The first season of Bigg Boss ended with Siva Balaji emerging the winner after defeating his challengers Adarsh, Baladrishna, Archana and Navdeep who gave him a very tough competion. Siva Balaji was declared the winner by Jr. NTR on the basis of the votes he polled in the grand filanle episode. He will recive a prize money of 50 lakhs.
Siva Balaji and Adarsh Balakrishana were the final two contestants left after the other were eliminated and left the Bigg Boss house one after the another. Amidst mounting tension Jr. NTR then announced the name of Siva Balaji as the winner of the contest. The show received registered good TRP throughout its run on the TV and capuliated the MAA Star channel to the No. 1 position in Telugu. The main reason for its success was the charismatic presence of Jr. NTR.