Actress Nandini Rai has become the newsmaker and hitting headlines ever since Nani announced her as the new entrant to the Telugu Big Boss 2 House.

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For those who watched the show, here is an interesting bit of news for you. By now you know that Sanjana was eliminated from the show. And the channel shotlisted Nandini Rai to be the new contestant on Bigg Boss 2 show in a wild card entry.

If you think, Nandini's name doesn't ring a bell, we did some digging in for you. Here's all you wanted to know about the Bigg Boss 2 Telugu new contestant Nandini Rai.

Who Is Bigg Boss 2 Telugu Contestant Nandini Rai?

Nandini Rai is a model-turned-actress. She was also the winner of Miss Andhra Pradesh in the year 2010. Nandini Rai is from Sindhi family and her earlier name was Neelam Gouhrani. Would believe if I told you that She has modeled for more than 80 national and international brands. No wonder then that she was flooded with back to back offers from the film industry.

She has acted in films of all languages. Some titles include Family Pack, 040, Hormones, Goodbye December, Khushi Khushiyagi, Mosagallaku Mosagadu and Sudigaadu 2. Speculation have doing the rounds suggest that new contestant Nandini Rai will be paid a remuneration of Rs 3 Lakh for the show, despite the fact that she is not so familiar to the Telugu audiences. An official confirmation about her pay cheque is yet to be known.

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According to sources, Nandini revealed that she missed the launch line due to her injury. She also said that she hoped for new changes in the House after Nani introduced her to contestants on the show. Let's wait and watch to see how she will get along with other contestants especially names pointed out by Sanjana-Babu Gogineni and Tejaswi.