the nation.