Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 Contestants List with Photos

Bigg Boss 5 Telugu Contestants list has been finalized and all the 19 contestants have entered Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 House on September 05, 2021 which is hosted by Akkineni Naagarjuna.

Contestants chosen from various fields such as YouTube influencers, actors, anchors, vj, singers etc have been selected to maximize entertainment for all Telugu people.

All 19 bigg boss telugu 5 contestant names with images and a short description about them have been written in this article.

Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 Contestants List

After many Speculations, Rumours and Postponements Bigg Boss Telugu 5 season has started on 5th September 2021. Akkineni Nagarjuna announced all the 19 Contestants and introduced them on the first day.

Read: How to Watch Bigg Boss 5 Telugu In USA, UK, Australia, UAE, Singapore and Canada

Sl. NoContestantProfession
2VJ SunnyRadio VJ
3Lahari ShariAnchor
4Sree Rama ChandraPopular Singer
5Anee MasterDance Choreographer
10Shanmukh JashwanthYouTuber
12Nataraj MasterDance Choreographer
17RJ KajalAnchor
18Swetha VarmaActress
19Anchor RaviAnchor


All the information regarding contestants have been taken from different various sources. If there is any error or mistake from our side do let us know in the comment section.

Bigg Boss 5 Telugu Contestants List

He taken all the Bigg boss 5 contestants with them in the Bigg boss house and explained about the inside house locations.

When some of the Contestants ask questions, Nagarjuna said that they’ll come to know everything as the day passes.

19 Contestants were selected for this Bigg boss 5 Telugu. All of them got introduced Specially and Personally on the first day of this Show on Star Maa. Here we are giving you Mini biography of all the selected 19 contestants. 

1. Siri Hanmanth

Siri Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Popular as: Actress

Movies: Narasimhapuram, Cab Stories, Nakaite Nachindi

Her full name is Sirisha Hanumanth. She started her career as a News reader in Youtube channel Yone TV in 2014 and then switched to 99TV news channel in 2016.

Siri aslo appeared in several Short films like “Marapurani Prema Katha” (2015), “That” (2016), “4 Days with SRI” (2016) and “ Love and Doubt” (2018). 

Once she was also a famous TikTok star with follower base of 1.3 millions.

2. VJ Sunny

VJ Sunny Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Television Actor

Serials: Kalyana Vaibhogam

VJ Sunny was born and brought up in Hyderabad. He started his career as Anchor and hosted shows on Maa Music Channel. His debut as lead role was with Telugu serial Kalyana vaibhogam wich streams on Zee Telugu.

VJ Sunny also making a debut entry into tollywood with his Upcoming movie “ Sakala Gunabhi Rama(2022) directed by Veligonda Srinivas.

3. Lahari Shari

Lahari Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Actress, Anchor and Model

Movies, Shows: Sorry Naku Pellaindhi, “Celebrations” show in Etv telugu,  Zombie Reddy, Arjun Reddy, Malli Raava(2017), Patel SIR(2017), Agnyaathavaasi (2018), Srinivasa Kalyanam (2018), U Kathe Hero (2018), Thipparaa Meesam (2019)

Lahari was born on 5th June 1995. She started her career as an Actress with “ Sorry Naku Pellaindhi” Movie in 2014. Later did Celebrations show on Etv Telugu.

Lahari became popular with movie Arjun Reddy (2017) in which she played the role of Nurse. She worked in Maha News channe from 2017 to 2019 and in Studio N News as creative head in 2019.

4. Sreerama Chandra

Sreeram Chandra Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Popular As: Singer / Actor

Movies: Chhichhore, Race 3, M.s. Dhoni : The Untold Story, Ashta Chamma.

Sreerama Chandra was born in a Telugu Brahmin Family in Hyderabad. He was well known to Indian Tv Audience as Indian Idol Season 5 Winner.

He worked with Popular Music Directors like Mani Sharma, Kalyan Mallik and Rama Gogula. Sreerama chandra worked, sang with many top Musicians and Singers in India like Shreya goshal, MM Keeravani, Vandemataram sreenivas, Madhavpeti Suresh, Sri. Sunitha, Sri. Mano and many others.

