Bigg Boss: From Hina Khan to Asim Riaz, contestants who reached new heights

Popular reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ might often land in controversy but the show has served as the perfect launching pad for several contestants. Some of the contestants have managed to achieve name and fame after participating in Salman Khan’s show. Interestingly, few of the celebs have even surpassed the popularity of the show’s winners. Tighten up your seat belts as we will take a look at top ‘Bigg Boss’ contestants who have benefited the most from the show.

Hina Khan

Popular TV actress Hina Khan, fondly known for her role as Akshara in ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, entered the show to shed her bahu image. She successfully managed to create buzz on social media with her antics and positive attitude during her stint in ‘Bigg Boss 11’. Although, the Kashmiri beauty couldn’t lift the winner’s trophy, she bagged several shows after ‘BB 11’ ended. From walking at the red carpet of Cannes Film Festival 2019 to playing the role of Komolika in Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2’, Hina added several feathers to her hat. She even made her Bollywood debut with Vikram Bhatt’s ‘Hacked’.

Nora Fatehi

Nora Fatehi has emerged as Bollywood’s most sought after dancing sensation in recent times. Be it ‘Dilbar’ or ‘Saki Saki’, the 28-year-old actress has made several hearts skip a beat with her dance performances. Some of her top songs have garnered several millions of views on YouTube. Nora, who entered ‘Bigg Boss 9’ as a wild card contestant, has also featured in films like ‘Bharat’, ‘Street Dancer 3D’ and ‘Batla House’. She recently replaced Malaika Arora as a judge on a dance reality show after the ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ girl tested positive for COVID-19.

Sunny Leone

It will be crime if we talk about ‘Bigg Boss’ most successful contestants and not name about Sunny Leone. The former adult star entered ‘Bigg Boss 5’ as a wild card contestant and bagged her big Bollywood project while remaining locked in the ‘BB 5’ house. From ‘Baby Doll’ to ‘Laila’, Leone has featured in several hit numbers in recent times. She made her Hindi film debut with Pooja Bhatt’s ‘Jism 2’ in 2012. The ‘Mastizade’ actress, who is a proud mommy to her three kids, starred in her biographical web series titled ‘Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone’.

Asim Riaz

Jammu boy Asim Riaz emerged as the dark horse of ‘Bigg Boss 13’. When the show started nobody expected Asim to survive the game for many weeks, leave alone finish as one of the finalists. The first runner-up of ‘BB 13’ bagged several music videos after his stint in the reality show. Be it Mere Angne Mein, Kalla Sohna Nai, Khyaal Rakhya Kar, or Dil Ko Maine Di Kasam, the model featured in several hit music videos. He recently became the proud owner of a swanky new car and sea-facing apartment in Mumbai. While ‘Bigg Boss 13’ winner Sidharth Shukla is already popular, Asim’s popularity has also soared after his stint in the show. Gossip mill suggest that he will play a key role in Salman Khan’s ‘Kabhie Eid Kabhi Diwali’. The makers are yet to confirm the development.  Asim is a star in the making and we are sure he will achieve more success in the future.