The countdown is on as the biggest show in Indian television, Bigg Boss, is all set to premiere its fourteenth new season, with host Salman Khan returning for the eleventh time. A short sneak peak has now been shared by the makers, which shows the entry of controversial and self-styled spiritual leader Radhe Maa into the Bigg Boss 14 house. As of now, it is unknown whether Radhe Maa is entering Bigg Boss as one among the contestants or is making an entry as a special guest star. Sharing the promo on social media, Colors TV wrote, "Barsegi kiski kripa iss shanivaar #BiggBoss ke ghar mein? #BB14 Grand Premiere, 3rd Oct, Saturday at 9 PM. Streaming partner @vootselect. #BiggBoss2020 @beingsalmankhan @plaympl @daburdantrakshak @tresemmeindia @lotus_herbals."

Up until now, acclaimed Bollywood playback singer Kumar Sanu's son Jaan Kumar Sanu had been announced as the first contestant on the show, which is set to premiere on October 3. Salman Khan had earlier during the Bigg Boss 14 virtual press conference spoke about being open to taking a pay cut. Speaking to Abhishek Rege, CEO of Endemol Shine India, the superstar said that he would be "more than happy" to receive a smaller paycheck in order to assist those in the unit. Former Bigg Boss contestants Sidharth Shukla, Hina Khan and Gauahar Khan had also participated in the virtual event and dropped a hint that they might have a vital role in the proceedings of the upcoming season. Having said that, no details on their involvement have been revealed as yet. 

The new season will see a number of changes from the show's previous iterations as the Bigg Boss 14 house will include a spa, restaurant, movie theatre and shopping mall inside. Salman Khan has called it the best way to reply to 2020, as the world has been in a lockdown mode for a major part of the year, owing to the coronavirus pandemic crisis. Watch the Bigg Boss 14 new promo below: