The recent show Big Boss 3 has started with none other than Akineni Nagarjuna hosting the show. With the opening episodes the contestants have been shown to the public and are to face 100 days and survive the house. Let us get to know in no particular order, the contestants from Big Boss 3.

1. Himaja

Born on November 2, Himaja is a Telugu speaking girl from none other than Vijayawada. She has been a part of the small screen business in Television in serials like Swayamvaram where she played a lead role, and Koncham Ishtam Koncham Kashtam. It was with Koncham Ishtam Koncham Kashtam that she got her leap of fame, and then moved on to films in 2015. Himaja is also called by the name Revathi. She is an MBA Graduate. She had debuted in the Telugu Film Industry with a role in the film ‘Shivam’ and played the role of Rishitha. She has done a lot of big screen projects. Her latest venture has been ‘Chitralahari’. That was released this year.

2. Sreemukhi

Sreemukhi is an Indian television anchor, started off with a show called Adhurs. Sreemukhi started her career as an actress in 2012 with the movie Julai as Allu Arjun's Sister. She made her debut as lead actress in Prema Ishq Kaadhal. Sreemukhi famous as host in TV shows made her biggest ever hosting in South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA), held in Dubai along with Rana Daggubati and Actor. She also hosted stand up comedy show Pataas for ETV Plus, Bhale Chance Le for Star Maa, and appeared in the film Gentleman.

3. Savitri

Savitri has become a household name, thanks to her appearance on he popular TV show Teenmar. She and Bithiri Sathi would be hosts. Their Telangana dialect and funny conversation which helped the show become popular in Telugu regions. Savitri's actual name is Shiva Jyothi before she stepped into the showbiz. She used to study nursing but discontinued after realising that her core interest wasn't in medicine. But With her skills, Savitri has become an excellent newsreader in Telangana. Now, she has got a chance to participate in the hugely popular and controversial TV reality show Bigg Boss 3 Telugu which is going to be telecast on July 21 on MAA tv.

4. Punarnavi Bhupalam

This young promising actress from Vijayawada is a familiar face; all thanks to her stuninig appearance in the Telugu film Uyyala Jampala. She made her Silver screen debut at the age of 17 and went on to feature in over 8 feature films as well. Though she majored in Psychology and Journalism, she found her calling in acting.

5. Mahesh Vitta

Mahesh Vitta is very well known for his wide range of roles in comedy in the Telugu Film Fraternity. He hais from the Rayalaseema region of the telugu states. he was widely appreciated for his role in Nani's Krishnarjuna Yuddham.

6. Ali Reza

Ali Reza has made ihis mark in both TV and Cinema. he is most known for playing Ram Charan's side kick in Dhruva. He is also known to have made apperances in movies like Hyderabad Nawabs 2, Gayakudu and a few others. HE ahas been a part of the small screen for shows like Evare Nuvvu Mohini and Maate Mantramu. He has a great following on TV.

7. Hema

Hema is said to by far be one of the most popular among the contestants in this year's season of Big Boss. with a career spanning two decades in the Telugu Film Industry, Hema has played a rol with many Top Actors in the industry and also worked withmany big names as directors. As Hema would like to go into polotics, her entry into the Big Boss house is going to be a very important stint that she is going to take up.

8. Baba Bhaskar

Bhaskhar is said to be a very prominant Coreographer in the Telugu Film Circles. He has coreographed many films especially one that stard the Super Star himself Rajinikanth. GHe has been a judge on many dance reality shows e seems to be a familiar face to the people used to Telugu Television

9. Rahul Sipligunj

Rahul Sipligunj is a n established music artist in the telugu film industry. He has made many of his own compositions. he also has sung many songs. The recent box office success iSmat Shankar has a song that was crooned by him. the title song of Ram Charan's Rangasthalam was also sung by him. He is based in hyderabad and is said to have a very good social media following of his fans.

10. Rohini Noni

Rohini is said to be a well known face in the Telugu Television business. She has stared in well known shows like Koncham Ishtam Koncham Kashtam. She is said to be a fun loving person who has a massive following from the women audience.

11. Jaffar

Jaffar is a well known Telugu Journalist. He works for a top news channel and is said to have hosted many shows in his career. He is known to be very straight forward with his remarks and opinions, and is very well known for bringing his guests under contraversary for some reason or the other. He is also trolled on the internet by netizens regularly. He seems to be a strong contender for the house.

12. Ashu Reddy

Ashu Reddy is a social media at star who has made her way into the big screen. Her face resembles that of Samantha, thus giving her the name Jr Smanatha by the netizens. She was born and brought up in Vishakapatnam and went on to the US. She has been in a depression after her breakup with her boyfriendand is seeking for a change in life. Well lets see if the Big Boss house is change enough for her. She made her big-screen debut with the movie Chal Mohan Ranga, as Megha Akash's friend

13. Ravi Krishna

Ravi Krishna is known for his many roles played on TV. He has been a lead for many soaps. His soaps play in most running telugu entertainment channels.Some of his notable works are in the serials Sundarakanda, That is Mahalakshmi, Bava Maradallu and a few others. He enjoys a decent following from those who regularly follow TV soaps.

14. & 15. Varun Sandesh-Vithika Sheru

For the first time in the history of Big Boss a married couple has made it into the compounds of a Big Boss house. The happy days star Varun Sandesh tied the knot with Prema Ishq Kabali dubutant Vithika sheru just years after both of them stepped into the Telugu Film Industry. Both actors have not been too visible on screens which make us to think gthey are not doing well as a business, and the Bog Boss House will give them the necessary visibility. Although they have entered into the house as a couple they will have to play the game individually.