Salman Khan Steps Down from Bigg Boss OTT; Anil Kapoor Takes Over as Host

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Bollywood fans, here’s some exciting news! The popular reality show Bigg Boss OTT is returning for its third season, but there’s a big change. Superstar Salman Khan will not be hosting this season. Instead, the charismatic Anil Kapoor will be stepping in as the new host.

Salman Khan is Stepping Down

Salman Khan, who is known for his dynamic hosting of Bigg Boss, has decided to step down from hosting the OTT version this year. The reason? Salman is busy preparing for his upcoming film, Sikandar, directed by AR Murugadoss. According to sources, Salman’s focus on the film’s preparations is one of the main reasons for his decision.

“Salman is getting ready to start shooting for Sikandar in June,” said a source. “Because of this, he has decided to let go of hosting Bigg Boss OTT. He also felt that it might start to feel repetitive for the audience since he also hosts the TV version of Bigg Boss.”

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Anil Kapoor to Host Bigg Boss OTT 3

With Salman Khan stepping down, the makers of Bigg Boss OTT have brought in another Bollywood legend, Anil Kapoor, to host the third season. Anil Kapoor, known for his energetic personality and catchphrase “jhakaas,” seems like a perfect fit for the show.

In a recent promo released by Jio Cinema on their official Instagram account, they teased the upcoming season with a hint at the new host. The promo ends with a voiceover saying, “Yeh season hoga khaas ekdum jhakaas,” using the term “jhakaas,” which is closely associated with Anil Kapoor.

What is Bigg Boss OTT?

For those unfamiliar, Bigg Boss OTT is a spin-off of the popular Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss. The OTT version is streamed online, providing fans with even more content and interaction. The first season of Bigg Boss OTT premiered in 2021 and was hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar. Salman Khan then took over as the host for the second season.

The show has been a hit with audiences, offering a mix of drama, entertainment, and celebrity interactions. In the first season, Divya Agarwal emerged as the winner, while the second season saw influencer Elvish Yadav taking the crown, with Abhishek Malhan as the runner-up.

What to Expect in Bigg Boss OTT 3

While the exact premiere date of Bigg Boss OTT 3 hasn’t been announced yet, the promo indicates that the show will start in June. Fans are eagerly awaiting the new season, excited to see how Anil Kapoor will bring his unique flair to the show.

Bigg Boss OTT promises to deliver another season full of surprises, drama, and entertainment. With Anil Kapoor at the helm, viewers can expect a fresh and exciting twist to their favorite reality show.

While it’s sad to see Salman Khan step down, the addition of Anil Kapoor as the new host brings fresh energy to Bigg Boss OTT 3. Get ready for another thrilling season of Bigg Boss OTT, coming soon in June!

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