Finally, the fifth season of Bigg Boss Malayalam came to an end. Akhil Marar, Reneesha, Junais, Shobha, and Shiju were the top 5 contestants of Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5. Among all of them, Akhil Marar lifted the trophy for the fifth season.
The fifth edition of Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 started with a bang on March 26, 2022. After producing four successful seasons, the makers of Bigg Boss Malayalam are back with a fifth season.
For the fifth season, a total of 18 contestants, including social media sensations, actors, and a commoner, were locked under the house and started their journey. Here is the list of all the contestants who have entered Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5.
Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 Winner & Prize Money
As predicted, Akhil Marar emerged as the winner of season 5. Akhil was among the top five contestants left in the Bigg Boss Malayalam House. As Akhil became the winner of the season, he took home the iconic Bigg Boss trophy along with an Rs. 50 Lakh Cash prize and a brand new car.
Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 Runner-Up
Reneesha Rahman became the first runner-up of Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5. Junaiz VP was declared the second runner-up of the show, and Sobha Viswanath secured the position of the third runner-up.
There was a tough fight between Akhil and Reneesha Rahman, but Akhil took the title of Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5. Also, the top 5 finalists were Akhil Marar, Reneesha, Junais, Shobha, and Shiju.
Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 Finalists & Contestants
|Digital Content Creator
|Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer
|Shiju Abdul Rashid
|Cerena Ann Johnson
|Evicted (Day 97)
|Walked (Day 94)
|Wushu Practitioner/Martial Artist
|Evicted (Day 91)
|Singer, Musician, Actor
|Walked (Day 90)
|Fitness Trainer, Model
|Evicted (Day 83)
|Evicted (Day 70)
|Evicted (Day 63)
|Evicted (Day 55)
|Video Jockey (VJ)
|Evicted (Day 49)
|Evicted (Day 42)
|Social Media Influencer
|Evicted (Day 35)
|Evicted (Day 35)
|Walked (Day 29)
|Evicted (Day 21)
|Commoner, Courier Service Employee
|Evicted (Day 24)
|Social Media Influencer
|Walked (Day 18)
1. Akhil Marar (Winner)
Young and aspiring Malayalam film director, Akhil Marar, became the winner of season 5. He started his career with acclaimed actors like Joju George and Aju Varghese in the 2021 political comedy film “Oru Thathvika Avalokanam”. He often makes headlines for his controversial remarks on issues related to the entertainment industry.
2. Reneesha Rahiman (First Runner-Up)
Reneesha Rahiman is a popular name in the Malayalam entertainment industry. She is well known for playing the role of Swathi in the daily soap opera Seetha Kalyanam. Apart from that, she was also seen in shows like Manasinakkare, Bhayam, and more. She also made her film debut playing a negative role in the acclaimed Telugu romantic movie Sitha Ramam.
3. Junaiz VP (Second Runner-Up)
Junaiz VP is another contestant in Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5, and he is a popular YouTuber with 1.21 million subscribers on the platform and more than 300K followers on Instagram. He is a popular digital content creator known for his sarcastic and entertaining videos.
4. Sobha Viswanath (Third Runner-Up)
Popular entrepreneur and fashion designer Sobha Viswanath, who is also the founder of a clothing brand, is another contestant in Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5. Earlier, she landed in controversy after 400 grams of Ganja were seized from the clothing store. However, she gained appreciation and laurels for her fight to prove herself innocent.
5. Shiju Abdul Rashid (Fourth Runner-Up)
Shiju Abdul Rashid is known for his work in the Telugu and Malayalam film industries. In Telugu films, he is known by his stage name, Devi Shiju. He also worked in the Mammootty-starrer 2021 political drama film One. Currently, he plays the lead role in the Malayalam TV serial Neeyum Njanum.
List of Eliminated Contestants
Here’s the list of all the eliminated contestants of Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5. So far Agneline Mariya, Gopika Gopi, and Aishwarya Suresh has left the show.
1. Angeline Mariya (Eliminated on Day 21)
Actress Angeline Mariya is another contestant in Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5. She rose to fame for her role in the Omar Lulu-directed movie Nalla Samayam. She recently made her lines for her comment regarding the usage of drugs during promotion.
2. Gopika Gopi (Commoner) (Eliminated on Day 24)
Gopika Gopi is the commoner from Muvattupuzha, Kerala, who will compete with the rest of the competitors, all of whom are either digital creators or actors. It is the first time Bigg Boss Malayalam has selected a commoner from the general public. She was selected for the show by Airtel, which is the title sponsor of the show.
She is a single mother who lives with her four-year-old son, parents, and two brothers. The 24-year-old is working in the courier service office.
