Manveer Gurjar, the ‘common man’ from Noida, beat famous film and TV personalities to win Bigg Boss 10, and a cash award of Rs. 40 lakh.
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Watch: Bigg Boss 10: Winner Manveer Gurjar donates half prize money to ‘Being Human’
Bigg Boss Winners: Women Beating Men Lately?
Here are the Bigg Boss Winners over the years. And if you see the list of Bigg Boss winners, women seem to have an upper hand over men, and have emerged clear winners in the last few seasons. Most of them seemed to have adapted better to life inside the Bigg Boss house.
Take a look for yourself.
Season 10: Bigg Boss 10 winner was Manveer Gurjar, a common man from Noida, who went on to beat famous film and TV industry figures.
Season 9: Bigg Boss 9 winner was Prince Narula, an Indian model and television personality.
Season 8: Bigg Boss 8 winner was Gautam Gulati, who later went on to do a role in Azhar.
Season 7: Bigg Boss 7 series was again won by a Female – Model and actress ‘Gauhar Khan’ who has done a few item songs in Bollywood films. Tanisha Mukherjee (sister of Kajol) was the runner-up.
Season 6: Bigg Boss 6 was won by soap actress Urvashi Dholakia. Imam Siddiqui, who was quite popular during that show, was the first runner up.
Season 5: Bigg Boss 5 was won by soap actress and television presenter Juhi Parmar, first runner-up was Mahek Chahal. Mahek is a former Norwegian model and a Bollywood actress who made her Bollywood debut in the movie Nayee Padosan. She was later also seen in Salman Khan’s ‘Wanted’.
Season 4: Bigg Boss 4 was won by popular television actress Shweta Tiwari, with The Great Khali coming second. This was the first time Bigg Boss was hosted by superstar Salman Khan, and ever since he has been hosting Bigg Boss.
Season 3: Bigg Boss 3 was won by Bollywood actor Vindu Dara Singh (son of Dara Singh), Pravessh Rana was the runner-up. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan presented the third season of the Bigg Boss series.
Season 2: Ashutosh Kaushik was the winner of Bigg Boss 2. Ashutosh was earlier the winner of MTV Hero Honda Roadies 5, and later did a role in the movie Zila Ghaziabad. Television actor Raja Chaudhary (ex-husband of Shweta Tiwari) was the runner-up. Shilpa Shetty hosted the second season.
Season 1: Bigg Boss 1 winner was Bollywood actor Rahul Roy (hero of the origin Aashiqui movie), Indian model Carol Gracias was the runner-up. The debut season was hosted by Bollywood Actor Arshad Warsi.
As you can see women have clearly emerged on top during the last few seasons, and seem to be mentally better prepared for their stay in the Bigg Boss house.
So is Bigg Boss 8 also going to see a female winner? Lets wait and watch; I guess it will be up to the likes of Sushant Singh & Puneet Issar to prove that they can handle the pressure better.