Bigg Boss 2 was the second season of the Indian reality TV programme Bigg Boss. It began airing on 17 August 2008 on Colors . The winner of Bigg Boss Season 2 was Ashutosh Kaushik and Raja Chaudhary was the runner-up of the show.

Shilpa Shetty replaced Arshad Warsi as host of the show.

Fourteen handpicked housemates entered the house during the launch and were described as ‘newsmakers’ rather than celebrities, even though majority of them  were familiar with Bollywood or Indian TV channels and other reality TV shows.

The housemates spent 98 days [about 14 weeks] locked out together under one roof overseen 24/7 byf 32 cameras fitted around the Bigg Boss house at Lonavala, a hill station about 100 KM east of Mumbai.