Bigg Boss Winners Through the Years: A Glance at Seasons 1 to 16 Ahead of BB17 Grand Finale

Find out who won Bigg Boss from Season 1 to 16! Get ready for BB17 finale. Learn about their victories and the exciting journey on the famous reality show.

Jan 25, 2024 - 06:58
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Bigg Boss Winners Through the Years: A Glance at Seasons 1 to 16 Ahead of BB17 Grand Finale
Bigg Boss Winners Through the Years: A Glance at Seasons 1 to 16 Ahead of BB17 Grand Finale

As the excitement mounts for the grand finale of Bigg Boss Season 17, hosted by the charismatic Salman Khan, let's take a deep dive into the annals of this iconic reality show. From the inception in 2007 to the latest triumph in 2023, each season has brought forth unique personalities, dramatic moments, and unforgettable winners.

Rahul Roy: Season 1 (2007)

  • Prize Money: ₹1 crore
  • The inaugural season set the stage with the heartthrob of the '90s, Rahul Roy, known for his roles in Aashiqui, Junoon, and Gumrah. Hosted by Arshad Warsi, it marked the beginning of Bigg Boss extravaganzas.
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Ashutosh Kaushik: Season 2 (2008)

  • Prize Money: ₹1 crore
  • Ashutosh, winner of MTV Hero Honda Roadies 5.0, transitioned into the Bigg Boss house, securing victory in 2008 under the hosting prowess of Shilpa Shetty.

Vindu Dara Singh: Season 3 (2009)

  • Prize Money: ₹1 crore
  • The third season witnessed Vindu Dara Singh, famous for portraying Hanuman, emerging as the winner under the host Amitabh Bachchan.

Shweta Tiwari: Season 4 (2011)

  • Prize Money: ₹1 crore
  • Salman Khan took over hosting duties in 2011, and Shweta Tiwari, renowned for her role in Kasautii Zindagii Kay, clinched the title.

Juhi Parmar: Season 5 (2012)

  • Prize Money: ₹1 crore
  • The show's location shifted to Kajrat, and Salman Khan, along with Sanjay Dutt, hosted. Juhi Parmar, of Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan fame, emerged victorious.

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Urvashi Dholakia: Season 6 (2013)

  • Prize Money: ₹50 lakh
  • Urvashi, the iconic Komolika, marked her triumph in 2013 as the show returned to Lonavala.

Gauahar Khan: Season 7 (2013)

  • Prize Money: ₹50 lakh
  • Gauahar Khan, a model and actor, won the seventh season in 2013, showcasing her versatility beyond the runway.
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Gautam Gulati: Season 8 (2015)

  • Prize Money: ₹50 lakh
  • The format took a new turn in 2015 with Bigg Boss Halla Bol. Gautam Gulati, a TV actor and MTV Roadies participant, emerged victorious.

Prince Narula: Season 9 (2016)

  • Prize Money: ₹50 lakh

  • Model, actor, and singer Prince Narula found fame and love in the Bigg Boss house, winning in 2016.

Manveer Gurjar: Season 10 (2017)

  • Prize Money: ₹50 lakh
  • Manveer Gurjar, a farmer turned reality TV star, secured the title in 2017.

Shilpa Shinde: Season 11 (2018)

  • Prize Money: ₹44 lakh

  • Shilpa Shinde, renowned for Angoori Manmohan Tiwari, won hearts and votes in the 2018 season.

Dipika Kakar: Season 12 (2018)

  • Prize Money: ₹30 lakh
  • TV star Dipika Kakar showcased her resilience in 2018, overcoming cricketer S Sreesanth.
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Sidharth Shukla: Season 13 (2020)

  • Prize Money: ₹50 lakh

  • Best known for Balika Vadhu, Sidharth Shukla claimed victory in 2020, leaving a lasting impact before his untimely demise in 2021.

Rubina Dilaik: Season 14 (2021)

  • Prize Money: ₹36 lakh
  • TV sensation Rubina Dilaik triumphed over Rahul Vaidya in a fiercely contested season in 2021.

Tejasswi Prakash: Season 15 (2022)

  • Prize Money: ₹40 lakh

  • Known for Naagin 6, Tejasswi Prakash emerged victorious in the 15th edition, showcasing her versatility across TV and Marathi films.

MC Stan: Season 16 (2023)

  • Prize Money: ₹31.8 lakh
  • Independent music star MC Stan took the crown in 2023, proving the show's ability to discover talent across various entertainment domains.

As we eagerly await the unveiling of the next Bigg Boss champion in the upcoming season, the journey from Rahul Roy to MC Stan reflects the dynamic evolution and enduring popularity of this reality TV phenomenon. The legacy of Bigg Boss continues to captivate audiences, making each season a memorable chapter in the history of Indian television.

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