New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan has returned to small screens with the new season of his hugely popular TV show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'. The new season has a new mantra that only knowledge can get what you deserve.
The Indian version of 'Who wants to be a millionaire?' received a name because of Amitabh Bachchan. The show started in the year 2000 and Big B has been associated with the show since its beginning.
It was a time when the small screen was not seen as a serious threat to the silver screen. Though Ekta Kapoor and some other producers were drawing audiences to TV via their serials, but there was not a single show that every member of the family could see together.
From Harshvardhan Nawathe to Sushil Kumar, popular television show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' has changed many lives. Meet the lucky winners so far...
Harshvardhan Nawathe from Mumbai became the first person to win Rs 1 crore during season 1.
In 2001, 14-year-old Ravi Saini from Vishakhapatnam won Rs 1 crore during 'Kaun Banega Crorepati Junior'.
Vijay Raul, an engineer with Steel Authority of India Limited and his wife Arundhati also won a crore during 'Kaun Banega Crorepati Jodi Special'.
In season 2, the producers doubled the prize money to two crore. However, Brajesh Dubey, an engineer from Guna wasn't sure of his last answer and took home a Rs 1 crore cheque.
Rahat Taslim, who won Rs 1 crore in season 4, runs tailoring classes. She became the first woman contestant to win a crore on the show.
Anil Kumar Sinha from Patna won Rs 1 crore during KBC season 5.
The biggest winner on KBC so far is Sushil Kumar from Bihar.
Sushil Kumar who used to work as a computer operator for a salary of Rs 6000, managed to hit the jackpot and won Rs 5 crore during season 5.
Sushil Kumar has almost become a celebrity now. He was last seen shaking a leg at a dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'.
During KBC season 4, Prashant Batar succesfully won Rs 1 crore. He attempted the jackpot question to win Rs 5 crore. However, he gave a wrong answer and went home with just Rs 3,20,000.
\'KBC\' has become a ray of hope for many families who never knew a way out of their poverty and lack of resources.
'KBC' became a ray of hope for many families who never knew a way out of their poverty and lack of resources. People from remote areas have come to the show and have won cash prizes as per their talents.
The new season is expected to be better and bigger in presentation. IBNLive is committed to bring you the live experience of the first episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 6'.
Amitabh Bachchan was born to Harivansh Rai Bachchan, a well known Hindi poet and Teji Bachchan in the year 1942. He got married to actress Jaya Bhaduri on June 3, 1973 and has two children, actor Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Nanda.
He first g ...
Kaun Banega Crorepati, popularly known as KBC is a television game show in India. It is based on the UK game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. KBC first aired in 2000 and was hosted by Amitabh Bachchan, his first appearance Indian televisi ...