Nagarjuna Confirmed As Host For Bigg Boss 3, Remuneration Details Inside  

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One of the hugely awaited reality shows, Bigg Boss Telugu is all set to return with a new season. Akkineni Nagarjuna has been confirmed as the host for the show. Nagarjuna made his TV debut with Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu and hosted the game show for two consecutive seasons. Later, Megastar Chiranjeevi continued 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu's third season.

Now, he is making a comeback on TV with this show. Bigg Boss Telugu 3 will air sometime in July, they have officially announced that there will be 16 contestants and have two wild-card entries. The show is going to be shot in Annapurna 7acres, a property belonging to Nagarjuna’s Annapurna Studios.

The latest buzz doing the rounds on social media about probable contestants is that TV anchor Sreemukhi, Singer Revanth, Jarbardsth Getup Srinu are likely to take part in the show. On the other hand, Anchor Lasya's name was rumoured as one of the contestants for the show. Recently, Lasya clarified that she is not part of Bigg Boss 3 and she wants to devote her time towards her kids.

Talking about paycheck of Akkineni Nagarjuna, it is being said he is charging Rs 12 Lakhs per episode. Nagarjuna is getting paid Two lakhs more than Natural Star Nani who hosted last season and was paid 10 lakhs per episode. Rumour has it that Nagarjuna is charging around Rs. 12 lakh per episode for the season. Nagarjuna is the third host for Bigg Boss 3 after Jr NTR and Nani. The highest paid among all these hosts are Jr NTR and he charged Rs 50 Lakhs per episode.

Press release:

Nagarjuna quoted, “I have always experimented with new things and am a collector of experiences. For me, while television is not new, doing a show like Bigg Boss is a fresh experience and I am really excited to be a part of this.”

Commenting on zeroing Nagarjuna for the third edition, Alok Jain, the Business Head of the channel, said, “Our promise to our viewers is to give them the best in class entertainment, and we will always endeavor to deliver that. After 2 successful seasons, we are very excited to bring in a fresh flavor to the show with Nagarjuna as the host.”

Here's the latest promo:

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