Kangana Ranaut’s reality show “Lock Upp” hosted by Ekta Kapoor- premiere on February 27 on ALT Balaji and MX Player. Prior to the show’s grand premiere, the producers revealed the names of the show’s controversial contestants. On the night of the premiere, each contestant was presented separately and as promised, the contestants are controversial personalities who have been in the headlines for the best reasons in recent times.
Kangana Ranaut is the host of the show and started the Sunday episode with a stage performance. She performed her famous song Wakhra Swag.
Here is the complete list of contestants of the show Lock Upp:
In addition to her role in adult films, Poonam made headlines after she lodged a complaint against her husband Sam Bombay alleging molestation, threats, and assault. She was also involved in a porn racket case.
The stand-up comedian made headlines after spending a month in jail in January 2021 when the son of a BJP MLA accused him of insulting religious sentiments in a stand-up show. Years later, several of his live shows in Bangalore were canceled in protest of Hindu right-wing organizations.
Nisha has been in the news for the past year accusing her then-husband Karan Mehra of physical abuse and an extramarital affair. She also lodged a police complaint against him and held a press conference to discuss the alleged domestic violence in detail. Meanwhile, Karan had denied all the allegations.
One of the most controversial contestants, Babita won the gold medal in the women’s freestyle 55 kg category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Earlier, she had participated in the show Nach Baliye 9 with her husband Vivek Suhag.
Sunil Pal is the winner of the first Great Indian Laughter Challenge show. He is also often in the headlines for his controversial statements.
Payal has been a part of some movies and TV shows. However, she is often in the headlines for her controversial statements on various issues related to the nation.
The actress became famous through Bigg Boss 4 and married Ali Merchant on the show. However, they got divorced within a few months after their marriage. Questions arose as to whether they were married to obtain TRP.
The actor, is also known for his roles in Shararat, Kasauti Zindagi Ki, and Naagin. Karanvir has also appeared in Bigg Boss 12.
He has previously appeared in reality shows such as Big F and Splitsvilla. Siddharth also played the role of Ranbir in the web series “Puncch Beat”.
Known as Chakrapani Maharaj, he was in the news for his ‘gaumutra party’ in the early days of the coronavirus epidemic.
Lawyer and activist Tehseen has previously seen in Bigg Boss 13.
He was formerly part of Splitsvilla.
Anjali Arora is a social media influencer.
Designer Saisha Shinde emerged as a transwoman in early 2021. She used to be a dreamer, over the past year, she has often spoken openly about her struggles in various social media posts as well as in interviews.