Mumbai, Sep 7 (): The sixth season of the reality game show Kaun Banega Crorepati starts today, September 7 at 8.30 pm in Sony Channel. The show called as KBC by the masses, is staged to prove that knowledge can be used by the people to earn money in reality game shows. Every season of the show centers around a theme.
Kaun Banega Crorepati started its first season in the year 2000 and was premiered in the TV channel, Star Plus. Starting from the show’s fourth season, the show began its telecast in Sony Channel.
Today, KBC 6, Kaun Banega Crorepati’s sixth season begins with Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan hosting the show. The show’s prize money is Rs 5 crore, which remains the same as the previous season, but the show duration and timings have been re-scheduled. KBC 6 will be telecast from 8.30 pm to 10 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
In the first episode of KBC 6, the host Amitabh will start the show by delivering a poem which would highlight the power of knowledge. The actor has in the last season recited poems on beauty parlours and marriages and those poems were highly appreciated by the masses.
There will also be a distinct performance by Big B on Salim-Sulaiman composition – Ekla Cholo Re. Moreover, the four top Indian Idol 6 contestants (Vipul, Devendra, Amit and Poorvi) will be joining Big B in this act.
Amitabh will then join the popular choir group from Meghalaya, Shillong Chamber choir in singing a combination created for KBC 2012. Remo D’Souza, choreographer and dancer has choreographed a very special UV performance on a series of songs. These performances will also be telecast.
Kanwar Singh from Amritsar will be the first proud contestant of this season to try his luck and knowledge at the grand reality show.