The second season of the television reality show Bigg Boss Malayalam began on January 5. The show is hosted by South star Mohanlal.
The first season of the controversial reality show was a big hit among the masses. It was won by the Malayalam cinema actor Sabumon Abdusamad aka Sabu. He won the prize money of 1 crore for the reality show, which ran for more than a hundred days.
This year, seventeen people have entered the Bigg Boss house. Here is a list of all the contestants:
1. Pradeep Chandran
Pradeep is an actor for the Malayalam film industry and is known for movies like Oppam, Drishyam, Geethaanjali among others.
2. Pareekutty Perumbavoor
This 27-year-old actor is known for his work in films like Happy Wedding and Ajai Vasudev’s 2017 directorial Masterpiece.
3. Rajni Chandy
This veteran started her career only recently in 2016 when she auditioned for the film Oru Muthassi Gadha. She is also featured in the 2019 film Gambler.
4. RJ Raghu
This famous radio personality is from Kozhikode. Apart from being a Radio Jockey, Raghu is also a VJ, actor, poet. He also works as a voice over artist, according to his twitter bio.
5. Alina Padikkal
The "Bharya" actress had hosted the celebrity chat show, “Day with the star”. The 26-year-old actress is also popular among her fans on social media.
6. Fukru aka Krishnajeev
Krishanjeev is a social media influencer and has a fan following on Tick-tock. He is popular for his lip-syncing videos.
7. Reshma Nair
She is a less popular name in the Bigg Boss house. She is a teacher-turned-model and has a huge social media following.
8. Veena Nair
Veena is known for her work in Akasha Ganga 2 and Welcome to Central Jail.
The "Badai Bungalow" fame , who is one of the contestants in the Bigg Boss house, is also an entrepreneur.
Somadas became famous from the singing reality show “Idea Star Singer”. He later bagged a couple of projects in the Malayalam film industry.
11. Thesni Khan
This 49-year-old actress is also a comedian and is known for her witty one liners. She has worked in movies like Thilothama, Beautiful among others.
12. Pashanam Shaji aka Saju Navodaya
Saju is a comedian and was a part of the reality show Comedy Stars. He portrayed the character of “Pashanam Shaji” and hogged the limelight with the same name.
13. Manju Pathrose
The “Marimayam” actress, who played the role of Syamala in the daily soap, is a YouTuber and is known for making vlogs on her channel.
14. Dr. Rajith Kumar
This college professor from Kerala was a very controversial name in 2013 because of his misogynist comments. The Government of Kerala has denounced the personality for his insensitive comments.
15. Sujo Mathew
Former merchant navy officer and model Sujo Mathew is also an addition in the Bigg Boss house. He is known for his role as an antagonist in the film Oru Kuppai Kadhai
16. Alasandra Johnson
Alasandra is a model, who was formerly an air-hostess.
17. Suresh Krissna
Suresh has directed films in both Tollywood and Bollywood. He has also won the Nandi award for Best Director for his 1988 film Prema. He has directed films like Baasha, Abhay, Veera among others.