‘Victory belongs to those who persevere’, and nothing tests your patience more than staying away from your near and dear ones for a period of 105 days at a stretch. After enthralling the viewers for more than 3 months, COLORS’ marquee property, Bigg Boss draws curtain to yet another entertaining season as it announced Dipika Kakkar Ibrahim as the winner of the 12th edition. In a nerve-racking finish the five finalists of the season – Romil Chaudhury, Dipika Kakkar Ibrahim, Karanvir Bohra, Deepak Thakur and Sree Santh withstood all obstacles and proving themselves as the true champions of this season.
The Grand Finale that left the viewers on the edge of their seats, saw Dipika Kakkar Ibrahim shed tears of joy as she kissed the trophy and united with her loved ones. After three months of living under the constant glare of more than 80 cameras, Host Salman Khan’s advisement and enduring all tasks and tribulations Appy Fizz presents Bigg Boss powered by OPPO F9 Pro saw the winner walk away with a reward of Rs 30 lakh and the coveted trophy. Sree Santh and Deepak Thakur were the first and second runners-up respectively.
Having won million hearts as a television bahu, Dipika’s journey in Bigg Boss wasn’t a smooth one. During her stay in the house, she always stood for what she believed is right and surpassed her co-contestants with her confidence and perseverance. In only a few weeks’ time, she found a confidante in Sreesanth and they became inseparable from there on. While Dipika fought her own battles, she also stood by Sreesanth through thick and thin. Having performed every task with utmost determination, she played the game with dignity. Even after receiving much criticism for her dominant nature, her constant banters with Surbhi and playful conversations with Sreesanth were the highlights of the season.
Commenting on her victory, Dipika Kakkar Ibrahim said, “The feeling that follows after being declared the winner of Bigg Boss is something that I cannot put into words. Tackling the various situations that I have experienced inside the Bigg Boss house has given me a lot more confidence to go back and continue being who I am. I was true to myself and worked hard to achieve that. Today, as I hold the Bigg Boss trophy, I cannot help but recollect every single day that I have spent inside the house – every task, every circumstance. There is a lot that I am taking back home with me that I have learnt while being a part of this amazing journey of Bigg Boss 12.”