Amitabh Bachchan is gearing up to kick off the 15th season of his reality game show, Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). Reflecting on the show, Amitabh mentioned that it has become a fundamental aspect of his life. He further expressed that the show gives him the opportunity to interact with viewers and that he is eagerly looking forward to the upcoming season.
When and where to watch KBC?
Amitabh acts as the host of the show. KBC’s 15th season begins Monday, August 14, airing on Sony Entertainment TV at 9pm. It will then be broadcast weekly from Monday to Friday in the same time slot.
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What’s New on KBC 15
The show’s team released a statement regarding the ‘changes’ for this season. A new content added to KBC 15 is ‘Super Sandook’, which gives the contestants a chance to recover their losses.
In addition, this section introduces ‘Desh Ka Sawal’ to encourage increased viewer engagement. In addition to the existing cures – Video Calls to Friends and Audience Polls – a novelty lifeline called ‘Double Dip’ has been included in this format. In addition, the audience will also witness the presence of the Fastest Finger First feature this season.
All about KBC
KBC is an authorized Hindi version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Amitabh has been the host of the show since its inception in 2000, except for the third season hosted by Shah Rukh Khan. In the 7th season of 2013, the top prize was set as $7 crore, and this amount has been raised to $7.5 crore for the 14th season in 2022, the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.
Amitabh Bachchan on KBC
In a statement, Amitabh said, “Kaun Banega Crorepati always gyaandar (may know), ddandaar (interest) and shaandaar (grand), but in season 15, we’re opening a new beginning – representing a burgeoning India, its aspirations and its citizens with big dreams.”
He also added: “This show has become an integral part of my life, a platform for me to connect with the audience – both in the studio as well as those watching the show from the comfort of home. I really look forward to welcoming and interacting with contestants from many different walks of life, who are a huge inspiration not only to me but also to those who want to change and make a difference. their ambitions with the power of knowledge.”
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Updated: August 16, 2023, 07:30 AM IST