Mumbai: One of Indian television’s most talented actresses – Shilpa Shinde – went on to become the winner of the eleventh season of super-hit reality show Bigg Boss hosted by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan.
Shilpa, who had won a million hearts as Angoori Bhabhi in Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hain, had to quit the show midway. She was out of work for almost a year. Bigg Boss happened to her when she needed it the most and now she has emerged victorious.
Expressing her happiness over the win, Shilpa said “To be able to hear your name in the voice of Bigg Boss as a winner is the best feeling that one can ever experience. It is a show that has made me more respectful towards myself. I have learnt a lot on this show and more than that I have grown stronger as person and as a human being. The immense love and warmth from a lot of people has got me here to this stage. I had decided that if ever in my life I would need any kind of support, I would turn to Salman Khan, but destiny had other plans and ultimately brought me here at this juncture. I am I l overwhelmed at this moment and I’m glad I had this opportunity to work with Bigg Boss 11 and Colors.”
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The Grand Finale of Bigg Boss 11 was a night to remember! With a gamut of extraordinary performances and spellbinding acts, the evening saw the best of Bollywood and TV come together for an entertainment extravaganza. As ‘Swag Se Swagat’ echoed through the walls one last time, Salman Khan shook a leg with the Top 4 finalists’ Shilpa Shinde, Hina Khan, Vikas Gupta and Puneesh Sharma. Adding to the star power, Superstar Akshay Kumar graced the finale episode; as Akshay entered the house to evict a contestant from Top 3. Ex-contestants Hiten Tejwani and Arshi Khan sizzled the stage with a romantic dance number, as Priyank Sharma and Luv Tyagi brought in some high energy with their dance.
For the unversed, Shilpa Shinde beat Hina Khan, her colleague from the TV industry by a handsome margin. Besides Shilpa and Hina, Vikas Gupta was one of the four finalists who had made it to the grand finale. Commoner contestant Puneesh Sharma too had the honour of being one of the four finalists.
Here’s congratulating Shilpa for winning the coveted trophy and the cash prize of INR 44 Lakhs.