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Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finale highlights: Kaushal Manda wins the show

Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finale: Kaushal Manda wins the show. Geeta Madhuri becomes the first runner up.

Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finale
Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finale: Bigg Boss Telugu 2 aired on Star Maa.

Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2 finally came to an end on Sunday. Hosted by Nani, the Star Maa reality show started with 16 contestants on June 10. After over three months, the show on Sunday got a winner in Kaushal Manda.

While Geetha Madhuri, Amit Tiwari, Deepti Nallamothu, Tanish Alladi, Babu Gogineni, Bhanu Sree, Roll Rida, Syamala, Kireeti Damaraju, Deepthi Sunaina, Kaushal Manda, Tejaswi Madivada and Samrat Reddy were the celebrity contestants, Ganesh, Sanjana Anne and Nutan Naidu were the commoners this season. The reality show also saw two wild-card entrants – Nandini Rai and Pooja Ramachandran.

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Bigg Boss Telugu 2 ends

Nani bids goodbye to the contestants and the audience.

Kaushal poses with the trophy

Kaushal wins

Kaushal gets the trophy

Venkatesh hands over the trophy to Kaushal. Nani gifts winning amount of Rs 50 lakhs. Kaushal is donating the amount to a charity that helps cancer patients. He thanks his co-contestants for getting winning spirit within him.

Kaushal wins Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Nani and Venkatesh announce Kaushal Manda as the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 2.

Nani reminisces his journey on Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Venkatesh requests Bigg Boss to play a video showcasing Nani’s journey.

Venkatesh is here

Venkatesh enters the stage calling Nani’s name.

Geeta and Kaushal reminisce their journey on Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Geeta and Kaushal are reminiscing their journey via a throwback video.

Finalists get Rs 1 lakh

Nani gives Rs 1 kakh to top five contestants - Deepti Nallamothu, Geeta Madhuri, Tanish Alladi, Samrat Reddy and Kaushal Manda.

Who will be the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 2?

Kaushal and Geeta are the two finalists. The announcement of the winner will be made shortly.

Geeta and Kaushal leave the Bigg Boss house

Geeta and Kaushal bid goodbye to the Bigg Boss house. Nani, along with the two finalists, walks out of the house to the stage.

Nani enters the Bigg Boss house

Nani enters the Bigg Boss house to bring the top two contestants to the stage. Geeta and Kaushal take a last walk through the house.

Nani has a chat with the two finalists

Nani interacts with the top two contestants, Geeta and Kaushal.

Bigg Boss Telugu 2 ex-contestants get emotional

Contestants get overwhelmed as they think of their journey. This throwback video is making everyone emotional.

Ex-contestants reminisce their journey

Nani joins the ex-contestants. They are all watching a video and reminiscing their journey in the Bigg Boss house.

Roll Rida gets an award

Roll Rida receives 'Happiest Person in the House' award on the show.

Venkatesh to announce Bigg Boss Telugu 2 winner

Actor Venkatesh will be announcing the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu 2.

Tanish reminisces his journey on Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Tanish joins Nani on the stage. Before coming to the stage, the ex-contestant meets his mother and brother seated in the audience. Tanish takes a look through his journey on the show. He speaks about his mother and the loss of his father. He thanks his mother for all the strength and support she gave to him. Tanish then proceeds to join the ex-contestants on the couch.

Tanish gets eliminated

Geeta and Kaushal are the two finalists. Tanish is evicted.

Nani is building suspense on Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Nani sent Geeta to store room, Tanish to smoking room and Kaushal to confession room. Once the bell rings, one of them will be out of the show.

Deepti looks back at her Bigg Boss journey

Deepti joins Nani on the stage and reminisces her journey in the Bigg Boss House. Nani applauds Deepti for the growth that she has shown in the show. Deepti says she has learnt a lot from the show. One of the most important lessons she learnt was to never give up. Nani calls Deepti’s son on the stage and takes a selfie.

