The high voltage reality show that has gone on air has some really unheard clauses in the contract...Read on to know what it is all about!
After a lot of controversies, Salman Khan has returned as the host of the most awaited reality show of Indian television - Bigg Boss. The ninth season of the show has gone air and like every year, this season too looks power packed with a lot of drama all thanks to the crazy theme of Bigg Boss 9 - Double Trouble. While the contestant line-up and the overall feel of this season seems entertaining, take a look at the clauses of the Bigg Boss contract that the contestants have signed and under that what all they have to adhere to...
# As per the Bigg Boss contract, every contestant is paid a whopping amount to be a part of the reality show. The signing amount is paid within seven days of execution of the contract. Even if a particular contestant gets evicted in the first week of BB, the signing amount is the minimum guarantee that the contestant receives.
# Every person who is a part of the show is supposed to be available to the production house - Viacom 18 for 117 days, of which approximately 100 days is for shooting inside the house and the rest 17 days for the preparation, promotion, marketing and promo shoots.
# In addition to the signing fee, participants are also given a weekly consideration, if the contestant manages to stay in the house for more than two weeks. Weekly consideration is payable to a contestant only for the period of his/her stay inside the Bigg Boss house.
# According to the Bigg Boss contract, contestants are not allowed to know the details of other participants before the show begins.
# Blame it on the Bigg Boss contract, none of the Bigg Boss contestants are even allowed to take even any reading material inside the house. These include holy books as well. The producers provide holy books or scriptures to whoever needs them.
# Celebs who are a part of Bigg Boss are not allowed to talk to the media about their selection. In case they do, producers have the right to exclude that particular contestant from the show.
# As mentioned in the Bigg Boss contract, the winning amount is paid to the winner of the season in addition to his / her weekly consideration. The amount is payable to the winner within 75 days of the person being declared as the winner.
# If a contestant leaves the show mid-way, he/she is liable to pay Rs 50 lakh as per the Bigg Boss contract
# The Bigg Boss contract even clarifies that in case a particular contestant is eliminated mid way, he / she is supposed to stay in isolation without communication or access to the outside world, media, family or friends in many manner within the premises provided by the producers of Bigg Boss till the recording of his/her final eviction episode.
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