Bigg Boss 15 premiere highlights: Salman Khan introduces participants, Ranveer Singh to join on Sunday

  • Salman Khan introduced participants of Bigg Boss 15 at the premiere night on Saturday and led their way to the house. Ranveer Singh will also be seen with him on the stage on Sunday.  Check out the highlights from Saturday's episode.    
Salman Khan and Ranveer Singh on Bigg Boss 15.
Salman Khan and Ranveer Singh on Bigg Boss 15.
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 12:22 AM IST
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Bigg Boss 15 premiered on Saturday night and Bollywood star Salman Khan returned as the host of the show.  Salman introduced participants on the show on Saturday's episode. However,  as soon as Ranveer Singh joined him  on stage, the episode ended. The remaining portion of the Bigg Boss 15 premiere will be aired Sunday night. 

 

The new season will see contestants staying in a jungle instead of the usual Bigg Boss house, fighting for basic amenities before they enter the main house. Bigg Boss OTT contestants Pratik Sehajpal, Shamita Shetty and Nishant Bhat willenter the show on Sunday. Sunday's episode willalso see Mouni Roy performing on Bigg Boss 15 stage. 

 

Here are highlights from the premiere episode of Bigg Boss 15: 

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  • Oct 02, 2021 11:43 PM IST

    11:40 PM:  Ranveer Singh joins Salman Khan on the stage

    As he sent the contestants to the house, Salman Khan was joined by Ranveer Singh on the stage who carried his own chair. Upon seeing him, Salman said, “Inki pata nahi kya aadat hai, har jagah ghus jaate hain (He gets inside every place),” as Ranveer laughed.  

  • Oct 02, 2021 11:31 PM IST

    11:30 PM: Miesha Iyer, Sahil Shroff and Afsana Khan enter house

    Donal and Ieshaan arrived in a ‘real jungle’ and struggled to keep themselves safe from the heat and mosquitoes.

    Next, Afsana Khan was seen making her entry on the Bigg Boss 15 stage, joining Salman Khan. She revealed she got engaged and plans to get married in November. She also asked Salman to get married soon and asked how he stays without love and marriage. He said, “Won’t say there is time, the time is now gone.”

    Miesha Iyer and Shahil Shroff then entered the Bigg Boss 15 house.

  • Oct 02, 2021 11:18 PM IST

    11:15 PM: Akasa Singh, Karan Kundrra enters the house

    Akasa told Salman Khan that she will treat Bigg Boss as her phone that she will use to blog about her life on the show. She also made Salman dance to the song Aithe Aa which she originally sang.

    Karan said whenever he loved, he became sad but he has to love, it is an important part of life. The mirror showed that Karan is a wolf.

  • Oct 02, 2021 11:07 PM IST

    11:00 PM: Donal Bisht, Umar Riaz, Ieshaan Sehgal enter the Bigg Boss 15 jungle

    Donal Bisht then made her entry on Bigg Boss 15. She was also offered the survival kit and was asked to judge Umar and Ieshaan Sehgal as they competed for the survival kit. Ieshaan emerged as the winner and grabbed the survival kit along with Donal before entering the Bigg Boss 15 house.  Singer Akasa Singh also made her entry on Bigg Boss 15 stage. 

  • Oct 02, 2021 10:51 PM IST

    10:45 PM: Salman welcomes Vidhi Pandya, Simba Nagpal,Umar Riaz

    Umar Riaz on Bigg Boss 15. 
    Umar Riaz on Bigg Boss 15. 

    Salman Khan then introduced Vidhi Pandya as the next participant. The mirror then showed that Vidhi was a Panda, and she told Salman Khan that her friends often call her ‘Panda’. Salman then introduced Simba Nagpal as the next participant. The mirror showed him as a lion. The two participants then entered the house.

    Next Umar Riaz made a grand entry, performing a dance sequence. Salman made fun of Bigg Boss 13’s runner up Asim Riaz’s style of speaking as he introduced his brother, Umar.

  • Oct 02, 2021 10:28 PM IST

    10:30 PM: Jay Bhanushali talks to VishaSUNTREE

    Meanwhile, inside the house, VishwaSUNTREE talked to Jay Bhanushali and told him that she holds many powers and rules Bigg Boss 15. Tejasswi then entered the house and Jay showed her around. She said that the house looked like a scene from some Hollywood movie.

