Kaun Banega Crorepati

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.

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Abhishek rubbishes rumors about Amitabh getting hospitalized

27 Oct 2020

Abhishek rubbishes rumors about Amitabh getting hospitalized

Since Monday, reports of megastar Amitabh Bachchan getting hospitalized have been doing the rounds.

Runa Saha, first contestant to sit directly on 'KBC's hot-seat

16 Oct 2020

Runa Saha, first contestant to sit directly on 'KBC's hot-seat

Runa Saha, a 43-year-old homemaker and entrepreneur from Kolkata, created history by becoming the first-ever contestant to sit directly on the Kaun Banega Crorepati hot seat.

Amitabh Bachchan turns 78, talks about 'greatest' birthday gift

11 Oct 2020

Amitabh Bachchan turns 78, talks about 'greatest' birthday gift

He is an icon. He is larger than life. He is an actor and much more.

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

28 Sep 2020

'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.

'Kaun Banega Crorepati 12' to premiere on September 28

18 Sep 2020

'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.

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

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.

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

20 Aug 2020

Everything that happened in the entertainment world today

On Thursday, news in the world of entertainment was about another tragic death, a fresh trailer release, Saumya Tandon bidding farewell to the popular serial Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai, and more.

Amitabh Bachchan announces 'KBC 12', registrations to begin this month

03 May 2020

Amitabh Bachchan announces 'KBC 12', registrations to begin this month

India's favorite game show is back!

Shatrughan Sinha slams Mukesh Khanna for mocking daughter Sonakshi

10 Apr 2020

Shatrughan Sinha slams Mukesh Khanna for mocking daughter Sonakshi

The ongoing reruns of classics Ramayan and Mahabharat are triggering two things the most: massive viewership for Doordarshan and some fresh controversies.

Troll calls Sonakshi 'Salman Khan's chamchi'. Here's her reply

06 Dec 2019

Troll calls Sonakshi 'Salman Khan's chamchi'. Here's her reply

In her Bollywood journey so far, Sonakshi Sinha has had her fair share of encounters with online trolls targeting her relentlessly. But, she also knows how to shut them.

Will tonight's be the last 'KBC' episode ever?

29 Nov 2019

Will tonight's be the last 'KBC' episode ever?

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently joined Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in Manali for the shoot of Ayan Mukerji's upcoming movie Brahmastra, hinted at his impending retirement, in a cryptic blog.

Amitabh Bachchan shares picture of old letter written by Abhishek

15 Nov 2019

Amitabh Bachchan shares picture of old letter written by Abhishek

As is common knowledge, Amitabh Bachchan takes his social media presence rather seriously. The 77-year-old megastar never misses out an opportunity to share candid throwback pictures of his family.

Amitabh Bachchan shares bedridden photo; recovering from 'Don'-era injuries

11 Nov 2019

Amitabh Bachchan shares bedridden photo; recovering from 'Don'-era injuries

Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has been bedridden the past few days as his health has taken a hit.

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

08 Nov 2019

#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.

Amitabh Bachchan hospitalized for routine checkup: Details here

18 Oct 2019

Amitabh Bachchan hospitalized for routine checkup: Details here

Iconic actor Amitabh Bachchan has been admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital for routine check-up, PTI reported on Friday.

'TKSS': Kapil Sharma charges this whopping amount per episode

15 Oct 2019

'TKSS': Kapil Sharma charges this whopping amount per episode

The most loved comic in the country, Kapil Sharma's journey has been one of a kind.

Howdy Modi: Meet the 16-year-old rapper who sang National Anthem

24 Sep 2019

Howdy Modi: Meet the 16-year-old rapper who sang National Anthem

It was certainly a special Sunday for Indian-origin teenager Sparsh Shah, when he got his big chance to sing the Indian National Anthem at the 'Howdy Modi' event at NRG stadium, in the presence of PM Modi and US President Trump.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: 'BB13,' IIFA Awards 2019, Shyam Ramsay's death and more

23 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: 'BB13,' IIFA Awards 2019, Shyam Ramsay's death and more

The third week of September was all about big announcements in the entertainment world.

#YoSonakshiSoDumb trends after actress fails to answer question on Ramayana

21 Sep 2019

#YoSonakshiSoDumb trends after actress fails to answer question on Ramayana

The recent episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 11 was all about humor and glamour as Sonakshi Sinha was the special guest for the Karamveer segment.

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

19 Sep 2019

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.

Feeling low and depressed? Watch these seven inspirational films

17 Sep 2019

Feeling low and depressed? Watch these seven inspirational films

Films are there to entertain us, plant thoughts in our minds, and also to inspire.

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

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.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Rishi's return, 'Prithviraj', 'Dabangg 3' motion poster and more

15 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Rishi's return, 'Prithviraj', 'Dabangg 3' motion poster and more

Showbiz is an exciting industry that never fails to surprise the audience.

Amitabh Bachchan reveals how he got married to Jaya

13 Sep 2019

Amitabh Bachchan reveals how he got married to Jaya

Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan are one of the most celebrated couples in B-town.

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

12 Sep 2019

#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.

IAS aspirant Sanoj Raj becomes first crorepati of 'KBC11'

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.

Amitabh Bachchan once carried this actress' shoes on the sets

07 Sep 2019

Amitabh Bachchan once carried this actress' shoes on the sets

Amitabh Bachchan, who enjoys a massive fan following, recently revealed that he's a big fan of veteran actress Waheeda Rehman.

Amitabh Bachchan faces wrath of Mumbai rains, bungalow Pratiksha inundated

04 Sep 2019

Amitabh Bachchan faces wrath of Mumbai rains, bungalow Pratiksha inundated

As heavy rains continue to affect Mumbai, megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to be facing its wrath as well.

TRP report: 'KBC 11' makes it to top 5 shows

29 Aug 2019

TRP report: 'KBC 11' makes it to top 5 shows

It's Thursday, and the Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC) has released its TRP report of the television shows for week 34.

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

28 Aug 2019

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

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

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

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.

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

20 Aug 2019

'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.

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

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.

Amitabh Bachchan begins shooting for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 11'

30 Mar 2019

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.

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

16 Feb 2019

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.

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

09 Nov 2018

"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.

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

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.

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

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'.

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

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'.

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

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.