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Aari Arjuna lifts Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4 trophy

Aari Arjuna beat Balaji Murugadoss to lift the trophy of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4.

Written by Manoj Kumar R | Bengaluru |
Updated: January 18, 2021 12:15:12 am
Aari ArjunaAari Arjuna with Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4 trophy. (Photo: Vijay Television/Twitter)

Aari Arjuna was announced as the winner of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4 on Sunday. Aari beat Balaji Murugadoss to lift the trophy of Bigg Boss Tamil 4.

The fourth season of Bigg Boss Tamil was launched in October 2020 with actor-host Kamal Haasan welcoming 16 contestants to the show. Besides Aari and Balaji, those who entered the Bigg Boss Tamil house this year included Rio Raj, Ramya Pandian, Somsekhar, Sanam, Rekha, Anitha Sampath, Velmurugan, Jithan Ramesh, ‘Aranthangi’ Nisha, Aajeedh Khalique, Suresh Chakravarthy, Samyuktha and Shivani Narayanan.

Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4 would have aired in July instead of October had it not been for the pandemic. During the launch of the reality show, Kamal Haasan had said that though “the disease is dangerous, we can’t continue to remain in the house”. The makers of the show ensured that the safety guidelines of WHO were followed during the shoot.

Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4 aired on Vijay Television and streamed on Disney Plus Hotstar.

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00:15 (IST)18 Jan 2021
The End

Kamal Haasan makes his final political pitch on the show. "Always select honesty in all fields," he says. And ends the show with his campaign slogan: 'Naalai Namathe' (Tomorrow is ours).

00:09 (IST)18 Jan 2021
Meet the winner of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4
23:59 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Aari wins Bigg Boss Tamil 4

Aari Arjuna wins the fourth season of Bigg Boss Tamil. Aari takes home Rs 50 lakh cash prize and the winner's trophy.

23:58 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Aari and Balaji's journey

The showrunners are stretching it! Videos capturing Aari and Balaji's stay in the house is played.

23:22 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Kamal gives pep talk to Aari and Balaji

After giving a small pep talk to Aari and Balaji, and gifting them clothes from House of Khaddar, Kamal Haasan escorts the two finalists to the stage.

23:06 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Aari and Balaji's closing remarks

Aari and Balaji each get an opportunity to make their closing remarks as they wait for Kamal Haasan to enter the house and escort them to the stage. In a few minutes from now, one of them will be crowned as the winner of Bigg Boss Tamil Season 4.

22:45 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Rio Raj's journey

Rio was the reason behind the majority of light and laugh-out-loud moments in this season. However, he was also the most confused player of this season. His closeness with Archana, Nisha, Som, and Gaby may have helped him to make his stay in the house tolerable and pleasant, but that comfort also came with a price. It affected his winnability factor.

22:32 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Rio Raj is evicted

Rio Raj is evicted. Sherin escorts him out of the house.

22:19 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Kamal Haasan's clothing line

Kamal Haasan launches his clothing line on the show. His apparel brand is called House of Khaddar.

22:19 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Sherin Shringar is here

Sherin Shringar is here. Who do you think will be evicted now?

22:08 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Kamal Haasan to undergo surgery

Kamal Haasan recalls that he suffered through an ankle injury and multiple surgeries throughout the four seasons. The host also reveals that he has further developed complications with his ankle injury as he did not follow his doctors' instructions fully. "After finishing this show, I will straight go into another surgery for my ankle. I am revealing it here on this stage because I don't want to leave any room for rumours," he adds.

21:41 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Kamal Haasan not to return for Bigg Boss Tamil Season 5?

A video with the best moments of Kamal Haasan from the last four seasons of Bigg Boss Tamil is played. Does this mean he is not returning for the fifth season?

21:32 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Kamal Haasan's poem

Kamal Haasan ended the segment, with a poem he wrote on the request of Anitha. He sang the poem as Somashekhar played beats on his new percussion instrument, gifted by the host. The powerful recital of the poem was captivating. He keeps on giving more reasons to admire him.

21:30 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Kamal Haasan's last book recommendation

Kamal Haasan gives his last book recommendation. He has so far recommended 14 books. His latest and final suggestion is Vasapadi Eppadi, which seems like a self-help book on how to cultivate the reading habit despite challenges in our everyday life. Kamal gives a lengthy speech on why everyone should read. If one desires to improve vocabulary and become better at articulating his or her feelings, Kamal's advice is to start reading books.

20:58 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Ramya Pandian's journey

Ramya Pandian was touted as one of the strong contenders for the top prize when she entered the show. And it turned out to be correct. Ramya became notorious on the show for saying darndest things without losing her smile. However, the heavyweight contender lost her sheen after an ego clash with Aari. She spent most of her time in the house worrying about Aari, instead of building on her strengths. And as a parting tip, Kamal asks her not to sweat too much over trolling she might face on social media.

20:44 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Ramya Pandian is evicted!

Bigg Boss breaks the news about the next eviction through in-house newspaper. After Somashekhar, Ramya gets evicted. Rio, Balaji and Aari are the top three finalists.

20:38 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Kavin enters Bigg Boss Tamil 4 house

Kavin enters the house to "Vaathi Coming" song and mimics 'Thalapathy' Vijay's dance moves along with other finalists. And Kavin gets nostalgic about the house. He shares his own experience about life after the Bigg Boss stint. To put it simply, he tells the finalists that everything will be alright when they come out.

20:26 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Kavin is here!

Kavin is here. This means we are near the second eviction. Kavin thanks the Bigg Boss showrunners and Kamal Haasan for successfully conducting such a big show during the pandemic. Before Kavin goes inside the house, Kamal gives him an opportunity to plug his new movie Lift.

20:13 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Evicted contestants get awards

After a live performance by Aajeedh and a long ad break, the show is back. Kamal Haasan gives awards to all evicted contestants. But, there is a twist. The recipient of the award is asked to explain why he or she is worthy of that title. Suresh Chakravarthy gets the title 'Trendsetter', Gabriella Charlton - 'Sportive', Somashekhar - "Mr Clean', Archana Chandhoke - 'Best Cooking', Sanam - 'Most Determined', Nisha - 'Stress Buster', Samyuktha -'Best Looking', Ramesh - 'Mr Don't Care', Anitha Sampath - 'Bold and Beautiful',. Aajeedh - 'Lovable', Suchitra - 'Fearless', Velmurugan - 'Mr Dude', Rekha - 'Braveheart' and Shivani - 'Dancing Doll'.

19:34 (IST)17 Jan 2021
Somashekhar's journey

The mild-mannered Somashekhar remained in everyone's good books. He was a friend to all in the house. And perhaps his diplomacy affected his winning chances. He found comfort in gangs, and felt kind of lost when he had to be on his own. He was content with playing a supporting role, and seldom showed his desire to become a lead player.

One of the finalists of the show, Ramya Pandian is known for her role in director Raju Murugan’s critically acclaimed movie Joker. But, she became an internet sensation last year, when her pictures from a photoshoot went viral. Another finalist, Somashekar is a mixed martial artist. During the launch, he said that Bigg Boss Tamil will mark a new beginning in his life.

Finalist Rio Raj is a TV host and actor. His popular work on TV includes shows like Kana Kaanum Kaalangal Kalooriyin Kathai, Kaloorikalam, Your Attention Please, Coffee Tea Area, Suda Suda Chennai, Free Ah Vidu and Saravanan Meenatchi Season 3. Aari Arjuna is known for his films like Aadum Koothu, Rettaisuzhi, Nedunchaalai and Maalai Pozhudhin Mayakathilaey.