Malayalam film actor Manikuttan, who emerged victorious on the third season of Bigg Boss Malayalam, said he was overwhelmed by his victory and thanked the people who voted for him.
Speaking to IANS, he said: “I am overwhelmed, I thank God for choosing me to win this prestigious award. I firmly believe that if you want something, the entire universe conspires to help you get it. “
He further said, “I put all my effort into the show and I’ve been in the entertainment industry for the last 16 years. If there are no movies and there is free time, I watch a lot of movies and I take information from these world-class movies and this has helped me in all the tasks during the program ”.
The actor who was born and raised in Thiruvananthapuram made his debut for the Malayalam mini-screen playing the role of ‘Kayamakulam Kochunni’, the roadside thief who used to rob the rich and donate the money to the poor and disadvantaged. The program was broadcast on Surya TV.
In a career spanning 16 years, Manikuttan has played various roles small and large.
“I have acted alongside Mohanlal Sir in five films and with Mammooty Sir I have also shared screen space in the big budget film, Mamangam. I have acted in several movies playing minor and major roles. As an actor, he was not that demanding and had played various roles, even small ones, “he said.
Manikuttan, who was crowned the Bigg Boss season 3 winner on August 1 by Mohanlal, won a flat coin worth 75 lakh rupees, a trophy and a commendation.
Season 3 of Bigg Boss premiered on February 14. A total of 14 people entered Bigg Boss’s house as participants. However, after 95 days of the program, it was suspended after the second wave of the pandemic, and the contestants who remained in the house were declared finalists. An online survey was conducted and Manikuttan was victorious.
The actor obtained the maximum number of votes in the public voting carried out by the Bigg Boss team. Model Sai Vishnu was the runner-up, while Dimpal Bhai became the second runner-up. Other finalists are Ramzan Mohammed, Anoop Krishnan, Rithu Manthra, Kidilam Firoz, and Noby Marcose.
This is the third season of Bigg Boss, Malayalam. While Television, film actor, Sabumon Abdusammad was judged as the winner. In the second season of the Malayalam Big Boss, there was no winner after Covid -19. Mohanlal was the host of both shows.
Bigg Boss Malayalam invites celebrities such as models, actors, singers, directors, internet personalities such as influencers, businessmen, and other renowned people as contestants.
Contestants named as housemates are confined inside the specially constructed house for 100 days, which is approximately 15 weeks.
During this period, they will not have any outside contact and will not be allowed to leave the house unless there is a personal emergency.
The Bigg Boss house has all the comforts, including two bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, storage room, smoking room and four bathrooms. There is another room called the confession room where contestants are called by Bigg Boss for nomination and other purposes. The house will not have television or internet connection and the contestants will not be able to use telephones.
Voting follows a simple procedure, contestants nominate two of their housemates to be eliminated, and the person with the most nominations faces a public vote.
This process is repeated until there are only five contestants left, followed by a public voting process that decides the winner and runners-up.
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