Kaun Banega Crorepati

  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' set converted into a boxing ring for Priyanka Chopra September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen packing punches in forthcoming biopic "Mary Kom", had fun on the sets of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) when it was turned into a boxing ring. The biopic on five-time World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom will release Sep 5 and to promote the...
  • 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 8 review: Big B's unique style, Kapil Sharma's comic timing keep the viewers engaged August 18, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan may have left his fans a bit disappointed with his debut fiction show 'Yuddh', but he made sure the grand premiere of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8' lived up to its hype. The game of knowledge, which has been the talking point for its format, prize money and...
  • Amitabh Bachchan looks dapper in 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', dull in 'Yudh', says Juhi Chawla August 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The actress, who has been roped in as the brand ambassador for Sony Entertainment's new general entertainment channel 'Sony Pal', said she did not like Big B's character in the show. "I saw one episode of 'Yudh' and during the show, appeared advertisements of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'. And he looked...
  • Actor-politician Chiranjeevi announces plans to start working on his 150th film August 8, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-politician Chiranjeevi has announced plans to start working on his 150th film this year. He also said he's currently listening to various scripts. Chiranjeevi confirmed the same Thursday on the Telugu version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" titled "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu". He was invited as a special guest on the last...
  • '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 71-year-old shot a "special...
  • KBC 8: Big B hails Lucknow's all-women fighter group 'Red Brigade' girls August 7, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised his latest guest Usha Vishwakarma on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8' as "young and feisty" for leading an all-women fighter group in Lucknow. 25-year-old Usha trains women in her 'Red Brigade' group in self-defence practices against abuse and other forms of exploitation. "Usha Vishwakarma from Lucknow, UP fought...
  • 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...
  • 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: Kaun Banega Crorepati fights the good fight; releases a heartfelt Hindu-Muslim unity promo in the month of Ramazan July 23, 2014

    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' July 22, 2014

    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...