Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia is the first finalist.
Here's everything that happened on the episode...
January 30, 2023 10:49 PM IST
Stan is sure that Sumbul will be safe. Meanwhile, Shalin is stressed about the upcoming nominations task and the mandali jokes about it with him. Archana talks about Shalin with Priyanka.
Shiv and Stan call Sumbul. Nimrit then gets confused that how did Shalin feel that Sumbul would save him. Shiv ends up calling Shalin sly.
Archana makes prasad for Nimrit, who takes it and thanks Archana. Shiv reminds Nimrit that it is nominations tomorrow and so, Archana has to behave well.
Meanwhile, Shalin talks to Bigg Boss about not getting a normal room. He sleeps on the couch and jokes about being a captain. With that, the episode comes to an end.
January 30, 2023 10:27 PM IST
Priyanka asks Archana to stand her ground in the task if she wants to. Shalin asks Sumbul to help him out, stating he has never become the captain. Archana then approaches Shiv and says she wants to help him. Shiv only looks at her and laughs after she leaves.
Nimrit goes first in the task. Bigg Boss stops her and talks to Archana about her questioning his working style and intention. Archana claimed that the task was made to favour Nimrit.
Nimrit throws Priyanka out. Priyanka, Shalin and Nimrit start arguing as Priyanka not being sensitive to Shalin's health is remembered. Shalin asks Priyanka not to try to be great today after her behaviour that time. Priyanka eventually walks out from the conversation.
Sumbul goes next and tells Shalin that she doesn't forget the past. Shalin scolds her that he hasn't been the captain throughout the show. Sumbul gets Shalin out of the race. Shiv is excited seeing Shalin's new look and the mandali laughs after seeing him. Shalin comes to confront Sumbul, who trolls him. She says their differences cannot be buried so soon, only to follow it up by stating that they aren't angry on each other anymore.
Shalin goes next and gets Stan out of the race. He praises Stan but nominates him anyway. Archana gets a makeover this time, from one side. She complains about the same to Bigg Boss.
Shiv goes next and gives up Archana's captaincy. Archana then discusses with Priyanka about how she will give it back to Shiv.
Shalin is upset since he cannot be a captain ever again. He says he'll end up cleaning toilets rather than enjoying the jacuzzi.
Archana refuses to go in the task. Priyanka and Stan also refuse to go, till Bigg Boss' announcement. Priyanka and Archana refuse to go before Stan. Archana goes and gets Shiv out of the race. Shiv gets upset on realizing so.
Archana then tries to talk to Nimrit, who asks Archana to talk later. As Priyanka and Stan don't go, Bigg Boss does kaarya radd. Thanks to that, Nimrit is the first finalist.
January 30, 2023 10:17 PM IST
Shalin asks the mandali to eat lunch with him. Priyanka says they wouldn't eat since she and Archana are eating on the dining table.
Archana questions the mandali, who eat after she leaves. Bigg Boss talks to Stan, who is eating roti too. Bigg Boss says he ate mehnat's roti and not zillat's.
Bigg Boss wants everyone to gather in the living room. Archana is confused and calls out the issue.
Bigg Boss then talks to Sumbul about sample survey. He talks about the control survey he took from Priyanka, Shiv and Shalin, while announcing the next task.
Nimrit's Ticket To Finale Week is recalled. This is the contestants' last opportunity to take the ticket from her. Shalin is trolled once again and then Bigg Boss talks about roti, starting the topic all over again. Archana jumps in and says she made roti and Sumbul adds nobody is able to eat it. Nimrit wants to do Archana's aarti.
Bigg Boss wants to change the task to roti. He then announces the new task - of remote. Priyanka gets Sumbul, Shiv Archana and vice-versa, Shalin Stan, Sumbul Shalin, Nimrit Priyanka and Stan Nimrit.
January 30, 2023 10:10 PM IST
Shiv and Stan promise that even if Bigg Boss force them, still they wouldn't eat the food cooked by Archana. Priyanka and Bigg Boss then talk. If given the remote to control one contestant, she would control Shiv, who she feels talks wrongly. Shiv refuses to justify things with Sumbul.
Shiv is then called to the confession room. He praises Priyanka this time. He's confused about Priyanka shutting down rather than giving it back to her friend Archana. Shiv wants to control Priyanka too, for the very same reason. Shiv feels that while Sumbul is real, she might be using the mandali.
Shalin goes to the confession room and Maahim follows him. Bigg Boss asks Maahim to come to the confession room too and the two go there. Bigg Boss praises Shalin as he can control Maahim. Shalin feels some situations controlled him on the show. He names Tina Datta too. He would like to control Shiv for bullying Sumbul and Nimrit.
Archana comes to offer roti to Nimrit and Shiv, who only look at her in fury. Stan closes his ears to save himself from the noise.
January 30, 2023 09:59 PM IST
Shalin Bhanot then starts another story with Shiv and Stan. Archana, on the other hand, flirts with the cameras. Shalin then goes to play with Maahim. He is seen trying to create a rap.
As Nimrit refuses to eat the food cooked by Archana, she goes to the household. Nimrit gives it back and then Shiv does so too. Shalin also says that it looks like Shiv is trying to overtake the matter. He claims that Shiv's existence is to dominate over the mandali.
Nimrit refuses to argue with Archana and warns her of using sarcasm. Nimrit then goes on Archana's dress. Shiv tells Stan that Archana has to keep some shame. Nimrit gets emotional and walks out. Archana continues to poke Nimrit and then shows the aata.
Sumbul gives it back on behalf of Nimrit this time. Priyanka gets furious on Archana for making a mudda out of a small thing. Soon after, Priyanka is called to the confession room.
January 30, 2023 09:45 PM IST
Day 121 in the Bigg Boss 16 house commences with Shalin Bhanot talking about peace. Soon, Archana Gautam drags Priyanka Chahar Chaudhary to listen to her shayari. Shiv Thakare and Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia are irritated but still hear it.
Sumbul Touqeer Khan talks to captain Nimrit about eating someone else's aata. Archana asks about hisaab soon after.
MC Stan tells Shiv they did wrong by reacting to Archana's shayari. Nimrit gets furious and says she doesn't want Archana's ration even by mistake.
Archana ends up irking Nimrit saying 'her launde' eat food cooked by her. She then calls Nimrit hungry since she came to Bigg Boss 16. Nimrit then asks Archana not to cook for them and warns to slap Archana, after breaking her tea mug. Archana gives a shayari for Nimrit and says she wants to fight in a way that she would become a winner. Archana then calls the mandali namak halal and Sumbul says people get scared of fighting her. Archana then fights with Sumbul too, who asks her to keep talking and walks out on her.
Priyanka tells Archana that nobody should talk about humanity. She doesn't want to get involved in this matter more than that.
Nimrit says she would go on a hunger strike rather than eat the food cooked by Archana. Archana then talks about guru-chela talking.