Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan returns as host of the actuality present Bigg Boss on October three. On Thursday, Salman announced season 14 at a virtual launch occasion. At the occasion, the actor stated he has under no circumstances taken this kind of a prolonged break from operate in the final thirty many years as he had to throughout lockdown. He also stated he would not thoughts taking a salary lower this yr and launched the very first contestant of the season.
“My largest disappointment is this that final 6 months I have not worked. I have under no circumstances taken this kind of a prolonged break in thirty many years, which I was forced to consider this yr. Ever because I did ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ and started functioning, each yr I test and consider a break from 25th December to 3rd January. But ever because I started out carrying out Bigg Boss more than the final ten to twelve many years, I would operate a couple of days even in my holidays but I am joyful carrying out that,” Salman explained, incorporating that he invested lockdown in his farmhouse planting rice and flower plants, taking care of his horse and strolling in the wilderness.
This yr, Salman Khan will be taking a spend lower for internet hosting the present in purchase to make certain each crew member will get their due payment. The actor spoke about this though speaking to Abhishek Rege, CEO of Endemol Shine India.
When Salman asked Abhishek Rege, “We are paying out complete salary to absolutely everyone?”, he replied: “We are paying out salary. Certainly you could possibly not see enormous increments, but we are paying out complete salary to persons.”
To this, Salman responded: “Really fantastic. What about mine? Isn’t going to matter. I am additional than joyful to lower it down, so that absolutely everyone else will get paid.”
On Thursday, apart from launching the new season, the actor also gave a virtual tour of the Bigg Boss home for the 14th season, which has an in-home spa, restaurant, theatre and buying mall for the housemates.
He also launched this season’s very first contestant, playback singer Kumar Sanu’s son, Jaan Kumar Sanu.
Former Bigg Boss contestants Sidharth Shukla, Gauahar Khan and Hina Khan manufactured a guest physical appearance at the virtual launch occasion to advertise the approaching season.
“Bigg Boss” this yr is bound to be various from the other seasons due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaking about the precautions for the contestants and crew members for this yr, Manisha Sharma, Chief Written content Officer, Colours Television, shared: “This yr it is a tiny nerve-racking due to corona. But we will not consider any chance. Due to the fact it is a serious-time present, we will get COVID check performed of each contestant just before they stage into the home. Also, they will be stored on quarantine just before obtaining within the home. Our crew members will also be examined often.”
“Major Boss 14” is set to premiere on October three, 2020.