Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 16 Premiere Live Updates: Sajid Khan, Priyanka Choudhary-Ankit Gupta to youngest Sumbul Touqeer, here's what happened during First Day First Show


Bigg Boss is back to entertain the audience with spicy fights, sweet romance and much more in store. Naturally, it is the 16th season and the game will be several notches higher than all the previous seasons. Hosted by Salman Khan, the show will air on Colors. The theme of this new season is Circus and the house in itself is like an independent world of fantasy. 

Bigg Boss 16 premiered today at 9.30 PM with Salman returning to the stage. The contestants of this season are Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia, Sreejita De, Tinaa Dattaa, Sajid Khan, Abdu Rozik, Gautam Vig, Priyanka Chahar Choudhary, Ankita Gupta, Shalin Bhanot, Gori Nagori, Archana Gautam, Manya Singh, Sumbul Touqeer, Shiv Thakare, Soundarya Sharma and MC Stan. Here's what happened during Bigg Boss 16's First Day First Show!


Director Sajid Khan entered the show as contestant number 16. He spoke about being jobless for 4 years after being trapped in the MeToo case. The director opened up about being arrogant after back-to-back blockbusters and how Humshakals & Himmatwala failed. 


Tinaa Dattaa and Sreejita De entered Bigg Boss 16 house. 

Haryanvi dancer Gori Nagori participated in Bigg Boss 16. On the stage, she made Salman dance with her.

Miss India runner-up Manya Singh promised to inspire youth by showcasing her real personality on Bigg Boss 16. 

Imlie fame Sumbul Touqeer became the youngest contestant of Bigg Boss 16. She spoke to Salman about being the youngest and promised to tackle situations bravely. Her father cheered for her by marking his presence on the stage. 

Thakare, who won the second season of Bigg Boss Marathi, participated in Bigg Boss 16. 

The dentist turned actress Soundarya Sharma became participant number 9.

Shalin Bhanot danced his way into Bigg Boss 16 as contestant number 8. 

Popular TV actor Gautam Vig was welcomed as contestant number 7. On the stage, he was with Archana Gautam and Salman. Before entering the house, he had a fun conversation with Archana, thanks to their respective names and similarities in them. 

Actress-politician Archana Gautam became the sixth contestant of Bigg Boss 16. Adding oodles of drama and quirk, she might be the potential drama queen of this season. 

Rapper MC Stan oozed swag on the stage as he was welcomed as the fifth contestant. 

Contestant no. 3 & 4 Priyanka Chahar Choudhary and Ankit Gupta arrived on the stage grooving to Jug Jugg Jeeyo’s The Punjaabban Song. For the unversed, Priyanka and Ankit did a show titled Udaariyaan and were also known as FateJo and PriyAnkit. 

Participant no. 2 Abdu Rozik entered the house after Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia. 

The first contestant of Bigg Boss 16 was Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia. The Choti Sarrdaarni actress confessed her love and adulation for Salman. Since she was the first one to enter the house, Bigg Boss gave her a special responsibility that could make her the first captain.