Bigg Boss OTT Season 3 is among the most anticipated web series, especially since Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has been announced as its host. The real-life drama show is set to begin on June 21 on JioCinema, and is said to feature some of the popular names from the social media’s circuit.

According to an India Today report, the viral vada pav girl Chandrika Dixit is a confirmed contestant of Bigg Boss OTT 3.

Originally from Madhya Pradesh’s Indore, Chandrika, a street food vendor in Pitampura’s Sainik Vihar, become a viral sensation after an argument with Delhi Police and Municipal Corporation members who allegedly tried to remove her stall.

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Along with Chandrika, social media star Vishal Pandey will also be a part of this reality show.

The India Today report, citing sources, said the ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ actors Harshad Chopda and Shehzada Dhami have been roped in for this new season of Bigg Boss OTT 3.

Shehzada recently made headlines for his removal from the show over unprofessional conduct, and producer Rajan Shahi has also discussed the separation from Harshad owing to creative differences.

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To add on the drama, ‘Temptation Island’ winners Cheshta Bhagat and Nikhil Mehta are also among the confirmed contestants of the show. The two had witnessed rise and fall of their love during the show.

Chestha had later accused Nikhil of being in a pre-existing relationship and deceiving her, which prompted Nikhil to initiate a defamation lawsuit against her.

Among the various personalities, social media creators Abhi and Niyu, known for their YouTube series ‘100 Reasons to Love India,’ are anticipated to participate in the reality show.

Earlier, the Bigg Boss had commented on Anil Kapoor taking over as the host of the show, saying, “Bigg Boss OTT and I are a dream team! We’re both young at heart; people often say – jokingly – that I’m reverse aging, but Bigg Boss is – seriously- timeless.”

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“It feels a bit like going back to school, and trying something new and exciting. Having said that, I’ve always approached all my projects with sincerity and a commitment to hard work and I’m going to bring that same energy (times 10!) to Bigg Boss! Unscripted reality has something for everyone – laughter, drama, and surprising twists, and I can’t wait to bring my own flavour to it!” they had added.

The initial seasons of the show were hosted by Karan Johar and Salman Khan, respectively.