Bigg Boss Kannada OTT Season 1, exclusively available on Voot, featured 16 contestants, including a diverse mix of individuals such as an astrologer, rapper, and a renowned Director/Actor. A victorious couple initially played as one entity but later separated to compete individually. The competition aimed at being the most entertaining and popular, granting eligibility for entry into the subsequent Bigg Boss Kannada Season 9 on Colors channel. Contestants had opportunities to earn their winning amount through various tasks. Roopesh Shetty emerged as the winner, earning ₹5,00,000 and the title of the Most Popular Housemate, with other top contestants joining Bigg Boss Kannada Season 9.