"KBC is not just a show but phenomena. KBC serves as a mirror to society..it reflects the aspirations and ambitions of today's India from every corner of the nation. No other show portrays the Indian dreams as KBC does. Each episode will have a miniature India in all its glory, variety and colour," Sony Entertainment Television, Senior EVP and Business Head, Sneha Rajani told reporters last night.
KBC is an Indian reality game show based on the UK game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? "Its bigger and better this time with a deeper connect with the contestants from the heart of India. KBC is not just another quiz show its much about the human story. Both knowledge and drama step into a higher gear this year," Big Synergy Media Ltd, CMD, Siddharth Basu said.
About the innovations in the format for the fifth season, Basu said, "There will be access to Rs 5 crore top prize, attempting jackpot for a home viewer in every episodes, there will be special themes and special episodes among other things."
The show which will run into 14 weeks will be aired from Monday to Thursday at 8.30 pm.