The fifth season of Bigg Boss Telugu finally came to an end yesterday (December 19) with a star-studded grand finale that was watched by a wide audience. VJ Sunny was declared the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu: Season 5 and his victory has garnered attention on social media. Sunny, who enjoys a humongous fan base on social media has won the game with a solid level of support from his vote bank. Nagarjuna Akkineni, the host of the show, announced Sunny as the winner and handed him over the cheque of Rs.50 Lakhs, the cash prize for becoming the title winner.

Sunny will also get a house worth Rs. 25 Lakhs. As soon as Sunny was declared the winner, he got super excited and lifted Nagarjuna in delight and the visuals of the same have been doing rounds on social media since last night. Shanmukh secured second place, as the runner up, while Sreerama Chandra took third place. Maanas and Siri, the other finalists took the fourth and fifth spots respectively. This victory must indeed give a huge boost and breakthrough for VJ Sunny and reports are already rife that he is likely to make his debut as a lead actor in Telugu cinema. VJ Sunny is best known for acting in the popular Telugu serial, Kalyana Vaibhogam.

Sunny earned a good fan base through his interesting gameplay throughout the show and that has now reflected in his win. Wishes have been pouring in from all quarters for Sunny and the pictures and videos of him holding the trophy have gone viral on social media. The grand finale of Bigg Boss Telugu: Season 5 witnessed the presence of many big-league stars and personalities including the likes of Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, SS Rajamouli, Rashmika Mandanna, Devi Sri Prasad, Nani, Sai Pallavi, Krithi Shetty, Jagapathi Babu, and others. All of them had come to promote their respective movies - Brahmastra, RRR, Pushpa, Shyam Singha Roy, and more.

The presence of these stars added more colour and festivity to the grand finale. Bigg Boss Telugu: Season 5 started on September 5 with 19 contestants entering the house and notably, there were no wildcard entrants this time.