The finale of Bigg Boss 16 was hosted by Salman Khan on 12th February 2023 and the fans got the official winner of Bigg Boss 16.
Bigg Boss 16- Finale Glimpse
The finale episode was aired on Colors TV from 7 pm, and the fans witnessed a lot of drama even in the finale episode. The finale was attended by all 16 contestants including the wild card Vikas Manaktala, along with the parents of the top 5 finalists. The top 5 contestants in the finale were Shalin Bhanot, Shiv Thackare, Archana Gautam, MC Stan and Priyanka Chahar Choudhary.
Bharti Singh and Krishna Abhishek began the finale with their touches of humour and mocking the contestants in their own witty style. Krushna Abhishek interacted with the top 5 contestants. There was a battle of rap between the mandli and non-mandli, where the mandli gang Nimrit, Sumbul, Shiv and MC Stan battled with Priyanka, Archana and Shalin.
The show continued with Krushana and Bharti where there was a round of musical chairs with the finalist, and after each round, there was a punishment given by Bharti and Krushna. Host Salman Khan joined the show at 9:00 Pm, and started with the actual process of elimination.
Ex-contestant Abdu Rozik performed with Soundarya, Nimrit and Priyanka on the song ‘Chota Bhaijaan. Fans witnessed a drama when the finalist Priyanka and Shiv were in a fierce battle of words as they had to discuss each other’s shortcomings where Priyanka alleged Shiv of being ‘Shatir’ (clever) and Batameez (ill-mannered) and Shiv alleged Priyanka of being jealous of Nimrit and hate her.
The top 5 finalists were greeted by their mothers and they were overwhelmed by the presence of their families. Finalists were blessed by their parents with a spoon of sugar and curd to wish them luck.
There was a blazing performance by each contestant of the house where the mandli performed together celebrating their friendship, whereas Archana Gautam and Shalin performed solo followed by a delightful performance by Ankit and Priyanka. Host Salman Khan launched the first song from his upcoming flick Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan titled ‘Naiyo Lagda’.
There was a special appearance by the cast of Gadar 2, where the leads Sunny Deol and Amisha Patel set the stage on fire along with the contestant Abdu Rozik and performed the song ‘Ghar Aaja Pardesi’. Abdu gifts a miniature of the Taj Mahal to Amisha Patel recreating the scene from Gadar 1 where Sakina (Amisha Patel had a miniature of Taj Mahal in the film) and Sunny Deol makes Abdu Rozik mimic the most iconic dialogue form Gadar 1 “Hindustan Zindabad Tha, Zindabad Hai aur Zindabad Rahega”.
The most controversial duo Tina Dutta and Shalin Bhanot entertained their fans throughout the season with their love-hate relationship and the fans witnessed their bitter relationship in the finale where the duo was not ready to interact with each other and the host Salman Khan pulled their leg where he mocked Tina saying “Shalin interacted with your bed after you got evicted from the show”.
The cast of upcoming daily soap Junnoniyat (Ankit Gupta, Gautam Vig and Manasi Salvi) and Tere Ishq Mein Ghayal (Karan Kundrra, Gashmeer Mahajani and Reema Shaikh) starting from 13th February 2023, promoted their shows in the presence of host Salman Khan.
Bigg Boss 16 Official Winner
The elimination started with the eviction of Shalin Bhanot where the top 5 had to predict the first elimination to add a cash prize of Rs 10,00,00, followed by the eviction of Archana Gautam in a hand pump task.
Out of the top 3 finalist MC Stan, Shiv Thakare and Priyanka Choudhary fought for the battle of the finale. Priyanka Choudhary got evicted leaving the top 2 contestants to bag the title of Bigg Boss 16.
Host Salman Khan announced the name of the conqueror of Bigg Boss 16 out of the top 2, Shiv Thackare and MC Stan and the Bigg Boss 16 title is bagged by MC Stan.
He got a cash prize of Rs 31,80,00 out of the initial cash prize of 50,00,000 and a Hyundi Grand i10 nios Car.
About Bigg Boss 16
The premiere of Bigg Boss 16 was hosted by Salman Khan on October 1st, 2022. Bigg Boss 16 was aired on Colors tv from Monday to Sunday as follows (Monday to Friday at 10 pm), (Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 pm).
The show started with 16 contestants (Sajid Khan, Abdu Rozik, Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia, Priyanka Choudhary, MC Stan, Archana Gautam, Shiv Thakare, Gautam Vig, Tina Dutta, Shalin Bhanot, Ankit Gupta, Gori Nagori, Sreejita De Sumbul Khan, Soundarya Sharma, and Manya Singh) and a wild card entry Vikas Manaktala.