Bigg Boss 4 witnessed another change of Host with top Bollywood actor Salman Khan taking the new role after Arshad Warsi, Shilpa Shetty and Amitabh Bachchan hosting the first three seasons respectively, the show has started airing on Colors channel on 3rd October 2010 and concluded on 8th January 2011. The opening episode of the season registered a whopping 3.6 viewership rating which was much higher than any episode of previous seasons.
Bigg Boss 4 Contestants
- Bunty (Devendar) – Popular because of the number of cases filed on him by Delhi police. Ejected from the house on day 2 due to his violent behaviour
- Abbas Kazmi – Lawyer, got famous after representing Azmal Kasab who a the convict in Mumbai terror attacks. Evicted in the first week on day 6.
- Sakshi Pradhan – Winner of MTV Splitsvilla 2 and also popular due to an MMS scandal. Evicted from the house in the second week on day 13.
- Begum Ali – Pakistan TV host, actor and famous because of his cross-dressing sense. Evicted from the house in the third week on day 20.
- Rahul Bhatt – Son of famous Indian director Mahesh Bhatt. Evicted from the house in the fifth week on day 34.
- Aanchal Kumar – Top Indian model. Evicted from the house in the sixth week on day 41.
- Hrishant Goswamy – Model and winner of Gladrags Manhunt 2004 contest. Evicted from the house in eighth week on day 55.
- Manoj Tiwary – Popular Bhojpuri actor. Evicted from the house in the ninth week on day 62.
- Sara Khan – TV actress and model. Popular because of her roles in the TV serials Sapna Babul ka… Bidai, Sadhna. Evicted from the house in 10th week on day 69
- Seema Parihar – Former Bandit and a member of Samajwadhi Party. Evicted from the house in 11th week on day 76.
- Veena Malik – Pakistani actress, was famous due to a controversial photo shoot. Evicted from the house in 12th week on day 83.
- Sameer Soni – TV actor, evicted from the house in 13th week on day 90.
- Dolly Bindra – TV actress, evicted from the house in 14th week on day 96.
- Ashmit Patel – Second Runner-Up. Actor, model and brother of Bollywood actress Amisha Patel. He became popular because of an controversial MMS with another actress Ria Sen.
- Khali – First Runner-Up. Professional Indian wrestler, became more famous after started appearing in WWE. Khali entered the house as a wild card on day 13.
- Shweta Tiwari – Winner of Bigg Boss 3. TV and Bhojpuri movie actress and then wife of Raja Chaudhary, who was a contestant of Bigg Boss season 2. Was famous became of her role in the TV serial Kasauti Zindagi Kay and due to the controversies with her husband Raja Chaudhary.
Bigg Boss 4 Housemates Photo Gallery
Highlights of the Season
Dolly Bhindra’s fights with fellow contestants, especially with Shweta Tiwary were the much talked things of the show and Dolly’s ‘Mere Baap pe math Jaa’ lines became very popular and were remembered at several other occasions. Dolly’s full-on fight with Shweta and Sameer gained 4.8 TRP, a maximum for any reality show.
Sara Khan’s marriage episode with her boy friend Ali also became very popular and that particular episode registered 4.4 TRP.
Veena Malik’s intimate moments with Ashmit Patel was also one of the highlights of the season, which was discussed heavily among certain type of audience.
Two contestants of Bigg Boss season 4 Dolly Bindra and Veena Malik became very popular during the show and after the season. While Dolly Bindra shot to fame and became a household name due to her fights with Shweta Tiwary and other fellow contestants, Veena Malik became very popular due to her intimate moments with the contestant Ashmit Patel and Malik went on to act in numerous Bollywood movies after the show.
Sara Khan also became very popular during her wedding episode with Ali but was not seen getting more opportunities after the show.
Bigg Boss 4 won the Best Non Fiction Series award at The Global Indian Film And TV Honours and Most Lokpriya Reality Show at Golden Petal Awards. Salman Khan won the Best Host Television award at The Global Indian Film And TV Honours and Most Chahita Personality award at Golden Petal Awards.