The highly anticipated Big Boss season 16 finale took place on February 12, 2023, where rapper MC Stan was declared the winner. The host of the season Salman Khan announced on Sunday that the rapper has left everyone behind to win the season finale and take home the trophy and other rewards. Stan was always one of the most popular contestants on the show and fans loved him for his easygoing and fun personality. Not only this, he also has significant popularity on social media and was certainly one of the favorite choices for the season winner. Stan won the show leaving behind his friend Shiv Thakare and other many other popular TV stars. As a winner of Bigg Boss, Stan didn’t only take home the winner trophy but a prize money of over ₹ 31 lakhs and a car presented to him by the host Salman Khan.
Bigg Boss Season 16 Finale
The Bigg Boss Season 16 Finale was aired on Sunday, February 12, 2023, and it was nothing less than a star-studded affair. The top 5 contestants gave intriguing performances and were joined by many movie stars including Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel who were there to promote their upcoming movie Gadar 2. Salman Khan, the season host, also took the platform to launch the first song of his upcoming film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, Naiyo Lagda. The movie actress Pooja Hegde also joined Salman on the set of Bigg Boss as he launched the song. The song was launched as a Valentine’s Day special.
Bigg Boss 16 Finale Results
MC Stan bagged the maximum number of votes to win the title of Bigg Boss 16 winner. After winning the finale, he took to his Instagram account and shared pictures with host Salman Khan and the trophy.
The season saw Shiv Thakare as the first runner-up of the show followed by well-known TV star Priyanka Chahar Choudhary. Priyanka was highly expected to be the winner of the season but had to settle for the third spot. The fourth spot was won by politician & model Archana Gautam while actor Shalin Bhanot came in at the fifth position.
Other popular actors like Tina Datta, Ankit Gupta, Soundarya Sharma and dancer Gori Nagori were among the 17 participants of Bigg Boss season 16.
MC Stan Personal Information
Altaf Tadavi, also known as Altaf Shaikh or by his stage name MC Stan, was born on 30 August 1999 in Pune, Maharashtra. Altaf’s musical career began at the age of 12 when he started singing to make a living. He soon found out about the legendary rapper Eminem and became his fan. Stan considers him as his idol and an inspiration to start a career as a rapper. Even his stage name MC Stan is named after Eminem’s popular single called Stan.
Stan is currently in a relationship with Anam Shaikh, also known as Buba, who was mentioned quite some time on the show as well.
|Full name||Altaf Tadavi|
|Stage name||MC Stan|
|Date of birth||30 August 1999|
|Place of birth||Pune, Maharashtra|
|Girlfriend||Anam Shaikh (Buba)|
|Net worth||Rs. 15 – 20 crores (approx)|
Starting career & rise to fame
Stan started singing when he was very young and performed at a small level to earn his living. Before he became interested in hip-hop, Stan used to practice B-boying and beatboxing. In 2018, he released a diss track named Wata, where he took a dig at rapper Emiway Bantai and this turned out to be a defining moment in his career. His career took the right turn and he started bagging performances with some of the famous rappers of India including Raftaar, Seedhe Maut, Ikka and others. He has also released two albums, titled Insaan and Tadipaar, both of which were well-received by his fans.
Stan rose to further prominence with the release of his song Khuja Mat in 2019. The rap video made Stan a popular name which has been viewed over 44 million times and is still growing in numbers. Now, after winning the Bigg Boss season, his career in about to get a kickstart and Stan is soon expected to be one of the big names in the Indian hip-hop scene.
MC Stan On Social Media
Stan is a very popular face on social media and his popularity increased multifold when he joined the cast of Bigg Boss. The rapper had 1.6 million followers on Instagram when he entered the show and by the end of the show, the followers count was almost 8 million and is still rising.
Frequently Asked Questions
Rapper MC Stan
The show aired from 1 October 2022 to 12 February 2023.
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