Bigg Boss Telugu is the Telugu version of the Indian reality TV series “Bigg Boss” that airs on Star Maa and also streams on the OTT platform Disney+Hotstar. The TV series “Bigg Boss” is an adaptation of the Dutch TV series “Big Brother”. The show has completed its six seasons till 2023. It is one of the costliest and most watched shows in the Telugu television industry. The set of the show was initially built in Lonavala, Pune for season 1 and later, it was shifted to Hyderabad, Telangana for the rest of the season.
Bigg Boss Telugu is a platform where multiple contestants known as ‘Housemates’ enter the house on the first day of the show and compete with each other. Every week nominations are done and one contestant gets evicted from the show. The elimination is done on the basis of public votes. This process is repeated till the final week where the top 5 compete against each other to win the prize money of the show as well as the coveted trophy. Let us now have a look at the winners of Bigg Boss Telugu Season 1 to 6.
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 6 Winner: Revanth
The winner of Bigg Boss Telugu Season 6 is Revanth and the runner-up is Srihan. Even though Sreehan got the most votes, in a twist organized by Bigg Boss, he decided to go with the prize money of 40 lakhs and thus Revanth became the trophy winner. On the other hand, Revanth won 10 lakh cash + Suvarnakutir plot of 25 lakh + Suzuki Brezza car.
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 Winner: VJ Suny
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 Telugu actor, anchor VJ Sunny has been hosted by Nagarjuna Akkineni for this winning season. Launched on 5 September 2021, the show entertained a total of 19 contestants for 106 days. The grand finale of this season on 19 December 2021 is the winner Shanmukh Jashwant the runner-up and Sunny. After this there are Shriram Chandra, Manas and Siri Hanmant.
This season’s winner Sunny costs Rs. Along with the prize money of 50 lakhs, he also won a bike and a plot of 25 lakhs. Sunny received a remuneration of Rs 30 lakhs at the rate of Rs 2 lakhs per week for 15 weeks as a Bigg Boss contestant.
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 4 Winner: Abijeet Duddala
Bigg Boss Season 4 was launched in 2020. Initially the show consisted of 19 contestants. The show was also hosted by Akkineni Nagarjuna. This time the winner also became a singer named Abhijeet. You must have heard his name in Indian Idol. He was also the winner of Indian Idol show. He is a famous singer who has sung a lot of songs in Telugu film industry. Apart from this he also played a role in “Shekhar Kammula”. With this, he came into the limelight of the film industry. He has also played many roles in web series. After winning the title of Bigg Boss, his life changed to a great extent.
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 3 Winner: Rahul Sipligunj
Rahul Sipligunj is an Indian playback singer, Telugu folk singer, songwriter and independent musician. He mainly works in Telugu film industry. He came into limelight with the Telugu song Vastu Bagunde from the movie Dammu. He worked as a singer in more than 50 Telugu songs.
His current work is in the Telugu film RRR, where he has sung 4 songs. Season 4 of Bigg Boss was hosted by famous South Indian actor, film producer and television presenter Akkineni Nagarjuna.
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2 Winner: Kaushal Manda
Kaushal Manda is an Indian Actor, Model and Politician, who predominantly works in Telugu film industry and TV serials. He was born on 13 May 1981 in a Telugu speaking family in Visakhapatnam, India. He completed engineering from Andhra University in 2001.
He started his acting career with the Telugu film Rajakumarudu. The film starred Mahesh Babu in the lead and Kaushal was cast in a supporting role. In 2019, he ventured into politics and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). This season was hosted by South Indian actor and producer Nani.
Bigg Boss Telugu Season 1 Winner: Shiva Balaji
The first season of Bigg Boss started in 2017, bringing the latest experience to the Telugu television viewers for the first time. Young Tiger NTR narrated the first season of Bigg Boss, which ran for 70 days with a total of 16 contestants. The show started on July 16, 2017 and ended on December 24, 2017. Tollywood actor Shiv Balaji was the winner and Adarsh Balakrishna was the runner-up. Winner Shiv Balaji Rs. Jio 50 lakh reward. 8 lakhs for the entire episode. Actress Hariteja is the second runner up, Navdeep third runner up and Acharya Shastri is the fourth runner up of this season.