5. Anee Master

Anee Master Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Popular As : Dance Choreographer

Movies, shows: Dance Baby Dance winner, Shankardada MBBS, Dillaka Dilllaka, Jyothi Lakshmi, Rogue, Loafer, O Pilla Subhan Alla, Nakshatram, Naa peru Kanchana Mala, etc.

Her full name is Anitha Lama. She was the winner of Dance Baby Dance show which aired on Gemini TV. She learned dance by watching dance of Madhuri Dixit’s on TV.

She gave her debut as Choreographer with Shankar Dada MBBS movie. As of now she worked for over 350 films. Anee Choreagrapher pawan kalyan’s song “O pilla Subhan Alla” of Sardar Gabbar Singh Movie

6. Lobo

Lobo Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Popular As: Actor, Anchor

Movies: Oollalla Oollalla, Idhi Maa Prema Katha

He is well known to Telugu Audience as Lobo, but his actual name is Mohammed Khayyum. He was born and broughup in Hyderabd and studied till 8th Standard.

Since teenage he was passionate about Movies and first worked as Anchor in Maa Music.

Later he appeared in some Telugu movies like Idhi Maa Prema Katha, Oollaalla Oollalla.

7. Shailaja Priya

Priya Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Actress

Movies: Master 1997, 

Priya Started her acting career when she was at 19. She made debut entry into bollywood with playing a role in Chiranjeevi’s Master movie (1997).

She acted in many films as soundarya’s friend. Priya aslo acted in some tamil and hindi movie also.

She aslo played a lead role in recent blockbuster movie Uppena (2021) along side Vijay sethupathi.

8. Jessi

Jessie Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Model, Ramp Walker, Actor

Shows: Corporate Ads, Guinness Record, Entha Manchivaadavura

He is Popular Male model who created guinness record with his 36 hours non-stop Ramp walk. His full name is Jaswanth Padala. He acted as model for some corporate companies. Jessi won many awards in fashion world. He made his debut in tollywood with Entha Manchivaadavuraa (2020).

9. Priyanka singh

Priyanka Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Model, Actress

Shows, Movies: Jabardarsth, Balakrishnudu (2017), Manasynodu (2018)

Priyanka Singh is a Trans woman whose actual name is Sai Teja. She first appeared on ETV Jabardast show. He did many roles as women in Jabardhasth and only after then he decided to go for operation and change to transwoman.

Priyanka singh also acted in movies such as Balakrishnudu in 2017 and Manasynodu in 2018.

10. Shanmukh Jaswanth

Shanmukh Jashwanth Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Actor, Youtuber, Dance Choreographer

Short Movies, Web series: The Software Devoloper Webseries, World Famous Wives, Word famous Husbands, Karma, The Interview and Many

Shanmukh Jaswanth was born on 16 September 1994 in Vishakapatnam. He began his career as Actor by playing dual role in viral video “The Viva” released in 2013.

In one of that role he was known as Shannu, since then he became popular as “Shannu”. In 2012 he started his own youtube channel and uploaded few dance covers, comedy videos, short films.

His major breakthrough was with The youtube web series “The Software Developer” directed by K. Subbu. 

11. Hamida

Hamida Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Actress

Movies: Sahasam Seyyara Dimbaka(2015), Bhadram Be Careful Brotheru(2016)

Hamida Khatoon was born in Kolkata on 6th June 1993. She started her Career as an Actress with Movie Sahasam Seyara Dimbaka (2015). She is also well known as Interior Designer. Hamida’s second movie was Bhadram Be careful Brotheru (2016). Since then she couldn’t get best opportunities later and was trying her best.

12. Nataraj Master

Nataraj Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Dance Choreagrapher , Actor, Dance director

Movies, shows: Dance Baby Dance, ETV Dance 2000, Veedhi (2006), Highway, Sye, Chakram, Godava, Aata Season 1, Mentor in “ Aata Season 2”

Nataraj Master was born in Vijayawada on 16 April 1982. He moved to hyderabad to pursue career in film industry. He started learning dance from Actor Srihari’s wife Disco Shanti Dancing institution.

He then worked as dance teacher. Nataraj then participated in Dance baby Dance Show on Gemini TV. In 2006 he made his debut entry into tollywood with “Veedhi” movie.

Later acted in few movies like Higway, sye, chakram and Godava.

He impressed with his dance performance in Omkar’s Aata season 1 and Aata Season 2. Nataraj along with his wife dancer Neethu done more than 200 Plus events like TV shows, Audio and Award Functions.

