Bigg Boss, the Indian edition of America’s Big Brother has managed to garner great viewership in Hindi over the last few years with Salman Khan hosting the show. We also have the Tamil and Bengali versions of the show now. So, it was only a matter of time for the reality show’s Telugu version to be announced. And that did happen when news broke out that Telugu superstar Junior NTR has been roped in as the host of Bigg Boss Telugu to be aired on Star Maa. Excitement and anticipation levels have been at an all time high ever since the announcement was made.
A press release by the channel states that the show is all set to kick off on July 16, with a mega episode. The prime time reality show will have 12 contestants residing in the Bigg Boss house for 70 days with 60 cameras recording every activity in the house. Star Maa officials have not come out with the final list of contestants going into the house, but have revealed that they have extensively researched and spoken to about a 100 celebrities, all of whom have shown a willingness to participate. The final 12 are yet to be finalised, but the makers promise to live up to the entertainment standards that the show demands.
The official twitter account of Star Maa shared the following details on twitter.
— STAR MAA (@StarMaa) July 4, 2017
Bigg Boss Telugu is touted to be the most expensive show to be made on Telugu televison marking the debut of Junior NTR on the small screen. The set of the show is apparently 10,000 square feet in size with the crew comprising of 750 members at any given point of time during the 70 day shoot period.
The first reveal promo and the second camera promo featuring Junior NTR have managed to receive millions of views across all social media platforms and television, keeping the buzz for the show at an all time high. Take a look at the second promo for the show.