The fifth season of Bigg Boss Malayalam season started on March 26, 2023, with 18 contestants. And, of course, you can not even think somebody else in the place of host rather than Superstar Mohanlal. The contestants will be inside the Bigg Boss house for 105 days with no contact with the outside world. As we all know, this show is inspired by the Dutch Reality show called ‘Big Brother.’ Endemol Shine India is producing the show, which will be streamed on Disney+ Hotstar. BB Malayalam Season 5 airs on the Asianet channel. For your information, the Malayalam version of Bigg Boss is the rawest among all other regional versions.
Bigg Boss Malayalam 5 Eliminations
Week 1 – No Eliminations
Week 2 – Rinosh George, Reneehsa Rahman, Vishnu Joshi, Gopika Gopi, Aniyan Midhun, Angeline Maria, and Lachu Gram were nominated.
Week 3 – Angeline receives a lesser number of votes and gets evicted.
Week 4 – Gopika was eliminated from the show.
Week 5 – Double eviction (Maneesha KD and Sreedevi Menon). The same week Aishwarya walked out from the show.
Week 6 – Cerena, Junaiz, Omar, Reneesha, Shiju, Sobha, and Sruthi were nominated for sixth-week eviction process.
Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 Contestants
1. Gopika Gopi
Gopika was chosen for the show by Airtel through a missed-call contest, which is the show’s title sponsor. And she represents the general public; this is something for the first time happening in Malayalam Bigg Boss history.
This 24-year-old single mother is working in a courier service agency. She has been living with her parents and two brothers. Gopika Gopi enters the show with the commoner tag and has to compete with other competitors who are celebrities and Influencers.
2. Aishwarya Suresh aka Lachu
This South-Africa-born model, actress, and dancer is another contestant in the show. Her Instagram account has 162K followers (as of April 2023). Aishwarya Suresh aka Lachu played a significant role National award-winning feature film called ‘Thinkalazhcha Nichayam.’ She also participated in a dance reality show called ‘Super Dance Junior’.
3. Aniyan Midhun
Aniyan Midhun is popularly known as the “Son of Arabian Sea”, Aniyan Midhun is a WUSHU practitioner and won a Gold medal representing India in the International WUSHU fighting. He is a world champion who also excelled in kickboxing and Karate.
He has 329K followers on Instagram now. You can check out his Insta for some fitness motivation, and his account is an absolute thirst trap.
4. Sruthi Lakshmi
Sruthi Lakshmi is a popular Malayalam Television actress who won the Best Actress award for the serial called Pokkuveyil in 2016. She started her career as a child artist and worked in several feature films. She has done notable characters in the Malayalam film called ‘Ith thaan da police’ and ‘Ketiyolaanu Ente Malakha’. She is a trained classical dancer.
5. Sagar Surya
He gained popularity through a series called ‘Thateem Mutteem’, which is a show based on situational comedy. Sagar Surya is also a part of Prithviraj’s film called ‘Kuruthi“, he received critical appreciation for his extraordinary performance. He has just started his carrier, and his filmography is strong enough.
6. Sobha Viswanath
Sobha Viswamath is an entrepreneur, designer, and child activist. This 37-year-old businesswoman is a founder of a clothing brand called ‘weavers village‘, She received Kerala Business Visionary Award back in 2016. Shobha’s vision is to preserve traditional Indian textiles and empower the local handloom artisans.
Earlier she was trapped in controversy for holding 400 grams of Ganja in her clothing store and later it came out that it was a planned trap by a businessman. She conducted a fundraising campaign to support the people who are affected by the flood in 2019, and the campaign was called ‘Bhoomika’.
7. Vishnu Joshi
This 26-year-old young man is a fitness model as well as a trainer. He won titles such as Mr. Kerala(2017), Mr. Ernakulam(2017), and Mr. Ernakulam (2019). He frequently posts his fitness regimen on social media channels.
8. Reneesha Rahiman
Reneesha is known as Swathi in Kerala. Swathi was her debut character name in a television serial called Seethakalyanam on Asianet. She is known for his natural, no make-up look in her serial and which is rare. She was also seen in other serials like Manasinakkare and Bhayam.
9. Rinosh George
Rinosh is famous for his hit song ‘I am A Mallu,’ and it has become one of the best rap in Malayalam. And he is doing everything possible; let’s say he is a rapper, music composer, singer, actor, director, and whatnot. He started his life as Video Jockey. He released various albums such as ‘Oh Machane,’ ‘Break Free’ and ‘The Beardo Song.’ His viral hit ‘Mallu Song’ hits more than 9 million views on Youtube.