13. Sarayu

Sarayu Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Sensational Actress

Shows, Movies: 7 Arts Youtube Channel

Her full name is Sarayu Suman, born on 20 March 1991 in Hyderabad. She is a Popular and Sensational Youtuber with her Youtube channel named “7Arts”.

She acted in many short films such as Tholi Parichaya, Carpool, Gangster, and Extra. Her video named “Sarayu clinic lo pellichoopulu” became popular and viral on 7Arts you tube with which she is well known to all Telugu audience.

Her Youtube Channel now has 1.3 Million subscribers.

14. Vishwa

Vishwa Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Actor

Movies, Serials: “Yuva” Serial, Josh

Vishwa is an Actor at present playing lead roles in telugu serials. Vishwa was the classmate of Akkineni Akhil. Akkieneni family is supporting him for his career building. He got opportunity as Actor in Nagarjuna’s Producing Serial “Yuva”.

In Nagachaitanya’s Josh movie also he played lead role. Vishwa is now busy with number of Serials in his hand.

15. Uma Devi

Uma Devi Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Actress

Movies: Varudhini Parinayam, Kalyana Vaibhogam

Uma devi was born in Narsipatnam, Visakhapatnam. She acted in many serial and telugu movies as a side role character. Uma devi became popular with Karthika deepam serial. She made her debut in Movies with “Sorry Aunty”.

She is now busy and popular with serials.

16. Maanas

Maanas Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Actor

Movies: Soda Goli Soda(2018), Premikudu(2016), Gang of Gabbar singh(2015), Kaay Raja Kaay, Koilamma serial.

His full name is Maanas nagulapalli, born on 2nd August 1990 in Visakhapatnam. He made his debut as a child artist in Narsimha Naidu (2001).

Later he acted as child artist in movies such as Veede(2003) and Arjun (20040. 

Maanas made his debut as lead actor in Jhalak (2011) directed by Ravi Sharma. He made his television debut with Koilamma serial on Star Maa channel.

17. Kajal

RJ kajal Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Radio Jockey, RJ Kajal, Dubbing Artist, Ninnu Kalisaka (2009), Serials – Janaki Kalaganaledu, Bangaru Panjaram and Neevalle Neevalle.

Movies, Shows: Ex RJ 93.5 Red FM, 

RJ Kajal is a Video Jockey born on 1991 and brought up in Vijayawada. She Started her career as Radio Jockey in Red FM Hyderabad and became popular in short time.

Before entering in film and TV industry, she hosted movie and Opening events. Kajal made her voice dubbing debut with Ninnu Kalisaka (2009) and later she dubbed for serials such as Janaki Kalaganaledu, Bangaru Panjara and Neevalle Neevalle.

18. Swetha Varma

Swetha Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Actress

Movies: Gang of Gabbar singh(2015), Mithai (2019), The Rose Villa (2021), Mugguru Monagallu (2021), Pachis 

Swetha Varma was born on 1981 in Hyderabad. She made her debut in tollywood industry with movie Gabbar singh in 2015 directed by MS Babu.

Swetha Varma is well known as daring and dashing actress. She openly given statement on Casting couch in film industry.

Though her films didn’t done well such as Mithai, The Rose Villa, Mugguru Monagallu and Pachis , but she is popular and well known in tollywood.

19. Ravi

Anchor Ravi Bigg Boss Telugu Contestant

Known As: Anchor, Choreographer, Actor

Movies, Shows: RVS Channel Anchor, Something Special Programme, Dee Juniors, Family Circus, Mondi Mogudu Penki pellam, Kiraak

Anchor Ravi is well known person for Telugu Audience. He started his career as a Choreographer. He worked as a Freelance anchor in RVS TV channel.

His Programme Something Special with Lasya has became popular and viral. With this he became an overnight star. He acted as a Main lead role in movie “ Idhi Maa Prema Katha” 2017.

Later he again concentrated on Anchoring for many shows like Dee juniors, Family circus, Mondi Mogudu Penki Pellam, Kirak, etc..

Nagarjuna is again Hosting this telugu Big Boss Season 5. This Season seems to be very different from other.

Its logo was also slightly changed into Gold Color. Prize Money for Winner is 50 lakhs and weekly payment for all the contestants.

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