Kaushal is the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 2
Kaushal is the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 2Snapshot of Hotstar video

As expected, Kaushal has emerged as the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 2, while Geetha Madhuri became the runnerup, beating other finalists Tanish, Samrat Reddy and Deepthi Nallamothu.

9.35 pm: Venkatesh presented winner's trophy and cheque of 50 lakh to Kaushal. Addressing the gathering Kaushal thanked all housemates and audience for making him strong and fight harder. Meanwhile, he revealed that his mother succumbed to cancer and he could not get her treatment. Hence, he would donate the prize money for the treatment of women cancer patients.

9.30 pm: Before the announcement of the winner Venkatesh asked big boss to show the AV of Nani's journey on the show. After watching the video, the actor announced that Kaushal Manda has bagged the title of Bigg Boss Telugu 2 and Geetha Madhuri has become the runner-up.

8.35 pm: Nani shared some memorable moments along with Kaushal and Geetha Madhuri in the Bigg Boss House. Victory Venkatesh entered the stage as the chief guest and joined the host and top two finalists to announce the winner of the Bigg Boss Telugu 2 title.

8.30 pm: Nani entered the Bigg Boss House to bring Kaushal and Geetha Madhuri to join him on the dais. After taking a last glimpse, both the finalists thanked and bid good bye to the house.

8.25 pm: Nani announces that Roll Rida has won the honour of Happiest contestant inside the house of Bigg Boss Telugu 2. Later, he shared some memorable moments with the ex-contestants and a few memories inside the house were also displayed to the audience as well as the ex-contestants.

8.10 pm: Tanish is shown the video of his Bigg Boss Telugu 2 journey. Ex-contestants welcomed him with love.

8.05 pm: After a dance performance, Nani asked all the three finalists to go to three different rooms and told them to come out of the rooms after siren. Kaushal and Geetha Madhuri came out, while Tanish is out of the house.

7.50 pm: Nani asked Deepthi Nallamothu to pack her bags and come on the stages. She was the second the finalist to be eliminated. After having a selfie, she walked out of the house and appeared on the stage. Nani showed the AV of her journey on the show Bigg Boss Telugu 2.

7.35: The ex-contestants Nandini Rai, Tejaswini Madiwada, Deepthi Sunaina and Shyamala performed for famous songs on the dais.

7.20 pm: Samrat Reddy was shown the video of his entire journey on Bigg Boss Telugu 2. He was seen getting emotional the video and shared his experience. He told Nani what he learnt after being on the show.

7.10 pm: Nani finally started elimination process. He said that he used to announce names of people, who were safe from eviction first. But now he would announce the names, who has to pack up their bags. He announced that Samrat Reddy was eliminated from the grand finale.

7.00 pm: Nani launched the jersey of the kabaddi team Telugu Titans, which is a part of pro-kabaddi which is set to begin soon. He shares a fun moment playing kabaddi with the Telugu Titans team.

6.55 pm: Nani started interaction with the top five contestants. He announces that the family members of the housemates were present there. Each member interacted with their respective families.

6.45 pm: Nani shifted his focus on the Naa-Nee TV and the finalists of Bigg Boss Telugu 2 were excited to see him. The host exchanged the pleasantries with them and announced that all the ex-contestants were on the show to cheer up them.

6.40 pm: Each contestant got a chance to express what has changed after their appearance in a reality show like Bigg Boss Telugu 2. The ex-housemates, who were excited in the specially designed costumes, described their experience in the house, as once in lifetime experience and thank big boss for the opportunity.

6.30 pm: The ex-contestants' performances added to the excitement of the viewers of Bigg Boss Telugu 2. After this act, Nani started the conversation with the ex-contestants of Bigg Boss Telugu 2.

6.25 pm: Ex-housemates Roll Rida, Amit Tiwari, Babu Gogineni, Tejashwi Madiwada, Shyamala, Pooja Ramachandran, Bhanu Shree, Kireet, Deepthi Sunaina, Ganesh, Nandini Rai and Sanjana Anne made a grand entry and shook their legs to the tunes of the song - It's Family Party.

6.10 pm: After his heartfelt speech, Nani announced that it is time to end the Bigg Boss Telugu season 2. The family members of finalists were present at the grand finale of the show and Nani had an interactive session with them.

6.05 pm: The grand finale of Bigg Boss Telugu 2 began on a high note with Nani's stylish entry and electrifying appearance on the stage. He performed dance for a peppy number and grabbed the attention with his perkiness. Later, he thanked viewers for their love and support and love for the show.

As per the information leaked on social media, Kaushal has emerged as the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 2, beating others finalists Geetha Madhuri, Deepthi Nallamothu, Tanish and Samrat Reddy.

Sai Rajesh, who has directed Hrudaya Kaleyam and producer of Kobbari Matta, tweeted this moring,
"Shoot Done till 4am. 3 HMs left house......Only 2 HMs r staying right now at House....Final Winner will be announced among 2 HMs by Chief guest. Shoot @ 4pm today #BiggBossTelugu2."

Many replied to him and quizzed him on the details of the winner. Responding to a guy, Sai Rajesh‏ tweeted, "#Kaushal is the Winner.....vere vaallaki ichentha scene ledhu comedy entante...shoot ayipoyindi ani...2-5 places order...voting percentage lu...edho telisinattuga.. Asalu ninna kaushal bayatakosthe..ee roju scene ilaa vuntadha...."

Bigg Boss Telugu 2, which premiered on June 10 on Star Maa, has successfully completed 112 days and is set for the announcement of the winner of the show today. The reality TV show began with 16 contestants locked inside the house. Two actresses Nandini Rai and Pooja Ramachandran made their entry as wildcards on later dates and two evicted contestants were also brought back on the show.

As Bigg Boss Telugu 2 is coming closer to its finale, five contestants Kaushal, Geetha Madhuri, Deepthi Nallamothu, Tanish and Samrat Reddy are in the race for winner's title. Several websites held surveys to predict the winner and Kaushal has shown the lead in most of these polls. However, all the viewers are eagerly waiting to see the official announcement by host Nani on Sunday evening.

Star Maa has already completed a shooting of the grand finale of Bigg Boss Telugu 2. The TV channel shared a promo of the last episode of the show and confirmed that it would begin at 6 pm today. Besides the video, the TV channel tweeted, "All set for #BBTelugu2GrandFinale to unveil #BiggBossTelugu2 Winner!!! Today Evening at 6 PM on @StarMaa with @NameisNani [sic]"

The 2 minute 32-second long video of Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finale begins with the grand entry of Nani, who thanks the audience for their support. While addressing them, the host said: "The show has reached its last Sunday, after completing 113 days. You have continuously followed the show and made it a blockbuster show."

The promo of Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finale offers a glimpse at the dance performances of ex-contestants Tejaswi Madivada, Babu Gogineni, Deepthi Sunaina, Nandini Rai and others. The video hints at the unlimited comedy timing of Nani, as he makes fun of Ganesh, Sunaina, Sanjana and Shyamala.

The video also offers a glimpse at the outfit of the five finalists inside the show. Nani shows them their family members through the conference video. Kaushal, Geetha Madhuri and Tanish also get emotional to see their family members. The footage assures that the grand finale of Bigg Boss Telugu 2 is going to be high on entertainment quotient and it is going to be the perfect treat for the audience this weekend.