Made under the banner of Ekta Kapoor’s production company Balaji Telefilms, Kangana Ranaut’s reality show ‘Lock Up’ airs 24×7 on OTT platforms MX Player and Alt Balaji. Many well-known celebrities from the world of television are participating in this. These include comedian Munawar Farooqui, model and actress Poonam Pandey, social media influencer Anjali Arora, national wrestler Babita Phogat, TV actress Payal Rohatgi, Sara Khan, Nisha Rawal, actors Karanvir Bohra, Karan Kundra, social activist Tehseen Poonawalla and fashion. Designer Saisha Shinde’s name is included. According to the concept of the show, all the celebrities are charging a lot of money to stay in jail. But each one’s position is different, which has been decided according to their disputed image. After knowing the names of the contestants who got the highest fees on the show, you will understand the pattern of this show.
The premise of the reality show ‘Lock Up’, which airs on MX Player and Alt Balaji, is questioned.
Comedian Munawar Farooqui, model and actress Poonam Pandey, social media influencer Anjali Arora, national wrestler Babita Phogat and TV actress Payal Rohatgi are charging the highest fees for participating in Kangana Ranaut’s reality show ‘Lock Up’. For each week, Anjali Arora receives Rs 4 lakh, Munawwar Farooqui Rs 3.5 lakh, Poonam Pandey, Babita Phogat and Payal Rohatgi Rs 3 lakh each. Almost everyone knows about Poonam and Payal. Poonam stays in the discussion every day because of her obscenity. Videos of her topless have gone viral on social media many times. She has also been working on semi porn movies. Payal also remains in the discussion due to her controversial antics and statements. She first rose to fame for her relationship with Rahul Mahajan on Bigg Boss. After that, she often tries to become ‘Kangana’ by making controversial statements on social media. Munawwar Farooqui is also known for his controversial comedy. In the program there is also a dispute with him every day.
Munawwar Farooqui has often been doing controversial comedy against the BJP, RSS and Modi government. He was arrested by police last year before a stand-up comedy show in Bangalore. He was accused of making objectionable comments about Hindu deities. After this he was in jail for 37 days. Even after coming to the lockdown program, he continues to face controversies every day, so he stays in the discussion more. He has recently revealed that he is married with a son. However, he says that he is not in this marriage at the moment. Divorce proceedings are ongoing with his wife. As far as Anjali Arora is concerned, she is a social media influencer. Videos of him can be seen on Facebook and Instagram. A dance video of her to the song ‘Kachha Badam’ went viral on social media.
In addition to these controversial contestants, many famous TV actors also participate in this show, but their fees are much less than theirs. For example, Karanvir Bohra, Karan Kundra and Sara Khan are household names in the world of television. Karanvir Bohra rose to fame due to her memorable role in Ekta Kapoor’s TV series ‘Kasauti Zindagi Ke’. After this, she has worked in many TV series and reality shows. However, on the show, he says that he has a lot of debt. For the past seven years, she hasn’t even had a good job, so she has come to this show. Karanvir receives a fee of Rs 2 lakh for this show. At the same time, actress Sara Ali Khan became famous through the series ‘Sapna Babul Ka Bidaai’. After this, she participated in many reality shows like ‘Zara Nachke Dikha’, ‘Nach Baliye’, ‘Hans Baliye’ and ‘Big Boss’. She married Ali Merchant on Bigg Boss. But later there was a break between the two and they parted ways. Sara receives 2.5 lakhs weekly for participating in the program.
Social activist Tehseen Poonawalla and fashion designer Saisha Shinde get the lowest fees among all ‘Lock Up’ contestants. Saisha Shinde is a trans woman. She was previously a man and her name was Swapnil Shinde. She is given Rs 1 lakh weekly for participating in the show, while Tehseen Poonawalla receives Rs 1.25 lakh. Tehseen Poonawalla began her career as a journalist. But then he started doing business while doing freelance journalism. He also participated in the reality show ‘Bigg Boss’. In this way, Controversy Queen’s reality show Kangana Ranaut is completely based on Controversy. The fee for the contestants involved in this shows that they have been given more details, which are more controversial. By the way, Ekta Kapoor has designed her reality show in such a way that the basis from the host to the contestants is controversy. Not only this, he also honestly said on the first day that this show would be full of controversies, because the main theme of his show is ‘Full of truths and controversies’.