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Bigg Boss 12 finale highlights: Dipika Kakar wins Salman Khan’s show

Bigg Boss Season 12 finale winner highlights: Dipika Kakar took home the Bigg Boss 12 trophy and prize money of Rs 30 lakh.

Written by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | Updated: January 1, 2019 8:54:27 am
Bigg Boss 12 finale Bigg Boss 12 finale aired on Colors.

The controversial reality show Bigg Boss 12 finally came to an end on Sunday. TV actor Dipika Kakar took home the Bigg Boss 12 trophy and prize money of Rs 30 lakh.

This year, Bigg Boss’ performance in terms of TRPs has been disappointing. The contestants, which included commoners and celebrities, failed to sustain the interest of the viewers.

Also Read | Dipika Kakar wins Bigg Boss 12, pips ‘bhai’ Sreesnath’

The last season of Bigg Boss was won by television actor Shilpa Shinde, who was also seen on the current season of the show as a special guest and mentor.

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    14:43 (IST)31 Dec 2018
    Meet Bigg Boss 12 winner Dipika Kakar

    23:44 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Dipika Kakar is elated

    Dipika Kakar says it's a beautiful experience to lift the trophy of Bigg Boss 12.

    Also Read | Dipika Kakar wins Bigg Boss 12

    23:44 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Dipika Kakar wins Bigg Boss 12

    Salman Khan announces the winner of Bigg Boss 12. And the winner is Dipika Kakar. She takes home the winner's trophy and a cash prize of Rs 30 lakh.

    23:43 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Sreesanth and Dipika join Salman on stage

    The top two finalists Sreesanth and Dipika Kakar join Salman Khan on the stage. The host asks them with whose victory will they be happier and Dipika says she will be happier if she wins.

    23:33 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Bigg Boss teases Sreesanth

    Bigg Boss praises Sreesanth and Dipika Kakar for their 105 days journey on the show. He tells both of them to come out of the house and even teases Sreesanth that he has finally opened the doors of the house for him.

    23:29 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Sreesanth and Dipika perform

    Sreesanth and Dipika Kakar perform on peppy Bollywood song "Yeh Ladka Hai Deewana" from Shah Rukh Khan's film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.

    23:25 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Deepak received least number of votes

    Urvashi Vani says Deepak Thakur should not have taken the money and should have stayed till the end. Salman tells him that his decision was right as among Sreesanth, Dipika and Deepak, the singer got the least number of votes.

    23:23 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Deepak to get only Rs 65,000?

    Deepak Thakur comes on stage and meets Salman Khan. The actor teases him that after all the tax deduction, he will get only Rs 65,000.

    23:22 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Deepak takes home Rs 20 lakh

    Deepak Thakur presses the buzzer and agrees on taking home Rs 20 lakh and leave the show.

    23:19 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Who will chose the briefcase?

    Salman Khan enters the house to reveal the big twist he has been talking about from the beginning of the finale episode. He tells Sreesanth, Dipika Kakar and Deepak Thakur about the briefcase of money which has Rs 20 lakhs. One of the three finalists can take the money and come out of the house. The money in the briefcase will be deducted from the prize money of the winner.

    23:04 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Salman promotes Kesari Nandan

    Salman Khan enters the Sultaani Akhaada for the last time. But this time the actor is there to promote another upcoming show of Colors, Kesari Nandan.

    23:03 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Dibang praises Salman

    Dibang praises Salman Khan for his ace anchoring skills and tells him to have a co-anchor in the next season of the show.

    23:02 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    New Delhi also approves of Deepak Thakur

    Dibang also interacts with fans of Deepak Thakur in New Delhi. His fans say, "A Bihari can also be the winner of Bigg Boss 12 and Deepak has proved it."

    22:55 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    New Delhi roots for Sreesanth

    Senior journalist Dibang talks to fans of Bigg Boss 12 in New Delhi. Everyone roots for former cricketer Sreesanth and calls him a genuine person.

    22:44 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Salman promotes Rising Star and Gath Bandhan

    Salman Khan promotes upcoming shows on Colors, Rising Star and Gath Bandhan.

    22:37 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 contestants perform a stunt

    Rohit Shetty and Salman Khan watch the Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 contestants perform a stunt on the stage. Bharti makes fun of Jasmine Bhasin, Ridhima Pandit and Aditya Narayan as they get an electric shock.

    22:35 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 contestants perform

    Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 contestants Aditya Narayan, Jasmine and others perform with Bigg Boss 12 finalists Dipika Kakar, Sreesanth and Deepak Thakur.

    22:28 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Romil Choudhary evicted

    Filmmaker Rohit Shetty evicts the next finalist in the Khatron Ke Khiladi style. He first announces that Sreesanth and Dipika Kakar are safe and continues to be in the race to lift the trophy. Building suspense between Deepak and Romil's name, he finally takes Romil's name.

    Also Read | Bigg Boss 12: Romil Choudhary evicted; Dipika, Sreesanth and Deepak become top 3 finalists

    22:15 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Rohit Shetty set to evict another finalist

    Rohit Shetty is here to evict one of the remaining four finalists - Sreesanth, Dipika Kakar, Deepak Thakur and Romil Choudhary.

    22:13 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Salman and Bharti match steps

    Salman Khan and Bharti Singh dance together on Salman's hit songs like "Jalwa", "Selfie lele re", "Jumme Ki Raat" and others.

    22:08 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Bharti Singh flirts with Salman Khan

    Bharti Singh is on the stage with Salman Khan. She teases the actor and requests him to marry her. She calls herself "sundar, susheel and tikaaun". The comedian also takes a dig at all the celebrity weddings of the season.

