Bigg Boss 5 Tamil has gone live on Vjay TV and Disney+Hotstar.
Bigg Boss 5 Tamil's grand premiere took place on October 3. The final list of contestants are also unveiled along with it. This time, the contestants do not include only actors but also those behind the camera.
The Kamal Haasan-hosted show will see singer's, costume designers, models and rappers grace the show. They all are going to be locked together in the house for nearly 100 days.
Here's all you need to know about the confirmed contestants:
Isaivani featured on BBC's list of world's 100 most inspiring and influential women back in 2020. She has created a song to fight for Dalits and the likes in her long career. She is the only female singer in her The Casteless Collective band, which is made up of 12 poets and musicians.
- Raju Jeyamohan
Raju Jeyamohan is a Tamil actor. Unfortunately, he has only worked on one film so far - Natpuna Ennanu Theriyuma, which released in 2019.
Madhumitha is an active Tamil and Telugu actress. She was last seen in Ram Charan's Vinaya Vidheya Rama and was last filming for Buddhan Yesu Gandhi and Garjanai.
- Abhishek Raaja
Abhishek is a VJ, RJ, journalist, film actor and critic from the Tamil film industry. He made his acting debut with Maikkaa Nodigal back in 2018.
- Namitha Marimuthu
Namitha is a transgender actress. She made her debut with Nadodigal 2. Namitha also happens to be the first Indian transgender to represent India in Miss Trans Star International.
- Priyanka Deshpande
Priyanka's most memorable stunt is as an anchor. She is considered to be Tamil TV's highest paid anchor. Priyanka had hosted Super Singer season 4, which gave her immense fame. Apart from that, she is also a popular YouTuber.
- Abhinay Vaddi
Abhinay Vaddi is also a popular actor in the Tamil film industry. He was last seen in Vilambaram in a dual role - Ashvin and Santhosh.
Chinnaponnu is a Tamil folk singer. She has been working in the industry since 2004. The uber popular song Nakku Mukka was crooned by her.
- Pavani Reddy
Pavani Reddy is a popular Tamil TV actress. Her gain-to-fame role was Nandhini in Chinna Thambi. She was also a part of the Bollywood film Login in 2012.
- Nadia Chang
Nadia Chang is a Malaysian model who has gained popularity in the Tamil industry. She is a famous YouTuber and TikToker.
Isari Velan's grandson Varun, who is also an actor, is another contestant in the house. Known for Puppy and Comali, he was last seen in Kutty Story and was filming Joshua Imai Pol Kakka.
- Imman Annachi
Imman is an actor, anchor, politician and comedian. He was last seen as a police constable in the movie Chasing. On TV, he appeared on Chella Kutties last.
- Iykki Berry
Iykki created history by being the first Tamil femal rapper. She is also a cosmetic surgeon and social activist. She was trained by Bigg Boss Tamil 2 famed contestant Ramya NSK. She has also worked in a few short films.
- Sruthi Jayadevan
Sruthi is a US based model. She is quite popular on social media for putting her views on the Indian culture forward.
- Akshara Reddy
Akshara is best known for winning Miss Globe 2019 in Dubai. She is a model and actress who had participated in a reality show named Villa to Village before Bigg Boss 5 Tamil.
- Thamarai Selvi
Not much is known about Thamarai Selvi apart from the fact that she is a drama actor.
- Ciby Chandran
Ciby, also known as Sibi, is a budding actor. He featured in Thalapathy Vijay's Master apart from various short films.
- Niroop Nandakumar
Niroop is a popular model. He aspires to be an actor but is yet to receive an opportunity.