Pratik Sehajpal took the suitcase that was offered by Karan Johar to opt-out of the Bigg Boss OTT finale.
Like every season, the makers introduced a suitcase during the Bigg Boss grand finale episode to put the contestants in a grand dilemma. On Bigg Boss OTT, host Karan Johar announced that he will count till five and whoever picks up the silver suitcase will be out from the competition. But, will directly become the first contestant of Salman Khan hosted Bigg Boss 15 which will premiere on October 2, 2021.
It came as a shock to everyone when Pratik made this decision. When asked about it, he said that he was seeking a hint to become the first contestant of Bigg Boss 15. Thus, he finally got it and went for it while taking the risk of losing the Bigg Boss OTT contestant.
Now, the remaining contestants are Shamita Shetty, Raqesh Bapat, Nishant Bhat and Divya Agarwal.
Meanwhile, earlier during an exclusive interaction with OTTPlay, when Pratik was asked about getting offered Bigg Boss. He had said, "I was like, 'thank you so much God'. I'm so grateful because I manifested it, attracted it and I created it. My mom's blessings and desires are fulfilled because finally, I'm going to Bigg Boss. Last year also I signed the contract and I couldn't go because of work commitments."
He had also shared his excitement to meet Salman by stating, "See eventually, I'll get to meet Salman Khan as well on the Colors channel, where I'll be there."
Pratik also added, "Be it OTT or a TV channel, I am going to stay the same. I'm just going, to be honest, and that's about it here."
Talking about Bigg Boss 15, the show will start on October 2, 2021, at 9:30 PM with Salman returning as the host. The premiere date was announced during the grand finale episode of Bigg Boss OTT currently streaming on Voot.