Sony TV’s popular game show on Indian Television is all set to return for its ninth season and we can’t wait to watch it on our television sets. The registration of the show started from June 17th and the in the first promo, aired on June 10th, the host Amitabh Bachchan invited people to register for it. If reports are anything to go by, this season has received a record number of 19.8 million registrations in just few days. Ever since Mr. Bachchan hinted about season 9 of the show in December 2016, people have been waiting for the show to start soon. Yesterday the first look of the season was revealed and Amitabh Bachchan Tweeted some pics from the sets.
Ever since the show started, Amitabh Bachchan has hosted it, barring season 3, when Shah Rukh Khan was roped in by the makers to host the show. However, the show’s TRP’s dropped and Mr. Bachchan returned for the next season. If rumors are to be believed, for this season, the makers considered Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit as hosts, but now it looks like those things didn’t materialize. The promos of the show are out and Mr. Bachchan indeed is the face of the game show this season as well. The show is likely to get the 9.00 pm prime time slot and might replace Sony TV’s hit shows Beyhadh and Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke aise Bhi.
Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 1 was aired seventeen years ago, in 2000. Hosted by Amitabh Bachchan, the show instantly connected with the viewers and received an immense response from people all over the country. This show changed the face of Indian Television all together and also gave Amitabh Bachchan a new lease of life in showbiz. Over the years, the show has managed to place itself in the hearts of people and the host, the superstar Amitabh Bachchan, became synonymous with Kaun Banega Crorepati. In fact, Danny Boyle’s 2008 Oscar-winning movie, Slumdog Millionaire, was also loosely based on this show.The show’s host in the film, played by Anil Kapoor, was based loosely on Bachchan.
Season 9 of Kaun Banega Crorepati is about to begin soon!