The most popular and entertaining contestant of "Bigg Boss 8", Gautam Gulati, has been named the winner of this season.
The top five finalists – Gautam, Karishma Tanna, Pritam, Dimpy, and Ali – gave each other tough competition. According to the voting trend, "Bigg Boss Live News" wrote on Twitter that Gulati and Tanna were leading with maximum votes. Thus, it was highly probable that either of the two would emerge victorious.
"Bigg Boss 8", which merged into "Bigg Boss Halla Bol!", has come to an end. It was surely the most controversial season out of all the eight. From Diandra–Gautam's love story, Karishma–Upen's Lip-lock to Salman Khan leaving the show, it showcased many controversial episodes. The latest season of India's most popular reality show has proved to be a rollercoaster ride for viewers as well since it began airing on ColorsTV, from 21 September last year.
If we look at "Bigg Boss" winners' history, most of them were women and the ones who were expected to win.
Here is the list of winners of all eight seasons"
Bigg Boss Season 8 Winner – Gautam Gulati
"Bigg Boss 8" revealed the winner of this season – Gautam Gulati. From "P3G" to affair with Diandra, these were the highlights of his "Bigg Boss" journey.
Bigg Boss Season 7 Winner – Gauahar Khan
Gauhar Khan was the winner of Season 7. The actress-model was popular for her link-up with one of the "Bigg Boss 7" contestants, Kushal Tandon.
Bigg Boss Season 6 Winner – Urvashi Dholakia
The television's popular vamp, Urvashi Dholakia, won the winner's title in Season 6.
Bigg Boss Season 5 Winner – Juhi Parmar
TV industry's known face Juhi Parmar emerged as the winner of Season 5. The actress is married to TV actor Sachin Shroff.
Bigg Boss Season 4 Winner – Shweta Tiwari
Shweta Tiwari, popular TV actress and a terrific dancer, bagged the Season 4 title. Her ex-husband Raja Chaudhary was also a contestant in "Bigg Boss 2."
Bigg Boss Season 3 Winner – Vindu Dara Singh
Vindu Dara Singh, son of legendary late actor Dara Singh, was the winner of Season 3. The television as well as film actor was termed as "bade dil wala" (man with golden heart) by his fellow housemates during his "Bigg Boss" journey.
Bigg Boss Season 2 Winner – Ashutosh Kaushik
Ashutosh Kaushik from Bihar, won the Season 2 title. He was a participant at MTV Hero Honda's show "Roadies".
Bigg Boss Season 1 Winner – Rahul Roy
Film actor Rahul Roy, who shot to fame after he starred in "Aashiqui" in 1990, won the first season of "Bigg Boss."