  • Oct 02, 2021 10:15 PM IST

    10:15 PM: Tejasswi, Vishal compete for survival kit, eat raw veggies

    The mirror then revealed that Tejasswi is a parrot. Next, Salman Khan told her and Vishal that they need to compete with each other to win things to help them survive in the Bigg Boss 15 jungle. They were made to eat raw vegetables as a part of the competition.  Tejasswi emerged as the winner and chose things from the ‘Bachao Bazaar’ for her survival kit. 

  • Oct 02, 2021 10:03 PM IST

    10:00 PM: Salman introduced Vishal Kotian, Tejasswi Prakash

    Salman Khan then introduced ‘Big G’ to the audience as his assistant for the show this year. A person dressed in a gorilla costume came on the stage and danced with the Bollywood star. The second contestant, actor Vishal Kotian then came on the stage and revealed that he used to sell tickets for Salman Khan’s films during school. Vishal also said that his father runs a garage and he managed to get an MBA degree. Salman took him to a mirror that was supposed to show “the animal inside” a person. 

    Vishal was shown an elephant. Salman asked Vishal if he was single and ready to mingle. “They always say that you fall in love, they don’t say that you plan love,” Vishal said, and Salman jokingly replied, “I thought you rise in love.”

    Salman Khan introduced Tejasswi Prakash as the next contestant.

  • Oct 02, 2021 09:50 PM IST

    9:45 PM: Salman Khan welcomes Jay Bhanushali

    Salman claimed he won’t repeat what he usually does on Bigg Boss premiere nights. He then introduced Jay Bhanushali as the first contestant and took him on a tour of the Bigg Boss 15 house.

  • Oct 02, 2021 09:34 PM IST

    9:30 PM: Salman Khan makes grand entry, dances to Jungle Hai Adhi Raat

    Salman Khan dances as he kickstarts Bigg Boss 15.
    Salman Khan dances as he kickstarts Bigg Boss 15.

    Salman Khan made a grand entry at the Bigg Boss 15 premiere. He performed on his own hit songs including Jungle Hai Adhi Raat Hai, Swag Se Swagat and more.

  • Oct 02, 2021 09:22 PM IST

    9:15 PM: Rhea Chakraborty refutes rumours of participating in Bigg Boss 15

    Rumours had earlier claimed Rhea may be a participant. 
    Rumours had earlier claimed Rhea may be a participant. 

    Actor Rhea Chakraborty has refuted rumours that she is a participant in Bigg Boss 15. She shared a short note on her Instagram page. It read, “I believe there are some rumours about me participating on Bigg Boss 15. This is just to clarify that there is no truth to these rumours. I am not a part of Bigg Boss. Love and light, Rhea.”

  • Oct 02, 2021 09:18 PM IST

    9:00 PM: Rashami Desai joins Divya

    Divya Agarwal and Rashami Desai.
    Divya Agarwal and Rashami Desai.

    Speaking with Divya Agarwal at the curtain-raiser, Rashami Desai said, “I used to be very stressed for the weekend episodes. No matter what I’d do, I knew I’d get scolded.” Rashami Desai was part of Bigg Boss 13 which late actor Sidharth Shukla won.

  • Oct 02, 2021 09:05 PM IST

    8:45 PM: Pavitra Punia, Devoleena Bhattacharjee join Divya at curtain-raiser

    Divya Agarwal hosted the curtain raiser event for Bigg Boss 15
    Divya Agarwal hosted the curtain raiser event for Bigg Boss 15

    Pavitra Punia also joined the curtain-raiser and told Divya, “I had decided I did not want to be part of any love-related stuff inside the Bigg Boss house. Little did I know. The moment I entered the house, (and saw Eijaz Khan), somewhere, I lost my game.”

    Asked to name someone who comes to her mind when she hears the phrase, ‘Chabi wala Bandar (toy operated with keys)', Pavitra told Divya, “Jaan (Kumar Sanu)!” and they laughed heartily. Pavitra also clarified that she was talking strictly in terms of their game on Bigg Boss 14.

    Devoleena Bhattacharjee also joined later and said, “I think it would have been very difficult for me to control my emotions if Rashami Desai was not there.”

  • Oct 02, 2021 08:33 PM IST

    8:30 PM: Curtain-raiser with Divya Agarwal

    The makers held a curtain-raiser for the grand premiere of Bigg Boss 15, featuring Bigg Boss OTT winner Divya Agarwal. Former contestants including Rashami Desai, Devoleena Bhattacharjee and Aly Goni joined Divya to share tips on surviving inside the house. The curtain-raiser was streamed on Voot, prior to the Bigg Boss 15 premiere.

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