‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ means KBC. Hearing ‘Hello ladies and gentlemen…’ in Big B’s voice is enough to create excitement. The 20 years started on KBC are being completed. But the sequence of its questions and answers still gives absolutely fresh-sea feeling. ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, which started in the year 2000, is also coming with new colors this year. Amitabh Bachchan has started shooting for this 12th season

There are many people like me who grew up watching KBC. Memories of the show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ are full of childhood. This has been such a unique show that everyone has been crazy about. The madness is such that even 15 minutes before the show, some used to sit in front of the TV.

Many questions of General Knowledge are asked in KBC. But there are some questions as well, to which people still seek answers. Like- is everything preordained at KBC? Experts and Amitabh already know the answer? Is the winning amount fully met or tax paid? How much does Big B charge for the show? There is a long list of such questions.

Let us remove this veil of mystery today. Without sitting on a hot chair, we will give you the right answer to similar questions related to KBC, that too without using any life line. Here is the first question and its answer on your screen-

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1) Who was the first crorepati?

The show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ started in the year 2000. In the first season, the highest winning money was one crore. To reach that point, 14 questions had to be crossed. Harshavardhan Navathe became the first millionaire of this show. On 19 October 2000, he won Rs 1 crore by answering the 15th question correctly. After him, Vijay Rahul, Arundhati and Ravi Saini had rewarded with one crore rupees.

In 2011, the winning amount of KBC was increased to Rs 5 crore. Sushil Kumar of Motihari, Bihar, became the first person to win it. After them Sanmeet Kaur won this amount. In 2014, the prize money of the show was increased again. Now it has increased from 5 crores to 7 crores. And Achin and Sarthak Narula became the first winners to win 7 crores. He won this amount by answering the 14th question. Till the previous show, the winner used to get a reward of Rs 7 crore. This time it has to be seen whether there is some change in it.

2) Tax is deducted on won money?

Often people ask the question, is there any tax deducted on the money that the show winners get? The answer is yes. The amount won in any game show or lottery is taxed under section 56 (2) (ib) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. At the same time, tax deducted at source (TDS) is taken under section 194B. Not only KBC, the amount won in any lottery, lucky draw, race, card games, cross puzzles or TV and electronic game shows is deducted by deducting 30 percent TDS. There is also 2 percent education cess on this tax. This means that the amount won at the game show is taxed at a total of 31.2 percent. CA Sushil Kumar says that no matter how much the winning amount is, the same tax is deducted.

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3) How much money does Big B charge for a show?

Amitabh Bachchan is the life of KBC show. Many questions are also asked about how much Amitabh, who distributes crores in KBC, charges himself for an episode. There are reports in the media about Big B’s fees. According to a news, Amitabh Bachchan signed a deal worth 200 crores last year. According to this, he used to get 2. 6 crores of an episode.


4) Everything in KBC is pre-decided?

‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ show is real or scripted? This is one of the most asked questions. Many people on the Internet believe that this is a fully scripted show, in which people already know things. They are accused that this entire show is coined for audience attention and TRP. At the same time, there are some people who do not believe this to be true. Such people say that the remaining things related to the shoot can be scripted, but the questions asked in the show are never scripted.

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5) Where does KBC shoot?

KBC is shooting in Mumbai only. But there was also a season in which shooting was not in Mumbai but in Gujarat. In the year 2014 i.e. the eighth season, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ was shot in Surat. This was the first time the show was shot outside Mumbai. Apart from this season, all the seasons were shot in Mumbai. Not only this, many changes were also made in this eighth season, such as the winning amount was 7 crores from this season. The number of questions was reduced to 14, and many changes were made to the lifeline as well. #24x7newsalert