Big Boss Season 1 and 2 in Tamil have been sensational hits. A major reason for the success of the first two editions has been its host, Kamal Hassan. With the 3rd season of the mega reality show just around the corner, rumors were abuzz that Kamal Hassan would not be hosting the show due to his political commitments. Kamal Hassan’s party, Makkal Neethi Maiam has contested in the current Lok Sabha elections and is touted as a strong contender for the third position in the currents elections in Tamil Nadu.
While Suriya, Nayanthara and Simbu were rumoured to be the substitutes for Big Boss Season 3 Tamil, it is confirmed that Kamal Hassan has begun shooting for the upcoming season’s promo in Chennai.
With political burden and two upcoming films behind his back – ‘Indian 2’ and ‘Sabash Naidu’, Kamal Hassan has reportedly agreed to host the third season for Big Boss Tamil for a huge fee.
How Much Did Kamal Hassan Charge to Host Big Boss Season 3 Tamil?
Sources in Vijay TV, the official broadcaster of Big Boss Tamil have confirmed that Kamal Hassan could not refuse the offer made by the production team as his impact is vital for the show’s success. In spite of a slight drop in the media ratings for the second season, Kamal Hassan’s presence adds a Midas touch to the show and its proceedings. This has made the actor-turned-politician to charge a whopping 100 crore rupees to host the third season of Big Boss Tamil.
Who are the Contestants for Big Boss 3 Tamil?
Three contestants have been finalized for the show which will host a total of 16 contestants similar to the previous seasons. Mahendran, Sakshi Agarwal and Chandini Tamilarasan are the first 3 contestants to have signed up for Big Boss Season 3 Tamil.
The official release date for Big Boss 3 Tamil is June 25th 2019.