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Bigg Boss Telugu 5 grand premiere: All you need to know about the Nagarjuna-hosted show

The much-awaited reality show, hosted by Nagarjuna, will be available for viewing on TV and OTT.

Shaheen Irani
Aug 24, 2021
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Bigg Boss Telugu is back! The fifth season of the show will premiere on TV and OTT soon. As usual, Bigg Boss Telugu 5 will first air on Star Maa and then start streaming on Disney+Hotstar.

The much-awaited show will return with Nagarjuna as the host, once again. The promo of this show featuring him is expected to be out soon. Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the show, according to a report on Filmibeat.…

Streaming date

Bigg Boss Telugu 5 will commence from September 5. The show will start on Sunday, 6 pm. The event will be available on both Star Maa as well as Disney+Hotstar to watch live.

Bigg Boss Telugu 4.

Episode timings

There isn't much change in the episode timings. Bigg Boss Telugu 5 can be viewed at 9.30 from Monday-Friday and 9 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Number of contestants

Giving a boost to the show, 18 contestants will be locked up inside the house. Most of these contestants are well-known celebrities who are trying to find a way back into the spotlight.

Number of days

The show will go on for 100 days, which is the standard format of the show Bigg Boss. Depending on the TRP, the number of days could go down or be extended.

Bigg Boss Telugu 5.

Waiting period

All the contestants entering the house have to undergo a mandatory COVID-19 test and a 14-day quarantine period before the grand premiere. A medical team will also be monitoring the health of each contestant on the show.

Bigg Boss Telugu 5 will be airing around the same time as Jr. NTR's Evaru Meelo Koteeswarulu (KBC Telugu) and Tamannaah Bhatia's MasterChef Telugu. While the former is already airing on TV, MasterChef will premiere during the Bigg Boss's airing.

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