New platform, New host: Karan Johar to host Bigg Boss OTT

Bigg Boss OTT will premiere on August 08 on Voot

After the launch of Bigg Boss OTT promo, the makers have revealed the name of the show’s host now. Earlier it was speculated that Bigg Boss 13 fame Siddharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gill will be hosting the show. But, it is finally revealed that filmmaker Karan Johar will be hosting the OTT version. Fans will be excited to know that director and producer Karan Johar has joined Bigg Boss OTT as a host. He will anchor the drama and melodrama of the reality show for the six-week run on Voot. Bigg Boss OTT will premiere on August 8, 2021.

Taking to Twitter, Voot shared a picture of Karan, introducing him as the host. Voot captioned the post, “#BiggBossOTT hoga itna over the top that only someone ekdum over the top could have matched the vibe. The one and only @karanjohar, joins #BBOTT as the host. Ab toh itna crazy, itna over the top hoga ki aap soch bhi nahi sakte (it will be so crazy and over the top that it can’t be imagined). #BBOtt #BBOttOnVoot #Voot @vootselect.”

Having hosted multiple seasons of Koffee with Karan, Karan Johar is adept at this new role. He had even hosted the dating show What the Love!, which premiered on Netflix in 2020. The filmmaker has also judged reality shows like India’s Got Talent, Nach Baliye and India’s Next Superstar. Talking about hosting Bigg Boss OTT, the filmmaker shared, “My mom and I are huge Bigg Boss fans and wouldn’t miss it for a day. As a viewer, it keeps me hugely entertained with dollops of drama. For decades now, I have always enjoyed hosting shows and now with Bigg Boss OTT… it will surely be Over the Top. It’s my mother’s dream come true.”

Karan Johar promised that Bigg Boss OTT will be lot more “sensational and dramatic.” He added, “I hope I can live up to the audience’s and my friends’ expectations, make Weekend Ka Vaar with the contestants an enjoyable affair in my own style and up the ante on the entertainment quotient.”


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