The much-awaited fifth season of Bigg Boss Tamil has finally started and the next 100 days are sure to keep the audience entertained and engaged. Bigg Boss 5 Tamil will be hosted by Kamal Haasan, continuing his success in the show. Ever since the first announcement of Bigg Boss 5 was made, there have been several speculated lists of contestants and there was no stopping the rumours. After a long and patient wait, the d-day is here and the answer to the million dollar question is finally known! The final list of confirmed contestants of Bigg Boss 5 Tamil is out and the Tamil audience is going to travel with these interesting names for the next 100 days.

Usually, Bigg Boss would have 15 or 16 contestants (excluding the wildcard entrants), but this time, in the fifth season, the makers have gone ahead with 18 contestants. Among the lot, VJ Priyanka, actor Varun, Imman Annachi, singer Chinnaponnu, VJ Abishek Raaja are some of the prominent names who would be seen contesting in this season. The 18 confirmed contestants of Bigg Boss 5 Tamil include:

1. Isaivani - Singer
2. Raju Jeyamohan - Actor
3. Madhumitha - Costume Designer
4. Abishek Raaja - VJ / YouTuber
5. Namitha Marimuthu - Model
6. Priyanka Deshpande - VJ / Television Presenter
7. Abhinay Vaddi - Actor (Gemini Ganesan's Grandson)
8. Chinna Ponnu - Singer
9. Pavani Reddy - Actress
10. Nadia Chang - Malaysian Model
11. Varun - Actor (Joshua / Puppy fame)
12. Imman Annachi - Actor / Television Presenter
13. Iykki Berry - Rapper / Doctor
14. Sruthi Jeyadevan - Model / YouTuber
15. Akshara Reddy - Model
16. Thamarai Selvi - Drama Actor
17. Ciby Chandran - Actor (Master fame)
18. Niroop Nandakumar - Model / Actor.

Well, the makers of the show have gone for lesser known names this time and let us hope that this new approach works in their favour. Bigg Boss 5 Tamil will be aired daily at 9.30 PM on Vijay TV and Disney Hotstar OTT platform. Get set for an exciting ride!