Bigg Boss, the reality show, modeled on the Big Brother show, has turned out to be a huge hit in India as well. The first season of Bigg Boss Telugu was hosted by Jr NTR and its TRPs simply skyrocketed indicating its huge success. With reports about season 2 commencing, fans were expecting an announcement about who would host the show this time around.
Well, it has been officially confirmed that Nani will be stepping in place of Jr NTR and the official word regarding it is out. According to reports, Jr NTR is too busy with the acting assignments following which the offer went to Nani.
It may be mentioned here that Jr NTR is currently busy with the Trivikram Srinivas directorial which hasn’t been titled yet and will be then moving over to RRR, a multi starrer in which he will be sharing the screen space with Ram Charan Teja. SS Rajamouli will be helming the project as its director.
The sets for the new season have been built in Hyderabad, unlike the first season which was shot in Lonavala. The Bigg Boss house has been constructed at the popular Annapurna Studios where the contestants will stay during the entire course of the show.
The first season of Bigg Boss Telugu was launched on 16 July 2017 on Star Maa last year with Jr NTR hosting the show that had 14 contestants with 2 wild card entries later on. The show also had its share of celebs making their presence and they include Taapsee Pannu, Rana Daggubati and Vijay Devarakonda. The winner of the show was Shiva Balaji with Aadarsh being declared the runner-up.
It may be mentioned here that the Tamil version of Bigg Boss also went on air around the same time as the Telugu version. Season 1 was hosted by Kamal Haasan and recently it was officially confirmed that he would take up the mantle for the second season as well.
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