KBC

  • Celebrities are like common people; with common needs, feelings, desires and attitudes: Amitabh Bachchan 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan says celebrities like himself are not special people with special demands and rather lead a very normal life just as any common man. On gaming reality show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', which he hosts, the 71-year-old actor recently came across a participant who thought celebrities don't fit into...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' gets its first Rs7crore winners from Delhi September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Two brothers from Delhi have become the first to hit the jackpot by winning the maximum prize money of Rs.7 crore in a special edition of TV reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati". The Narula brothers Achin, 24, and Sarthak, 23, won the amount on the 'Jodi...
  • KBC under fire for fudging female foeticide figures in Haryana August 24, 2014

    Madana: The hit quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati garnered the attention of viewers with its focus on social messages right from the beginning of their latest season. But questions are now being raised about the show's credibility. Contestant Rishi Raj from from the village of Madana in Haryana walked away...
  • 'KBC' contestant Usha inspires Amitabh Bachchan with her story of perseverance, ability to fight back abuse August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been an inspiration for many but this time, the megastar felt "really inspired" by a true story of a "fiery young lady" who came to shoot with actress Priyanka Chopra for the forthcoming season of reality show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC). The 71yearold shot a "special...
  • Would you please take my proposal to Deepika Padukone? Kapil Sharma asks Amitabh Bachchan on the first episode of KBC August 5, 2014

    Surat: What do you expect when Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar comedian Kapil Sharma join forces on the stage? Entertainment, entertainment and entertainment! Their chemistry was crackling! Their barbs were hilarious! And their oneliners literally bowled over the audience assembled here for the mega launch of the eighth season of...
  • Should Bollywood's CharmerinChief stick to films? Why Shah Rukh Khan can't crack TV game shows August 4, 2014

    Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Salman Khan have proved that hosting a television show isn't as effortless as it appears. Agreed, the ability to connect with the viewers, and to take interest in what might appear tedious to many are some of the qualities that a host ought to...
  • Surat girl Deepa Jagtiani plays KBC live, takes home Rs 6,40,000 August 3, 2014

    Surat: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Saturday launched popular TV reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati 8" (KBC) here and local girl Deepa Jagtiani, who got to play KBC live, won Rs.640,000. Deepa, who helps her brother in his business, used three lifelines 'audience poll' and 'phone a friend' and 'triguni' while...
  • Amitabh Bachchan launches 'KBC 8' in Surat, overwhelmed by participants' response August 3, 2014

    Surat: The new season of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) was launched Saturday in a grand style by Bollywood megastar and its host Amitabh Bachchan in the India's diamond city, which reportedly has the maximum viewership for the game show. Organised at Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre a 7,000 seat...
  • Watch: 'The city of Kohima is in which country?' The new, inclusive 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 2014' teaser is a real tearjerker July 9, 2014

    'The city of Kohima belongs to which country?' A. China B. Nepal C. India D. Bhutan. A rather unusual way to start a quiz. The new teaser for Kaun Banega Crorepati's 2014 season gives you the feels. But it also holds a very large mirror to your face. For every time...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to shoot for 'KBC 8' from July end June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently promoting his debut fiction TV series 'Yudh', is likely to begin shooting for the eighth season of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' in July. Work on the set of the show is already underway here. A source aware of the developments told IANS that the set is...
  • Amitabh Bachchan appreciates gifts from 'KBC' contestants October 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan appreciates the handmade gifts presented to him by contestants on the game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 7'. He said the contestants not only bring along their spirit of competition, "but also their spirit of giving". "They hand make gifts by the dozens and I cannot simply...
  • Amitabh Bachchan down with fever, stomach infection October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently turned 71, is suffering from fever and stomach infection. He said there is nothing to worry, but needs rest to continue shooting for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). "I am incapacitated. Down with fever and a stomach infection. I am afraid this is all that...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor break into a jig on 'KBC 7' September 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor, a flexible dancer, made megastar Amitabh Bachchan shake a leg or two to the tune of 'Agal bagal', a song from the former's forthcoming release 'Phata Poster Nikla Hero'. Shahid and his movie's co-star Ileana D'Cruz made a promotional visit to the set of game show 'Kaun Banega...
  • Kaun Banega Crorepati 7: Amitabh Bachchan thanks fans for their love September 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan thanked his fans for giving him the love and encouragement on the seventh season of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'(KBC). The 70-year-old is always excited to get back on the sets and resume his role of a quizmaster. "Thank you all for the impetus you give for the KBC this...
  • Kaun Banega Crorepati 7: Multimedia stage awaits the contestants September 5, 2013

