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Meet MC Stan, the rapper who has joined Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 16

MC Stan has a whole movie - Gully Boy - dedicated to him.

Meet MC Stan, the rapper who has joined Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 16
MC Stan (Instagram).
  • Shaheen Irani

Last Updated: 04.43 PM, Oct 01, 2022


Kya bolti hai public!! Indian rapper MC Stan, who is especially recognized in today’s times, has joined Salman Khan on his show, Bigg Boss 16. The famous rapper is going to be one of the contestants on the show. Even if you stan MC Stan, we bet you do not know everything about him. So, let us help you out…

- MC Stan didn’t always aim to be a rapper

Not many would know that MC Stan was not always a rapper. It would be hard to guess even, considering how successful he is today. But it is the truth. MC Stan actually began his career in qawwali. He was 12 when he sang qawwalis and first gained fame by doing that.

- A Punekar who made it big

MC Stan is originally from Pune. Even though he has a strong base in Mumbai now, that wasn’t his hometown.

- MC Sher in Gully Boy inspired from this legend

Zoya Akhtar has accepted that Gully Boy was indeed, in a way, tribute to the legendary Indian rappers. She picked Bantai and MC Stan. Siddhant Chaturvedi’s MC Sher was inspired from MC Stan in real life.

- Khuja Mat and Aastaghfirullah are his most memorable tracks for a reason

MC Stan gained a wider recognition after he released Khuja Mat on YouTube. The rapper, who was getting stereotyped, managed to break out of that soon too. This happened after Aastaghfirullah released.

- Trying to change the game on Bigg Boss 16

A now-deleted video saw MC Stan getting close to Bigg Boss. He called the stern voice his bro. Bigg Boss being Bigg Boss, he reminded MC Stan who was the boss and not the bro.