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Amitabh Bachchan to host Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9

03 Jun 2017 | By Gogona Saikia
Amitabh Bachchan to return in KBC-9

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

He is working to record the Registration Questions for it, and has released photos of the shoot.

This announcement comes amid speculations that daughter-in-law Aishwarya would be seen hosting the new season. There were also rumors about Ranbir Kapoor and Salman Khan replacing Bachchan.

In context: Amitabh Bachchan to return in KBC-9

03 Jun 2017Amitabh Bachchan to host Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9

Bachchan has helmed the show for seven of eight seasons

This will be KBC's ninth season after launching in 2000. Bachchan has been holding its reins as host since the beginning, except for KBC-3, when Shah Rukh Khan replaced him. The show came during a lull in his career, and re-established him as a superstar.