Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes has been roped in for the fifth season of Big Boss. Reports in the media confirm that Jonty, 42, will feature in the reality show along with other foreign celebrities like Mike Tyson and Shakira.
Jonty, who is currently the fielding coach of the Mumbai Indians, spoke to a daily and said that he has seen a few episodes of the show. "I have seen Big Boss and the other versions around the world," he was quoted as saying.
Jonty is no stranger to India and has been touring the country regularly. He however is not the first sportsperson who will feature in the show. The previous edition of Big Boss had American wrestler of Indian origin - Dalip Singh Rana (Khali).