Deepti gets eliminated

Nani announces Deepti as the next contestant to leave the show.

Nandini, Tejaswini, Shyamala and Deepti Sunaina take the stage

Ex-contestant Shyamala sets the stage on fire with her beautiful performance. Now, all four performers take over the stage.

Ex-contestants Tejaswini and Deepti also perform

Ex-contestants of Bigg Boss Telugu 2, Tejaswini and Deepti Sunaina also perform.

Bigg Boss Telugu 2 ex-contestant Nandini takes the stage

Nandini performs on the stage.

Samrat bids farewell to Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Samrat joins Nani on the stage. He takes a look at his Bigg Boss journey through a video. Samrat says he learnt responsibility through this show. He also learnt how to develop lifelong bonds with people. He then hugs his parents and takes a seat with ex-contestants.

Samrat is eliminated

Nani calls out Samrat. Samrat comes out of the house after taking a selfie with the other four housemates. He was one of the first to win ticket to finale.

Nani announces his next film, Jersey

Nani announces his next film Jersey. He also launched jersey of Telugu Titans and announces the Pro Kabaddi League is going to begin from October 7.

Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finalists see their family members

The finalists, Deepti Nallamothu, Geeta Madhuri, Tanish Alladi, Samrat Reddy and Kaushal Manda, see their family members sitting in the audience. Geeta Madhuri gets extremely emotional looking at her family members.

Nani meets Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finalists

Nani meets the finalists - Kaushal, Tanish, Samrat, Geeta Madhuri and Deepti.

Nani thanks his Bigg Boss Telugu 2 audience

Nandani, Tejaswini and Kireeti talk about their life post Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Nandani thanks Bigg Boss for teaching her Telugu and making her popular. She says that because of her participation in the show, she’s getting good work opportunities. Tejaswini says Bigg Boss is a one of a kind experience where she has learnt a lot. Kireeti speaks about his career post Bigg Boss Telugu.

Here's what the Bigg Boss Telugu 2 ex-contestants are up to

Roll Rida speaks about his single “Arupu” and the response he is receiving for it. Amit says he is still following the resolution of not touching phones and spending time with family. Amit, who plays villain in Telugu films, says the show has changed people’s outlook for him.

Nani welcomes ex-contestants of Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Nani welcomes the ex-contestants on the stage. He starts asking the ex-contestants about their life after the show.

Bigg Boss Telugu 2 ex-contestants perform on stage

Roll Raida, Bhanu, Amit, Pooja Ramchandran enter the stage dancing to Family Party track from Nani’s Film. Kireeti, Sunaina dance together on the stage. Tejaswi and Gogineni also join them.

Nani talks to the finalists' families

Before starting the finale, Nani speaks to finalists’ relatives seated in the audience. He starts with Geeta Madhuri’s mother and asks if she has seen any difference in Geeta during the show. He then moves on to Samrat’s father who reveals that he has noticed a lot of difference in Samrat during the show. Samrat's mother says that the contestant will come out as a different people with much more confidence. Tanish’s mother gets emotional as she remembers Tanish’s late father.

Nani thanks the audience of Bigg Boss Telugu 2

Nani thanks the audience for making Bigg Boss Telugu 2 a success by showering so much of love.

Nani sings his latest track

The audience gets to see Nani perform as a singer. The actor sings his latest track "Emo Emo" from Devadas.

Nani's performance on Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finale

Nani performs on tracks from his films. He has chosen songs from his 10 year long career in the Telugu film industry.

Bigg Boss Telugu 2 finale begins

Bigg Boss Telugu 2, which went on for 113 days, will now come to an end. The show starts with the smashing entry of Nani, the Natural Star.

Talking about hosting Bigg Boss Telugu 2, host Nani had said, "Television is one of the most powerful mediums of entertainment and to come on it with a magnum opus like Bigg Boss is thrilling. I started my journey as a common man and have always experimented with distinct roles to entertain people. Looking forward to hosting Bigg Boss 2."