Kaun Banega Crorepati: News

Kaun Banega Crorepati is an Indian television game show which is hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. The third season was hosted by Shah Rukh Khan. It is based on the British program ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ It originally aired on Star Plus for the first 3 seasons from 2000 to 2007 and since 2010, it has been airing on Sony TV.

31 Aug 2023

TV News

Will Jaskaran Singh win 'KBC 15?'; Amitabh Bachchan teases episode

Jaskaran Singh, a 21-year-old from Khalra, Punjab, is on the verge of making history as he might become the first contestant to win Rs. 7 crore in Kaun Banega Crorepati 15, a popular Indian television game show.

30 Jun 2023

Sony TV

Ahead of #KaunBanegaCrorepati15, exploring how 'KBC' has remained relevant

Even at 80, there is no stopping Amitabh Bachchan!

02 Sep 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan resumes 'KBC' shoot after testing negative for COVID-19

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has finally tested negative for COVID-19 and returned to work.

10 Aug 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

'KBC' contestant says Amitabh owes Rs. 10; gets paid back

The 14th season of the popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), hosted by Amitabh Bachchan, was kickstarted recently.

08 Aug 2022


'KBC 14' Episode-1 highlights: 'Real' heroes of nation paid tribute

Amitabh Bachchan-led Kaun Banega Crorepati arrived on Sony TV with much aplomb on Sunday (August 7).

04 Aug 2022

Aamir Khan

'Kaun Banega Crorepati': What can we expect from Season 14?

After 13 glorious seasons, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to take the stage again with Season 14 of Kaun Banega Crorepati.

24 Jul 2022

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan's 'KBC 14' to premiere on August 7

Ready to put your gray cells to test again?

22 Sep 2021


Man slaps defamation-notice after estranged wife appears on 'KBC 13'

A man has slapped a legal notice against Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. for "providing platform for defamation for a subjudice matter."

26 Aug 2021

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan's tie bow on 'KBC 13' making huge waves

Amitabh Bachchan, who is back as the effervescent and balanced host of the 13th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, is killing it with his dressing sense.

19 Aug 2021

Amitabh Bachchan

'KBC 13': Audience poll returns; show undergoes major format changes

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is set to return as a host on Kaun Banega Crorepati season 13 (KBC 13) on August 23.

11 Aug 2021

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan starts shooting for latest season of 'KBC'

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday got nostalgic over 21 years of his popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) and thanked fans for their constant love and support.

04 Aug 2021


Amitabh Bachchan shares second promo clip for 'KBC 13'

The premiere date for Kaun Banega Crorepati 13 is drawing close and makers have dropped the second promotional clip.

19 Jul 2021

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan shares first promo clip of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati-13'

The news of Amitabh Bachchan returning as the host for the 13th season of popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati was revealed in May.

10 May 2021


'KBC-13' registrations begin tonight at 9: Here's how to proceed

The registrations for the 13th season of the uber popular game show, Kaun Banega Crorepati, will begin tonight at 9 pm.

05 May 2021

Amitabh Bachchan

'KBC' Season 13 returns with Amitabh Bachchan as host, again

Amitabh Bachchan is returning as the host for the 13th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati soon.

28 Jan 2021


Want to run away: Bachchan begins shooting for 'MayDay'

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently wrapped up work on the TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, has kick-started shooting for Ajay Devgn's upcoming movie MayDay.

19 Nov 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

'KBC 12': Second 'crorepati,' Mohita Sharma, talks about her experience

Amitabh Bachchan-hosted game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 got its second "crorepati" this week.

12 Nov 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

Nazia Nasim, 'KBC 12's first 'crorepati,' talks about her journey

On Wednesday's episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati season 12, Nazia Nasim became the first contestant of this season to win the enviable prize of Rs. 1 crore.

03 Nov 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

FIR against Amitabh Bachchan, 'KBC' for hurting religious sentiments

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA in Maharashtra on Tuesday approached the police, seeking action against Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and the makers of television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12, which the 78-year-old actor currently hosts.

28 Sep 2020

Shah Rukh Khan

'KBC 12' premiers tonight: What's new in the social-distancing era?

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to grace the small screen with the beloved game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, which premiers tonight.

18 Sep 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

'Kaun Banega Crorepati 12' to premiere on September 28

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to return to the small screen with the beloved game show Kaun Banega Crorepati.

24 Aug 2020


Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

On Monday, news in the world of entertainment was about a fresh teaser release, an update on the latest edition of Amitabh Bachchan-hosted KBC, and some more developments in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

08 Nov 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

#BoycottKBC trends over inaccurate reference to Chhatrapati Shivaji; Sony apologizes

Sony TV on Friday issued an apology after the hit game show Kaun Banega Crorepati drew criticism over the manner in which it referenced the Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on Wednesday's episode.