    22:03 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Deepak and Somi perform together

    Deepak Thakur and Somi Khan perform together at the grand finale of Bigg Boss 12. They dance on hit Bollywood numbers like "Milegi Milegi" from Stree.

    22:02 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Deepak sings a song for his sisters

    Deepak Thakur interacts with his sisters and also sings a song for them on their request. His fans tell him that they have organised a grand welcome and want him to win the show.

    21:58 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Bihar roots for Deepak Thakur

    Salman Khan shows a video clip where Deepak Thakur's family and fans shower him with love and blessings. They narrate his story of struggle and expresses their pride in seeing the singer among the finalists.

    21:56 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Karanvir Bohra roots for Deepak Thakur

    Karanvir Bohra is on the stage after being evicted. Nehha Pendse says she expected KV to be eliminated before others as nice people do not get to stay for long in the show. On being asked, who according to him should be the winner of Bigg Boss 12, Karanvir takes Deepak Thakur's name.

    Also Read | Bigg Boss 12: Karanvir Bohra evicted

    21:53 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Karanvir Bohra evicted

    Salman Khan once again interacts with the finalists and creates a tensed atmosphere as he tells them that one of them will have to leave the show after coming so close to the winner's trophy. He first teases them by saying that it is Deepak Thakur who has been eliminated and then takes Romil Choudhary's name. Finally, the actor tells that it is Karanvir Bohra who has been evicted from the show.

    21:49 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    The briefcase option

    Salman Khan reveals that the finalists will be given a choice to either walk away with a briefcase of money or the winner's trophy. The money in the briefcase will be deducted from the prize money of the winner.

    21:48 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Bharti Singh mocks finalists

    Bharti Singh tells Sreesanth that he has been best friends with the dumbbells in the house. She tells Deepak Thakur that his face towel can be displayed at Japan's museum for being the dirtiest. The comedian mocks Dipika Kakar for her tears. She shows a trunk and says it is filled with Dipika's tears. Lastly, she wishes luck to all the five finalists and leaves the Bigg Boss house.

    21:38 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Bharti Singh is here!

    Bharti Singh is here at the finale of Bigg Boss 12. She enters the house and interacts with the finalists.

    21:37 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Finalists dance to "Khalibali"

    Sreesanth, Deepak Thakur, Karanvir Bohra and Romil Choudhary dance on the song "Khalibali" from the movie Padmaavat.

    21:35 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Finalists gear up for performance

    Salman Khan says shouting matches were the highlight of Bigg Boss 12 as he introduces the performance of Sreesanth, Deepak Thakur, Karanvir Bohra and Romil Choudhary.

    21:32 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Karnal roots for Romil Choudhary

    Salman Khan shows a video of Romil Choudhary's fans in his hometown Karnal. They are preparing for him to come back with the winner's trophy. The host interacts with them in a video call. The fans of Romil are confident about him winning the twelfth season of Bigg Boss.

    21:29 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Sreesanth threatened to leave the house 299 times

    Salman Khan takes a jibe at Sreesanth by telling him that they appointed a person to count how many times the former crickter threatened to leave the house. Salman says, "It was 299 times." The actor also reminds Dipika Kakar that she cried on the fourth day of the show. Deepak Thakur looks shy as Salman mentions the former's crush on Somi Khan.

    21:23 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Teejay Sidhu is here!

    Karanvir Bohra's wife Teejay Sidhu and mother are there to support him. Deepak is excited to see his parents among the audience. His mother tells him that she is proud of him.

    21:21 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Finalists interact with family

    Salman Khan interacts with the finalists. Romil says it was his dream to have his father sitting in the audience and his presence at the finale is no less than a trophy for him. Romil’s father remarks that he is proud of him. Sreesanth's wife Bhuvaneshwari talks to him and makes the cricketer meet his daughter Sanvika who is also there at the finale.

    21:14 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Family members get emotional about finalists

    Family members of the five finalists express their happiness on seeing their loved ones in the finale of Bigg Boss 12.

    21:13 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Bigg Boss congratulates finalists

    The five finalists Sreesanth, Dipika Kakar, Deepak Thakur, Romil Choudhary and Karanvir Bohra sit in style inside the Bigg Boss house as they await the announcement of the winner. Bigg Boss congratulates them for coming this far in the game and ask them to raise a toast to their journey. Deepak expresses his gratitude towards the audience who brought him this far in the show.

    21:11 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Megha, Somi and Urvashi pick their Bigg Boss 12 winner

    All the contestants of Bigg Boss 12 are here at the finale of Bigg Boss 12. Megha Dhade says she wants Sreesanth to win the show. Somi Khan takes Dipika Kakar's name when Salman asks her about the name of the winner. Urvashi Vani thinks Deepak Thakur will not win the show as he lost track during the show.

    21:08 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Bigg Boss 12 gets one crore votes

    Salman Khan welcomes the audience to the grand finale of Bigg Boss 12. He informs that the show has received one crore votes in the finale.

    21:03 (IST)30 Dec 2018
    Bigg Boss 12 finale begins

    The finale begins with Salman Khan's performance on his song "Le Le Maza" from Wanted. He introduces all the five finalists, Dipika Kakar, Romil Choudhary, Sreesanth, Karanvir Bohra and Deepak Thakur in his performance.

    Bigg Boss 12 premiered in September this year. Like every year, Salman Khan returned as the host of the most controversial TV reality show. Bigg Boss house hosted the contestants in pairs for the first time. A few wildcard entries like Surbhi Rana, Rohit Suchanti and Megha Dhade created havoc inside the house but none of them could make it to the grand finale.