TV producer Ekta Kapoor has revealed the identity of the fifth contestant in the upcoming reality show Lock Up. Host Kangana Ranaut shares a promo showing actor Karanveer Bohra behind bars as he puts a bracelet on his wrist. The title of the promo refers to Cornwheel being accused of “stealing the limelight”. The show will be streamed on AltBalaji and MXPlayer and will be available for free. (read more: Babita Bogat announced that Kangana Ranaut will be entering the lock-up, promising ‘Asli Thangal’. See
Sharing the ad on her social media sites, Ekta said, “@Karanvirpohra Go Hai Kubul, Hamari Rani Ka Har Ek Rule! (Karanveer Bohra is ready to follow every rule imposed by Kangana). It shows Karanveer shaking hands with many fans waiting to see him. He is then found in a prison, with a template ‘prisoner number’ in front of him. 5 Karanveer Bohra. Charge: Steals the limelight ‘was written in it.
Karanveer has appeared in TV shows like Kasaudi Zindagi K, Kubool Hai and has acted in a few films. He was last seen on the internet show Banwar in 2020. He also shared funny videos of his three daughters on Instagram.
Ekta has already confirmed four contestants: wrestler Babita Bogat, actors Poonam Pandey and Nisha Rawal and stand-up comedian Munawar Farooqi. According to promos, Babita has been charged with ‘murder stereotype’, Poonam has been accused of being ‘hot and very annoying’, Nisha has been accused of being involved in a ‘controversial fight’ and Munawar is behind the scenes for his ‘joke misrepresentation’.
Earlier advertisements had mentioned that the show would start streaming from February 27, but the latest promo did not mention the release date as the show was embroiled in controversy. A businessman from Hyderabad has filed a patent case against the show.
ALTBalaji and MX Player will livestream Lockup 24×7 on their respective platforms, and viewers will be able to speak directly with competitors, according to the makers’ note.
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