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The fourth season called KBC 4 was hosted by the returning Amitabh Bachchan and started on 11 October , on Bachchan's 68th birthday. This season was telecast four days a week, Monday through Thursday evenings. Every question is important. No question is small.

The new logo designed for the fourth season incorporated the new Indian Rupee symbol , which was unveiled earlier in the year. The fourth season of the show was highly successful due to the return of former host Amitabh Bachhan.

During this season, much like its international counterparts, there were various rule changes made to the show. The number of questions were reduced from 15 to 13 and, as in the United States version of the show, a timer was added to each question. Questions 8 to 13 were not timed. Any time not used was voided and not banked unlike the United States version which banked the time for the final question.

This season introduced the "Double Dip" and "Ask the Expert" lifelines similar to the United States counterpart from the Millionaire clock format. Amitabh Bachchan returned to host the fifth season which premiered on 15 August on the Independence Day of India and ended on 17 November It was again aired four days a week. Compared to the previous season, there was only one major gameplay change: No human is small. No person is inferior.

This season was the generally viewed as the most popular show on Indian television in This contest allowed home viewers to send an answer to a question via SMS during the show, with 1 Lakh Rupees going to the randomly picked winner, who can double or triple this amount by correctly answering further questions.

The registration contestant tryout for the season started from 28 May The season ended on 26 January It is only knowledge that gives you your right. This season retained the 13 question format of the previous season. This season, KBC started a new tradition of giving an advantage to socially excluded people, known as "Dusra Mauka". Sonali Mukherjee, a victim of acid throwing, appeared along Lara Dutta in the first such special.

The winner of season 6 was Sunmeet Kaur. The rehearsals for the show began on 26 June If Learning stops, winning stops or simply: Learn to Win was used as the tagline for the season. The season was commenced on 6 September The season had a few changes, including a new lifeline called Power Paplu.

This lifeline allowed the contestant to reuse a lifeline that was previously used on another question. It could not be a lifeline that was used on the current question.

Double Dip and Ask The Expert were discontinued and in lieu The Phone-a-Friend was extended to 45 seconds. The Kaun Banega Crorepati set was a degree multimedia stage. The final four questions were a part of Sapta Koti Sandook English: The system of Fastest Finger First was also altered. Instead of playing one question, the winner of the leader board formed at the end of three questions, sits on the Hot Seat.

This was the first time that KBC was shot outside Mumbai. The Phone-a-Friend was shortened down to 30 seconds and the original Fastest Finger First system as used for seasons 1 to 6 was reinstated. The grand premiere episode of the series premiered on 17 August Sunday at 8: The season aired from on Monday through Thursday evenings. Initially running for 1. The season ended on 6 November , and aired its two grand finale episodes on 9 November and on 16 November Not only money here, hearts are also won.

Three special guests appeared in the grand premiere episode: The tagline of this season was "Jawaab dene ka Waqt aa gaya hai" English: The time has come to answer. The show aired from Monday to Friday at 9: The season introduced a 16 question format, where the first 10 questions are timed 45 seconds for the first five questions and 60 seconds for the following five questions.

Phone-a-Friend now sponsored by Jio introduced video calls. In case the contestant reaches the 16th question Jio Jackpot Question , then the contestant cannot use the remaining lifelines. The last episode of the show was aired on 7 November The tagline for the tenth season is Kab Tak Rokoge English: How long will you stop. Similar to the original airing in Great Britain, members of the public completed a qualification quiz which opened at the start of each season at various times in the year also known as "registration period".

Would-be contestants would sent a premium-rate SMS to a designated number and answer a question by responding. Contestants would complete a series of interviews before being randomly selected from a pool of other hopeful contestants and appearing on the stage in Fastest Finger First.

In order to be eligible, contestants must be residents and citizens of India and at least 18 years of age. The selected contestants are then brought to the studio to play Fastest Finger First where they will be asked to arrange four answers into the designated order in the shortest amount of time. In Season 7, contestants would play three questions and the one who answered the most correctly in the shortest amount of time will get selected to play the main game.

After determining the winner of Fastest Finger First, they would join the host in the "Hot Seat" to start answering a series of multiple-choice questions on their way to win the top cash prize as outlined in the table below. Along the way, the contestant is free to walk away from the game with their winnings but if they got a question wrong, they would walk away with nothing unless they correctly answered a milestone question highlighted in yellow that would guarantee some winnings.

To help them along the way, much like it's counterparts, the contestant had a set of lifelines available for them to use. Which lifelines were available were dependent on the format being used. Additionally, starting in Season 4, the contestant would have to answer these questions within a certain amount of time. Contestants were allotted 30 seconds to respond up to and including the first threshold question in , this was increased to 45 seconds.

The following question up to and including the next threshold contestants were allotted 60 seconds to give their "final answer". For the final set of questions the question following the second threshold , questions were un-timed. Using a lifeline paused the timer temporarily until it resolved.

If the contestant used Flip The Question, the timer would restart from the base value of the question. The total number of questions available in the game changed. As the number of questions changed, so did the total prize money available. In , KBC introduced a jackpot question. For the Jackpot Question, the contestants were not allowed to use any of the remaining lifelines. In the fifth and sixth season, the contestants had to select a threshold or "Padao" themselves.

They were allowed to choose any one question on the tree and designate that as a threshold amount. Meaning that if they cross the threshold, they were guaranteed that amount of cash winnings. Getting a question wrong before the Padao is reached would result in zero winnings. Harshvardhan Navathe was the first top prize winner of the Indian version.

He has been dubbed as the real Slumdog Millionaire. Danny Boyle 's film Slumdog Millionaire was loosely based on the show. Kapoor himself has appeared on a celebrity version of the show. Edit Read in another language Kaun Banega Crorepati. Qualification Similar to the original airing in Great Britain, members of the public completed a qualification quiz which opened at the start of each season at various times in the year also known as "registration period".

Fastest Finger First The selected contestants are then brought to the studio to play Fastest Finger First where they will be asked to arrange four answers into the designated order in the shortest amount of time. Main gameplay After determining the winner of Fastest Finger First, they would join the host in the "Hot Seat" to start answering a series of multiple-choice questions on their way to win the top cash prize as outlined in the table below. Audience Poll Ask The Audience: The studio audience would dial into a keypad what they believed was the correct answer to the question.

The results of the poll are shown to the contestant. The computer would remove two wrong answers from the game leaving the contestant one right and one wrong answer.

The contestant could call a pre-selected friend or family member of their choosing to aid them in answering the question. Once connected, the aiding party and the contestant had 30 seconds 45 in Season 7 to talk it out among themselves.

In , this became a video call instead of a voice call. For season 10, this lifeline was removed in favor of reinstating Ask the Expert. The current question would be thrown-out and replaced with a new question. Any lifelines expended on the original question remained expended.

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