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Big Boss 16: Let’s Get to Know More About Shalin Bhanot!

With the new season of Bigg Boss already underway, the contestants, controversies, and conversations have the viewers glued to their TV/device screens. There is no doubt that the housemates of season 16 are leaving no stone unturned to entertain the audience. However, out of all the Bigg Boss contestants, Shalin Bhanot has surprised the viewers the most with his presence. Whether creating controversies in the nomination rounds or the audience predicting his next move, Bhanot has kept everyone glued to their screens.[wp-shopify-product id=”8060513583355″]

As this Bigg Boss OTT contestant is creating a buzz with his whims and decisions, here are some insights into his life that will intrigue you.

Shalin Bhanot Biography


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Shalin was born on November 15, 1982, and developed a keen interest in acting and the entertainment industry since early childhood. He received recognition and rose to fame after portraying Keshav in the popular TV serial Naagin. 


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He was also seen in MTV Roadies, Saat Phere: Saloni Ka Safar, and Nach Baliye. What most do not know about this Indian celebrity is that he has also acted in a few B-town movies.

His Bollywood stint includes films like Pyare Mohan, Devdoot, Chal Jhutey, and Love Ke Funday. Shalin may have left the acting arena for a while, but he is back and determined to leave his mark on the Bigg Boss stage.

Family and Relationships

Born to a middle-class family in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, Shalin married Dalljiet Kaur in 2009. He met his future wife in the sets of Kulvadhu, and together they have a son named Jayden.


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Unfortunately, the controversies that haunted Shalin affected his personal life too. In 2015, Shalin and his wife, Dalljiet, got separated and later divorced after she filed a case of physical abuse against him.

These controversies kept the celebrity away from the limelight for a while.

Net Worth & Social Media Presence

Shalin Bhanot is estimated to have a net worth of around INR 12.2 crore. Most of his income comes from TV shows, movies, and sponsorship.

Shalin maintains a relatively low profile on his social media handle. He has an Instagram account, which has grown since he entered the BB house.

Some Facts about Shalin Bhanot


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  • This Bigg Boss man is a fitness enthusiast. Fans must have caught on to this after his dunk into the BB pool. He prefers cardio exercises s, which help to keep him refreshed and relaxed.
  • Shalin, a strong candidate to emerge as the Bigg Boss winner this season, prefers a balanced diet and avoids eating rice at night. Apart from this, he regularly intakes dry fruits to keep up his fitness routine.
  • In an interview, Shalin claimed to be an ambivert who is content with having his own space and can also mix well with strangers when he feels the need.
  • He is also the father to a furry baby, Swag and an animal lover.
  • The Bigg Boss housemate claims he has no strategy for going into the game as he is not a big fan of overplanning.

Shalin & Bigg Boss Run

Shalin shares a strong bond with fellow Bigg Boss 16 contestant Tina Datta. Tina and Abdul Rozik were also involved in preparing for his birthday in the BB house.

Recently, Shalin and Sumbul Touquet celebrated their birthdays in the house, and other housemates had some surprises planned for the duo. Fellow housemates surprised them by decorating their beds with rose petals, and Tina prepared ‘Shooji ka Sheera’ for them.

Earlier, Shalin was seen rebuking Tina for her impulsive behaviour on the show, to which Tina replied that she has always joked around with him and does not need his suggestions.

Final Thoughts

This Bigg Boss season has brought entertainment, drama, and lots of gossip to the viewers. To stay tuned for the eliminations, finale, feud, and more, and the latest updates on Shalin Bhanot, watch Bigg Boss 16 on Colors TV and Voot.

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