KBC complete its fifth season

By Hindustan Times

Launched in the year 2000, Kaun Banega Crorepati will wrap up its fifth edition this week, completing more than a decade on the tube. Next year, host Amitabh Bachchan will return in the third consecutive season, KBC 6, probably one of the longest spells a Bollywood actor-host has had on his TV show in India.

The current season opened with approximately 5.4 points, and exkbcperienced its highest rating last week with 8 points. Apart from commoners like Sushil Kumar (Season 5) and Harshwardhan Nawathe (Season 1) who’ve been season’s winners, there have been a slew of Bollywood and TV actors who tried their luck on the hot seat.

Of course, none came for personal gains. Each one donated whatever they won to a charity of their choice… that is if they played for money. Aamir Khan, the first ever celebrity to occupy the hot seat in India on season one, won Rs. 50