10. Shiju Abdul Rasheed
Shiju is a popular face among Malayalees and has done several roles in Tamil and Telugu films. He has appeared in more than 50 films. The International Film called ‘In the Name of Buddha’ is a milestone in his entire career.
He has appeared in several television serials. His popular films include ‘Kammath&Kammath’, ‘Sound Thoma, and ‘Ring Master.’
11. Akhil Marar
Akhil Marar’s entry is an absolute surprise for the netizens. Earlier, he made a statement that he won’t participate in Bigg Boss and he would reject if he got an offer. Now this Director is on the contestants’ list. He worked in a film called ‘Perariyathavar.’ And he is also part of a political Comedy film called ‘ Oru Thatvika Avalokhanam.’ He is known for his controversial statements.
12. Cerena Ann Johnson
This MBA graduate turned Supermodel is living in Dubai but from Kottayam. She won the title of Miss Amity 2019 in the fashion show at Amity University, Dubai. Cerena’s Instagram feed is a treat for the eyes as she takes her followers into the world of colorful food varieties. She is a doodle artist, a Volunteer in NGOs, and a Model. And she was a runner-up in Vanitha International Glam Queen Fashion Show (2019). Cerens crowned Miss Queen Kerala at a glitzy ceremony(May 2022).
13. Junaiz VP
This content creator has more than 314K fans on Instagram. He is famous for his entertaining reels. H quit his job to make a career in content creation. Now, he has more than 1.2 million followers on Youtube.
14. Anjuz Rosh
Super Star Mohanlal introduced Anjuz as ‘Dynamite’ in the show. Anjuz is known as Tomboy. She presents herself with boyish looks. As a career, she is working as a Video Jockey. Her Insta account has more than 31 followers as of now.
15. Nadira Mehrin
She is the first Transwoman who led an election panel in a University students union election. She is an AISF state committee member and student at Sankaracharya University, Kalady. In 2018 she crowned Miss Trivandrum. She is also a committee member of the Queerythm LGBTQ community since 2019. She went viral for opening a juice stall near Tagore Theatre for a living. Let’s see whether Nadira can make an impact on the show.
16. Sreedevi Menon
The social media influencer, otherwise known as Viber Good Devu, among her followers. Once she became famous in Tik Tok, after the Tik Tok ban, she switched to Instagram and Youtube. Through her Instagram account, she talks about mental health, feminism, human relationships, and empowerment. She is bold enough to make controversial topics with such ease. Her YouTube channel has more than 75 K subscribers.
18. Maneesha K S
Yet another ‘Thateem Muteem’ fame Maneesha K S also one in 18 contestants. She made her cinema debut in the film called Thanmathra, starring Mohanlal. She appeared in several movies, including Rasathanthram, Ennum Eppozhum, and Janamaithri. This Thrissur-based Actor gained more popularity through a sitcom character called ‘ Vasavathattha’.
How to Watch Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 on Hotstar?
- Login to the Hotstar app or visit the official website.
- Search Bigg Boss Malayalam
- Find out Season 5 Episodes. You can watch episode by episode.
- If you want to watch live streaming, you can scroll down to the 24*7 stream option. It will be indicated as LIVE with a Red button.
How to Vote Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 Contestants?
- Login to the Disney+ Hotstar app or visit the official website.
- Search Bigg Boss Malayalam 5
- There will be a Bigg Boss Malayalam banner with a VOTE NOW button.
- Tap on it. You will see the nominated contestants’ pictures with names.
- Click on the contestant’s photo to cast your votes.
- You can cast 10 votes per day. (you can also split your votes among multiple contestants)
Who Will Be The Winner of Bigg Boss Season 5 Malayalam?
It’s early to predict the winner. However, Rinosh George, Sruthi Lakshmi, and Reneesha are playing well. It is all about people’s votes.
More About Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5
Mollywood Super Star Mohan Lal is hosting the show for all 5 Seasons.
Mollywood Super Star Mohan Lal is hosting the show for all 5 Seasons.
Reneesha Rahiman is the first contestant.
For this season, ‘Battle of the Originals, Fire explodes! (Thee Paarum)
Yes. The contestant’s name is Gopika Gopi. She is a courier service employee who is the winner of a particular contest.
Yes. Nadhira Mehrin is a Transwoman.
You can watch it on the Hotstar app. 24*7 streaming is available.