Choreographer Nishant Bhat gained popularity for his stint on Bigg Boss OTT. He was praised by his co-contestants as well as guests for playing a clever game. 

Nishant started his Bigg Boss OTT journey with co-contestant Muskan Jattana as his connection. It was announced at the last minute that Nishant will enter the OTT house instead of ‘Ishq Mein Marjawa’ actor Manasvi Vashisht. 

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Nishant was accused of crossing the line by actress Shamita Shetty. The ‘Mohabbatein’ actress in a conversation with Divya Agarwal revealed that she had previously worked with Nishant on a different show. She alleged that Nishant made her feel uncomfortable while working together.

During the initial days of Bigg Boss OTT, Nishant had a huge fight with Bhojpuri actress Akshara Singh over kitchen duties. Nishant who was assigned cooking duties complained about Zeeshan Khan not helping the kitchen staff. Boss Lady Akshara spoke in favour of Zeeshan which irked Nishant. He told her not to interfere in the kitchen matters.

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Akshara who lost her cool over Nishant’s comment started to yell at him. She said that she had every right to interfere as she was the house captain. Nishant hit back at her by saying that he wasn’t not talking with her.

Singer Neha Bhasin had labelled Nishant Bhat as manipulative during one of their fights. The two were involved in a ‘calm argument’. Nishant told Neha that he was happy to see her being vulnerable.

When Neha accused Nishant of targetting contestants and starting fights, Nishant retaliated that she was accusing him without any evidence.

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During a conversation in the Bigg Boss OTT house about past winners, Nishant reasoned that that ‘Bigg Boss 7’ winner Gauahar Khan won that season as she used to whine a lot.

Gauahar Khan slammed Nishant on Twitter, she said that if only screaming could make the contestant win the show then he would have won the trophy in the first week itself.

Nishant had also argued with Divya when she was the Boss Lady of the house. Nishant blamed Divya for the delayed breakfast. Divya explained that it was not her fault, but Nishant was in no mood to listen to her. He retorted that he needs to eat food and not watermelons. 

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Nishant and his connection, Muskan were praised for their genuine bond. The two stayed loyal to one another until Bigg Boss dissolved the connections.

Nishant and Muskan won the first ‘Luxury Budget’ task, sponsored by food delivery app Swiggy. The task was titled ‘Pamper Your Connections Day’, the male contestants were asked to make their female partners feel special. 

‘Luxury Budget’ task sanchalak Divya Agarwal announced Nishant and Muskan as the winners. The winners received luxury food items from Swiggy.

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Even after their connection was broken, Nishant and Muskan remained good friends. Nishant got extremely emotional when Muskan was evicted from the Bigg Boss OTT house.

During the ‘Sunday Ka Vaar’ task, Nishant had called Shamita haughty and dominating. H reasoned that she controlled Raqesh Bapat. Nishant and Shamita got into a heated argument, the latter accused the former of trying to be the ‘good guy’ in the OTT house.

Nishant has become one of the top five finalists with Divya Agarwal, Pratik Sehajpal, Shamita Shetty, and Raqesh Bapat.