‘Tubelight’ or not, Salman Khan will host season 11 of Bigg Boss as confirmed by Colors CEO Raj Nayak on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 and the theme this time will repeat its matrix of participants from season 10 where both commoners and celebrities were mixed.
Bigg Boss 10, which was shown from 16 October 2016 to 28 January 2017, had two teams — ‘Celebrities’ and ‘Indiawale’ — with Gaurav Chopra, VJ Bani, Karan Mehra, Mona Lisa (aka Antara Biswas), Lopamudra Raut and Rohan Mehra pitched against ordinary folks like Lokesh Kumari, Swami Om, Priyanka Jagga, Manveer Gurjar, Manu Punjabi, Akansha Sharma and Nitibha Kaul.
Each week, one of the teams were declared to be ‘masters’ or ‘sevaks’ in the Bigg Boss house, whereby sevaks will do all the chores as demanded by the masters. The conflicts between them over this led to a good TRP rating for the show last time.
The Bigg Boss 10 premiere registered a TRP of 3.82, while its finale was better with 4.02, though overall the show has lost popularity. When Sanjay Dutt hosted the show, it was 4.30 for season five premiere and its finale hosted by Salman Khan registered 6.70 TRP rating. But, the average TRP for Bigg Boss season 10 remained at 3.54.
This despite popular twists in the show when commoner Priyanka Jagga was thrown out of the show in an unprecedented manner by host Salman Khan and the other commoner Swami Om was banned from attending the Bigg Boss 10 finale.
Applications for commoners to enter the Bigg Boss show are on Voot with a message: “This is the Bigg Boss Season 11 casting website… Last year, for the first time in the history of Bigg Boss, we opened the gates of the house for the entire nation. Here’s an opportunity for you once again to be a part of Bigg Boss, showcase your talent and intelligence, and earn your way to name, fame and the prize money.”
The downloadable form seeks details such as contact info, the applicant’s age, gender and weight, social media handles, and asks for uploading an audition video. There are other sites which are freely providing tips on ‘how to crack’ the audition test for Bigg Boss season 11.
Here are the questions asked in the application for: