Kaun Banega Crorepati, or KBC as it is popularly known as, is a famous game show in India telecasted on Star Plus. The currently running show is season three of the show, often called KBC-3 or KBC-Tritiya.
The mind behind this show is of the famous quizzing master Siddharth Basu, of the ‘MasterMind India’ fame.
This is an Indian modification of the UK game show “Who would like to be a Millionaire.”
KBC season one was started in year 2000 hosted by Mr.Amitabh Bhachchan and was a big hit on the list of Indian audience.
The growing season one was gracefully kbcreal.com removed air with a promise by Mr.Bachchan of returning.
Season two, popularized as KBC dwitiya saw some changes compared to the previous KBC, but was shortly removed air due to the host’s health issues.
Though it was believed that the next commencement would be done by the one and only Mr.Bachchan himself, that can compare with the prior two seasons, the audience was amazed to start to see the BadShah of Bollywood in the host’s seat of KBC season three.
ShahRukh brought alongside him an air of vivacity and wit to the show. To be able to stand apart and compete with the former host’s popularity, he induced his touch into the host’s script and his way of speaking.
This is disliked by some, alternatively it was a daily treat for SRK fans to acquire a daily dose of the King Khan, and in addition experience him as himself with the awesome sense of humor and spontaneity.
KBC shortlists 10 people for every episode, they are known as Fastest Finger First or FFF contestants. They’re given a question where they have to arrange the options in the proper order. The one doing that a lot of promptly is given the opportunity to be on the Hot Seat and play for just two 2 Crore Rupees through a ladder of ten questions. He is also given three lifelines initially, “Fifty-Fifty” that leaves one correct option and one randomly selected one on the contestant’s screen. The next lifeline is “Audience Poll” and the 3rd is “Phone-a-Friend”.
There are two landmarks along the way, generally known as “padaav” first at Rs.20,000 and second at Rs.6,40,000.
A contestant is allowed to bring along one person from his family or friends with him.
KBC is a thrilling game show that will not only provide entertainment, but is also a good source for building General Knowledge.