Big Boss is a famous reality show produced by Endemol Shine in India. It is based on the format of the Dutch Reality Game Show, Big Brother.
The Big Boss show is played in many languages such as Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, and Bangla. It is available on Voot and Disney-Hotstar OTT platforms.
The Big Boss Show in Hindi is telecasted on Colors channel. It was earlier hosted by many celebrities such as Amitabh Bachan, Shilpa Shetty, Arshad Warsi, and Sanjay Dutt. At present Salman Khan is doing the job for the last six seasons.
Let us watch and analyze who won the show every year along with their prize money, starting from season 1. Following is a list of all big boss winners to date.
1. Rahul Roy - Big Boss Season 1 (2006) Winner
Rahul Roy is an Indian actor and producer. He was the winner of the Big Boss season 1 (2006). He got a winning prize of rupees 1 crore.
Rahul Roy got Life Membership Award in The International Film & Television Club. He was the special guest in Comedy Nights Bachao, and The Kapil Sharma Show in 2016 and 2020 respectively.
2. Ashutosh Kaushik - Big Boss Season 2 (2008) Winner
Ashutosh Kaushik was the Big Boss winner in Season 2 (2008).
He is an Indian Actor and TV Participant. Ashutosh Kaushik took away the prize money of rupees 1 crore.
He played famous roles in the movies Zila Ghaziabad and Kismat Love Paisa Dilli.
3. Vindu Dara Singh - Big Boss Season 3 (2009) Winner
Vindu Dara Singh is a television and film actor. He was the Big Boss Winner of Season 3 and got the prize money of rupees 1 Crore in 2009.
Before participating in the Big Boss show, he played the role of Lord Hanuman in Jay Veer Hanuman's television series on Sony Entertainment television.
Vindu Dara Singh won the 'Bade Dil Wala' award (man with a golden heart) given by the Big Boss Housemates.
4. Shweta Tiwari - Big Boss Season 4 (2010) Winner
Shweta Tiwari participated in many reality shows. She was the Big Boss winner in Season 4 with prize money of rupees 1 crore. Shweta Tiwari also won the Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur show.
She is doing Films in many Languages such as Bhojpuri, Kannada, Punjab, Marathi, and Urdu. She got the Best Television Actress Award in 2021.
5. Juhi Parmar - Big Boss Season 5 (2011) Winner
Juhi Parmar is famous in Hindi Television Industry as an anchor, actress, presenter, and dancer. She debuted in Hindi Television Industry as Samidha in Zee TV Series in 1998.
Juhi Parmar was the Big Boss winner of Season 5 in 2011. She got prize money of rupees 1 crore.
She was awarded Best Actress for critics at the Indian Telly Awards for one of the long-running TV series, Kumkum – Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan. Juhi Parmar is now running a YouTube channel as well.
6. Urvashi Dholakia - Big Boss Season 6 (2012) Winner
Urvashi Dholakia appeared as a child in the Doordarshan TV series Shrikant. She is well known for her character Komolika in Kasauti Zindagi Ki.
In 2012, she participated in Big Boss Show season 6 and was the winner of this season. She won the prize money of rupees 50 lakh.
After Big Boss, she became famous for her role named Queen Iravati in Chandrakanta.
7. Gauhar Khan - Big Boss Season 7 (2013) Winner
Gauhar Khan was the winner of Big Boss Season 7 in 2013 and was awarded rupees 50 lakh.
She is an Indian model and Actress. Gauhar Khan made her debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj Film, Rocket Sing: Salesman of the year.
After Big Boss, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 and became the semi-finalist. She also played the role of Maithili Sharon in Web Series Tandav.
8. Gautham Gulati - Big Boss Season 8 (2014) Winner
Gautham Gulati is a television actor. He was the winner of Big Boss Season 8 in 2015. His prize money was rupees 50 Lakh.
He is famous for his comical Role in Pyaar Kil Ye Ek Kahaani and Diya Aur Baati Hum.
In the Biopic of Mohammad Azharuddin, Azhar, Gautham Gulati played the role of Ravi Shastri.
He was last seen in the web series Operation Cobra in 2019 and in the movie Radhey alongside Salman Khan in 2021.
9. Prince Narula - Big Boss Season 9 (2015) Winner
Prince Narula is best known for MTV Roadies 12. Later on, he also played the role in Badho Bahu as Lucky.
In 2016, he participated in Big Boss Season 9 and emerged as a winner with prize money of rupees 50 Lakh.
After Big Boss, in 2019, he along with his wife Yuvika Chaudhary won the title of Nach Baliye season 9, which is an Indian Celebrity Dance Show on Star Plus.
10. Manveer Gurjar - Big Boss Season 10 (2016) Winner
Manveer Gurjar is the only non-celebrity to win the Big Boss Title. He won Season 10 and got the winning amount of rupees 50 Lakh.
Manveer Gurjar is a farmer by his profession. He is a diary agriculturist.
Big Boss Season 10 was the only season where participants from commoners were allowed to participate as common people(India Waale).
After Big Boss, Manveer Gurjar went to Noida and is working as a social worker since then.
11. Shilpa Shinde - Big Boss Season 11 (2017) Winner
Shilpa Shinde is from a Maharashtrian family. Her Father Satyadeo Shinde was the High court judge. Shinde made her debut on television in 1999.
Shilpa became famous for her role in the TV show Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hai. She was the Big Boss winner of Season 11 in 2018 with prize money of rupees 50 Lakh.
In 2019, she became a politician in Indian National Congress and participated in the Lok Sabha elections.
12. Dipika Kakar - Big Boss Season 12 (2018) Winner
Dipika Kakar started her career as an air hostess for three years in Mumbai following with acting debut in a daily soap TV series on Colors channel, Sasural Simar Ka. She was the Big Boss Winner of Season 12 in 2018 and received rupees 30 Lakh as the winning amount.
After Big Boss, she appeared on the television show Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum as Sonakshi Rastogi. Recently, she played a cameo role in Sasural Simar Ka 2 as well.
13. Sidharth Shukla - Big Boss Season 13 (2019) Winner
Sidharth Shukla is a model, host, and actor on Hindi Television. In 2016, he was the winner of stunt reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 7 and hosted India Got Talent 7 with Bharti Singh.
In 2019, he participated in Big Boss Season 13 and won the show with prize money of rupees 40 Lakh.
14. Rubina Dilaik - Big Boss Season 14 (2020) Winner
Rubina Dilaik made her debut in acting as Chotti Bahu.
In the early days, she was a pageant contender winning two local beauty Pageants and Miss Shimla in 2006.
In October 2020, she became a contestant in Big Boss Season 14 along with her husband Abhinav Shukla. Finally, she emerged as the winner of the show with a cash prize of rupees 36 Lakh.
Big Boss is not only a television show, it is a platform for a non-identity individuals to express their talent to the world. It is very difficult to live in a lonely house without any gadgets with a set of rules. Big Boss Winners put more effort than other housemates and it becomes worthful.
Big Boss is a wonderful life experience for all of the contestants as well as viewers as we too get to see and follow the routine of the well-known personalities on our television screens 24x7.
Hope you enjoyed reading this article as much as you did while watching one of the episodes of Big Boss.