Survivor Tamil, the grand television reality show, hosted by Action King Arjun, reached its end on Sunday, December 12. The grand finale episode was aired last night on the Zee Tamil channel and the winner of the show was also declared. Actress Vijayalakshmi of Chennai 28 fame was announced as the winner of the inaugural season of Survival Tamil and wishes have been pouring in from all quarters for the talented actress. Vijayalakshmi indeed underwent a challenging series of events to be crowned as the winner of the show. Arjun handed over a cheque cash prize of Rs. 1 Crore to Vijayalakshmi.

Survivor Tamil which began on September 12, kickstarted with 16 contestants and the names included Vikranth, Nandha, Umapathy, Besant Ravi, Amzath Khan, Ram C, Srushti Dange, Indraja Shankar, Gayathri Reddy, Aishwarya, VJ Parvathy, Lady Kash, Lucky Narayanan, Saran Shakthi, Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli, and Vijayalakshmi. Later, Inigo Prabhakar and Vanessa Cruez joined the show as wildcard contestants. Among the 18 participants, 4 of them were announced as the finalists - Umapathy, Saran Shakthi, Vijayalakshmi, and Vanessa.

Expressing her happiness about becoming the title winner of Survivor Tamil: Season 1, Vijayalakshmi wrote on her Instagram page, "Thank you everyone for the love and wishes 🤗 🤗 🤗 Thanks to my 17 co contestants for the memories to cherish. I know how much we all struggled there from day 1. I have tons of super hero stories on you guys to tell! Can’t believe we lived through that phase! BIG RESPECT N LOVE to you HEROES n FIGHTERS ♥️. Thanks to #arjun sir for encouraging me which made me give my best! Thanks Zee for the opportunity..

and a big thanks and #SALUTE to the crew who suffered more than us to make this show! Thank you #juries @vikranth_santhosh @inigoprabhakar @nandaa_actor @narayan_live It makes me so happy that I earned you guys n your trust. Thank you ♥️ #survivors #THANKS". Check out her Instagram post below:


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