Salman Khan launched the 17th season of Bigg Boss last night, and it was a night full of fun and entertainment. The episode saw 17 new contestants entering the controversial house, and Khan even made Ankita Lokhande and Vicky Jain retake their vows. He also helped to solve an ugly spat between Isha Malviya and Abhishek Kumar on stage.
Fans of the show have been eagerly awaiting its return, and they have been sharing updates on social media from time to time after watching the live feed on the show’s OTT platform. While everyone is excited to see how the contestants’ first day went, some details about their fees have also surfaced online.
According to reports, Ankita Lokhande is the highest-paid contestant on the show, earning Rs 12 lakh per week. Munawar Faruqui is the second-highest-paid contestant, earning Rs 7-8 lakh per week. Other high-paid contestants include Aishwarya Sharma and Isha Malviya.
It remains to be seen how the contestants perform on the show, but the high fees suggest that the makers have high hopes for them. Fans are also eager to see who will emerge victorious at the end of the season. For those who are not aware, the following contestants have entered the Bigg Boss 17 house:
Mannara Chopra, a Bollywood actress
Munawar Faruqui, a stand-up comedian
Aishwarya Sharma, a television actress
Neil Bhatt, a television actor
Navid Sole, a pharmacist from the UK
Anurag Dobhal, a travel vlogger
Sana Raees Khan, a lawyer
Jigna Vora, a former journalist
Ankita Lokhande, a television actress
Vicky Jain, a businessman
Soniya Bansal, a social media influencer
Firoza Khan, a rapper
Sunny Arya, a social media influencer
Rinku Dhawan, a television actress
Arun Mashettey, a gamer
Abhishek Kumar, an actor
Isha Malviya, an actress
However, As per media reports, Ankita Lokhande is the highest-paid contestant on Bigg Boss 17, followed by stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui.