Bigg Boss Bangla

Bigg Boss Bangla is the Bengali-language version of the reality TV programme Bigg Boss broadcast in India. It follows the Big Brother format, which was first developed by Endemol in the Netherlands.The Show had completed two seasons in four years.The First season Launched in 17 June 2013 and Second season was launched in 04 April 2016.

Bigg Boss Bangla
Bigg Boss Bangla Season 1 Poster
Presented byMithun Chakraborty (1)
Jeet (2)
StarringPuja Banerjee
Iris Maity
Vikram Chatterjee
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Bengali
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes188(as of 15 July 2016)
Production location(s)Lonavala
CinematographyNitesh choudhary
Camera setupMulti-Camera
Running time60 minutes approx.
Production company(s)Endemol India
Original networkETV Bangla(Season 1)
Colors Bangla (Season 2)
Original release17 June 2013 (2013-06-17) 
15 July 2016 (2016-07-15)
External links
Production website

Bigg Boss Bangla Season 1 was telecast by ETV Bangla, a Bengali general entertainment channel, hosted by Mithun Chakraborty and the second season was telecast by Colors Bangla which was rebranded channel of ETV Bangla and show was hosted by Jeet.



Bigg Boss Bangla is a reality show based on the Hindi show Bigg Boss which too was based on the original Dutch Big Brother format developed by John de Mol. A number of contestants (known as "housemates") live in a purpose-built house and are isolated from the rest of the world. Each week, housemates nominate two of their peers for eviction, and the housemates who receives the most nominations would face a public vote. Of these, one would eventually leave, having been "evicted" from the House. However, there were exceptions to this process as dictated by Bigg Boss Bangla. In the final week, there were three housemates remaining, and the public voted for who they wanted to win. The housemates in the Bengali version are primarily celebrities.[1]

The House

The Bigg Boss House is located in the tourist center of Lonavala, Pune district of Maharashtra. It is well furnished and decorated. It has all kinds of modern amenities, one king size bedroom and one royal bath room. There is a garden, pool, activity area and gym in the House. There is also a Confession Room, where the housemates may be called in by Bigg Boss for any kind of conversation, and for the nomination process.[2][3] The House has no TV connection, no phones, no Internet connection, clocks, pen or paper.[1]


While all the rules have never been told to the audience, the most prominent ones are clearly seen. The inmates are not permitted to talk in any other language except Bengali. They always have to wear the lapel. They cannot leave the House premises at any time unless they are evicted or decided by Big Boss. They can discuss the nomination process with anyone.[4] They are not allowed to sleep without the permission of Bigg Boss.

Each season gets its own Bigg Boss 'Eye' logo similar to the Bigg Boss and Big Brother shows. The first season of Bangla Bigg Boss on ETV Bangla inherited its logo from the sixth season of its Hindi counterpart in the form of a human eye with an eyeball displaying the SMPTE color bars, against a purple, lightning storm background. The second season, got its dedicated logo in the form of a more detailed human eye against a background of purple tornado. This logo also had the text 'Season 2' below the 'Eye' and the tagline for the second season was 'Byata Dumukho'.

Series details

Season Main Host Original Network Launch Date Finale Date Days Housemates Prize Money TRP Winner Runner-up
Launch Finale Average
1 Mithun Chakraborty ETV Bangla 17 June 2013 14 September 2013 91 15 20 lakh (US$29,000) 1.9 TRP 2.9 TRP 3.40 TRP Aneek Dhar Rudranil Ghosh
2 Jeet Colors Bangla 4 April 2016 15 July 2016 97 15 35 lakh (US$51,000) 6.8 TRP 7.1 TRP 6.50 TRP Joyjit Banerjee Priya Paul

Housemate pattern

Clique Season 1 Season 2
Reality Show Alumni Aneek Dhar Aditi Chakraborty
Sandy Rong
LGBT None Manabi Bandyopadhyay
International Star Carlyta Maria Mouhini None
Seasoned Model Iris Maity None
Soap Actor Mallika Mazumdar Priya Paul
Prity Biswas
Kamalika Banerjee
Vikram Chatterjee Ena Saha
Singer Abhijit Barman(Pota) Silajit Majumder
Kartik Das Baul
Film Star Rudranil Ghosh Rii Sen
Koneenica Banerjee Joyjit Banerjee
Sudipta Chakraborty Mainak Banerjee
Sampurna Lahiri
Presenter Nandini Pal
Comedian None Apurbo Roy
Non-Celebrity Kais Kalim Mikhail Bora
Mahesh Jalan
Manabi Banerjee
Winner Aneek Dhar Joyjit Banerjee
Runner-Up Rudranil Ghosh Priya Paul


Season 1

Season 2

Behind The Scene

  • Sound Team- Bharat Sharma, Sauhraab Grover

See also


  1. "Bigg Boss Bangla". Endemol. Archived from the original on 28 July 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  2. Rajul Hegde (8 October 2009). "What really goes on in Bigg Boss house?". Rediff. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  3. Kushali Nag (17 June 2013). "Living it up in the Bigg Boss bangla house for 24 hours!". The Telegraph. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
  4. Malvika Nanda (9 October 2010). "Lights or not, camera, action". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 30 November 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-20.
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