Bigg Boss house opened its door to 13 celebrity contestants last night flagging off the new ‘express’ season. Even before the contestants set their foot inside the house, host Salman Khan subjected them to many unexpected tasks to assign beds and distribute household responsibilities among them. But what took everyone by surprise was the ‘Best Friends Forever’ task wherein the contestants were arbitrarily paired up to share beds inside the house. 


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This came as a shocker to a few members while others quickly embraced it. Koena Mitra and Shefali Bagga gelled well and got comfortable in their twin bed while Rashami Desai and Sidharth Shukla’s cold-shouldering became quite visible. Paras Chabra, who recently acquired the tag of Sanskari Playboy, was elated to share his bed with fellow contestant Aarti Singh and Devoleena Bhattacharjee.

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Marking the first day inside the house, the inmates woke up to the horn of a train, a clear indication that the new season is all set to pick up pace. Still heavy-eyed and yawning, the contestants tried to adjust to the new surrounding and their new routine. But they were soon introduced to a new twist as the Malkin of the house, Ameesha Patel entered grooving to her popular number Kaho Na Pyaar Hai. The contestants gave her a warm welcome as she started inspecting the house like a true ‘Landlady’. Ameesha announced that every week one female contestant would be chosen as the ‘Queen of the Bathroom’ and will be bestowed with certain privileges.


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Craving for food and their daily dose of caffeine, the contestants started bickering about the absence of ration in the house. But as they say, nothing comes easy in the Bigg Boss house, Ameesha announced that the contestants would have to earn every grain and morsel. She further opened a trunk full of grocery items and asked the housemates to sit in a row. Through the game of passing the parcel, the contestants are made to pick up and pass on the food items albeit using their mouth. In a bid to secure maximum food items in their kitty, the housemates tried their best to perform the task without using their hands. As soon as things normalised, a fight erupted as Paras Chabbra and Siddhartha Dey got upset with Azim Riaz for using inappropriate words during his casual rapping session.  Azim tried to defend himself but his efforts went in vain.


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As the day came to an end, the Malkin Ameesha Patel returned o spice up the proceedings. Swaying to Lazy Lamhe, Ameesha made a grand entry to introduce a new task called ‘Malkin Chahti Hai’ . The girls of the house are asked to choose two boys for a series of games. Depending on the performance and results of the task, Ameesha will give black hearts to the boys. On the first day itself, the housemates began discovering each other’s strengths and weakness as a volley of challenges were thrown at them. While this is just the beginning, it remains to be seen, if these tasks make their bonds stronger or create rifts between them.