Kaun Banega Crorepati

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Kaun Banega Crorepati
Kaun Banega Crorepati (Hindi: कौन बनेगा करोड़पति Kaun Banegā Karoṛpati; popularly known as KBC) is an Indian reality/game show based on the UK game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? which offers a maximum cash prize of £1 million. The show first aired in 2000 and was hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. This was the first appearance of Bachchan on Indian television. The show was popularly received in India[citation needed].
On August 5, 2005, the show was restarted after a four-year hiatus, and renamed Kaun Banega Crorepati Dwitiya (Kaun Banega Crorepati the Second, or KBC2) in which the final prize amount was doubled to 2 crore rupees. It was abruptly ended by STAR Plus after the host Amitabh Bachchan fell ill in 2006.[1]
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| Right Answer Value | Missed Answer Value | Walk Away Value | Wrong Answer Loss | 1 | 1,000 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 3,000 | 0 | 1,000 | 1,000 | 3 | 5,000 | 0 | 3,000 | 3,000 | 4 | 10,000 | 0 | 5,000 | 5,000 | 5 | 20,000 | 0 | 10,000 | 10,000 | 6 | 40,000 | 20,000 | 20,000 | 0 | 7 | 80,000 | 20,000 | 40,000 | 20,000 | 8 | 1,60,000 (160,000) | 20,000 | 80,000 | 60,000 | 9 | 3,20,000 (320,000) | 20,000 | 1,60,000 | 1,40,000 | 10 | 6,40,000 (640,000) | 20,000 | 3,20,000 | 3,00,000 | 11 | 12,50,000 (1,250,000) | 6,40,000 | 6,40,000 | 0 | 12 | 25,00,000 (2,500,000) | 6,40,000 | 12,50,000 | 6,10,000 | 13 | 50,00,000 (5,000,000) | 6,40,000 | 25,00,000 | 18,60,000 | 14 | 1,00,00,000 (10,000,000) | 6,40,000 | 50,00,000 | 43,60,000 | 15 | 2,00,00,000 (20,000,000) |
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