Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss is one of the most loved shows on Television. The show enjoys a major fan base and they are eagerly waiting for the new season to begin.
However, the COVID-19 pandemic has created havoc all over the country and one of the industries which have incurred huge loss is the entertainment sector.
Now, as per the latest update, the show is indeed happening but it has been delayed by a month. As per reports in Mid-day, the show which usually starts in the first week of October will now begin from the last week of the month, courtesy the coronavirus.
“While the show had started on October 1 last year, this time around, the shoot is likely to begin from the last week of October,” revealed a source to the portal. The report also states that this year the theme of the show is jungle. “The participants will be a mix of celebrities and commoners. The team has shortlisted 30 people, of which 16 will enter the Bigg Boss house,” the source added.
Also, owing to the pandemic, the makers are going to take extra care of the contestants as each of them will be tested for COVID-19 and then enter the house. “The 16 contestants, comprising 13 celebrities and three commoners, will be tested for COVID-19 before being sent inside the house.
The set, as well as the items inside the house, will be sanitised. The set will be constructed at Film City, and Salman will travel from his Bandra residence for the shoot. Only on Saturdays, will he be at his chalet,” the report further states.