Bigg Boss 11: Famous TV star Shilpa Shinde was crowned the winner of reality TV series Bigg Boss 11. She had defeated Hina Khan. But, even after Hina Khan was defeated by Shilpa, the former bagged more money than the latter. According to a Bollywood news portal SpotboyE.com, Hina Khan took home a whopping amount of Rs 1.75 crore from Bigg Boss while Shilpa Shinde just managed to got Rs 1.29 crore. So, in total Hina Khan bagged Rs 46 lakh more as compared to Shilpa, even though Hina was defeated.
How Hina Khan got Rs 1.75 crore?
According to the Bigg Boss 11 contract of Hina Khan, she received Rs 1.25 crore for the first 10 weeks. And, additionally, she got Rs 50 Lakh for the last 5 weeks. The total amount of money bagged by Hina Khan is Rs 1.75 crore.
How Shilpa Shinde got just Rs 1.29 crore even after winning the show?
According to Shilpa’s Bigg Boss 11 contract, she received Rs 6 lakh per week for the first 10 weeks. Moreover, for rest of the 5 weeks, she received Rs 5 lakh per week. Hence, the amount that Shilpa got is Rs 85 lakhs. Also, Shilpa won the show and got Rs 44 Lakh as prize money. Hence, she took home Rs 1.29 crore in total.
It was a nail-biting competition between Shilpa and Hina for the BB11 trophy. But, Shilpa Shinde emerged as the winner beating Hina Khan through live voting. Polls conducted by quite a few media houses and social media had predicted Shinde would go on to win the show.
The show that premiered on October 1 last year, had its finale on Sunday in Lonavala, with Shilpa and Hina competing for the winner’s title. Inmates Vikas Gupta and Puneesh Sharma were evicted due to less number of votes polled for them. The finale had Bollywood star Akshay Kumar as the special guest alongside host Salman Khan.
The controversial reality show had quite a few performances by contestants between Vikas Gupta and Shilpa Shinde, Puneesh Sharma and Bandgi Kalra, Hina Khan, Priyank Sharma and Luv Sinha, among others. The contestants of this season were Shilpa Shinde, Hina Khan, Hiten Tejwani, Vikas Gupta, Priyank Sharma, Puneesh Sharma, Arshi Khan, Akash Dadlani, Benafshaa Soonawala, Luv Sinha, Bandgi Kalra, Sabyasachi Satpathy, Mehjabi Siddiqui, Sapna Choudhary, Zubair Khan, Shivani Durgah, Jyoti Kumari, Lucinda Nicholas and Dhinchak Pooja.
The show, hosted by Salman Khan, had the contestants divided into two groups – Gharvale and Padosi. The sprawling Bigg Boss house spread across 19,400 square feet had 90 cameras installed in it. The house in the picturesque Lonavala, near Mumbai, was designed by director Omung Kumar and his wife Vanita. The show was aired on Colors channel.