    Mumbai: The set of popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' has not just been changed geographically, but design-wise too. It will be a multimedia rectangular stage with LED lights. The 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 2013' set will now be a magnificent 360 degree multimedia stage, making India the first ever country to...
  • KBC 7: Seven new changes on the show this season September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: As Amitabh Bachchan gears up to don the quiz master's hat once again for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', the shows undergo a few changes in tune with the changing times. The show, in its seventh season, is bigger in terms of its prize money and overall set up....
  • I take zero credit for KBC's popularity: Amitabh Bachchan August 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is set to host the seventh season of gameshow 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC), says he is just a host and doesn't take any credit for the show's popularity. "I take zero credit. The most important part of the show is the show itself. It's a very...
  • Why is megastar Amitabh Bachchan a bundle of nerves? August 26, 2013

    Mumbai: As the seventh season of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC) approaches its launch day, megastar and quizmaster Amitabh Bachchan is feeling the jitters in his stomach. The 70-year-old has so far hosted five seasons of the show, except for the third edition, which saw superstar Shah Rukh Khan in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan is back to quiz with season 7 of Kaun Banega Crorepati July 19, 2013

    Apart from KBC's 7th season, Bachchan is also doing a fiction series on the small screen, making him the first Alist actor to do so. ...
  • Watch: Amitabh Bachchan returns in the teaser of 'KBC 7' July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan, the face of popular quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', is back with the teaser of the next season. This time the idea is to emphasise on the value of learning. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Everyone said doing KBC was a mistake June 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will soon be seen acting in a television show that he is coproducing, says his creative team wants to make something different but refuses to divulge anything about the storyline. "There are many shows running on TV at the moment but we want to give a...
  • Amitabh: Wish I could use some of Sidhu's quotes in 'KBC' April 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who unveiled former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu's website, sherryontop.com, minces no words in praising the quickwitted 'young man' and said he would have loved to use his quotes on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). "I have great admiration for the young man... I have always loved the way...
  • KBC 6: Terence Lewis to perform in the finale January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Choreographer Terence Lewis has prepared a special dance performance for the finale episode of sixth season of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC), hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The last episode has already been shot and will be telecast Jan 26. Lewis has choreographed the act along with 42 students...
  • Amitabh Bachchan sad as 'KBC 6' comes to an end January 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been associated with 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC) since its inception in 2000, has just wrapped up the sixth season of the game show and says while shooting the last episode, there was 'a feeling of great remorse'. The last episode will be telecast on...
  • IT department drags Amitabh Bachchan to SC January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought the response of superstar Amitabh Bachchan on a petition by Income Tax Department which has claimed that the actor owes to it Rs 1.66 crore as taxes on his income he earned through quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' during 200102. A bench of...
  • ''Kaun Banega Crorepati' gets its first woman winner January 8, 2013

    Sunmeet Sawhney is the first woman contestant to have won Rs 5 crore on reality TV show 'Kaun Badega Crorepati'. But who is the lady behind the big winner? 37yearold Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney has become a local hero of sorts for her neighbours in Mumbai's suburbs of Andheri. Though originally from...
  • KBC 6: Meet the first woman winner of Rs 5 crore January 7, 2013

    For housewife cum tuition teacher Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney, knowledge is the key to success and it got rightly proved in her case as she won Rs 5 crore on the popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'. Sawhney takes tutions to contribute to her family's income. Seen here with the show's...
  • Amitabh Bachchan praises KBC 6 jackpot winner January 6, 2013

    Mumbai: At a time when the nation is reeling from the shocking gangrape of a 23yearold girl, megastar Amitabh Bachchan is pleased to see a woman win the fivecrore jackpot on his game show KBC, showing that women are no less than men. Housewife Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney has become the...
  • KBC 6: Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney wins Rs 5 crore January 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney, a Punjabi woman, has emerged as the winner of Rs.5 crore on TV game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 6' (KBC). Sawhney, a home tutor and a resident of Mumbai, couldn't believe she had cracked the jackpot, until the show's host, megastar Amitabh Bachchan hugged her. "I couldn't believe...
  • Bihar: KBC winner gives tuitions on how to crack the show November 27, 2012

    Patna: If you've been one of those who wished to try and be part of the reality game show, Kaun Banega Crorepati, it's time for you to head to Bihar. An expert at the show, Rs 1 crore winner Anil Kumar Sinha, is giving tuitions on how to ace the...