Bigg Boss 5 Telugu Contestants Names with Photos – Star Maa BB5 Telugu


Bigg Boss Telugu 5 Contestants Names with Photos : The controversial reality show Bigg Boss 5 Telugu is going to start today from 5th September 2021.The premiere episode will be aired in evening and the host will introduce all the contestants of the season and lock them inside the Bigg Boss 5 Telugu house.

Bigg Boss Telugu 5 Contestants

Bigg Boss Telugu 5 is 2021 Indian Version of the Reality TV program Bigg Boss on Star Maa based on Dutch series Big Brother. The show is fifth season of the Telugu version of the Indian reality television series Bigg Boss. The show premiered on 5th September 2021 on Star Maa and Disney+ Hotstar with Nagarjuna as a host for the 3rd time.Bigg Boss Telugu 5 Contestants

This season has an interesting line up of contestants that includes the actors, Television celebrities and social media influencers as well. There are many speculations about the contestants who are going to be a part of this Television show. The rumors on the social media also claim that the contestants for the new season have been finalized. Here’s a quick look at the list of contestants in Bigg Boss 5 Telugu.

Bigg Boss Telugu 5 Start Date timing

Show nameBigg Boss 5 Telugu (2021)
ChannelStar Maa and Disney+ Hotstar
Show TypeReality Show
Start date5th September 2021
Telecast TimeWeekdays: Mon-Fri at 10:00 PM
Weekend: Sat-Sun at 9:00 PM
Repeat Telecastannounced soon

Telugu Bigg Boss 5 Contestant List

here is the list of 18 confirmed contestants. Just give a look at it.

  1. Lobo
  2. Ravi
  3. Shanmukh Kandregula
  4. Maanas Naagulapalli
  5. Sarayu Roy
  6. Priyanka Singh
  7. Lahari Shari
  8. Jaswanth Padala
  9. Natraj Master
  10. Hamida
  11. Anee Master
  12. RJ Kajal
  13. Uma Devi
  14. Singer Srirama Chandra
  15. VJ Sunny
  16. Siri Hanmanth
  17. Swetha Varma
  18. Actress Priya
  19. Vishwa

Bigg Boss Telugu Host Name

Jr NTR, Nani acted as the hosts for the first and second seasons respectively. Akkineni Nagarjuna acted as the host for seasons 3 and 4 continuously and now he is going to continue as the host for the fifth season as well.

Bigg Boss 5 Telugu Contestants List with Photo

Ahead of the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 grand premiere, here is a look at the official list of participants on Bigg Boss Telugu 5:


Mohammed Khayyum, popularly known as Lobo, is an anchor and actor based in Hyderabad, Telangana. He is known for his eccentric dressing and make up, and has appeared in numerous television shows.

He was seen in Nani starrer Paisa, where he played the role of one of his friends. HIs forgettable role in the movie did not help his career much, and Lobo had to settle for some big and small gigs on television.


Anchor Ravi, who is the telly audiences’ favourite entertainer, is touted to be a part of the upcoming season. He shot to fame as a Video Jockey with the music show Something Special featuring Lasya Manjunath as his co-host. He went on to work as a Radio Jockey in a FM channel for over 2 years. His popularity grew multifold with the game show Pataas which he co-hosted with Sreemukhi for a long while and later with Varshini Sounderrajan as well.

Shanmukh Kandregula

This social media influencer recently made headlines for being charged with drunken driving. He is now a part of the upcoming edition of Bigg Boss Telugu. The fact that social media influencers hogged limelight in BB Telugu 4 is fueling rumours about his participation in season 5. Notably, his rumoured beau Deepthi Sunaina was a contestant on Bigg Boss Telugu season 2.

Maanas Naagulapalli

This Koilamma actor’s successful stint on TV has made him one of the most probable contestants of the season. He started his career quite early as a child actor with the 2001 Telugu film Narasimha Naidu and has even won the prestigious Nandi award for his exceptional performance. Having made his debut as a male lead with Zhalak (in 2015), he went on to feature in the films Kai Raja Kai, Premikuda, Goli Soda, etc. On the TV front, Maanas appeared in the Doordarshan show Pithrudevobhava and Bhale Chancele.

Sarayu Roy

Sarayu Roy is popular for her adult comedy content on YouTube and Facebook. Her short video ‘Sarayu Clinic lo Pellichoopulu’ went viral on social media. She commands a nice following for her online content and has over 35.1k followers on Instagram. Sarayu is also known for her online reviews as well.

