VJ Sunny whose been the audience favorite won Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 while Youtuber Shanmukh Jaswanth became the first runner-up. The trophy and the cash prize along with a bike and a plot worth Rs 25 lakhs was presented to Sunny in the star-studded finale episode. Singer Sreerama Chandra was one of the three finalists on the show.
Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Ram Charan, SS Rajamouli, and Nani made an appearance during the Bigg Boss Telugu 5 grand finale. Rajamouli and his team promoted RRR, while former host Nani spoke about Shyam Singha Roy. Host Nagarjuna welcomed the guest along with sizzling dance performances.
Bigg Boss Telugu season 5, which started on September 5, ended its roller-coaster journey of 106 days on a high note. The 18 contestants of the show were Siri Hanumanth, Anchor Ravi, Vishwa, Sarayu, Nataraj, Anee, Lobo, Maanas Nagulapalli, Umadevi, Jessie, Priyanka Singh, VJ Sunny, RJ Kajal, Shanmukh, Priya, Shwetha Varma, Sreerama Chandra, Lahari Shari and Hamida.
Sunny, who started his career as the host of the TV show, worked with a lifestyle channel and finally became a VJ. He began his acting stint with Kalyana Vaibhogam.