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Nani, not Jr NTR, will be the host of Bigg Boss season 2 in Telugu. See pic

Bigg Boss Telugu season 2 will be hosted by actor Nani and it will telecast on Star Maa.

regional movies Updated: May 18, 2018 20:08 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Actor Nani will be the host of Bigg Boss Telugu season 2.

Thanks to Jr NTR’s charisma, Bigg Boss Telugu’s first season was a grand success. However, the makers have decided to pass on the baton to Nani for the new season.On Friday, it was revealed that actor Nani will replace Jr NTR as the host of the reality show. An adaptation of the international show Big Brother, Bigg Boss sees participants locked in a house without any access to the outside world for months.

Nani took to Twitter to share the news and wrote, “Babai .. Eesari Inkkoncham Masala (This time, with more masala).”

The first season was telecast on Star Maa from July 16 and saw participants like Archana, Sameer Hasan, Mumaith Khan, Prince Cecil, Aadarsh, Hari Teja, Siva Balaji, Jyothi and jostling for the trophy.

Actors Deeksha Panth and Navdeep were later included as wild card entries. Shiva Balaji was adjudged the winner while Aadarsh was the runner-up in the first season.

The show was reportedly the most expensive Telugu television show till date. Actors like Rana Daggubati, Taapsee Pannu, Vijay Deverakonda, Kalyan Ram, Raashi Khanna and Nivetha Thomas also came to Bigg Boss Telugu Season 1 to promote their films.

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First Published: May 18, 2018 20:05 IST