Bigg Boss 6 went on air on Colors channel on 7th October 2012 and was concluded on 12th January 2013. Salman Khan who hosted the fourth season of the reality show, hosted the 6th season of Bigg Boss by replacing previous host Sanjay Dutt.
Bigg Boss 6 is considered as the season with very less number of controversies and fights, however the image has changed slightly after Imam Siddique’s entry to the house.
Bigg Boss 6 Contestants
(In the order of eviction)
- Kashif Qureshi – Non celebrity housemate of the season – Evicted in the second week on day 13
- Sayantini Ghosh – TV actress, famous for her role in the serial Naginn on Zee TV. Evicted from the house in the third week on day 20
- Aseem Trivedi – Cartoonist and political activist – Evicted in the fourth week on day 27
- Sampat Pal Devi – Founder of Gulabi Gang, a group for women vigilantes in Uttar Pradesh state of India. Evicted in the fifth week on day 34
- Navjot Singh Sidhu – Famous Indian cricketer and politician. Walked away from the show on day 34.
- Vrajesh Hirjee – Bollywood actor – Evicted from the house in 9th week on day 62.
- Mink Brar– Model and actress – Evicted from the house in 9th week on day 62
- Dinesh Lal Yadav aka Nirahua – Bhojpuri actor and singer – First evicted from the house in the first week then re-entered in seventh week and finally evicted on day 66
- Santosh Shukla – Television actor – Entered the house in 8th week and evicted from the house on day 69
- Vishal Karwal – TV actor and winner of first season of MTV Splitsvilla – He entered the house in 5th week and evicted on day 76 in the 11th week.
- Karishma Kotak – Model and actress – walked off the show on day 24 due to the death of her father, re-entered in fifth week and evicted from the house on day 80 in the 12th week.
- Aashka Goradia – TV actress – First evicted! from the house in seventh week and was placed in the secret village. Finally evicted on day 83
- Sapna Bhavnani – Celebrity Hairstylist – Evicted from the house on day 90
- Delnaz Irani – TV actress – Evicted from the house in the 14th week on day 94
- Rajeev Paul – TV actor and writer, ex-husband of fellow contestant Delnaz Irani – Evicted from the house on day 96
- Niketan Madhok – Model – Third Runner-up
- Sana Khan – Model and actress – Second Runner-Up
- Imam Siddique – TV personality, controversial due to his behavior and sexual interests – First Runner-up of Bigg Boss season 6
- Urvashi Dholakia – Television actress, popular due to her role as Kamolika in the tv serial Kasauti Zindagi kay – Winner of Bigg Boss 6
Imam Siddique was the most talked housemate towards the end of Bigg Boss season 6. Urvashi Dholakia and Sana Khan were the two other popular housemates of the season.
Unlike previous seasons housemates, this season’s contestants were not seen getting many roles or opportunities after the show. Sana Khan grabbed a role opposite to Salman Khan in the upcoming bollywood movie Mental. Imam Siddique appeared in one another MTV reality show and Karishma Kotak ended up as an anchor for IPL.