This will be a second innings for Big B on the small screen after having hosted two seasons of Kaun Banega Crorepati whose success hasn't bee repeated by any other show since then. Big B not only ventured into the small screen but paved the way for many Bollywood stars to appear on the small screen and host the show. Amitabh replaces Shilpa who had hosted Bigg Boss 2. Sources say Big B has been hired for hefty amount to host the third season of the show.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan is trying to figure out a way to shoot for Bigg Boss 3. Big B is currently in Singapore to take care of his friend, Amar Singh who is undergoing treatment for his prolonged prolonged illness. The actor thus has no plans to return to Mumbai which has put the Bigg Boss 3 producers in a little bit of fix. A source close to the production house has said that Amitabh will be flying in and out for the shooting of the shows.