The bookies favourite, Rubina Dilaik has been named the winner of ‘Bigg Boss 14’ on Colors.
Dilaik beat off competition from Rahul Vaidya, who finished second and Nikki Tamboli in third.
Dilaik took home the ‘Bigg Boss 14’ trophy, along with a cash prize of Rs. 36 lakhs. Rakhi Sawant, who finished in fifth, bagged Rs. 14 lakh. Aly Goni was placed in fourth.
Talking about her victory, Rubina said, “No amount of prep-work, mental strength or advice from former contestants or winners can actually get you ready for life inside the Bigg Boss house. Not only me, but I am certain almost everyone will agree to this. This house can make you or break you and I am glad that I mustered the strength to power through it all. Winning, finally, has left me speechless, filled with so much emotion as I not only walk out of this house as a winner but also with a renewed relationship with my husband. I would want to thank my family, friends, fans, Colors, Endemol and moreover Salman Khan for being my guiding light in this incredible journey.”
Commenting on the enormous success of season 14, Nina Elavia Jaipuria – Head, Hindi Mass Entertainment and Kids TV Network, Viacom18, said, “As drivers of entertainment, it is our constant endeavor to provide the best varity content to our viewers and yet another memorable season of Bigg Boss is a testimony to that. The pandemic posed many challenges but we overcame them in every sense and delivered a power-packed season. We thank our partners and sponsors for putting faith in us and for making this show a success. Heartiest congratulations to Rubina Dilaik and to all the contestants who gave a tough fight. As we draw curtains on Bigg Boss, we are set to launch another promising season of Dance Deewane on weekends and a passionate love story Bawara Dil on weekdays.”
Further, Manisha Sharma – Chief Content Officer, Colors, added, “Packed with unlimited twists, drama, and entertainment, Bigg Boss 14 was exceptional on all fronts. Despite the unprecedented times, we dared to bring the biggest reality show on television which we are extremely proud of. The contestants’ energy and enthusiasm reflected in the show’s success and turned it into a super entertainer. I would like to thank the viewers, the showrunners for putting together a great season and the host Salman Khan who breathe life into it. Congratulations to the winner Rubina Dilaik and best wishes for future endeavors.”
Abhishek Rege, CEO, Endemol Shine India, said, “Despite the current situation, we are quite thrilled to have had a very successful season of India’s biggest reality show. This season has definitely been harder, ensuring that we meet all the protocols and standards for safety, and we are committed to producing the best version of the show each year. I would like to thank all the contestants and congratulate Rubina on her win.”
The ‘Bigg Boss’ finale saw a bevvy of stars descend and add to the entertainment and excitement for one last time. The finalists in ‘Bigg Boss’, too, lit up the evening with some spectacular performances! Flagging off the night with a jaw-dropping performance were Rubina Dilaik and Rahul Vaidya. Aly Goni and Rahul Vaidya, the Jai and Veeru of Bigg Boss performed to the iconic ‘Sholay’ number. Rakhi Sawant bedazzled everyone with smashing dance numbers. Making it a grand night, veteran actor Dharmendra graced the stage and shared some anecdotes with the master host Salman Khan and entertained the audience. Welcoming the new season of Dance Deewane, judges Tushar Kalia and Dharmesh Yelande along with host Raghav Jugal graced the occasion too. Adding to the fun and excitement, actor Ritesh Deshmukh also entered the house posing as Rakhi’s ‘husband’ Ritiesh! Setting the stage on fire, quite literally, was Norah Fatehi who performed the iconic ‘Garmi’ step along with Salman Khan. Artists from Colors’ fiction shows were also a part of the finale and added to the glamour of the episode!