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Disney+ Hotstar to launch OTT exclusive season of ‘Bigg Boss Tamil’ on 30 Jan

Disney+ Hotstar has roped in actor Kamal Haasan to host ‘Bigg Boss Ultimate.’

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Mumbai: Disney+ Hotstar is set to launch the OTT exclusive season of "Bigg Boss Tamil" from 30 January.

Actor Kamal Haasan who has hosted five seasons of "Bigg Boss" on TV will be seen hosting "Bigg Boss Ultimate" on the platform. The OTT season will reunite some of the most popular and celebrated contestants of past seasons, giving them a second chance to claim the coveted title. “The first OTT version of Big Boss Ultimate is on Disney+ Hotstar,” said Kamal Haasan. “I’m extremely excited to continue staying in touch with you by hosting the OTT version as well. The new format is now available 24/7 to engage and entertain you more. I am 100 per cent confident that you will find this whole new experience refreshing and interesting.”

The makers of the show have made innovative changes to the format to keep audiences engaged throughout the season. "One of the innovations is the 24hr feed, which will allow fans to watch what's happening in the "Bigg Boss" house throughout the day," said the platform.

“At Disney+ Hotstar we have always challenged conventions and been at the forefront of content creation with powerful and innovative storytelling formats,” said a Disney+ Hotstar spokesperson. “With a massive hit show like Bigg Boss Ultimate, we endeavor to take one more step towards elevating the entertainment experience for viewers.   The addition of this one-of-a-kind show on Disney+ Hotstar is a definitive step to bringing top-notch, cutting-edge entertainment experiences to Tamil audiences. We want to continue to provide entertainment experiences that are high in quality in a manner that viewers can immerse themselves in stories we want to tell.”

“We are elated to be a part of the first-ever OTT season of Bigg Boss Ultimate, I’m confident that this new format will keep viewers engaged with a video content stream from the set, and a fresh new set of rules,” said "Bigg Boss Ultimate" production head. “Partnering with a platform that is accessible to millions of Indians, like Disney+ Hotstar, ensures that viewers will get the chance to enjoy uninterrupted entertainment that we bring to them.”

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