Rahul Sipligunj, Sreemukhi, Varun Sandesh, Baba Bhaskar and Ali Reza emerged as the finalists of this season. The finale was shot live today so as to prevent leaks about the winner.
Rahul Sipligunj takes home the winner’s trophy and prize money of Rs 50 lakh.
Big Boss Telugu Season 3 earned the highest ever TRP rating. Here are a few things that were a standalone of this season!
No commoner: The show has no commoners participating this season. All the fifteen contestants are celebrities raging from singers, TV artists, actors/actress, anchor etc.
Real life couple: For the very first time, a real life star couple became a part of Bigg Boss Telugu. Actor Varun Sandesh and his wife Vithika Sheru steped into the Big Boss house together. Varun is famous for romantic films such as Happy Days and Kotta Bangaru Lokam whereas Vithika is well-known for her performance in Prema Ishq Kadhal and Paddanandi Premalo Mari.
Controversies: Even before the show began, a petition was filed in the Telangana High Court against the obscenity and vulgarity in the show. According to a report, Nagarjuna increased security outside his house and outside the house of the Bigg Boss Telugu makers in case the protests take a violent turn.
When the news was released about BB3 new host, social media did not welcome the idea. Season 1 and 2 of this reality show was previously hosted by Rama Rao Jr. and Nani. Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna was being trolled on social media for accepting the offer to host Star Maa’s hit reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu 3, which he had called voyeuristic during the promotion of Devadas. He initially told that he has nothing good to say about the show. Later on he said that he is a collector of experience and loves to try new things.
Pregnancy test: Bigg Boss 3′ Telugu show organizers conducted pregnancy tessts on female participants to ensure that there would be no unforeseen case of abortion(s) in the house in case any accident happens because of jostling, etc.
Pandu the Monkey: The small monkey toy was seen clinging to Nagarjuna’s finger while he hosted the show. This added to the cute humorous appeal