Salman-Sanju Baba to host Bigg Boss 5 together

Mumbai: For the first time, popular reality show `Bigg Boss` has roped in two Bollywood actors to host the show. `Dabangg` star Salman Khan and actor Sanjay Dutt will come together to host the fifth season of `Bigg Boss.`

The show is expected to go on air in October. "Over the last three years, Colors has taken `Bigg Boss` to newer heights of entertainment and popularity. Now, with both Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt as hosts, we are sure that the appeal of `Bigg Boss- season 5` will touch unprecedented heights," Head of Programming, Colors, Ashvini Yardi said.

Salman, who had hosted the fourth season of the reality show, is the only celebrity, who will be hosting this show for the second time.

`Bigg Boss` is a reality show where celebrity contestants stay in a house for about three months, cut off from the outside world. They are overseen by a `mysterious person` known as `Bigg Boss`.

The first season that kick-started in the year 2006, saw actor Arshad Warsi hosting the show, followed by actress Shilpa Shetty. While, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan hosted the third season, the fourth one was hosted by Salman.