Bigg Boss 5 opens today with a bang!

By Hindustan Times

As the fifth season of the much-hyped reality show Bigg Boss kickstarts on Sunday, the suspense is growing over the new inmates even as Nihita Biswas, wife of convicted murderer Charles Sobhraj, actress-cum-reality TV star Pooja Bedi and actor Shakti Kapoor are said to be sure shot participants.

Nihita is Nepali wife of Sobhraj, who is in prison since his arrest in Kathmandu in 2003. Sobhraj has allegedly committed at least 12 murders.

Pooja, who hogged into limelight with Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, will be one of the contestants of the Bigg Boss 5. She was earlier seen in the reality shows like Nach Baliye, Khatron ke Khiladi and the most recent being Maa Exchange.

Known for often courting controversies, actor Shakti Kapoor is another contestant, while other names include actress Mahek Chahal, who was seen in Salman Khan-starrer Wanted a