Manikanta was eliminated from the program on Sunday, January 1. Happy New Year greetings from Kamal Haasan and the announcement of Ticket To Finale followed.
- The contestant Manikanta Rajesh was eliminated.
- Mynaa Nandhini, Azeem, and Vikraman were spared from the show.
- Kamal Haasan announced Ticket To Finale task.
Kamal Haasan wished the contestants and the show’s fans a happy new year on Sunday, January 1. Manikanta Rajesh’s removal from the show was announced by the actor-host. He also made Ticket To Finale known and urged the candidates to give it their all as the show’s finale drew near. The finalists’ relatives and friends surprised them last week and spent a few hours with them.