|Bigg Boss Kannada|
Season 8 Logo
|No. of days||105|
|No. of housemates||17|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of episodes||5/105|
|Original network||Colors Kannada |
|Original release||28 February 2021 –|
The eighth season of the Kannada-language version of Indian reality television series Bigg Boss is based on Dutch series Big Brother. It was produced by Endemol Shine India and broadcast on Colors Kannada. The season was Hosted By Sudeep for the eighth time, launched on 28 February 2021.
The show was going on air from October, but the eight season get delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and on 15 February 2021 the channel confirmed that the show is going to launch on 28 February 2021.
The Bigg Boss house is built in Innovative Film City at Bidadi, Bengaluru. While the show is returning to Kannada television after a gap of an year, new norms and changes have been taken as part of safety precautions due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The show is sticking to the original format of the reality programme and it will only have celebrities who will be entering the house as contestants due to it is taking place amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, the makers have taken all necessary precautions to ensure a COVID-free environment for everyone involved in the production.
|Housemate||Day entered||Day exited||Status|
|Divya S||Day 1|
|Divya U||Day 1|
|Shamanth||Day 1||House Captain|
|Shankar||Day 1||Nominated; Saved by House Captain|
The participants in the order of appearance and entry in house are:-
- Dhanushree – Social media personality.
- Shubha Poonja – Actress.
- Shankar Ashwath – senior actor KS Ashwath son
- Vishwanath Haveri – Singer.
- Vaishnavi Gowda – Serial Actress.
- KP Aravind – Motorcyclist.
- Nidhi Subbaiah – Actress.
- Shamanth Gowda – Social media personality.
- Geetha Bharathi Bhat – Serial Actress.
- Manju Pavagada – Comedian.
- Nirmala Chennappa – Actress & Director
- Raghu Gowda – Youtuber.
- Divya Suresh – Actress.
- Divya Uruduga Rajeev – Actress.
- Chandrakala Mohan – Serial Actress.
- Prashanth Sambargi – Politician, Businessman & Activist
- Rajeev Hanu – Cricketer.
Wild card entrants
|Week 1||Launch Day||Day 0 -There are 17 Original enteries.
Day 1 - Samanth Gowda became the captain, whereas Nirmala directly nominated because of her team lost.
Shankar, Manju, Prashant, Dhanushree & Nidhi were nominated by other contestants, but Samanth saved Shankar from nomination.
|Week 1||Week 2||Week 3||Week 4||Week 5||Week 6||Week 7||Week 8||Week 9||Week 10||Week 11||Week 12||Week 13||Week 14|
- indicates the House Captain.
- indicates the Nominees for house captaincy.
- indicates that the Housemate was directly nominated for eviction prior to the regular nominations process.
- indicates that the Housemate was granted immunity from nominations.
- indicates the winner.
- indicates the first runner up.
- indicates the second runner up.
- indicates the third runner up.
- indicates the fourth runner up.
- indicates that the Housemate was in the Secret Room.
- indicates a new wildcard contestant.
- indicates the Eviction free pass has been used on a housemate.
- indicates the contestant has been walked out of the show.
- indicates the contestant has been evicted.
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