Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has made her TV debut with the recently launched Hindi reality show LockUpp & from what we have understood, it has definitely sparked some controversy. And after much hype and speculations, the names of the contestants and their various candidates are finally out. Like Kangana had promised before, all the contestants on the show are controversial celebrities in some form of the other and some of them have also been in the limelight for not-so-good reasons. On that note, let’s take a look at the top list of contestants who have made it to this reality TV show.
Famous comedian Munawar Faruqui started his career as a comedian back in the year 2017. In 2018, he was announced as the winner of Comic-Con 4.0. He also had a YouTube channel from which he garnered 1.8 million subscribers. Munawar also became a rapper and became popular with his famous song called Jawab which started trending during the whole lockdown scenario. Unfortunately, he was accused of hurting religious sentiments by a BJP MLA which sparked major controversy and landed him in some serious legal issues as well.
The second contestant who is ready to rock this Bollywood reality show is designer Saisha Shinde who disclosed to the world her identity as a transwoman. She was known as Swapnil Shinde earlier. In the past 1 year, Saisha has spoken openly about her various struggles in other interviews. She was also paired up with Chakrapani.
Another actress who can expect to see in Lock Upp is none other than Poonam Pandey. Poonam started her career with the controversial film Nasha in 2013. She also got married to her boyfriend Sam Bombay whom she later divorced because of assaults, threats, and molestation. She has also been arrested in notorious racket cases before.
Nisha Rawal is a popular TV actress who was last seen on a show named Shaadi Mubarak. She recently filed a complaint against her husband and actor Karan Mehra for physical assault and infidelity. Karan has also denied such allegations and recently claimed that all her injuries were staged because he did not want to give her a fair share in the alimony amount. Nisha and Karan both have been TV actors and were last seen together years ago on Nach Baliye.
Sara Khan is also a popular TV actress who has participated in shows like Bigg Boss before. She was on the news for quite some time because of her sudden marriage with Ali Merchant on the sets of the show. But the actress divorced him four months later. Sara Khan is now single and doing some amazing work on-screen.
Payal Rohatgi is a popular Bollywood actress and has been a contestant on Bigg Boss before already. Despite being an honest and authentic personality, Payel has also dragged a lot of unnecessary controversy under her name like her relationship with Rahul Mahajan who happened to have his own swayamvar on the show.
Siddharth is a popular TV personality who made a name for himself in reality shows like Splitsvilla and Big F. He has also played roles like Ranbir Chowdhary in Punch Beat in a recent Bajali web series.
Remember the guy who wanted to start his own goumutra party after the COVID-19 pandemic? Yes, this is him!
He is a model and ex-participant in MTV’s Splitsvilla.
Anjali happens to be a popular social media influencer
Tehnseen is a political activist and lawyer who participated in Bigg Boss 13 as well.
Karanvir Bohra is a TV actor who has worked in many successful TV shows like Naagin, Kasautii Zindagi Kay, and reality shows like Bigg Boss 12.
Babita is a famous wrestler who also entered Nach Baliye.
Latest addition to the show, Ali is a popular television actor who was also seen in popular reality show – Big boss.
Ekta Kapoor’s latest production Lock Upp, hosted by Kangana Ranaut aired on ALTBalaji as well as MX Player from Feb 27th, 2022 onwards. If you love drama and entertainment this show is a must for you.