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Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 12 grand premiere: As it happened

TV actress Shilpa Shinde won the last season and was seen sharing the stage with Salman this time. 

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 23:48
Image Courtesy: Twitter/Bigg Boss

New Delhi: The big daddy of Indian reality shows—Bigg Boss is here and how! Superstar Salman Khan returns as the host of the most popular show for 9th time in a row. Last season was hailed as one of the most entertaining ones across all years, therefore, all eyes are set on the contestants this time. TV actress Shilpa Shinde won the last season and was seen sharing the stage with Salman this time. If you missed out on the show, panic not because we have all the updates for you. Check it here:

16 September 2018, 23:42 PM

So, these are the contestants this season. Salman signs off in his patent style but with a new 'apna naam bnao' twist!

Stay tuned for regular updates on the show.

16 September 2018, 23:40 PM

This season is going to be singles vs doubles. 

16 September 2018, 23:37 PM

16 September 2018, 23:35 PM

Bigg Boss talks to everyone and kickstarts the show in a vichitra way!

16 September 2018, 23:33 PM

Sreesanth enters the house and meets fellow contestants. 

16 September 2018, 23:25 PM

16 September 2018, 23:22 PM

16 September 2018, 23:18 PM

Crickter S Sreesanth makes a dramatic entry on stage.

16 September 2018, 23:15 PM

16 September 2018, 23:13 PM

From the outhouse, Roshmi and Kriti enter the house. 

16 September 2018, 23:10 PM

From the outhouse, out of four only two will enter the house. Salman talks to them through the television set. 

16 September 2018, 23:00 PM

Deepak and Urvashi enter the house and Karanvir along with another contestant greets them. They are made to enter the house in a cage. 

16 September 2018, 22:53 PM

16 September 2018, 22:51 PM

The next vichitra jodi is of singer Deepak Thakur from Bihar and his fan Urvashi Vani. 

16 September 2018, 22:47 PM

Srishty and Pathan sisters enter the Bigg Boss 12 house. 

16 September 2018, 22:45 PM

16 September 2018, 22:41 PM

The next vichitra jodi happens to be from Jaipur. The Pathan sisters Saba and Somi Khan make their way to the Bigg Boss 12 stage. 

16 September 2018, 22:39 PM

Srishty Rode will enter the house and her best friend Rubina spills the beans about her. 

16 September 2018, 22:37 PM

TV actress Srishty and Rubina Dilaik give a powerful performance. 

16 September 2018, 22:36 PM

16 September 2018, 22:33 PM

In the outhouse area, four contestants are already vying to get their entry inside the house. 

16 September 2018, 22:32 PM

They meet and greet the rest of the contestants inside the house. 

16 September 2018, 22:30 PM

Anup Jalota enters the house with Jasleen Matharu. 

16 September 2018, 22:27 PM

Salman engages in a fun chit-chat session with Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matharu. 

16 September 2018, 22:22 PM

Jasleen sizzles on stage with her electrifying dance number. 

16 September 2018, 22:20 PM

Bhajan Samrat Anup Jalota enters the house with his partner Jasleen Matharu. She happens to be his student.

16 September 2018, 22:17 PM

Veteran singer and Bhajan Samrat Anup Jalota enters house.

16 September 2018, 22:03 PM

Meanwhile, the first jodi fights it out as one of them is locked inside the glass chamber.

16 September 2018, 21:58 PM

The jodi of policeman-advocate along with Salman and Nehha get into an Q and A mode with the media personality.

16 September 2018, 21:52 PM

TV actress Nehha Pendse is the next contestant to join the list of partipants. She grooves to a peppy number 'Milegi Milegi' from 'Stree'. She becomes the 7th contestant this season. 

16 September 2018, 21:50 PM

This jodi of a policeman and an advocate asks some extremely fun questions from Salman as he stands inside a katghara.

16 September 2018, 21:48 PM

Here comes another jodi of a policeman Nirmal Singh and an advocate Romi Chaudhary. 

16 September 2018, 21:42 PM

Dipika makes a Simar style entry inside Bigg Boss 12 house.

16 September 2018, 21:40 PM

Dipika's actor-husband Shoaib Ibrahim joins her on stage and Salman pulls their leg. 

16 September 2018, 21:35 PM

TV actress Dipika Kakkar Ibrahim enters Bigg Boss 12. 

16 September 2018, 21:30 PM

Karanvir becomes the first contestant to enter the house. He checks the beautiful interiors of the Bigg Boss 12 house. 

16 September 2018, 21:28 PM

And some crazy activity on stage leaves Karanvir Bohra's face smeared all black. 

16 September 2018, 21:26 PM

Check the action:

16 September 2018, 21:22 PM

Salman and first few contestants on stage get into some fun banter. 

16 September 2018, 21:19 PM

Here comes the first jodi --Saurabh Patel and Shivashish Mishra.

16 September 2018, 21:15 PM

16 September 2018, 21:11 PM

Here comes the first contestant--Karanvir Bohra. He begins with a scintillating dance performance. 

16 September 2018, 21:10 PM

Salman welcomes last year's winner Shilpa Shinde, Manveer Gurjar and two media persons on stage. 

16 September 2018, 21:07 PM

Salman Khan dressed in glittering jacket looks smashing. 

16 September 2018, 21:05 PM

Salman begins by dancing to his popular tracks.

16 September 2018, 21:01 PM

The big night is here. Salman is set to entrall the audiences.

16 September 2018, 20:55 PM

This year it's going to be 'Vichitra' jodi theme inside the mad house of 'Bigg Boss 12'.