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Who is Elvish Yadav? Here are 7 things to know about the Bigg Boss OTT 2 finalist

These are the seven things that you will be surprised to know about Elvish Yadav, one of the Bigg Boss OTT 2 finalists

Who is Elvish Yadav? Here are 7 things to know about the Bigg Boss OTT 2 finalist
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Last Updated: 11.51 PM, Aug 12, 2023


After the runaway success of the Bigg Boss OTT season one, the makers announced the show’s second season amidst much fanfare. Because of the huge success of the show’s first season, where Divya Agarwal was the winner, all eyes were trained on the names of the contestants of the second season. And when the D-Day (or should we call it as B-Day) came, the show’s makers announced the list of the contestants of the second season.

The names of the contestants of the second season were Abhishek Malhan aks Fukraa Insaan, Bebika Dhurve, Puneet Superstar, Falaq Naaz, Jiya Shankar, Akanksha Puri, Cyrus Broacha, Manisha Rani, Jad Hadid, Aaliya Siddiqui, Avinash Sachdev, Palak Purswani, and Pooja Bhatt. These names were followed by the social media influencers in the form of Aashika Bhatia and Elvish Yadav. Speaking of Elvish Yadav, even though he had entered the show as a wild card, the way he has played his game has definitely won him everyone’s attention as well as many, many hearts.

Speaking of Elvish Yadav, here’s presenting the 7 things that many of you did not know about the Bigg Boss OTT 2 finalist.

Firstly... His real name
Much to everyone’s shock and surprise, Elvish Yadav made a revelation of sorts in front of Salman Khan that his real name is not Elvish Yadav and that his real name is Siddharth Yadav. And when asked about the unique name, Elvish Yadav said that it was the name that was given to him by his elder brother and that he is no more. That’s why, in his memory, he has retained that name. That’s why, ever since then, he has named himself as Elvish Yadav.

Happy Birthday Elvish Yadav
If you are one of those millions of fans who are totally impressed by Elvish Yadav’s unique style and mannerisms and are rooting for him to win the show, then, this piece of information will definitely be music to your ears. Contrary to the reports, the actual date of birth of Elvish Yadav is 14 September.

Family background
Elvish Yadav was born in a middle-class family in Gurgaon, Haryana. While his father Ram Avtar Singh Yadav, is a lecturer of Hindi, Elvish Yadav’s mother Sushma Yadav is a housewife. Elvish Yadav has a siter named Komal Yadav.

Reports suggest that Elvish Yadav studied in Amity International School, Gurgaon. After that, he went on to complete his higher secondary education wherein he had pursued a Bachelor of Commerce at Hansraj College, New Delhi.

Tryst with social media
After being extremely inspired by the popular YouTuber, Ashish Chanchlani, Elvish Yadav went on to start his YouTube channel in the year 2016. And with his consistent hard work, dedication and also innovation, within a span of a couple of years (year 2018 to be precise), Elvish Yadav reached a gleaming milestone of having around one million subscribers on his YouTube channel. Post that, there was no looking back for the Elvish guy!

Elvish Yadav and controversy
Early this year, Elvish Yadav was mercilessly trolled by a bunch of netizens after a video of two men STEALING flower pots from a G20 venue in Gurugram went viral. Post which, there was one tweet from the account of Elvish Yadav (unverified) that stated, “This is not my vehicle. I kindly ask everyone not to spread any untrue information about me. I'm suing the people who are spreading false information about me”.

Elvish Yadav the grand winner?
Even though Abhishek Malhan has always been the front runner for the winner’s trophy, its now very clear that Elvish Yadav has also emerged as an extreme favourite to win the much-coveted trophy. The social media has been on fire ever since the time the two YouTubers have not just been declared as the finalists, but are also pitted against each other amongst the other contestants in the race for the ultimate Bigg Boss OTT 2 trophy!

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