After 121 days of grueling tasks, fights and memorable moments, Bigg Boss 15 Grand Finale kicked off with host Salman Khan. A lot of performances took place. Former female Bigg Boss winners including Shweta Tiwari, Gauahar Khan, Urvashi Dholakia, Rubina Dilaik along with another former winner Gautam Gulati gave some rocking performances.
Salman Khan announced Tejasswi Prakash as the winner. Tejasswi took home the blingy trophy, Rs. 40 lakh and Ekta Kapoor’s Naagin 6. Pratik Sehajpal and Karan Kundrra stood 1st and 2nd runners up. Shamita Shetty got evicted in the fourth spot. Nishant Bhat, who was one of the Top 5 finalists walked out after taking the briefcase with Rs 10 lakh amount. Shehnaaz Gill will grace the stage to pay a heartfelt tribute to Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla. Salman and Shehnaaz have an emotional moment as they remember the late actor. Here is everything that happened in Bigg Boss 15 finale night.
The finale also had Salman Khan interacting with Gehraiyaan’s cast including Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Dhairya Karwa. He also welcomed Shehnaaz Gill on the stage who gave a moving tribute to late Sidharth Shukla.
Tejasswi, Karan, Shamita, Pratik, Nishant and Rashami have had an incredible journey in the Bigg Boss house. While Tejasswi and Karan received a lot of love from the audience as #TejRan, Shamita, Pratik and Nishant have been entertaining the viewers since they participated in Bigg Boss OTT, which aired on Voot Select.
Tejasswi’s parents looked extremely sober and simple, while Karan planted a kiss on Teja’s cheek, the camera was panned on Teja’s father, he humbly folded his hands towards it. This gesture of her father definitely won hearts. Later we see Raqesh explaining to Teja that he is hurt with her age, shaming Shamita and on a lighter note he said she doesn’t even look like aunty. However the verbal fight inside the house continued, Karan defended his girlfriend saying that she didn’t age shame her and Shamita was fuming with anger and concluded her fight with Teja calling her shameless and stupid. In the coming episode we see Bigg Boss ex winners entering the house giving the contestant an option to take rupees 10 lakh cash and leave the trophy.
After the Bigg Boss 15 winner announcement, Gauahar Khan shared a tweet taking a dig at Tejasswi Prakash. As also noted by fans, the Bigg Boss 7 winner mentioned how the ‘silence’ on Tejasswi being announced as winner said it all. The Rocket Singh SalesMan of the Year has been supporting Pratik in this season. In her tweet, she also sent out an encouraging message for the runner-up.
In a series of tweets, Karan Kundrra thanked fans for supporting him in his Bigg Boss 15 journey. The actor said that he will take time to recover from this loss, and promised fans to never disappoint them again.
Bigg Boss 15 also revealed winner Tejasswi Prakash as the new Naagin on Sunday. As part of the grand finale, it was announced that Tejasswi will play the title role in the upcoming season six of the hit supernatural show on the channel, her fellow contestant Simba Nagpal will play her co-star.
As per the show’s synopsis, “This season shall witness the serpent queen ‘Sarvashreshth Naagin’ go far and beyond to fight the most powerful enemy in the history of the show. ‘Sarvashreshth Naagin’ will battle a global crisis that poses a threat to the survival of humanity.”
Shehnaaz Gill said Sidharth Shukla will always be special for her and she will always represent him as long as she is alive. “There have been many winners of Bigg Boss but king ek hi tha and that is Siddharth Shukla,” Shehnaaz told Salman Khan. She gave a moving tribute to Sidharth Shukla and relived her cherished memories with the late actor.
After performing on ‘Tuada Kutta’, Salman Khan and Shehnaaz Gill shared a warm hug. The hug left Salman and Shehnaaz teary-eyed. Salman said he is proud to see Shehnaaz trying to move on in life. Salman also added that the last few months have been tough for her and Sidharth Shukla’s mother. The actor said he talks to Sidharth’s mother.
Shehnaaz Gill and Salman Khan recreated ‘Tuada Kutta’ on the Bigg Boss 15 stage. Shehnaaz said she has become ‘India’s Shehnaaz Gill’ while Katrina Kaif has become ‘Punjab’s Katrina’ after marrying Vicky Kaushal. Shehnaaz Gill gets emotional on seeing Salman Khan on Bigg Boss, apologizes to the actor and the makers. Shehnaaz said she has been working on herself and improving her skills on Salman’s advice.
Devoleena was not present for the finale. The actor, who injured herself during a task on the show, announced via Instagram that she will be in the hospital, undergoing an operation. She also endorsed Pratik as her favorite to win. Rakhi, on the other hand, expressed her disappointment at not being able to make it to the Bigg Boss finale.
In a conversation with the paparazzi, Rakhi said that the show ‘uses’ her for entertainment every season, but doesn’t let her have the winner’s trophy.
“Iska matlab ye hai ki Bigg Boss agar aap har saal mujhe bulaege, toh aap sirf mujhe tissue ki tarah istemaal karege. Main tissue paper nahi hu Bigg Boss. Main jeeti jaagti insaan hu (This means that Bigg Boss, you will call me every year and use me like tissue paper? I’m a human being. I’m not a tissue paper),” Rakhi said while speaking to the paparazzi. On the show, before her eviction, Rakhi was seen complaining that Karan and Tejasswi are winning without even entertaining the audience.
Bigg Boss 15’s grand finale also saw attendance of finalists’ family and friends. Shamita’s mother Sunanda Shetty, sister Shilpa Shetty and boyfriend Raqesh Bapat also attended the finale. Raqesh was seen expressing his anger over Tejasswi, who has claimed that Shamita is interested in her boyfriend Karan. The finale started from 8 pm onwards on Colors TV. The audience could also watch it on Voot.