Siva Balaji has won the first ever season of Bigg Boss Telugu, hosted by none other than Jr NTR. The actor, who has been loved by the audiences as the host, announced the winner on the basis of the votes the contestant received in the grand finale episode. Siva Balaji was competing with Adarsh Balakrishna, Archana and Navdeep, who had given a tough fight throughout the nomination process of the season.
Archana was the first among the top five to leave the Bigg Boss house followed by wildcard entry Navdeep and Hari Teja.
In conversation with the Jai Luva Kusa actor, Navdeep said, “I entered the house of Bigg Boss Telugu four weeks after it started. I am happy to be the fourth most popular contestant on the reality TV show.” Archana quipped, “I am a pampered kid and I was little slow in my activities. I am happy that I survived till the last day of Bigg Boss Telugu.”
Hari Teja was the third contestant to be evicted and lastly, Adarsh, the first runner-up, making Siva the winner.
The grand event started out on a very celebatory note.
Bigg Boss Telugu grand finale was nothing less than a celebration for the viewers. The episode started off with Devi Sri Prasad’s performance on his tunes ‘Raavana’ and ‘Tring Tring’ from Jr NTR’s recent release, Jai Lava Kusa. After DSP’s performance, host Jr NTR entered the stage and grooved along with the much acclaimed music composer.
Later, the actor thanked his audience for making Bigg Boss the most loved show on any Telugu channel and also spoke about his special relationship with DSP. He invited all the evicted contestants – Jyothi, Diksha Panth, Prince Cecil, Sameer, Sampoornesh Babu, Kathi Karthika, Dhanraj, Madhu Priya and Mahesh Kathi to the grand finale. However, ex-contestants Kalpana Raghavendar and Mumaith Khan did not attend the event.
During the event, Jr NTR thanked the audience for showering so much love on the show and him as a host. He also declared 11.95 crore were the total number of votes the finalists received.
The winner has been gifted with a winning trophy and Rs 50 Lakh.