3. Aishwarya Suresh (Walked on Day 29)
Aishwarya Suresh, the South -Africa born model, actress and dancer, who is also known as Lachugram, is another contestant in the show who came to the spotlight after participating in the dance reality show “Super Dance Junior”. Later, she gained a lot more popularity for her role in the 2021 Malayalam comedy-drama film Thinkalazhcha Nichayam, which won the Best Feature Film award at the 68th National Film Awards.
She enjoys a fan following of 80K on Instagram, where she is quite active and often shares her photos in glam and hot looks.
4. Sreedevi Menon a.k.a. Viber Good Devu (Evicted on Day 35)
Sreedevi Menon, popularly known as Viber Good Devu, is a well-known Malayalam social media influencer and content creator. She has around 143 K followers on Instagram, where she is quite active and often shares her opinion on socially relevant issues as well as uploads videos of motivational talks.
4. Maneesha K.S. (Evicted on Day 35)
Maneesha K.S. is one of the most well-known faces in the Malayalam entertainment industry. The singer-turned-actress rose to fame after playing a character named Vasavadatha in the popular sitcom Thatteem Mutteem, which broadcasts on Mazhavil Manorama.
5- Omar (Evicted on Day 42)
Bigg Boss Malayalam contestant Omar, who is a director by profession, entered the house on day 24. Now he is evicted from the Bigg Boss Malayalam house on Day 42. Director Omar is known for movies like Oru Adaar Love, Chunkzz, Happy Wedding, and Nalla Samayam.
6. Anjuz Rosh (Evicted on Day 49)
Anjuz Rosh is a popular and aspiring Malayalam actress who is also a well-known Video Jockey (VJ). She is quite active on social media platforms and TV shows and is known for her tomboy looks. She has 31K followers on Instagram.
7. Sruthi Lakshmi (Evicted on Day 55)
Sruthi Jose, better known by her screen name Sruthi Lakshmi, is a well-known name in Malayalam films and television series. She is a trained classical dancer and the recipient of the Kerala State Television Award for Best Actress for the teleserial Pokkuveyil.
8. Sagar Surya (Evicted on Day 63)
Sagar Surya is an emerging film and TV actor known for his role in the popular Malayalam sitcom Thatteem Mutteem and the 2021 political thriller film Kuruthi, directed by Manju Warrier and featuring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Roshan Matthew in the lead roles.
Sagar’s performances in Kuruthi as well as the 2022 comedy-drama film Upacharapoorvam Gunda Jayan gave him a lot of recognition.
9. Vishnu Joshi (Evicted on Day 84)
Vishnu Joshi is going to be one of the most popular contestants of Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5. He is a professional fitness trainer who has a huge fan following on Instagram.
He often posts videos and photos flaunting his ripped body on Instagram. He won several titles including Mr. Keral 2017 and Mr. Ernakulam 2017.
10. Rinosh George (Evicted on Day 90)
Rinosh George is a popular singer, musician, and actor who became a sensation with his song “I’m a Mallu,” which has around 9.5 million views on YouTube. He made a powerful entry on the set of Bigg Boss Malayalam 5 with this popular song.
11. Aniyan Midhun (Evicted on Day 91)
Aniyan Mithun is a native of Kerala’s Thrissur and a very popular Wushu champion. He is the first ever South Indian to be a part of the Indian Wushu team and is well-known as “Son of the Arabian Sea”. Apart from that, he is also a trained kickboxer and karate trainer. He has around 300K followers on Instagram.
12. Nadira Mehrin (Evicted on Day 94)
Another contestant in Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 is Nadira Mehrin, who is a transgender journalist and actress. She had earlier made headlines for being the first transgender person to lead a candidates’ panel for a university election in Kerala.
Also, she became the first transwoman to enroll for a second post-graduation course under the Kerala government’s transgender quota.
13. Cerena Ann Johnson (Evicted on Day 97)
One of India’s top supermodels, Cerena Ann Johnson, rose to fame after winning the Miss Queen Kerala 2022 title recently. Earlier, she had participated in many national and international beauty pageants, such as “Miss Universe UAE 2021” and “International Glam Queen 2019”. The diva is quite popular and active on social media, and she has a huge fan following on Instagram.
Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5 FAQ
A. Akhil Marar emerged as the winner of Bigg Boss Malayalam season 5.
A. Reneesha Rahman became the first runner-up of Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5.
A. Gopika Gopi from Kerala’s Idukki is the first-ever commoner in Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5.
A. Akhil Marar, winner of Bigg Boss Malayalam Season 5, got the prize Money of Rs. 50 Lakh.