Priyanka Singh

Priyanka Singh, the latest addition to Bigg Boss season 5, is an actress and comedian based in Hyderabad. She becomes the second transgender woman to enter the Bigg house, after Tamannah from Bigg Boss Telugu- season 4. Priyanka Singh fought her way to the face of mainstream entertainment; thanks to her successful journey with Jabardasth, a popular comedy TV show that needs no introduction. Although she joined Jabardasth initially to only ‘play’ female characters, it is her association with the show and the thousands of her TikTok platform followers that gave her the much-needed courage and strength to get the gender reassignment surgery, and helped her transition to her desired gender, and desired life.

Lahari Shari

Born and brought up in Hyderabad, Lahari Shari is an actress, anchor and model who has appeared in many Telugu movies. Lahari made her acting debut with the movie Sorry Naku Pellaindi in the year 2016. She later worked as a news presenter for news channels. She shot to fame with her performance as a nurse in the blockbuster Telugu film Arjun Reddy.

Jaswanth Padala

Born and brought up in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, Jaswanth Padala is a model and actor who kick-started his modelling career with small gigs in fashion shows and competitions in Bangalore. Owing to his successful fashion career, he is also known as the ‘Milind Soman of Hyderabad’.

Natraj Master


Hamida, is an Indian film acctress, who has appeared in Telugu movies like Sahasam Seyyara Dimbaka in the year 2015. She has taken Bigg Boss fans by surprise with her entry into Bigg Boss Telugu season 5.

Anee Master

This popular choreographer-TV judge is also a part of the upcoming fifth edition. Anee quit studies after class X due to her dream to pursue a career in dance. Anee was one of the finalists in the TV show Kaboom judged by Prabhu Deva. She made her debut as a choreographer with Jyothi Lakshmi and choreographed over 25 songs so far. Anee was quite successful on Telugu television as well.

RJ Kajal

This Radio Jockey-anchor from Vijayawada is most likely to be seen on BB Telugu season 5. Besides RJing, Kajal used to host events across the Telugu states. Known for her sweet voice, Kajal also struck gold with her dubbing stint that kicked off with 2009 Telugu film Ninnu Kalisaka. She has reportedly dubbed for female leads in many notable daily soaps.

Uma Devi

Uma Devi aka Bhagyam of Karthika Deepam fame is an interesting name on the list of the contestants. She is playing a key role in the show and a few other daily soaps as well. Uma Devi is planning to up the ante with her participation in the upcoming season 5 of BB Telugu.

Singer Srirama Chandra

The popular playback singer-turned-actor Sreerama Chandra, who shot to fame with Indian Idol, is a part of the upcoming season. He has featured in many regional singing reality shows before his big break in the form of Indian Idol. Along with a celebrated singing career in Telugu, he made his acting debut with the Telugu movie Sri Jagadguru Aadi Shankara in 2013 alongside none other than actor-BB Telugu host Nagarjuna himself. He made a few special TV appearances in the shows Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Telugu and the comedy show ‘Comedy Stars’ hosted by Sreemukhi recently.

VJ Sunny

The Kalyana Vaibhogam actor is yet another popular TV celeb who is upping his game with participation in BB Telugu 5. Sunny’s performance as Allaudin in a play got him a chance in yet another play. He started his career as the host of the TV show ‘Just For Men’ and later on worked as a page 3 and lifestyle reporter in a news channel. He hogged the limelight as a VJ and also worked as a page 3 journalist interviewing celebrities.

Siri Hanmanth

The TV actress is known for her performance in daily soaps like Evare Nuvvu Mohini, Agnisakshi & Savitramma Gari Abbayi. Siri Hanmanth was also popular for her YouTube shows like Madam Sir, Madam Anthe and Ram Leela. She is all set to test her luck in the controversial reality TV show, Bigg Boss Telugu season 5.

Swetha Varma

Actress Priya

Shailaja Priya, popularly known as Priya, is an Indian actress who primarily appeared in Telugu feature films and serials, and has also done a few Hindi and Tamil language films, too. She has also had a glamorous television career as well. She received the prestigious Nandi Award presented by the government of Andhra Pradesh for her note-worthy performance in the serial Priya Sakhi. She went on to play prominent roles in shows like Vaani Rani, Nandini vs Nandini, Chinna Kodalu, No.1 Kodalu, to name a few.


TV actor Vishwa is quite a familiar face to the telly audiences. He played prominent roles in the popular TV shows Yuva, Ganga tho Rambabu and Ganga and Manga and appeared in Dance Jodi Dance and many other special shows.

Bigg Boss 5 Telugu Live Telecast

Fans are eagerly waiting for the show. The show is going to start on Star MAA from September 5th, 2021. Ever since the news of Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 has come out, we have seen many lists of contestants stepping into BB house. The show airs on Star Maa and streams on the OTT platform Disney+Hotstar. The unseen episode will be available as Bigg Boss Buzzz on Star Maa Music and Disney+ Hotstar.

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