The world no.112 Bhambri, who recently qualified for the main draw of the Australian Open, will be the second seed behind Australia's Jordan Thompson (ranked 103).
Spain's Marcel Granollers, a former top-20 player, currently ranked 134, will be among the contenders along with Korea's Duckhee Lee.
The main draw consists of 32 players: 22 direct entries, two special exempts, four qualifiers and four wild cards.
The main draw commences on February 12.
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