Confirmed: Salman Khan to host 'Bigg Boss 8'

By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Aug 12, 2014, 09:22 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau/ Gayatri Sankar

Mumbai: Here’s some really big good news for all the fans of reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ and bigger news for the ardent admirers of superstar Salman Khan!

The hunk of an actor will soon be back on the show as the host cum dost.

The channel airing the show has confirmed Salman’s association with ‘Bigg Boss’ for the fifth consecutive time. The Bollywood heavyweight has been hosting the show for four season in a row. Besides the spice content of the show, its Salman’s sheer presence that helps ‘Bigg Boss’ garner handsome TRPs.

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The ‘Bigg Boss’ is an Indian edition of British reality show ‘Big Brother’ with the same format. The first season of ‘Bigg Boss’ was hosted by Arshad Warsi, the second by ‘Big Brother’ winner and actress Shilpa Shetty and eventually by megastar and legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan. And since Salman Khan has become synonymous with the show.

The B-Town titan had been at the receiving end in the past for his alleged “favouritism” on the show, but criticisms have least effect on the actor. After all, there is none who can draw crowds as much as he can, right?