19 Sep 2019

Kapil Sharma

TRP report: Amitabh Bachchan's 'KBC 11' proves its mettle

After witnessing a significant dip in TRPs last week, the latest report released by the Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC) came with a sigh of relief.

16 Sep 2019


'KBC11' finds its second crorepati; cook Babita wins Rs. 1cr

Days after Kaun Banega Crorepati 11 found its first crorepati in IAS aspirant Sanoj Raj, another contestant Babita Tade has achieved that same feat on the show.

12 Sep 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

#TRPReport: Is Amitabh Bachchan's 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' losing grip?

The much-awaited TRP ratings for week 36 have been released by the Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC), and it doesn't look like encouraging for many shows.

11 Sep 2019


IAS aspirant Sanoj Raj becomes first crorepati of 'KBC11'

Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati 11, which started airing from August 19, got its first crorepati.

28 Aug 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

My property will be shared equally between Abhishek, Shweta: Amitabh

Amitabh Bachchan has proved to be the ultimate supporter of feminism and women empowerment.

22 Aug 2019


Where are the winners of the previous seasons of 'KBC'?

When Kaun Banega Crorepati was aired for the first time in 2000, it became an instant hit.

20 Aug 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

'KBC 11' begins: All you need to know about it

The much-awaited season of Kaun Banega Crorepati premiered yesterday and as was expected, witnessed a grand opening.

02 May 2019


'KBC Season 11' registrations begin, here's how you can participate

Kaun Banega Crorepati, the Indian adaptation of the British game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? is all set to hit the small screens with its eleventh season, hosted by Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan, soon.

30 Mar 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

Amitabh Bachchan begins shooting for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 11'

After entertaining the audience for almost two decades, Amitabh Bachchan is all set to return with the eleventh season of Kaun Banega Crorepati.

16 Feb 2019

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan announces 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 11'. Read details

Amitabh Bachchan, who is gearing up for the release of Badla, confirmed that a new season of his popular show Kaun Banega Crorepati is in the works.

09 Nov 2018

Indian Railways

"Metro devi" Nikita Devi talks about her 'KBC' experience

The 'KBC' episode which was telecast on Diwali introduced Nikita Vaid to the world, a metro driver who won Rs. 3.2 lakh in the show.

09 Oct 2018


KBC 10: Amitabh Bachchan's birthday gift leaves him emotional

Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently hosting 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 10', is all set to celebrate his 76th birthday on October 11.

06 Oct 2018


KBC 10's first crorepati Binita Jain reveals her winning secret

Binita Jain, a teacher from Guwahati, went on to create history this week after becoming the first crorepati of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 10'.

03 Oct 2018


Abducted husband and financial struggles couldn't stop KBC10's first crorepati

Amitabh Bachchan's 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 10' is going strong with its tagline 'Kab Tak Rokoge'.

01 Oct 2018


Rajasthan Police's own version of 'KBC': Raising awareness about law

Drawing inspiration from TV quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC) hosted by Amitabh Bachchan, Rajasthan Police has launched its own version of 'KBC' on social media to raise awareness about law and crimes.

03 Sep 2018

Amitabh Bachchan

'Kaun Banega Crorepati 10' premieres tonight: All details here

The tenth season of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' will be aired tonight at 9 pm on Sony Entertainment Television.

28 Aug 2018


Bachchan to give Rs. 2.5cr to families of martyrs, farmers

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said he would be donating Rs. 1cr to the families of martyrs and an additional Rs. 1.5cr to waive off loans of farmers.

25 May 2018


Amitabh Bachchan begins 'KBC' season 10 promo shoot

Amitabh Bachchan is all set to return with the tenth edition of his much-loved reality game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'.

Doordarshan may soon have Kaun Banega Crorepati for Kashmir

The central government is mulling over creating a Kaun Banega Crorepati with Doordarshan exclusively for Kashmiris.

06 Nov 2017


Amitabh closes curtains on KBC, how much did he earn?

Amitabh Bachchan on Friday began his episode by announcing that the show will have the last telecast of this season on November 6.

29 Sep 2017


Jamshedpur's Anamika Mazumdar, first crorepati on Kaun Banega Crorepati 9!

Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9, with a prize money of Rs. 7cr, premiered on 28 August 2017, but the game show didn't see a big winner until yesterday.

03 Jun 2017


Amitabh Bachchan to host Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9

The famous quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' is all set to return to screens with megastar Amitabh Bachchan hosting it.