Yesterday, Friday 7th January, the housemates were asked who they wanted to be evicted from the house. Shweta and Khali wanted Dolly to be evicted. Dolly wanted Shweta out of the house. Ashmit then said he would be evicted if that made the other housemates happy. The other three at first strongly objected to this. But when Bigg Boss asked for their decision, Dolly, Khali and Shweta all said they wanted Ashmit to be evicted.
Bigg Boss then asked Ashmit to open a red box that was given to Dolly a few days earlier. Inside the box there was a message saying whoever was voted out of the house was not only allowed to stay, but also won 5 lakhs regardless of whether they won or not.
Moreover, in recent rumours, Salman Khan, the current host, is set to also host Bigg Boss 5. This would be a first for the programme, which has seen a different host in each edition. When asked whether he would like to present the next edition, he replied that he "would love to but it is not me who decides this".