Superstar Kamal Haasan has been announced as the host of the Tamil version of BIGG BOSS soon to be aired on Vijay TV, marking his foray into television.
The International format is being introduced first time in the Tamil market. The show would see the coming together of 15 Celebrities in the house.
When asked on choosing BIGG BOSS, Haasan said, “When Vijay TV approached me to play host, I funnily quipped, who better than me right, all my life have been under a constant watch and have been judged on whatever I have done, public or private. But now the roles are reversed as I would stand with the audience and watch these celebrities in the house survive this ordeal.”
The Endemol owned format BIG BROTHER which has had 10 Successful seasons in Hindi as BIG BOSS with Salman Khan playing host has also had its regional success in Kannada and Bengali.
“We are keen to leverage the uniqueness of the format , the reality appetite of Tamil audiences and a great host like Mr.Kamal Haasan not only to drive ratings but to put out cutting edge and innovative content,” says Krishnan Kutty , GM, Vijay TV.
Bigg Boss will air on Prime time Monday to Sunday at 9 PM on weekdays and at 8.30 PM on weekends