Gautam Gulati
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Gautam Gulati is one of the most popular contestants of season eighth of controversial reality show "Bigg Boss". And if reports are anything to go by, then he is the winner of the "Bigg Boss 8".

Last week, during the finale night, Salman Khan almost declared that Gautam as the winner of the show revealing the top ranking. Gautam had received the highest votes by 3 January and was declared the top champion.

But since the show got extended, he has to play along with the other housemates until 31 January.

However, ex-contestant Imam Siddique revealed on his Twitter account that Gautam is indeed the winner of the show. The fashion designer claimed to have a photo from the official website, which says that the "Diya Aur Baati Hum" actor is the winner.

"#BB8HALLABOL #WINNERDECIDED #PHTOPROOFFROMCHANNELWEBSITE... @TheGautamGulati," Imam tweeted along with the photo.

Earlier, a numerologist Ashok K predicted that Gautam and Ali Quli Mirza might win the show. But Gautam is ahead of Ali in the race, Ashok said.

However, Gautam's fans have already declared him a winner on social media. After Gautam was selected as the worst Champion on Thursday's episode, his fans took to Twitter to support their favourite star.

His fans said that Champions decision to select him as the worst contestant was unfair.

@Twitfvr: The T-shirt #BB8 gave to Gautam was really a humiliating thing to do.But hats off to gautam the way he smilingly wore it.A true WINNER #BB8

‏@NAMMYSINGH1: @ColorsTV gautam is the true winner and he will definitely win.

@TejeswiSingh: @biggbosstruth @TheGautamGulati @BiggBoss doesn't matter anyway!! Gautam has won million hearts already! He is already a winner!

@harssh8: I totally agre Gautam doesn't deserves to be one of the champions. Instead he is the sole winner of #bb8