Stage set for Season 9 of KBC

28 Aug,2017

By A Correspondent


Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back with Season 9 of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) which starts today (August 28) on Sony Entertainment Television (SET).


KBC 9 will have new lifelines, thrilling gamification and an array of technological advancements in a concisely packaged limited episode season. The Phone-a-Friend lifeline will be revamped this season to video-a-friend. Additionally, an aptly titled new life-line Jodidaar has been introduced – wherein the participant can bring along a partner to join him/her on the coveted hot seat. The jackpot question will be for Rs 7 crore. Interestingly, the live-sized cheques will be replaced with digital currency transferred directly into the winner’s account via Axis Bank.


Produced by Big Synergy, Kaun Banega Crorepati 9 has a host of sponsors in Vivo, Jio, Chings, Datsun, Raymond, Axis Bank, Akash Tutorial, Big Bazar and Quick Heal.


Said NP Singh, CEO, Sony Pictures Networks India on the show: “This show has always exemplified attainment via the power of knowledge. Guided by insights, KBC is back to Indian television in its 9th season, in a new avatar that showcases some game-changing innovations.


Added Danish Khan, EVP and Business Head at Sony Entertainment Television (SET): “One of the most relevant shows for India, Sony Entertainment Television is happy to present a fast-paced, thrilling, technologically upgraded season 9 of KBC with the most popular host in the television world, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.”


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