It has been two weeks since the show started and we have our first impressions of the inmates ready.
They may change with the course of time but for now you can have a look at them and tell us if you find their new names appropriate
Gautam Gulati- Footage Artist/ Nautanki/ Dramebaaz
This guy was best described by his fellow housemate Praneet Bhatt as a 'Footage Artist'. The contestants are still trying to figure out when Gautam stops acting and starts getting real. Even his closest inmate Diandra said so! The entire brouhaha with Karishma Tanna was so fake, before offending her it actually made her laugh! RJ Preetam also rightfully said about Gulati, "Ye banda apne dialogues nahi chhodta'. If only Gulati could lose the scripted nautanki and get real for once, and act like a real person, maybe he'd be more likeable.
Karishma Tanna- Tikhi Mirchi
We all were so close to starting a #IStandByKarishmaTanna hashtag on Twitter after the first fight in the Bigg Boss 8 house but we didn't. Not because we didn't feel that the abuses hurled at her were downright inappropriate but because she isn't as 'holier than thou' as she would want the audience to believe. Right after winning the Hijack task, Tanna, quite shamelessly, called poor Soni a 'bai'. She disapproved of Diandra wearing a bikini. She didn't even have the courtesy to thank Natasa, Sukirti and Soni for going easy on her in the task. She also indulged in the 'who will be kicked out next' gossip session. No wonder she came up with the idea of putting red chilli powder on the contestants during the Hijack task!
Soni Singh- Ms Seedhi
We really wonder why this one has only played a vamp all her life on telly. Genuinely good at heart, Soni is the responsible one in Bigg Boss 8. She cooks, she cleans, she takes care of her contestants and she feels bad when she isn't appreciated. Doesn't she sound like perfect mommy material? Or is that just us?
Natasa Stankovic- Meethi-babe
This Serbian beauty is too sweet to survive in the house. What makes our nickname for her even more perfect is that she can't digest even a little bit of spicy food and chooses to eat sugar in a corner. Wonder how long it will take for the Bigg Boss torture to break her spirit.
Upen Patel- Lambi Race Ka Ghoda
Upen is here to stay! Generally calm and composed, Upen loved playing referee whenever a fight or even a tiny argument breaks out inside the Bigg Boss 8 house. Given his charm, we won't be entirely surprised to find out if the ladies in the house are secretly harbouring a crush on this guy! If he keeps at his 'silent assassin' strategy he will survive the longest in this house of horrors...
Puneet Issar- Daddy ji
We are all for Puneet trying to maintain the peace inside the house by proxy-extending olive branches around. Just one question though, what was he thinking when he signed up for the show? He is too idealistic for the house. We think that it will be Punnet's papa-like attitude towards his 'bachhe' in the house that will get him out of there soon.
Deepshikha Nagpal- Shaatir aunty
She may weep her eyes out trying to convince the housemates that she is not in their to put a 'daraar' in everyone's bonding, but we think otherwise. We have a feeling that Nagpal will be inflaming the contestants and causing fights in the house due to her bossy nature.
Praneet Bhatt- Pandit Ji
This name explains itself and we thank Preetam for coming up with it. Praneet has his heart in the right place but he acts too righteously for someone who has entered the Bigg Boss house to play a game and win. We are all for spreading joy in the world but that is not why we watch the show...
Minissha Lamba- Ms Goody Two Shoes
We were initially going for Ms Non-Existent but then thought otherwise. It has been two weeks since the show started and Minissha hasn't created any sort of impact on us with her presence in the Bigg Boss 8 house. She is one of the most bland contestants on the show. Some combination of naughty and nice would be great, don't you think?
RJ Preetam Singh- Shakuni mama
Okay this nickname may not sound correct right now but we are certain that it will validate itself soon! Preetam has made it pretty clear that he is not come to the house to make 'rishtas' with the fellow contestants, he's come to play. Though he may say that he doesn't have a strategy for the show, we think he lied about that one. We are quite excited to see how his journey pans out in the show.
Diandra Soares- Slow motion
Sorry, we couldn't come up with a better term of endearment for her. Diandra speaks at such a painfully slow speed, we almost always lose interest in what she is saying! Its only when she makes threats like wearing a bikini inside the house that our attention is drawn to her.
Arya Babbar- Gautam Gulati in the making
Because do you not remember the whole going inside the plane and punching a door to let out aggression bit by Arya recently? That totally warrants his nickname. Though certainly less of a nautanki than Gautam is, Arya sure is a footage artist in the making due to his dialogue-baazi and tall claims. Perhaps once Gautam leaves the house, Arya will draw our attention towards him with his antics.
Sushant Digvikar- Naram Garam
He may come across as fragile and vulnerable at times but if in a tough spot Sushant can claw at his fellow contestants like a cat. He is also becoming their agony aunt as the girls love to 'share' with him what they feel inside the house. We have liked his run in the house so far.
Sukirti Kandpal- Damsel in Distress
She is too fragile for a Bigg Boss 8 house. She can't pick a fight with a co-contestant without coming across as a crybaby.
So tell us BollywoodLifers, do you agree with the nicknames we have given? Go ahead and give your own nicknames to the BB8 contestants in the comments section below!
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