Colors announces Bigg Boss 12, but with a major twist!

Bigg Boss Marathi LIVE updates from the grand premiere episode

Bigg Boss Marathi LIVE updates from the grand premiere episode

Bigg Boss has already aired 11 successful seasons. He was joined by his friend Sanjay Dutt for a brief period during the fifth season but since then, it has always been a Salman Khan show.

The same was announced last evening during the grand finale episode of the second season of the country's one and only Live singing reality show - Rising Star - which saw Hemant Brijwasi, from Mathura, emerge as the victor.

A day after the show's Marathi version was launched, makers of hit show Bigg Boss announced details on the twelfth season of the Hindi version that has been anchored by Salman Khan for a long time now. In its maiden season, Bigg Boss Marathi introduced a mixed bag of veterans, comedians and popular actors as housemates. He is remembered for his negative role in Sarkar Raj. The first season of the show was hosted by Arshad Warsi, followed by Shilpa Shetty and Amitabh Bachchan in the second and third editions respectively.

Known for his comic timing, Vineet has worked in Nishikant Kamat's Marathi film, Dombivali Fast. Not individuals but jodis will take part in the reality show. Aastad and Jui perform together at the premiere (below).

Former journalist Anil Thatte who reportedly used to run a publication called "Gaganbhedi" in 80s and 90s is also there in the house.

Well, the last season of the show, the audience got to witness contestants who were super active right from the beginning of the show as they were seen fighting and abusing each other right from the start. She was also seen in TV show Pavitra Rishta, Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Mrs. Pammi Pyarelal.

The Marathi actor is best known for his work in the 2013 TV show, Duniyadari.

Sai Lokur starred in Kapil Sharma's debut film "Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon", and is pursuing fashion designing and has requested her college to let her appear for exams post the show.

Pushkar Jog began his acting career as a child actor in Hindi films Hum Dono, Aisi Bhi Kya Jaldi Hai and Aazmaish. he has also worked in Marathi films Vazvu Ka? and Raosaaheb, among others.

Rutuja is famous for her role in a horror show, "Ratris Khel Chale".