The Bigg Boss of leisure, for greater than a decade now, has been the fact present by the identical title. Getting a number of celebs and making them stay collectively locked inside a home positive results in plenty of content material within the title of leisure, however plainly viewers will not be too eager on shopping for it.
In response to the rankings launched by Broadcast Viewers Analysis Council (BARC), the present didn’t handle to make it to the highest 5 exhibits within the opening week from October 3-9. The premiere episode too noticed a dip in rankings, when in comparison with the premiere of season 13, based on a tweet by critic and knowledgeable Salil Arunkumar Sand. Season 13 was 2.8, whereas this time it was 2.1.
The earlier season contestants, who observe the present avidly, additionally don’t have too many sort issues to say concerning the newest one. Rahul Roy, who emerged because the winner of the primary season, doesn’t join with the format. Presently, the present makers have roped in three fashionable earlier contestants — Gauahar Khan, Sidharth Shukla and Hina Khan as ‘seniors’, and the brand new housemates are ‘freshers’.
He says, “The present is now changing into jaded. There have been plenty of unhealthy contestants, and loads are available simply to struggle. Proper now, it’s trying like an extension. Sidharth is doing his personal factor, and there’s no downside in him hogging all of the limelight. However it’s one thing all of us have seen earlier than.”
Echoing the identical sentiment about utilizing earlier contestants is Kamya Panjabi, who entered the home in season seven. She says, “We now have already seen these contestants and their sport. It’s making the format boring, and unfair for brand spanking new contestants. I really feel as if I’m watching season 13 once more (which Sidharth gained).”
Commerce knowledgeable Atul Mohan says the rankings have been falling over the past three seasons. “Folks know the whole lot is scripted and stuck, they have outdated contestants again once more for TRPs, which is one thing uncommon. They’re there for just a few days although, however the whole lot is about Sidharth, and the makers are milking his recognition,” he says.
Earlier on the present, there could be lots of people from totally different backgrounds reminiscent of movies, just a few represented the LGBTQI+ neighborhood as nicely. This season to this point, nevertheless, doesn’t have that, and Roy additionally feels the identical. “This season, it’s just for garnering TRPs or no matter on the identical format of simply combating and screaming. Additionally, I’ve mentioned for lengthy that peppering it with fascinating TV stars shouldn’t be an issue. However 14 ke 14 aise dale jo TV se aaye hain, it’s like the identical cricket group is happening and on taking part in the identical event on daily basis,” he says.
Nevertheless, supporting it’s Vindoo Dara Singh, who was the winner of the present in season three. He says, “You must perceive, when Bigg Boss begins, it’s sluggish, in order that they should reinvent yearly to make it quick.” As for folks saying TV stars are dominating the home, he feels these are all individuals who need the frequent man inside the home. “It’s enjoyable as a result of most know these folks,” says Singh.
Urvashi Dholakia, winner of season six, says she is discovering it good. “So far as range goes, it isn’t essential that individuals from totally different fields will get you totally different content material. Some even from my discipline don’t. I just like the lineup, and don’t know anyone besides Jasmin Bhasin. It’s attainable that it takes time for the present to choose up. There may be the Indian Premiere League (IPL) conflict too.”
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