Released date: 02 Oct 2011
End date: 07 Jan 2012
Network: Sony TV
RunningTime: 45 Minutes
Plot Summary: Bigg Boss 5 was the fifth season of the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss, which aired on Colors from 2 October 2011 to 7 January 2012 with Sanjay Dutt as the host.Salman Khan hosted the opening, the Diwali special episode and a few eviction episodes along with Sanjay Dutt after which Sanjay took over as the permanent host of the season.
The series was won by soap actress and television presenter Juhi Parmar on 7 January 2012.
During the launch on 2 October, fourteen hand-picked housemates entered the house located in Karjat, a town, about halfway between Mumbai and Pune in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Four additional wild card entries were made during the second, third, fourth and the end of seventh week taking the number of contestants to eighteen. Three guest entries, who stayed in the house for a couple of days, took the total number of inhabitants to twenty one. The housemates, considered strangers for each other, spent 98 days (14 weeks) locked out together under the supervision of 55 cameras fitted around the house. It is considered as the most controversial Bigg Boss Season.
Runner-Up, Mahek Chahal returned to compete in Bigg Boss Halla Bol. She became the second housemate to get evicted on Day 17.
|Laxmi Narayan Tripathi|