At 'Bigg Boss 14' launch, Salman Khan reveals lockdown was his longest break in 30 years

At ‘Bigg Boss 14’ launch, Salman Khan reveals lockdown was his longest break in 30 years

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan returns as host of the truth present Bigg Boss on October 3. On Thursday, Salman introduced season 14 at a digital launch occasion. At the occasion, the actor talked about he has by no means taken such a protracted break from work within the final 30 years as he needed to throughout lockdown. He additionally talked about he wouldn’t thoughts taking a wage lower this 12 months and launched the primary contestant of the season.

“My biggest frustration is this that last six months I have not worked. I have never taken such a long break in 30 years, which I was forced to take this year. Ever since I did ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ and began working, every year I try and take a break from 25th December to 3rd January. But ever since I started doing Bigg Boss over the last 10 to 12 years, I would work a few days even in my holidays but I am happy doing that,” Salman mentioned, including that he spent lockdown in his farmhouse planting rice and flower vegetation, taking good care of his horse and strolling within the wilderness.

This 12 months, Salman Khan shall be taking a pay lower for internet hosting the present with the intention to guarantee each crew member will get their due cost. The actor spoke about this whereas speaking to Abhishek Rege, CEO of Endemol Shine India.

When Salman requested Abhishek Rege, “We are paying full salary to everyone?”, he replied: “We are paying salary. Obviously you might not see huge increments, but we are paying full salary to people.”

To this, Salman responded: “Very good. What about mine? Doesn’t matter. I am more than happy to cut it down, so that everyone else gets paid.”

On Thursday, other than launching the brand new season, the actor additionally gave a digital tour of the Bigg Boss home for the 14th season, which has an in-house spa, restaurant, theatre and shopping center for the housemates.

He additionally launched this season’s first contestant, playback singer Kumar Sanu’s son, Jaan Kumar Sanu.

Former Bigg Boss contestants Sidharth Shukla, Gauahar Khan and Hina Khan made a visitor look on the digital launch occasion to advertise the upcoming season.

“Bigg Boss” this 12 months is sure to be totally different from the opposite seasons as a result of ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Talking in regards to the precautions for the contestants and crew members for this 12 months, Manisha Sharma, Chief Content Officer, Colors TV, shared: “This year it is a little stressful due to corona. But we will not take any risk. Since it is a real-time show, we will get COVID test done of every contestant before they step into the house. Also, they will be kept on quarantine before getting inside the house. Our crew members will also be tested regularly.”

“Big Boss 14” is ready to premiere on October 3, 2020.


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