The show took off this evening at 6pm in Star Vijay TV and subsequently on Disney+Hotstar
Bigg Boss 5 Tamil, hosted by Kamal Haasan, has finally started airing. The grand premiere was aired on October 3 at 6 pm on Star Vijay.
Chinna Ponnu, Pavni Reddy, Abhinay, Priyanka Deshpande, Namitha Marimuthu, Abishek Raaja, Mathumitha, Raju Jeyamohan, Isai Vani, Nadia Chang, actor Varun, Imman Annachi, Sruthi Jayadevan, Akshara Reddy, Tamil rapper Iykki Berry, Thamarai Selvi, budding actor Ciby and the final (18th) contestant - entrepreneur and aspiring actor Niroop entered the Bigg Boss house. They were, obviously, also welcomed by the Ulaga Nayagan himself. He warns the contestants to expect the unexpected in the Bigg Boss house.
Meanwhile, the viewers also get an insight into Kamal Haasan’s entry into the Tamil film industry as a child artist. Former contestants Kavin, Pavni Reddy and Nadia Chang shared certain details about their lives with the other contestants.
We also get to see runway models and beauty pageants like Sruthi and Akshara Reddy set the Bigg Boss house on fire. In addition to this, Ulaga Nayagan shared his take on modelling. He spoke about how competitive and challenging it could be. Kamal revealed it is why he refrained from entering that world.
Country folk singers like Chinna Ponnu and Thamarai Selvi got a special shout-out from Kamal Haasan for the special art. He shared his respects to the art that is currently facing a hit due to the ongoing pandemic. He also made a special mention about his earlier shelved movie, Marudhanayagam, which carried the essence of country folk elements.
Budding actors like Ciby and Niroop, who were welcomed by the ace actor, shared personal bits of their lives and their zeal of aspiring for something new. This prompted the latter to talk about how the pandemic affected the myriad talents of new actors getting showcased in big and small screens.
The much-awaited show, which was officially announced in June, got delayed on account of the ongoing pandemic. Looking at Kamal Haasan in the promos sporting a salt-n-pepper look in dapper avatars piqued the already amped up intrigue of fans.
The Bigg Boss house has been remodelled to the max and is like a piece of eye candy. Areas like the bedrooms, jail and the lounge areas have been revamped to suit the present conditions. Kamal Haasan gave the viewers a small tour of the house and also had a witty banter with the Bigg Boss himself.
Ultimately, the Ulaga Nagayan addressed all the 18 contestants who were getting acquainted with each other inside the house. He wished them all in his own style of oration, let them know about their next meeting on the weekend and signed off.
Following this, the contestants inside the house were also welcomed by the deep and baritone infamous Bigg Boss' voice, who warned them of what more they can expect inside the house, in the coming days. He assured them that the house will bring out several reactions as well. On a lighter note, he told them to also enjoy themselves along with entertaining the Bigg Boss fans and wished them good luck.
Don’t forget to catch Bigg Boss Tamil 5 on Star Vijay TV and subsequently on Disney+Hotstar. You can catch the juicy entertainment of the contestants from Monday to Friday at 10 pm. The weekend session that features the Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Haasan can be viewed at 9 pm.