Actor Shiva Balaji was declared winner of Bigg Boss Telugu Season-1. The actor known for roles in Arya and Katamarayudu won the title of Bigg Boss Telugu and bagged the cash prize of Rs 50 lakh in the Grande Finale, which was telecasted on Sunday night.
Shiva Balaji had contested for the title against 13 other celebrities, who were locked up in the Bigg Boss house, and performed various tasks to claim the title.
The reality TV show was hosted by actor Junior NTR, who won the appreciation of the audience for his hosting skills.
The five finalists included: Shiva Balaji, Adarsh, Navadeep, Hariteja and Archana. The eliminated contestants too partook in the season finale, making it an eventful day.
A total sum of 11.95 crores votes were been polled.
Shiva Balaji managed to clinch the trophy with a small margin against Adarsh. While Siva Balaji got 3.34 crores votes, Adarsh got 3.25 crores votes.
The grand finale was like a huge gala, with performances by composer Devi Sri Prasad, who played super-hit numbers from his latest film Jai Lava Kusa, featuring Junior NTR.
Bigg Boss, the first ever Telugu reality TV show, aired on Star Maa for the past 71 days became a chart-buster with high TRP.
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