Kaun Banega Crorepati

  • Watch: Kaun Banega Crorepati fights the good fight; releases a heartfelt Hindu-Muslim unity promo in the month of Ramazan 5 days ago

    Any commentary on the sticky subject of Hindu-Muslim relations is fraught with the danger of hyperbole. I will go right ahead and say it. The popular television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati has won the public relations war with a series of sensitive TV promos aimed at addressing contentious issues...
  • Actor-politician Chiranjeevi to feature in the Telugu version of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Actor-turned politician Chiranjeevi will soon be seen in the hot seat of Telugu version of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' titled 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu', hosted by actor Akkineni Nagarjuna. The show featuring megastar Chiranjeevi will be aired Aug 3. "Nagarjuna recently recorded the show featuring Chiranjeevi. It has come out extremely well and...
  • What's Amitabh Bachchan's 'Yudh' about? Division of business empire July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The promos of the forthcoming TV series "Yudh" have left audiences guessing the actual story of the show, but a source says the narrative will centre on the division of the business empire of the show's protagonist, Amitabh Bachchan. Amitabh, who is making his debut in the fiction space on...
  • Watch: 'The city of Kohima is in which country?' The new, inclusive 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 2014' teaser is a real tear-jerker 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...
  • Confirmed! 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8' to begin in August June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: The "new face" of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" will go on air in August, according to Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the host of the popular game show. The 71-year-old took to his Facebook page to make the announcement Monday night. "Yeh hai KBC ka naya aakaar... the new face of KBC starting...
  • Akkineni Nagarjuna's 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu', Telugu version of 'KBC', registers highest television viewer rating June 23, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna, who recently made his small-screen debut with the Telugu version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" titled "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu" (MEK), registered the highest Gross Rating Points (GRP) last week. "The one-and-half-hour episode of MEK anchored by movie icon Nagarjuna recorded an all time high of 9.7 Television...
  • 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's debut TV series 'Yudh' to go on air in July June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is set to debut on a fiction TV show with "Yudh", seemed excited yet nervous about watching a "trial" of the show here Saturday. "The hour arriveth...the labor and effort, of days to be seen today. The episodes of 'YUDH'! Scream your exuberance!!! No the...
  • Firoz Fatma is the first female crorepati of 'KBC 7' November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Firoz Fatma from Saharanpur has emerged the first female crorepati of the 2013 edition of popular reality TV game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). She took home a jackpot of Rs 1 crore from the show, hosted by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Her victory will be showcased on the...
  • Kareena Kapoor to Big B: You are my favourite, Amit uncle November 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan has received compliments galore during his prolific career, but a one-liner from actress Kareena Kapoor left him blushing on the sets of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 2013'. Kareena and her 'Gori Tere Pyaar Mein' co-star Imran Khan made an appearance on the reality game show to promote their forthcoming...
  • Post KBC, it's 'Bhootnath Returns' and TV show for Amitabh Bachchan November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The current season of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC) is nearing its concluding episode and megastar Amitabh Bachchan says 'Bhootnath Returns' and Anurag Kashyap directed TV show will keep him busy after that. KBC is in its seventh season and the 71-year-old hosted all the seasons, except the third one, which...
  • 'Bhavesh Joshi' is not a superhero film: Imran Khan November 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Imran Khan says his next film 'Bhavesh Joshi' with director Vikramaditya Motwane is set in the real world and that it has nothing to do with supernatural or sci-fi elements. "It's not a superhero film. It has no sci-fi or supernatural elements," Imran told reporters Wednesday on the set...
  • 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...
  • Aamir, Kajol on the sets of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' October 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Superstar Aamir Khan was on the sets of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' recently and discussed his next film 'Dhoom 3' with megastar host Amitabh Bachchan. Actress Kajol, on the other hand, will play the game for a cause. "Aamir Khan on set today (Friday)...drops by to say hello! and waves to...
  • Ailing Amitabh Bachchan resumes work on 'KBC' October 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been taking it slow since a bout of fever and stomach infection hit him earlier this week, but the 71-year-old couldn't wait to resume work. He returned to the sets of popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC) Thursday morning. "Its back to 'KBC' again tomorrow...
  • KBC: When Amitabh went on his knees for Sangeeta Ghosh October 13, 2013

    Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) In a dramatic, "dream come true" moment for Sangeeta Ghosh, megastar Amitabh Bachchan went down on his knees with a rose in his hand, and recited a dialogue from his movie "Silsila" for the actress on the set of "Kaun Banega Crorepati". No, it wasn't real case...
  • After father, daughter makes her way to Kaun Banega Maha Crorepati October 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Thirteen years ago, she sat with her father in their drawing room, teaching him lessons from GK books. It wasn't for any MBA exam, 11-year-old Neha Dubey, a doting daughter, was in fact helping her father Ramesh Chandra Dubey prepare for Kaun Banega Crorepati. He might have failed to...
  • Years seem to pass by faster now: Amitabh Bachchan October 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Turning 71 Friday reminded megastar Amitabh Bachchan of the speed with which the years are passing by. But the actor, who regales film and TV viewers with his presence even now, realises that ageing is inevitable. Over the years, Big B has delivered memorable performances in movies like 'Zanjeer', 'Abhimaan',...
  • KBC: Fan doesn't remember anything except Amitabh's name October 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan had a unique birthday celebration on the sets of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). The actor met a 100-year-old fan of his, who is suffering from Alzheimer's disease and the only thing she remembers is the megastar's name. The actor will turn 71 Oct 11. Bernandini D'souza, Amitabh's...
  • Amitabh Bachchan celebrates birthday with an Alzheimer patient on KBC October 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has started shooting for 'Bhootnath 2', a sequel to the 2008 release of the same name. The first part starred Bachchan starred Bachchan lovable ghost besides Juhi Chawla, Aman Siddiqui, Priyanshu Chatterjee and Rajpal Yadav in lead roles. Shah Rukh Khan had done a cameo in the...
  • KBC: When Amitabh Bachchan turned into a dance teacher October 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has his own distinct style of dancing, will be seen teaching a contestant of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' a step or two of what he learnt from actor Shahid Kapoor recently. During a recent episode of the game show, Shahid taught Big B a few steps on...
  • KBC 7: When Amitabh dedicated 'Kabhi kabhi' to a fan September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Anything for fans seems to be Amitabh Bachchan's mantra. In an upcoming episode of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' megastar Amitabh Bachchan will meet his die-hard fan Kusum Kaura and will be seen dedicating the popular song 'Kabhi kabhi mere dil mein' to her. Kaura from Sikandarabad, Uttar Pradesh, said...
  • Ranbir Kapoor wants to do a quiz show like Amitabh Bachchan's 'KBC' September 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is doing well for himself in Bollywood, says he would like to explore television as well and that he won't mind hosting a show like 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). "It's a good thing that TV is doing really well. I like Salman Khan's 'Bigg Boss', Amitji's...
  • 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...
  • People's perception of me changed: First KBC 7 crorepati September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Taj Mohammed Rangrez created history by winning Rs 1 crore in the seventh season of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 7' hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. After the victory he says the people's perception about him had changed. A history teacher, Rangrez said that people have now started calling...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 7' gets its first crorepati September 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Taj Mohammed Rangrez, a history teacher from Udaipur, created history by becoming the first person to win a whopping Rs 1 crore on TV reality game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 2013'. He said, "Can't believe it". All came to a standstill when the show's host, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, tossed the...
  • Big B's classic songs enliven 'KBC 2013' opener September 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Singer Sonu Nigam's lively rendition of some of megastar Amitabh Bachchan's choicest chartbusters - 'Saara zamaana haseeno ka deewana' and 'Dilbar mere', added entertainment value to the opening episode of reality game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', which returned to the small screen in a bigger and better avatar...
  • 'KBC 7' begins today, Amitabh back with new rules September 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam will be seen with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the opening act of the seventh edition of game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). Sonu, 40, will belt out some hit numbers while Big B will jive to its beats. "With the incomparable Sonu Nigam and the fluidity of...
  • 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....