Amid much expectations from his fans, Young Tiger NTR kick-started the first edition of the show on July 16th and received a fantastic response. A day after it went on air, It was reported that the opening episode of Bigg Boss Telugu had received top TRP ratings.
A week after the show went on air, the numbers are out. With 16.18 rating, Star Maa channel stood in the number one position among the Telugu TV channels with the first episode of Bigg Boss Telugu.
NTR and Bigg Boss Telugu team celebrates the super success of opening episode. Mahesh S Koneru of reputed news network tweeted the news along with some images. He wrote, “Team #BiggBossTelugu celebrating the record breaking numbers of the opening episode with @tarak9999, on the sets”
Nagarjuna on Friday took to social media to shower praises on NTR, who made his small screen debut with the reality show, ‘Bigg Boss.’ “Congratulations to @tarak9999 for the fantastic opening week of Big Boss/love your energy,” shared Nagarjuna. In response to this NTR Replied ” Thanks a lot babai. It was your pioneering effort that paved the way for all of us”
Millions of viewers, including some celebs and critics, are surprised over Jr NTR’s ease on the live show, his comedy timing and mannerism. It is the most expensive show to ever be created in Telugu television. It has one of the largest sets, with more than 10,000 sq ft area and nearly 750 people working on the project at any given point of time.