Revealed: The Celebrity Contestants in Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao

Revealed: The Celebrity Contestants in Iss Jungle Se Mujhe BachaoYUDISHTIR
(Host – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Yudishtir, or Yudi (as he is popularly known), shot to fame as a VJ with Channel V. He’s been climbing the popularity charts ever since and has presented many shows as hosts like Men Mange More and BBC wheels.

(Host – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

A successful VJ, confident television anchor and an actress – that’s Mini Mathur for you. She has charmed the nation with her bright, sparkling smile and free – spirited style of anchoring.

She has hosted the Indian Idol - 1, 2, 3 seasons and has become synonymous with the show

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Aakashh Deep Saigal dons many hats – a well known television artist, a film actor, model a state – level former football player, a sound engineer and a documentary film-maker. Besides this, he has also won the title of “Supermodel of the year” at the Gladrags Manhunt Contest.

He became a household name when he played the character of Ansh Gujral in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. He was appreciated for playing the ‘rich spoilt brat” a character in the show Kuchh Is Tara and has dabbled with comedy in Comedy Circus 2.

So here he is… ready to take on any challenge and already considers himself a winner in the game.

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Anaida stormed the Indian music scene more so with her dancing skills than her hit single ‘Hotline’. Her next single Hoo Halla Hoo was the first animated video to be produced in India for the movie The Lion King and she was also the first singer to sing an English song for the film Bombay Boys. Incidentally, this singer – dancer is also a painter.

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao) Shweta Tiwari, once a stage actress, attained iconic status on Indian television as Prerna, the lovable character she played in a popular soap.

Her television career kick started with a role in Lakeerein and then moved to meatier roles in serials like Aane Waala Pal, Karam, Kasautii Zindagi Kay, Kya Hadsa Kya Haqueeqat, Kahin Kissi Roz, Jaane Kya Baat Hui and was seen recently as the host of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 3.

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

With an enticing smile and slumberous eyes, Marc Robinson a model, flashed into the limelight by choosing to be an actor in the movie Bada Din opposite seasoned actress Shabana Azmi. Since then, he has worked as a model co-ordinator and choreographer for many a fashion shows and glamorous events. Today, he is happily married to fellow model Waluscha D'Souza with three kids.

He is a die hard fan of Robert De Niro and claims to have seen Taxi Driver more than twenty times.

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Hip Hop artist, Ishq Bector, is not just a performer but he is also a songwriter, producer, entrepreneur and a visionary poet. IshQ has written, produced and sang songs for films like Ugly Aur Pagli, Maan Gaye Mugal-E -Azam and Race. He has also performed with the likes of Rishi Rich and acted in movies like Barsaat.

Ask him why he chose to participate and he instantly replied “I want to get into the Indian home … so either I break in and steal your television or be featured on it!”

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Fiza, originally known as Anuradha Bali made headlines with her alliance with Mohammed Chand, former Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana. A lawyer by profession, Fiza’s marriage to Mohammed Chand early this year and her subsequent divorce were under constant media scrutiny.

Fiza now intends to start afresh and will be seen in the movie ‘Desh Drohi –II’, based on the Mumbai terror attacks. She aims to get a new lease of life through her participation in Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao but it will certainly not be a comfortable one.

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Aman Yatan Verma is a known face on Indian Television. He started his career on television with Shanti followed by Ghar Ek Mandir, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Kumkum, Aurat, Devi, Mahabharat Part 2, Dushman, Virasat and Sujata. Aman has acted in major films like Baghban, Babul and Andaaz and anchored some very popular game shows Dial Aur Jeeto, Indian Idol 1 and 2 and Khulja Sim Sim.

Quiz him about why he chose to participate in the show, he says “I was bored with what was happening and wanted to rediscover myself. This will open my horizon. I’m truly looking forward to this experience”

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Mona Vasu always had the urge to act but since she was not connected with the entertainment industry… she never gave it a serious thought. It was during her college days that she enrolled with National School Drama and thereafter did a lot of commercials and a travel show.

The turning point came for Mona when she was offered the lead role of Millie and later moved to Radha Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi. She admits that it was purely for the adventure and thrill that she agreed to put herself through the test in the jungle.

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Chetan Hansraj, one of the most talented actors of the small screen started his career with modeling and never looked back. With that enviable physique and striking looks he has been the heartthrob of many people.

He has done almost 200 commercials as a kid and was also a state level water polo player.

This cool dude has absolutely no qualms and fears in the jungle!

(Celebrity contestant – Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao)

Palak aka Gurmet Kaur has sung the Punjabi verse in the song ‘Bhoothni Ke’ from the film ‘Singh Is King’ but is better known for her cat fights in Roadies. This 19 year old hails from Chandigarh and will be soon seen in the Hindi film ‘Kissan’

She calls herself ‘bindaas’, a ‘fighter’ and believes she has all it takes to survive in the jungle.